Midlands Medical Centre (MMC) Private Hospital’s free Cataract drive was aimed at reaching out while celebrating Mandela Day by chipping away at the backlogs of cataract procedures, affecting particularly the elderly folk of Pietermaritzburg and the KZN Midlands.
Participating organisations include Midlands Medical Centre (MMC) Private Hospital, Active Citizens Movement, Ophthalmologists Dr S Lalloo, Dr J Karappian, Anaesthetists Dr DV Raghavjee, Dr MII Moola and Dr Dino Surajlal, KZN Department of Health, Dr Kruse (Grey’s Hospital), World Muslim League, Penny Appeal and Northdale Hospital’s Eye Clinic and Doctors , as well as other stakeholders.
Guests of honour included Cogta Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize and Msunduzi Mayor Themba Njilo.
MMC Private Hospital recently hosted a well-attended IPA Doctors CPD Meeting for May 2018. Pictured are Doctors with representatives of Astra Zeneca, and Dr RN Singh from the IPA.
Midlands Medical Centre (MMC) Private Hospital recently observed World Hand Hygiene Day, highlighting the critical importance of good hand hygiene in the healthcare environment.
The Hospital partnered with B Braun to educate staff and other stakeholders on hand hygiene, thereby decreasing healthcare-associated infections.
Initiatives included in-service training, practical demonstrations, as well as the usage of a UV lamp to ascertain the level of hand-washing efficacy.
MMC and Lily recently held a public talk and wellness day focusing on safe fasting practices for Diabetics during Ramadan.
KZN-based Endocrinologist Dr HA Randeree was the keynote speaker at the annual event.
Midlands Medical Centre (MMC) Private Hospital recently partnered with Silver Heights Secondary School in Pietermaritzburg, in order to promote clean and healthy living.
Pupils were educated on a variety of life orientation issues, including career guidance, infectious diseases and nutrition.
The MMC School Outreach initiative forms part of MMC’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign.