Paediatrics

Paediatrics

The department of Paediatrics & Neonatology of Maharishi Markandeshwar Medical college & Hospital, Kumarhatti, Solan is dedicated to excellence in patient care. We provide the best possible quality care for neonates,children and adolescents especially to the poor and needy belonging to the surrounding villages.

Beginning at birth and continuing through infancy and childhood care each birth is considered a unique and special event deserving individual attention. Our Neonatal intensive care unit is meant for that and is fully equipped with ventilators, central oxygen supply, open care system, phototherapy, Infusion pumps etc, to care and support sick, preterm babies & low birth weight babies. Every newborn baby is attended by paediatrician in the labour room.

The Paediatrics intensive care unit is also equipped with modern facilites including monitors & ventilators to provide upto date care to the critically sick children.

Curriculum
Over the course period of under graduate students, teachers organise teaching and learning schedule which comprises of interactive lectures, clinical posting (OPD & Bedside), evaluation tests (Theory & Practical) and log book.

Community Health
The department is involved in frequent health camps for rural children. These camps are done to reach healthcare to even the remotest areas and also to spread awarness on child healthcare. Frequent and scheduled bus services are provided in the remote areas for the convinience of the residents in far off places.

FM Radio talks are given by paediatric facility on comman paediatric diseases.Vaccination is provided to newborns delivered here & children attending O.P.D.

Various events have been organised in our hospital in 2016 including World HIV day held, World Diabetes day, conference on Pharmacovigilance, Various RNTCP workshops and RNTCP Workshop on 2016 Guidelines on TB care. Talks by eminent people were arranged on these subjects.

Research Programs and future plans
The department encourages both students and faculty to participate in research projects and to update their knowledge by attending conferences and workshops. Various studies and research projects are ongoing in the department of Paediatrics. In near future we are planning to adopt local nearby school under school health programme and are going to adopt a village under IAP programme - GaonkiBaat IAP kesath. We shall be celebrating O.R.S week in month of July every year and Breast feeding week in the first week of August every year. Adolescent health clinic is proposed be started once a week in the children O.P.D to provide appropriate care guidance & knowledge to adolescents with emphasis on the girl child.