Rotary opens Covid ICU at Jalgaon hospital

A Covid ICU unit was installed at the Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital by RC Jalgaon West, RID 3030, through a global grant project by roping in RC Tallahassee, US, RID 6940, as its global partner. The project cost ₹34 lakh.

PDGs Kishor Kedia and Rajiv Sharma with club members at the newly set up Covid ICU at the Dr Ulhas Patil Hospital.
PDGs Kishor Kedia and Rajiv Sharma with club members at the newly set up Covid ICU at the Dr Ulhas Patil Hospital.

An exclusive Covid ward attached to this ICU unit has all ultra-modern equipment including ventilators, motorised beds, defibrillators, infusion pumps and monitors, among others. “The Covid ward is beneficial for not only corona patients but for other treatments also. This ward will be offered free for low-income families,” said Tushar Chitte, club president.

DGs Shabbir Shakir, RID 3030, Jane Pooley, RID 6940, IPDG ­Rajendra Bhamre, PDGs Kishor Kedia, Rajeev Sharma, also the ARRFC, zone-6, Mahesh Mokalkar, DGN Dr Anand Jhunjhunwala, ­project chair Dr Sushilkumar Rane and Godawari Foundation, Jalgaon, chairman Dr Ulhas Patil were ­present either physically or virtually at the ICU inaugural.

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