Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha (MKSSS), Pune has established a medical unit in its campus, rendering primary health care services; on 1st September 2004. This medical department is named after “Dr. Sunanda Paranjpe”, a renowned gynecologist – a well wisher and donor of MKSSS, Pune. During her whole life she had intensely urged to offer the basic medical services to all the students in MKSSS, for improving their overall health. To express our gratitude and respect towards our well wisher, the medical department is named after her as “Dr. Sunanda Paranjpe Medical Department”.
MKSSS, has appointed a qualified and dedicated lady medical officer to run this medical unit. She follows the wise saying ‘Prevention is better than Cure’; therefore gives more emphasis on prevention of different diseases.
Emergency medical treatment is available for 24 hours. All students (around 3000 girls), residential staff, inmates of old age home are amongst the beneficiaries. The emergency patients are referred to Sanjeevan and Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospitals. It is our pride to mention that medical department takes care of around 600 unprivileged girls and offers them free medical treatment. More emphasis is laid on curing the root causes of illnesses and counseling the girls. Provision of adequate nutritious diet, daily yoga & exercises, provision of potable water, pollution free, healthy atmosphere are worth mentioning assets in context of students and staff members.