This Hospital, “WORLD LAPAROSCOPY HOSPITAL” is situated in Gurgaon at Haryana near Delhi. Managing Director – Dr. R.K. Mishra one of the renowned laparoscopic surgeons of India and Prominent Citizen Delhi with the effort of World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons has decided to perform free laparoscopic surgery for poor and needy.
World Laparoscopy Hospital is the first hospital in the whole World who has taken decision to perform all the laparoscopic surgery for poor people completely free of cost. Only the cost of medicine will be taken from the patient. World Laparoscopy Hospital is at present, 50 bed hospital with all facilities. Because this hospital is only dedicated for laparoscopic surgery and the patient need to stay in hospital only for one day so even this 50 bed only for laparoscopy is biggest bed strength dedicated for laparoscopy by any hospital in Asia.
“We are being treated with laparoscopy by the doctors here. It is being done free. In other hospitals treatment costs rupees 40,000. They ask for 3,500 rupees only for medicine. I could not work on my daily ways laborious job and hard work due to gallbladder stone earlier but now I can do” said Pritpal Singh, Patient.
Patients belonging to the below poverty line category will be treated by laparoscopic surgery now free of cost and others can avail the treatment at nominal price here at World Laparoscopy Hospital. At World Laparoscopy Hospital, financial assistance is provided to the patients living below poverty line, who are suffering from major life threatening diseases to receive laparoscopic treatment who could not receive their treatment at Govt. hospitals. The financial assistance to such patients is released in the form of ‘one time grant’ to the Medical Superintendent of the hospital in which the treatment is being received by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons. Number of applications received and no. of patients to whom dree surgery have been provided under the above schemes during the last five years are now more than 950. And many hundreds has already been registered for other few month.