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SRCC Children’s Hospital introduces free health screening camp for Children & Adolescents every Saturday

Mumbai, 12th May 2017: SRCC Children’s Hospital at Haji Ali Park, Mahalaxmi in Mumbai recently began its operations. Operated and managed by Narayana Health and backed by SRCC, an institution renowned for serving the needs of children from all sections of society, it is a premier super speciality, tertiary care ‘children only’ hospital in the region. On the back of the group's strong credentials in paediatric care, SRCC Children's Hospital intends to offer affordable yet world-class medical care for infants, children and adolescents.

In this regard, the hospital has initiated free health screening for children between the ages of 3 to 18 years every Saturday between 10 am to 5 pm starting from 13th May, 2017. The free screening camp will be available for two months and conclude on July 1st, observed as Doctor’s Day. Parents interested in availing this facility may call 186 0208 0208 as pre-registration is mandatory.

Free screening includes free blood count and haemoglobin test, analysis by a nutritionist, eye check-up, teeth and oral health, ENT (ear, nose and throat) as well as paediatric assessment and consultation with a paediatrician.

Dr. Purna Kurkure, Medical Director, NH-SRCC Children’s Hospital, said, “Children require customised care and attention and early detection of disease is critical in their case. NH-SRCC has versatile teams of super specialists available in the hospital premises exclusively for children.The proactive child healthcare check-up initiative at NH-SRCC Children’s Hospital helps to identify and address the immediate health care needs of the child such as Anaemia which is prevalent in our country, nutritional deficiencies and common childhood diseases besides evaluating immunisation (vaccination) status. If needed, parents may also avail of golden opportunity to access the best super specialists and world-class infrastructure specially customised for children. Our best-in- class expertise coupled with affordable treatment sets us in a different league altogether”.

SRCC Children’s Hospital, Managed by Narayana Health, is a multi-speciality hospital exclusively for children. Of the 207 beds currently operational, 87 have been allocated for Multispecialty Critical Care covering the newborns to the adolescents. It has taken critical care to a higher level with the concept of Level IV care where a qualified team of Paediatric Intensivist will be able to provide Emergency Life Support (ELS) for children with failure of their vital organs such as heart, lungs, kidneys and so on. Also available are a team of specialist in, Cardiac sciences, Neurosciences, Hematology- Oncology, infectious diseases, Endocrinology, Orthopaedics, ENT, Gastroenterology, diagnostics services and nephrology amongst others.

About NH SRCC Children’s Hospital: SRCC Children’s Hospital located at Haji Ali Park in Mumbai central is a 207 bed tertiary care facility offering multi-speciality services exclusively for infants, children and adolescents. It is managed by Narayana Health with strong credentials in paediatric care backed by SRCC – an institution renowned for serving the needs of children with physical challenges. Designed on international standards the hospital offers affordable, yet world-class medical care with all super-specialities under one roof apart from a complete set of rehabilitation programs.

About Narayana Health:
With all super-speciality tertiary care facilities that the medical world offers, Narayana Health is a one-stop healthcare destination for all. Founded by Dr. Devi Shetty and headquartered in Bengaluru, Narayana Health group is the second largest health care provider in the country in terms of operational bed count. The first facility was established with approximately 225 operational beds in year 2000 at NH Health City in Bengaluru. The Company today operates a chain of multispeciality tertiary and primary healthcare facilities across a network of 24 hospitals and 7 heart centres in India and single hospital overseas at Cayman Islands with over 5,600 operational beds across all its centres and potential to reach a capacity of over 6,900 beds (For details, visit
About Society for Rehabilitation of Crippled Children (SRCC): SRCC is a not-for-profit organization with the objective of making a difference to child healthcare in India. It was established in 1948 to start Children’s Orthopaedic Hospital to assist children affected by polio. So far, SRCC has provided healthcare benefits to 100,000 children. Mr. S Ramadorai (Padma Bhushan recipient) is the Chairman of SRCC – he is Advisor to the Prime Minister, National Council on Skill Development; Chairman of several Institutions and Companies; and is Commander of the Order of the British Empire.  

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