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“Shija celebrates 31st Foundation Day”


HealthCity, Langol, July 3, 2016: As part of its 31st foundation day, a mega free health camp was held today at Shija Hospitals, Langol, Imphal West.

Expressing his heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has been part of this 31 years journey, Dr. Kh. Palin, CMD, Shija Hospitals shared a recollection of Shija’s journey so far. From a mono practice at Paona Bazar attached to a small pharmacy in 1985, Shija Hospitals today is a 200 bedded professionally managed super-specialty hospital at eco friendly healing location Langol with 763 dedicated staff including specialists and super specialists. Eastern India’s pioneer and leading brand in Key Hole surgery has been providing total stone solutions under one roof. Guinness World Record for removal of the largest neck tumour in the world, first to start Key Hole/Endoscopic surgery in Manipur, first to install Bronchoscopy, Video Endoscopy, ERCP in Manipur, first to perform spinal cord tumour removal, cerebral vascular clipping in Manipur, first to re-implant amputated hand in NE India, licensed for kidney and cornea transplantation, first to introduce interventional radiology in Manipur are some of the medical feats of this first ISO 9001:2008 certified hospital in the state. Shija Blood Bank and Transfusion Services is the first NABH accredited blood bank with NAT facility in Eastern India and Shija Clinical Laboratory is the first NABL accredited hospital based laboratory in Manipur. More than 3500 cleft lip and palate, 9000 cataract surgeries have been performed free of cost along with regular free health camps as part of its social service program. Shija today has become a teaching institution by providing 3 years post graduate DNB courses in four departments, nursing and paramedical courses as well. Shija is recognized as a partner hospital by Smile Train Inc., USA, Common Bio Medical Treatment Facility by MPCB, referral centre for neurosurgery by the Govt. of Manipur. Shija Eye Care Foundation which is at par with other leading eye care destinations in the country has six full time ophthalmologists, 50 supporting staff and is mentored by Aravind Eye Care Systems, Madurai. Shija is empanelled by 3 State Governments (Manipur, Nagaland,Mizoram}, 16 Central Govt. organizations, 2 International NGOs’, 20 TPAs’ and Insurance Companies. The emergency and trauma department functions 24 X 7 with 32 critical care beds.

Altogether 328 patients were screened during the camp in various departments like Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Dental, ENT, Eye, Gynae, Ortho, Paediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Medicine, Nephrology, General Surgery and Urology.

For, Shija Hospitals and Research Institute

(Premkumar Takhellambam)
Asst. Manager – Business Development
Mobile No. +91 9436235270
E-mail: [email protected]

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