MAKHACHKALA, July 6. / TASS /. More than 4.2 thousand newborns have been born in the Republican Perinatal Center of Dagestan since its opening last summer. This was reported to TASS on Friday at the press service of the medical institution.
"As of July 1 of this year, 4230 children were born at the Mama Patimat Republican Perinatal Center, including 166 twins," said a spokesman for the press service. According to him, the four thousandth child was born after June 20.
As the head physician of the Republican Perinatal Center "Mama Patimat" Nizam Osmanov noted, with the commissioning of this center, which has all the necessary modern equipment and highly qualified specialists, in Dagestan, for the first time, they began to take care of children "born much earlier."
"So, in March of this year, our specialists managed to save a newborn girl who was born on January 2 and weighed only 450 grams at birth," Osmanov said.
About the center "Mama Patimat"
Republican perinatal center "Mama Patimat" in Makhachkala with an area of 34 thousand square meters. meters was opened on June 1, 2017. The institution, which provides all types of qualified medical care in the field of obstetrics and gynecology, is designed for 150 beds and can receive up to 8 thousand patients annually.
The total cost of the center was 2.8 billion rubles, almost half of which was spent on the purchase of the latest high-tech medical equipment, among which there are samples that are unique for the country. About 65% of the equipment is Russian-made, which is created by the subsidiary holding of Rostec "Shvabe".