World Patient Safety Day is marked on 17th September each year. This is a day set aside to enhance global understanding of patient safety, increase public engagement in the safety of health care and promote global actions to enhance patient safety and reduce patient harm. The theme this year put a particular focus on safe maternal and newborn care, urging all stakeholders to ‘Act now for safe and respectful childbirth!’
Sunday 25th April 2021 saw a huge gathering of selfless members of The Kenya Tour Driver Guides Association who turned up at M.P. Shah Hospital to donate blood. This initiative was in partnership with Team Pankaj, a group of humanitarians who have been in the fore- front to mobilize for resources towards the support of families and individuals who have been greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
In recent weeks, Kenya has been experiencing acute Oxygen shortage across many healthcare facilities across the country. This has put the lives of patients with chronic health conditions and those in ICU in greater danger. This highlights the crucial importance of access to medical oxygen for treatment.
Millions of people celebrated this years’ valentine’s day in different ways. At M.P. Shah hospital, we collaborated with the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service to mobilize people from across the City to willingly donate blood. The theme of the drive was “Show your love, share life, donate blood.”
24 patients have benefited from subsidized pacemakers after M.P. Shah Hospital partnered with the East African Heart Rhythm Project, a German non-profit organization, to offer subsidized pacemakers in a two-week medical mission.
25 children with heart-related defects have undergone free medical operations at M.P. Shah Hospital sponsored by the hospital in collaboration with a medical team from Healing Little Hearts Charity and Jain Social Group.
Children with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) have benefited from another heart program organized by M.P Shah Hospital in partnership with the Jain Social Group, doctors from Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK and Healing Little Hearts, an international charity organization.
Diabetes Care Center (DCC) celebrated its first anniversary on May 9, 2018, crowning 12 months of comprehensive clinical care, research and education aimed at improving the quality of life of those living with diabetes.
Hundreds of people were on April 22, 2018 treated to free medical check-ups courtesy of M.P. Shah Hospital. The medical camp which was held at BAPS Swaminarayan Temple was in partnership with BAPS Charities and attracted over 300 people drawn from diverse cultures and communities.
A team of employees have embarked on an ambitious plan to engage in cleaning activities within and around the hospital. Ng’arisha, a Swahili word for ‘Clean It’, is driven by employee volunteerism led by Head of Nursing – Mrs. Marren Chunga and composed of staff drawn from different hospital departments.