Suzhou Kowloon Hospital Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
Shanghai Children's MedicalCenter
Shanghai Children's Medical Center(SCMC) Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School ofMedicine was jointly established by Shanghai Municipal People'sGovernment and US Project HOPE. The center, situated on Dong FangRoad, Pudong, Shanghai and with an area of about 7 acres, a floorspace of more than 50,000 square meters and a capacity of 500designated beds, is a state-of-the-art children’s medical facilityintegrating medical care, scientific research and education. Itsfirst-class facilities and the most sophisticated medical equipmentensure SCMC’s quality medical care for children from Shanghai, andthroughout China.
SCMC boasts a complete system ofpediatric specialties including internal medicine, hematology andoncology, cardiology, development and behavior in children (childhealthcare), surgery, orthopedics, cardio-thoracic surgery,anesthesia, ophthalmology, ENT and neck surgery, stomatology,dermatology, Chinese traditional medicine, imaging diagnosticcenter, laboratory diagnostic center, pharmacy and special medicalservice with general clinics, specialist consultation, specialservice clinics and clinics for complex and difficult diseases.
The center, with a strong medical andtechnical staff and the most advanced diagnostic and treatmentequipment in China, is an over 700 million yuan pediatric facility.As a landmark project of Shanghai’s social development during theperiod of the “Ninth Five-year Plan”, and Shanghai’s keyconstruction project, listed as one of the 10 great deedsimplemented by Shanghai Municipality, and, also US Project Hope’slargest overseas collaborative program, SCMC has become thehighlight of the century with huge investment. Former ChinesePresident Jiang Zemin calligraphed the name for Shanghai Children’sMedical Center; Hillary Clinton, former US First Lady, cut theribbon for the opening of the center on June 30, 1998.
SCMC was at the top of the list of“Shanghai’s Best Architectural Constructions of New China for 50Years” and “the Fine Construction Projects of Ten-Year Developmentof Pudong New Area”. The departments of Cardiology andCardio-thoracic Surgery, Hematology and Oncology, Development andBehavior in Children have outstanding. SCMC is also home to WHOCollaborative Center for Neonatal Healthcare, Shanghai ClinicalMedical Center for Pediatric Cardiology, Shanghai Clinical MedicalCenter for Pediatric Malformation Rectification, Shanghai Jiao TongUniversity School of Medicine Affiliated Pediatric Hematology andOncology Research Center and China’s first Screening Center forNeonatal Hearing Disorders.
SCMC organizes or participates in suchcharity events as “Children’s Health Festival”, “Children’s SafetyWeek”, “Love Under Blue Sky” and “Sunshine Activity”. Theactivities have not only established closer relationship betweenthe hospital and the public but also introduced them to new healthconcepts.
We have friends all over the world.High ranking officials from the governments of different countriesand world-renowned dignitaries and celebrities have frequently cometo visit the hospital. Their visits have been of great benefit tothe hospital in the improvement of its medical care, research andadministration. SCMC has established friendly relationship andcollaboration with over 10 medical institutions of overseascountries and regions, and collaborative programs with over 20world-famous children’s hospitals of overseas countries and regionsbased on the mutual development and benefit.
SCMC, the location of which used to bea paddy field, has now become a world-famous general pediatricfacility. The road that the hospital has traversed also points toits future course of continuous reform and exploration. With thecare and support of people of all walks of life, SCMC, going aheadat a fast pace, is growing up vigorously like a child and willrepay the society’s cultivation and love with still more and betterachievements.