It is our tradition and philosophy to hold regular free health
check-up camps, under our programme of Community Services for needy
and poor patients. The following Camps were organized and have
received overwhelming response from citizens.
4.1 “Eye, Skin and Paediatric Health Check-up Camp” was held on
Sunday the 25th
March, 2012 in memory of our founder late Dr. V. S. Ranadive at
Shushrusha Hospital, Dadar. The Ophthalmic Department examined 127
patients, Dermatology Department examined 29 patients and Paediatric
Department examined 36 patients in the Camp. 74 patients have been
scheduled for ophthalmic surgery, free of cost, over the next 3-4
months. The Management appreciates the contribution made by the
Ophthalmologists towards fulfilling its charitable aims.
4.2 Blood donation camps were organized at Kirti College, Kohinoor
College of Hotel and Tourism Management, Bal Gopal Sarvajanik Mandal,
Naigaon and Vikas High School, Vikhroli during the year. There was
an overwhelming response from the public for blood donation.
Our Hospital conducted blood group test of 250 students of Sane
Guruji Vidyalaya free of cost, as a part of Community service.
4.3 An ‘Anaemia Awareness Programme’ for female students was
organized at Kirti College and Kohinoor College of Hotel Management,
Dadar in September, 2011. Over 500 students in Kirti College and 100
students in Kohinoor College participated in the programme. Our
Dean, Dr. Rekha Bhatkhande, and consultants Dr. Deepali Prabhat and
Dr. Monica Goel addressed the students. 35 students from Kirti
College were found to be anaemic and were advised medical treatment
at our Hospital.
4.4 Dilassa Centre is one of our proud achievements for the benefit
of the elderly. As a leader, Shri Y. G. Deshpande is doing a great
job. The Dilassa Centre organised workshops and discussions on
following topics for the benefit of senior citizens.
1) Management of Psychological issues in elderly – Smt. Sangeeta
2) Eye Care & Nutrition – Dr. Shilpa Deshmukh
3) How to manage Coronary Heart Disease – Shri Pradeep Shetty
4) Facing Multiple Health problems at the same time – Dr. S. G.
5) Anti-aging, Quality Life & Sessions on meditation – Dr. H. L.
6) Managing Diabetes – Dr. R. V. Karambelkar
7) Cardiac Health – Dr. Rajiv Bhagwat.
A unique feature of Dilassa has been to co-ordinate working of four
large sr. citizen’s groups in Mumbai ‘G’ Ward. It is a friendly
group. This facility also involves help from police, Municipal Ward
Officers to ensure the safety and prompt redressal of their
grievances and to extend a helping hand in the hour of their need.
10 volunteers of Dilassa pay regular visits to our Wards and
interact with the patients and their relations. This is a special
effort of the Dean to obtain an accurate feedback from patients.
Encouraged by its success, the activity has now been extended to
Vikhroli to help senior citizens with their problems. The first
activity received a great response.
4.5 The Biannual issues of Swaasthya were published on “Epidemic and
Infectious Diseases” and “Cardiac Health”. Both the issues received
overwhelming response from the readers.
4.6 Our hospital offered Internship training to the management
graduates specializing in Hospital Administration. Students from
Tata Institute of Social Science, All India Institute of Local Self
Government, Wellingkar Institute of Management, Garware Institute of
Career Education, Institute of Business Studies & Research and ITM
Institute of Health Services availed of this facility.
4.7 Our hospital continues to provide both, out-patient and
in-patient medical services to street children, at half the cost.
This “Social Responsibility Activity” is being continued with the
help of Social Worker, Miss Rupal Sarkar.
4.8 A free Neuro Rehabilitation Clinic for the patients suffering
from Parkinsons Disease and other Movement Disorders is being held
every Wednesday from 2.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m.
4.9 Our Hospital, in association with V care and Intas and
Bio-pharmaceutical Limited provides free consultation and
information on Cancer, on every first and third Saturday between
2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
4.10 Our Hospital has observed International days such as World
Heart Day, World Diabetes Day, World Doctor’s Day, World Nurses Day
and World Women’s Day in accordance with the tradition of our
4.11 We believe that the Institution should not only be for treating
the sick but it must also create an environment where citizenry can
benefit from the education related to common disorders, medical
emergencies, nutrition, infection, diabetes mellitus, heart
problems, arthritis etc. A total of 28 lectures and programmes have
been arranged in the year under review and we would like to put on
record our appreciation of the services of our staff members from
various faculties who have been a part of this programme.
4.12 It is noteworthy that our hospital has been recognized by the
Maharashtra Medical Council as a Centre for accreditation of CME
points for doctors who attend lectures, seminars, workshops in our
hospital. We have organized 12 accredited monthly medical CMEs till
4.13 Our hospital has initiated the networking of four major
hospitals in Municipal ‘G’ Ward; Hinduja Hospital, Fortis-Raheja
Hospital, Dhanwantari Hospital and Shushrusha Hospital. Managerial
representatives meet every month to address issues that are common
to all hospitals.