Monday, May 10, 2021

Motherhood Hospital Brings At-Home-Immunization Service For Babies & Children

As the nation is witnessing the second wave of Covid-19 and amid the fear of third wave, Motherhood Hospital, one of India’s leading hospital dedicated to women and child brings home vaccination facility for children at doorsteps. This unique service is aimed at easing out the burden of parents having to visit the hospital for immunization of their newborns/infants, thus ensuring seamless and continued immunization care for children.

Considering that the second wave of the pandemic is impacting children, immunizing them, and proving a safety shield against infections is a prudent choice for all parents. The home vaccination facility can be booked by parents in advance and a thoroughly sanitized fully equipped ambulance will be at their doorstep to cater to the immunization of babies.  Since, Motherhood Hospital adheres to strict covid safety protocols, it is that the frontline workers are fully vaccinated for Covid and sanitization, disinfectants will be used to ensure zero rate of infection while administering the vaccinations. It is important to complete all the doses of your children prescribed in the vaccination calendar provided at the birth of a baby. Noncompliance to the schedule and postponement of doses will only make your kids vulnerable to vaccination preventable diseases.

India has made significant progress against infectious diseases such as measles, polio, rubella, and smallpox thanks to its routine vaccination programmes. By failing to vaccinate your infant, he or she will be exposed to an increased risk of contracting these vaccine-preventable diseases. The primary vaccinations such as Rotavirus, Polio, Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus (DPT) and Pneumococcal Conjugate, for example, are scheduled at six, ten, and fourteen weeks of a child's life and must be prioritised by parents. Similarly, the measles vaccine must be administered to the infant without fail after nine months of age.

Mr. Vijayarathna Venkatraman, CEO, Motherhood Hospitals, said, “We at Motherhood Hospital are committed to providing excellent health care delivery by making it accessible.  Unfortunately, in the second wave of the pandemic there has been a steep spike of covid infections among children. Our effort to provide an exclusive home vaccination service for kids is to protect them and the parents visiting hospitals for the fear of infections. We are happy to launch this one of kind service across all our centers of Motherhood in India.  In these trying times this service is a blessing in disguise. Therefore, it is our humble request to all parents that they must safeguard their children and missing a vaccination dose at this crucial juncture is not advisable. Motherhood Hospital is committed to clinical excellence and patient centricity as we standby with everyone in this ongoing pandemic as childhood vaccination has time and again a tested public health strategy to prevent diseases among children.”

About Motherhood Hospitals:

Motherhood Women & Children’s Hospital network is India’s leading single-specialty chain with 12 hospitals across 8 cities. The network has more than 1000 specialist doctors associated with it who provide clinical services in Gynaecology, Obstetrics, IVF, Neonatology, and Paediatrics. More than 25000 healthy babies have been born in the Motherhood network and 5000 babies have graduated hail & hearty from the 150 specialized Neonatal Intensive Care beds (NICU) of the network. Each hospital has a state of art Operating rooms to provide Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Gynaecology surgeries. All the hospitals of the network follow NABH quality and safety accreditation standards. In addition, every hospital is supported by a full spectrum of Radiology services for women & children. More than 10000 women and children visit our OPD services each month. Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit stands as India’s best and known as a referral centre for handling most complex preterm births. 24x7 Emergency services are provided at each hospital. Motherhood is the proud recipient of “FICCI Healthcare Excellence Award for Best Patient Safety Care 2019”.

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