Brief Introduction

Nanjing Maternity and Child Health Hospital is Established in 1936 as the affiliated hospital of baby delivery to the State-run Central Midwifery Vocational School, Nanjing Maternity and Child Health Hospital was approved as the first Class Ⅲ Grade Ⅰmaternity & child health hospital in Jiangsu Province, also appraised as the Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital Attached to Nanjing Medical University and National Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. The hospital has now developed into a municipal hospital with functions of health care, medical treatment, teaching and scientific research. The hospital has now dedicated to promote the health care and disease prevention service for women and children in Nanjing and surrounding areas. The hospital now serves as Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Chinese Hospital Association Management Branch unit of the Standing Committee of Jiangsu Province Hospital Association, Maternal and Child Health School of the branch chairman of the unit.

Nanjing Maternity and Child Health Hospital occupies 20,200 square meters with a construction area of 100,570 square meters. In January 2011, the new Maternal and Child Health Building, which ocuppied 750,000 square meters, was put into service. There are 1000 beds authorized. The hospital has 1643 staffs. Of them there are 1353 medical professionals: 220 with senior doctors, 337 with master degrees, 59 with PhD degrees. There are 16 class-A and 40 class-B clinical departments, 15 medical laboratory and other administration departments in the hospital. The obstetrical endoscope therapeutic skills training base of Endoscopic department serves as the 4 star training base of gynecological endoscopic surgery of the Ministry of Health. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) department was assigned as the demonstration unit of National general hospital TCM. The departments of Gynecology, Obstetric, Neonatal, Anesthesia, TCM, and the Prenatal Diagnosis Laboratory are assigned as the key departments at the provincial level. The departments of Children Health Care, Women Health Care, Galactophore department, Ultrasound department and Medical Laboratory department are appointed as the key departments at the municipal level. The Nanjing Women Health Care Center, Nanjing Children Health Care Center, Nanjing Neonatal Disease Screening Center and Nanjing Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning Service Center were set up in the hospital.

Recent years, the Eugenics Quality Control Center of Jiangsu Province, the Prenatal Diagnostic Ultrasonic Center of Jiangsu Province, the Neonatal Disease Screening Quality Control Center of Jiangsu Province, the Provincial Maternal Emergency Treatment Centerof Jiangsu Province and Nanjing Neonates Suffocate Resuscitation Training Center has been established in the hospital. The hospital was approved as the PhD training points for pediatrics of Nanjing Medical University, PhD training points for gynecology and obstetrics of Nanjing Medical University, the PhD training points for Surgery (General Surgery) of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing Medical Genetic Center, Nanjing Translational Medicine Center, The Training base of Maternal and Child Special Nursing inJiangsu Province,the standardization of residency training base in Jiangsu Province, the Second Branch of Provincial Demonstration Clinical Base for the Training of General Medical Practitioners in Jiangsu , the Scientific Research Demonstration Base for the Maternal and Child Health in Jiangsu Province, Jiangsu Province Breastfeeding Skills training base, the Chinese Medical Association of Scientific Research and Information Technology Training Base, Obstetrics Anesthesia Training Base for Chinese Medical Association Branch of Anesthesiology , The Base for the Practice of High-Quality Nursing in the Perinatal Period of Chinese Medical Association, Perinatal Medicine

Perinatal Period High Quality Nursing Training Base of the Chinese Medical Association ( Perinatal Medicine Sub-Association), the Base for Cohort Study of National Key Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine, the National Clinical Pharmacology Research Base, National Early Childhood Development Demonstration Base, the Chinese Birth Defect Intervention and Assistance Demonstration Base. The hospital has become one of the Province's First “PAC Quality Service” hospitals , the Second Period "Premature (ER) Intervention Research" Project Implementation Units of the National Planning Commission, Maternal and Infant Health Quality and Safety Management Pilot Unit of the Chinese Disease Control and Prevention Center, the designated hospital for Chinese Gestational Diabetes Treatment Standardization Cooperation Center

Nanjing Maternity and Child Health Hospital adheres to the principle that “science and technology will facilitate the development of hospital”, and attaches great importance to scientific research. In 2016, the hospital has increased 66 funds,in which there are 23 from National Natural Science Foundation of China, 7 from Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province and 12 from Nanjing Medical Science and Technique Development Foundation of Nanjing Department of Health; 16 scientific awards, including 2 from Jiangsu’s Preventive Medicine Science and Technology Award, 1 from Nanjing’s Science and Technology Progress Award, 4 from New Mdical Technology Import Awards of Jiangsu Provincial Commission of Health and Family Planning, 4 from New Mdical Technology Import Awards of Nanjing Commission of Health and Family Planning, 5 New Mdical Technology Import Awards of Jiangsu Province Maternal and Child Health Care; a total number of 309 papers, including 74 SCI articals, 16 papers in Zhonghua serial journals and 45 papers in core journals; 37 intellectual property rights (patents and software copyright ).

Hospital Culture

To promote the people-oriented service concept, the hospital has established a humanized service system, initiated an obstetric outpatient clinic of "one doctor, one nurse and one consulting room" and a new model of mother-infant bedside nursing in department of obstetrics, established the specialist clinics, including the Consultation Clinic of the Second Child (first in province), set up a high-level expert consultation center, opened fetus university, mother-infant club and good baby club, introduced family integrated delivery(LDR); strengthen the construction of the patients’ service center, to broaden the channels of clinic appointments registration, optimization of time periods arrogances for clinical treatment, to create WeChat payment platform, upgrade guiding service by WeChat , expand the Easy Access for referral patients. The hospital aoso has set up a purely public-benefit Breast Milk Bank ( the second in China and the first in Eastern China), boosting the feeding of breast milk among hospitalized premature infants or sick infants, promoting the rate of breast milk feeding, reinforcing the construction of hospital self-media (official micro-blog, WeChat platform), increasing doctor-patient communication, preliminarily building up the information system that conforms to the characteristic service process of our hospital, carrying out electronic outpatient medical records, full-process electronic fee confirmation, the appointment-based diagnosis and treatment among experts in different periods, etc., completing portable maternal and child APP framework demonstration, and boosting the system construction of remote medical projects.

A Better Future

As a public health MCH hospital, the hospital, in respect of government function performance, has been undertaking the statistics, analysis and reporting of neonatal screening, neonatal resuscitation training, technical training of midwives, maternal health care system management, child health care system management, maternal mortality, perinatal mortality, mortality of children under 7 years of age, birth defects and female disease general survey of all delivery hospitals in Nanjing, including those at provincial and ministerial level and military delivery hospitals at all levels; shouldering the operational guidance and management of nearly 200 Class-3 maternal and child health care network organizations in Nanjing; assisting government at all levels with decisions and formulations of maternal and child health care policies. Regarding maternal and child health services, the hospital has unique and prominent advantages in birth defects intervention, prenatal diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment of obstetrical and gynecological diseases, diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases, gynecological endoscopic techniques, women and children health promotion and so on. Its medical and health care services have radiated Jiangsu province and even other cities and provinces .

The year of 2017 is not only a crucial year for comprehensively intensifying the reform of medical and health system, but also an important year for boosting the construction of healthy Jiangsu. Our hospital will adapt itself to the new situation and new requirements, carry out reform and development continuously, attach equal importance to healthcare and clinic, intensify the connotations of specialties, optimize talent training, promote overall strength, and build our hospital into a leading maternal and child care hospital integrating medical treatment, teaching and scientific research both in the province and the whole country..