Visakhapatnam: The Divisional Railway Hospital in Visakhapatnam has recently unveiled a modern Infant Warmer-cum-LED Double Light Phototherapy unit, generously donated by the East Coast Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation. This state-of-the-art equipment, inaugurated by organization president Manjushree Prasad, is set to play a crucial role in treating neonatal jaundice among infants.
Emphasizing the significance of the new equipment, Manjushree Prasad highlighted its vital role in addressing neonatal jaundice, a common condition affecting newborns. The unit features advanced functionalities, including an inbuilt resuscitation trolley, aimed at effectively reducing bilirubin levels and tackling the challenges associated with the condition.
With an average of 15–20 deliveries per month, the Divisional Railway Hospital serves a significant number of families in Visakhapatnam. The introduction of the phototherapy unit is expected to bolster the hospital’s capacity to meet the growing healthcare needs of the community, particularly concerning neonatal care.
Saurabh Prasad, the Waltair Divisional Railway Manager, commended the East Coast Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation for their generous donation. He expressed gratitude for their contribution towards enhancing healthcare facilities, emphasizing the noble cause behind the provision of this infant care unit.
The Divisional Railway Hospital’s acquisition of the advanced Infant Warmer-cum-LED Double Light Phototherapy unit marks a significant step towards improving neonatal care services, reaffirming the commitment to providing quality healthcare to newborns and their families in Visakhapatnam.