The hospital was taken over by Ursuline Sisters of Mary Immaculate in 1978. Funds were raised both locally and abroad under the aegis of Dr. (Sr) Maria Giovanna Alberoni, affectionately called as ‘Mother Giovanna’. Mother Giovanna, a lengend of Holy Family Hsopital, a doctor herself. She realised efficient medical care as well as scientific evaluation were prerequisites to maintaining professional standards.Read More
Holy Family Hospital founded in 1942, is a private hospital in India. It is located in Bandra, Mumbai on Hill Road. The hospital has 268 beds, and is administered by The Bandra Holy Family Hospital Society, a non-proft charitable trust.
The Order of the Ursuline Sisters of Mary Immaculate (UMI), a religious congregation, took over the Holy Family Hospital Bandra at Mumbai in 1978. The Order was founded by Sister Brigida Morello in Piacenza, Italy, in 1649. Though it was the Congregation's original aim to educate young women who had no access to education, its mission expanded in India to include diverse forms of service - medical, social and pastoral.
Holy Family Multi-speciality Hospital in India founded in 1942 has 268 beds, located in Bandra, Mumbai on Hill Road with medical research centre. They arrived in Kerala in 1934 to uplift weaker sections of society in the Malabar region and also ran dispensaries and visited patients at home. This was the UMI's foray into medical services. This new vision culminated in the setting up of the Congregation's first major hospital in India - Mariampur in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, in 1961.
The Congregation runs various departments of health centres in villages across the country. They also run urban clinics targeted at slum populations through vaccination, healthcare projects and daily clinics.