Category Archive: Newsletters

  • April 2017: A Milestone of Success: St. Judes Welcomes Our 10,000th Admission!

    Alfan Nijamuddin Shaikh: Our 10,000th admission with his family and members of our team   On 1st April 2006, The Rani Vicaji Centre at Mhaskar Hospital, Lower Parel opened without much fanfare but a lot of dreams. It was the first centre of St. Jude India Childcare Centres, named after the Founder’s mother. It was started […]

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  • April 2017: Minister Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates Our Cotton Green Campus

      On Thursday March 30th 2017, we were delighted to have the Honorable Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping officially inaugurate our campus in Mumbai’s Cotton Green area.   Minister Gadkari was accompanied by Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust, that was responsible for the sanctioning of the project as part […]

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  • March 2017: Sanjay Bhatia Visits Our Cotton Green Campus

    Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust visited our Cotton Green Campus  along with Mr. S. H. Jafri, Sr. PRO, Tata Memorial Centre and several senior officials of MbPT and TMC.  Mr Bhatia  was deeply impressed with the transformation of the disused MbPT buildings in to safe cheerful hygienic haven for 165 children being treated […]

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  • March 2017: Run for A Cause!

      The Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, Asia’s biggest sporting and philanthropic event, is a much awaited event for sports enthusiasts, corporate and NGOs alike. International runners participate not only for the prize money but also the prestige associated with the racing event. Charity forms a major component of this racing event, wherein corporates field ‘Corporate […]

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  • March 2017: Our UK Trustees Visit Our Centres

        Dr. Brian Hargreaves, Treasurer, SJICC UK and his partner, Frances spent time in Mumbai visiting our centres on a trip to India in January. This was not his first visit to our centres – while a visit to M2-3 in Parel was more of a sentimental visit as he has sponsored a family […]

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  • March 2017: Roche Children’s Centre Inaugurated with Warmth and Fanfare

      The Roche Children’s Centre was formally inaugurated on 8 December 2016 by their global CEO, Daniel O Day, who flew down to India just for the day to inaugurate the centre. He was escorted to the centre by Mr. Maturin Tchoumi, Managing Director Roche India. The Indian heads of their sister companies, Roche Diagnostics, Dr. Shravan Subramanyam and Diabetes Care, Mr. […]

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  • March 2017: Tata Memorial Centre’s Platinum Jubilee Conference

      St. Jude was delighted to participate in the Platinum Jubilee Conference of one of our closest partners, the Tata Memorial Centre. The Conference was attended by many stakeholders, including the Honorable Mr. JP Nadda, Union Health Minister, Nobel Laureate, Mr. Amartya Sen and our Founder, Mr. Nihal Kavitrane.   Centering on the theme ‘Healthcare: […]

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  • March 2017: Hope 2016

      On 18th December, Tata Memorial Hospital in association with Impact Foundation hosted ‘Hope 2016’ an annual celebration, to boost the morale of children undergoing treatment for cancer. Our founder Nihal Kaviratne was a guest of honor at the celebration. Our children and parents danced and sang with abandon. The children got the chance to […]

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  • March 2017: Festivities Galore!

      Festivals celebrated at St. Judes are full of cheer, in true Christmas spirit children across our centers decorated Christmas trees, staged plays, performed dances and sang carols!   On Holi, a rainbow of colours could be found at our centres with festivity and fun filling the air, from creating colourful art to playing with […]

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  • March 2017: Our Children Have a Blast with the Master Blaster!

      In a day of fun and frolic, St. Judes families participated in the Make a Wish Foundation Fun Fair. Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar joined the children to play games, distribute presents, and take photographs which put a big smile on the children’s faces. Equipped with balloons and their big grins, the children joined over […]

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