- December 11, 2018
- Posted by: admin
- Category: News & Updates
Voice of Healthcare (VOH) has appointed Dr. Minnie Bodhanwala,
CEO,Wadia Hospital , Mumbai, as President -Healthcare Women Empowerment and Leadership.
She would focus on nurturing and developing women leadership in healthcare.
Compassionate , Determined, and Obsessed with Systems & Processes are possibly three attributes to describe Dr Minnie Bodhanwala’s illustratious professional profile.
Extremely soft spoken, Dr Bodhanwala speaks in measured words and is mostly full of ideas that can change the world. Born in Bangalore and brought up in Hyderabad in a non-medical background, her only dream in the childhood was to serve the society. To her, being a doctor seemed to be a right choice and she walked on this tough and challenging path.
Bringing smiles to the faces of millions, she graduated in dental surgery and went on to break myth after myth to becoming a pioneer in medical care in India. Since 2012, she has been holding the fort as the CEO of two charitable semi-government hospitals, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children and Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Mumbai.
It goes on to add much more value to the service as this hospital hosts the largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the country with 110 beds and more than 28 sub-specialities like cardiology, neurology, nephrology, thus providing comprehensive treatment to children.
Recently, under her leadership the hospital has also started with a Human milk bank and a clinic for children suffering with Multiple disabilities and vision impairment. The IVF clinic started in last January a first of a kind initiative in a Public Trust hospital is a boon for patients who cannot afford expensive treatment at private set ups.
The hospitals in her care also conduct regular charitable camps for the underprivileged women and children to give back to the society more than they take.
A recipient of 40 prestigious national and international awards,
She emphasizes over following right process and says “often younger generations care more on achieving the end result without bothering about the steps which they follow, my only wish is to follow the right path, though success sometimes will take long time, Integrity will be something you will always be proud of.”
She has also been supporting the cause of women empowerment all these years.
Welcoming Dr. Minnie Bodhanwala, Mr Afzal Kamal, General Secretary, VOH, hopes she would help VOH’s cause of encouraging women leadership in healthcare.
Mr. Kamal, a renowned public healthcare activist, keeps on advocating gender parity in healthcare in sync with other industries.
VOH Chairman Dr. Naveen Nischal values Dr Minnie Bodhanwala association with organization and hopes her excellent experience and deep insights would enrich VOH Policy Advocacy a lot .