Reliance Foundation commissions Gujarat’s first pediatric covid hospital

MUMBAIA : Reliance Foundation inaugurated Gujarat’s first covid hospital for children with 230 beds.

The hospital in Jamnagar will include 30 pediatric ICUs, 10 neonatal ICUs, 22 medical intensive care units and 10 state-of-the-art ventilators. The foundation had previously set up a 400-bed covid care center in Jamnagar.

“This (new) facility will serve the needs of Jamnagar, Devbhumi-Dwarka and the entire Saurashtra region for a possible third wave in the future. All beds in this facility will be provided with uninterrupted medical grade oxygen,” the Foundation said. in a statement.

This device is environmentally friendly as it emits minimal radiation and requires no electricity, the foundation said, adding that necessary measures have been taken to maintain adequate ventilation, lighting and hygiene for the hospitalized children. As this hospital is specially designed for children, rest chairs for parents are also provided for their comfort.

“The Foundation has taken numerous activities and initiatives for all of its employees, their families and for society at large to help and protect them from this rampant pandemic. In addition to setting up free hospitals for affected COVID, free meals for more than seven crore in need and free mass vaccinations to fight the pandemic,” the Foundation said.

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