How a Mumbai woman delivered a child at Ghatkopar railway station for ₹1
Mumbai city news: These clinics are functional at Dadar, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Mankhurd and Wadala stations on the Central Railway’s suburban line.mumbai Updated: Jul 12, 2017 09:26 IST
Doctors of the Re1 clinic helped a woman from Titwala deliver a child at Ghatkopar railway station on Tuesday.
The woman was travelling from Titwala to Dadar in a local train when she went into labour.
The successful delivery was carried out by the Re1 clinic team – Dr Rahul Ghule and Dr Sarita.
The girl weighs 2.5kg. The mother was later shifted to Rajawadi hospital for further treatment.
These clinics are functional at Dadar, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Mankhurd and Wadala stations on the Central Railway’s suburban line.
They started on May 20 and have treated 12,555 patients so far.
“Every day we deal with eight to 10 emergencies , which need investigations such as MRIs and X-Rays. Around 50 to 60 patients undergo treatment and blood tests for general diagnosis,” Dr Ghule said.
Accident victims at railway stations prefer these clinics to the medical attendants of Emergency 108 Ambulances at stations.
First Published: Jul 11, 2017 15:13 IST