Doctors go an extra mile to help the stranded staff

Rains have created havoc. Heavy rains have thrown normal life out of gear in Mumbai and its adjoining areas, disrupting rail, road and air services. While the whole city was trying it's might to reach the nearest safe shelter, MARD an organization of doctors at Sion Hospital lent a helping hand to their staff

Doctors go an extra mile to help the stranded staff

Doctors are known for their usual habit of helping humans and as a responsible citizen, they have discharged their duties too. On Tuesday, while the city was trying it’s best to strive through floods, the Mumbai Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) at Sion Hospital made arrangements for its resident staff and faculty including ward staff as well as medical students.

Doctors go an extra mile to help the stranded staff

The association, helped nearly 200 people stranded at the hospital, by providing food and shelter for the night. “Our staffs are our assets and there is nothing beyond humanity. So, we decided to provide food and shelter for our staff members so that their safety is endured,” said Dr Lokesh Chirwatkar, MARD President from Sion Hospital and LTGM Medical College, Sion.

The move has made when there was an urgent need. “It is extremely important and very appreciable because these are our students who have come from various parts of the country and city. Support becomes very integral for them,” said Dr Sagar Karia, secretary of Bombay Psychiatric Association as well as consulting psychiatrist at Sion Hospital.

The hospital is also making more arrangements for people’s comfort. “We are making additional arrangements to accommodate more and more people, to help maximum people, ” said Dr Jayshree Mondkar, acting dean of Sion Hospital and LTGM Medical College, Sion.