New Birthing Unit Inaugurated at FMMCH
Mangaluru: The brand new state of the art Birthing Unit was inaugurated by the President of FMCI, His Excellency Rev. Fr Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of Mangalore Diocese on November 1.
The 15 thousand square feet complex housed in the Father Muller Medical College Hospital has 4 OT’s (including a minor procedure room), special suite room with delivery room and bystander room, 3 special care rooms, 6 delivery suite rooms, facility for pre delivery, ultrasound facility, NST, Partogram, postoperative recovery rooms.
The fully spacious, ultramodern birthing unit also includes a fully fledged baby resuscitation unit with baby warmers and ventilation facilities. There is availability of the high dependency unit for high risk patients built like a sub ICU. Round the clock facilities are available for the duty doctors and food and medicine facilities are made available for patients. The new facility will bring in the joys of parenthood with comfort and care for which the institution stand for.
The event was attended by the Director FMCI, Rev Fr Richard A Coelho welcomed the gathering, Administrator FMMCH, Rev. Fr Rudolph DSa briefed the gathering on the facilities available in the renovated Birthing unit, Administrator FMMC, Rev Fr Ajith Menezes presented the vote of thanks while Asst Administrator FMMCH, Rev Fr Nelson Pais compered the event. Dr Nagaratna G., Prof and HOD dept of OBG presented a memento to the President and Director of FMCI.
A large number of well-wishers and media personal graced the occasion.