Kulhudhuffushi Hospital receives first incubator in 15 years

Ventilator received by Kulhudhuffushi Regional Hospital: Photo: Kulhudhuffushi Regional Hospital

Kulhudhuffushi, Maldives – Kulhudhuffushi Regional Hospital, located in the northern region of Maldives, has received an incubator system for the first time in 15 years.

The hospital released the information marking the World’s Prematurity Day of the year, stating that the hospital is happy that the facility is now available for the public.

With this the requirement of pregnant women and mothers requiring to travel with their newborns all the way to the capital, Male’ is expected to decrease, as well as propose faith in the region’s healthcare system.

In addition, it was also revealed that the hospital’s NICU has also received three state of the art baby warmers and 2 neonatal ventilators.

North from Male’, Kulhudhuffushi Hospital is the most consulted health care facility in in the region, catering to the needs of Haa Alifu, Haa Dhaalu & Shaviyani atoll, with over 65,000 residents depending on the hospital for basic and emergency health care services.