The General of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Cross, Sr. Pushpa Purathur and her Councillor Sr. Valerie Miranda, were welcomed to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital on a formal visitation which takes place once in six years. This is an opportunity to relive the Spirit of the Charism – “Loving Service of all especially the Vulnerable”.
A Medical camp to Manor, Thane, was held on February 21st, 2016.
340 patients were checked by a medical team of Physicians, Paediatricians and Gynaecologists. Free medicine was given to the patients. In case of any serious/ major health condition, the patients were referred to the hospital Consultants for either surgery or follow-up.
An outreach camp was organized at Udhwa and Kala Village in Vellugaum, Dadra and Nagar Haveli on 13th March, 2016. 700 patients comprising – Villagers, children of the Fatima Mata Boarding School & their parents were screened and treated for various ailments.Free medicines were provided. Those requiring further evaluation and treatment were referred to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.
7 children were assessed and corrective surgery done for handicaps like Hemiplegia and Scoliosis. These free surgeries are conducted every year. The children aged between 4 years to 12 years will be followed up in the hospital for rehabilitative therapy.
A Polio Corrective Surgery Camp with the financial support of Lions Club was conducted and a total of 6 patients were operated upon.
The patients will be followed up in the hospital for further treatment and rehabilitation.