Madrasa hospital, a boon for a village near Ajmer
Making a modest contribution to institutional deliveries for women, a one-of-a-kind hospital established by a madrasa in the village of Oontra, Ajmer district, began providing health services in a rural area devoid of medical facilities. basic. The 40-bed hospital, built with zakat and other charitable funds in the premises of the madrasa, was officially inaugurated on December 19.
Idara Dawat-ul-Haq, who opened the hospital to meet the needs of the rural population, has been providing religious education since 1998 and registered with the state government’s Department of Education for managing several schools in 2009-10. One of the schools has since been upgraded to upper secondary level.
The Islamic seminary has 4,600 students, including girls. The hospital is the latest addition to the institution’s work for the benefit of the villagers.
Idara Dawat-ul-Haq leader Maulana Mohammed Ayub Qasmi said The hindu that the initiative of institutional deliveries in hospital has proved to be a blessing for the women of the region, who have been deprived of medical care during pregnancy and childbirth in the absence of adequate health infrastructure. The hospital performed half a dozen institutional deliveries in its first two weeks.
The hospital, which also has the distinction of being the first medical facility established by a madrasa in Rajasthan, set an example of community harmony, as it offers health care at nominal prices to people of all kinds. religions, castes and beliefs. Emergency, ambulance and pharmacy services are available 24 hours a day.
With a population of 6,000, Oontra, located 26 km from Ajmer, has a primary health center that only refers patients to large hospitals in the neighboring town of Kishangarh and the district headquarters. Dawat-ul-Haq Hospital, which has installed 16 of the 40 sanctioned beds, has two full-time doctors, including a gynecologist, eight nurses and other paramedics.
Anshu Shiv Kumar from Kaipara village, who was advised by doctors in Ajmer to have a cesarean delivery, was the second to have a normal delivery in the hospital. Shareefa Khatoon from Oontra village said her grandson was born here with full medical care and her daughter-in-law is doing well.
Kirti Mehta, nurse at Jawaharlal Nehru government hospital in Ajmer, who was instrumental in the planning and execution of the seminary medical facility project, said it would help reduce high rates of infant mortality. and kindergarten in the region.