The Department continues to provide regular OP and IP services along with round the clock secondary emergency care to children as well as neonates.
Immunization Clinic is held on all Wednesdays. A lots of new vaccines have been introduced recently.
New born resuscitation during delivery (round the clock pediatric support in the labor ward)
In- patient care for neonatal and pediatric cases
Paediatrician: Dr. Lavanya Jacob, MBBS, DCH, MRCPCH.
The department is involved actively in training the students of BSc Physician Assistant Course (3 year duration with 1 year internship,
affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University).
It is also involved in the training of village health volunteers in basic health, disease control measures and early picking up of danger signs in affected children in and around Karigiri.
Neonatal /Pediatric ICU
Training of junior doctors and nurses in comprehensive emergency measures in Paediatrics with special emphasis on new born resuscitation
Complete Evaluation of Children with Syndromes
Strengthening Modern Systems of Essential Secondary Care
Strengthening and expanding existing Immunization Services.
Children’s Day was celebrated with great fervour and involvement, where the occasion was made use of to create awareness about the care of child health problems.