Tamil Nadu to celebrate ‘Hospital Day’ on birth Anniversary of Muthulakshmi Reddy’s

Chennai: On Monday Tamil Nadu govt announced ‘Hospital Day’ celebrations to be held every year om July 30, the birth anniversary of one of the country’s successful woman doctors Muthulakshmi Reddy.

I a statement issued by Health ministry said doctors, nurses and other employs of the government hospitals and health care centers would t5o able to showcase their activities, new initiatives, and achievements as part of the celebrations.

For this avtivity, every hospital has been given Funds.

The day is also celebrated to publicize services offered by the hospitals besides appreciating NGOs, donors social institutions and corporates offering corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds for the development of the hospitals, the statement said.

Born on July 30, 1886, in Pudukottai princely state, Reddy took up various social service activities and became the first woman legislator of Tamil Nadu assembly, it said. Reddy, who died in 1968, also founded the Adyar Cancer Institute.

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