Bhopal:Tuesday, July 8:Work speaks for itself and deserves to be praised. The Sick New-born Care Unit (SNCU) set up at the Shivpuri District Hospital with the help of UNICEF is a testimony to this. The Madhya Pradesh Government is determined to upgrade and improve the child care units in all its hospitals and keeping this in view the State Health Department has approved the plan to fully equip and upgrade these units in many district hospitals.
The State Health Minister, Dr. Gaurishankar Shejwar himself saw the efficient working of the newly set up SNCU at the Shivpuri District Hospital during an inspection tour on July 6. He studied every minute detail of the 20-bedded unit set up with UNICEF support. Dr. Shejwar appreciated the state-of-the-art treatment facilities and appointment of trained doctors and supporting staff for treatment of sick new-born children. During his visit, children were being treated and the unit was equipped with all necessary equipment. Dr. Shejwar praised the level of care being imparted and said such efforts would play a major role in helping the State Government meet its objective of bringing down the maternal mortality and child mortality rates.
The State Director Health Services, Dr. M.K. Joshi and UNICEF Health Specialist, Dr. Gagan Gupta were present on this occasion.