Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Israel Ambassador visits NICU at Sassoon Hospital


PUNE: Israel Ambassador, Daniel Carmon along with his team visited to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of Sassoon General Hospital here today. He was welcomed by Prakash Chhabria, Executive Chairman, Finolex Industries Ltd. (FIL) and President, Mukul Madhav Foundation (MMF).

Dr. Ajay Chandawale, Dean, Sassoon General Hospital was present along with his team of doctors, Dr. Aarti Kinikar, Dr. Rajesh Kulakarni, Dr. Uday Rajput and Dr. Ibrahim Ansari. The team explained Daniel the facilities provided by the hospital for the new born babies requiring medical assistance.

FIL along with its CSR partner MMF created 59 bedded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) along with State-of-the-art life-saving equipment at Sassoon General Hospital, Pune, in collaboration with Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Trust in April 2017. This is a multi-specialist government tertiary hospital in Western Maharashtra and is one of the busiest NICUs catering to critically sick babies who are born at Sassoon and who are referred from the periphery of Pune free of cost.

After the NICU visit, Daniel said ‘He is overwhelmed to see the Mukul Madhav Foundation ward where children are treated, helping them confront the first challenges of Life.’ He further praised Chhabria family for their mission in Saving Lives and congratulated them for this endeavour.


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