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Wockhardt Hospitals, Mira Road Celebrated International Women’s Day with Great Fervor For A Week

Mumbai: Women play a pivotal role in the healthcare system as nurses or doctors. It is essential to recognize their contribution and success. Hence, Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road celebrated womanhood in a unique way. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, more than 50 female staff of the hospital participated in various activities such as a flash mob, selfie competition, housie & sports activities various other celebrations for the week.

International Women’s Day is celebrated all over the world to recognize the economic, political, and social achievements of women and empowering them. The aim is also to create awareness regarding gender equality & celebrate various roles played by a working woman. 

Mr. Alwyn Cutinha, HR Head, Wockhardt Hospital Mira Road “Womanhood symbolizes courage, love, and strength. To make the female associates of the hospital feel respected & empowered, the hospital came forward and conducted various activities from 8 March to 15 March. Each and every woman participated in activities like a flash mob, selfie competition, sessions on physiotherapy, healthy diet, striking a work-life balance, and sports.

Mr. Alwyn said, “The female associates of the hospital were on toes for a year during the pandemic. They had to leave back their families and come to work even when everyone was advised to stay at home. These activities cheered them up, lighten their mood, and helped them rejuvenated by preparing them to take up new challenges. We salute their courage and spirit and wish them a successful journey ahead.

We had to take care of our families and ensure they are infection-free and simultaneously work at the hospital to provide round-the-clock services to the patients. The event was fruitful as it also included a session about balancing professional and personal life in an effective way. We were also educated about the risks of lifestyle diseases by emphasizing the importance of preventive health check-ups and following the right kind of diet. The event was a stress-buster for all of us and we enjoyed it for a week. We are elated and thank the hospital for taking good care of us during the pandemic and treating us with compassion," concluded Nursing Head- Lissymol Saji, Wockhardt Hospital Mira Road


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