Late. MV Raghavan was a visionary who revolutionised the cooperative sector in Kerala and ensured that the cooperative sector actively participates in the health and education segment in Kerala.
The MVRCCRI is set up by the Care Foundation initiated by City Service Cooperative Bank. The hospital is set up on 15.5 acre property at Vellasseri in Kozhikode district with 300 bed strength spread over six lakhs square feet area. The Centre is named after the late CMP leader M. V. Raghavan. Both the OP and IP departments are functional from January 2017. The Hospital established at a cost of INR 350 Crore, has spent INR 150 crore for acquiring the latest Equipment.
The logo is an amalgamation of three widely known and recognizable icons. First of which is a “Heart” icon which symbolizes love and care. The second icon is that of a ribbon tied in a knot which symbolizes gifting. The third icon is the cancer awareness ribbon which people proudly wear to show their solidarity towards the flight against cancer. When all these three icons are combined, it clearly conveys the message that MVR Cancer Centre and Research Institute is a gift of love and care in the battle against cancer.
Key People on MVRCCRI
C.N. VijayaKrishnan, chairman of MVR Cancer Center and the City Service Cooperative Bank, says that the cancer Centre is set up under their corporate social responsibility exclusively for Malabar. With Advanced technology and awareness, cancer can be controlled. The hospital management has plans to set up a well-equipped mobile cancer screening unit and satellite out-patient department centers in all major cities in the state.
The hospital offers various services at affordable rates. Equipped with latest technologies, the hospital ensures faster cure. The medical oncology department at MVRCCRI is equipped to provide consultation to people all over the state through video-conferencing centers. The hospital has digital mammography with Tomosynthesis that allows more accurate detection of breast cancer with less discomfort. It is the second hospital in the country to adopt the latest technologies including Linear Accelerator (LINAC).
Research studies in the recent past have reported an average of 55,000 new cancer patients per year in the state. Dr. Narayanankutty Warrier, medical director of the MVRCCRI says that among the 60,000 cancer patients per year in the state, only 20,000 can afford the treatment while the rest are forced to compromise due to financial burden.
We are introducing the latest in technological innovations some of which are first in the country and some first in the state, says Dr. Shinoop Raj, COO and Vice-president. City Service Cooperative Bank has been for long wishing to do something big as part of the corporate social responsibility and a cancer care unit exclusively for Malabar fulfils it, says C.N. Vijayakrishnan, MVRCCRI Chairman.
300 bed strength spread over 600,000 square feet area.
Specialist doctors in different departments; Thoracic, Gynae, Paediatric and more.
Set up on 15.5 acre property at Vellasseri in Kozhikode district, Kerala, India.
MVRCCRI is the second hospital in the country after PGIMER hospital in Chandigarh to acquire the high-end technology.