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 been always sticking to the maternal and child health work policy of "focusing on health care, protecting reproductive health, combining health care and clinical practices, facing the community and the grassroots, and laying emphasis on prevention". 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 1783staffs. Of them there are 371 with senior doctors, 425 with master degrees, 8 1with PhD degrees. There are also 8 doctoral supervisors and 71 Master Tutors in our hospital.The hospital has a comprehensive discipline system. 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 2019, the hospital has increased 29 funds,in which there are 22 from National Natural Science Foundation of China, 4 from Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province;3 from Jiangsu Social Development Projects; a total number of 452 papers, including 104 SCI articals, (the highest influencing factor is 24.6);6 scientific awards,among them,one 2nd prize and one 3rd prize of the third MCH Science and Technology Award, one 3rd d prize of Jiangsu Medical Science and Technology Award, one 1st prize and two 2nd prizes for the Introduction and Evaluation of New Medical Technology by Jiangsu Health Committee ;41 intellectual property rights (patents and software copyright ).

Hospital Culture

The hospital advocates the human-oriented service concept and establishes a humanistic service system. It has created a new model of "one doctor, one nurse and one clinic" in the Obstetrics Outpatient Dept., and bedside nursing care for mothers and infants in obstetrics wards. It is the first hospital in the province that has opened the first second-pregnancy consultation clinic, added obstetric specialty clinic, featured outpatient clinic, set up a senior expert consultation center, and established the fetal university and baby club. It strengthens the construction of patient service center, broadens the appointment registration channel, optimizes the time-of-day visit, builds WeChat payment platform, upgrades the WeChat-guiding service, and further boosts the construction of green channels for re-visiting patients. It has established the second domestic and the first breast milk bank of public welfare nature in Eastern China, to promote breastfeeding of hospitalized premature or sick children, and improve the breastfeeding rate. It has been promoting the construction of "intelligent hospital", and formally passed the Level V review of the functional application level of the national electronic medical record system. It has made the interconnection with maternal and child health information system of Jiangsu Province a reality to realize the interoperability and sharing of information about pregnancy check-up, childbirth, child care, family planning, birth screening and neonatal screening. It has completed the upload of medical records within the coverage of municipal medical insurance, the interconnection of the provincial medical insurance outpatient system, the launch of the provincial medical insurance APP, and the docking and reporting of the municipal sunlight supervision platform for medical consumables, docking of the municipal health information quantity platform, etc.

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 2020 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. Having been adhering to the philosophy of “being virtuous, philanthropic, diligent and relieving”, the hospital has been striving to built itself into a "domestic first-class and provincial leading" maternal and child health hospital with the mission of promoting the development of maternal and child health cause and protecting the health of women and children.