KAMALA NEHRU MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
ALLAHABAD, UTTAR PRADESH
Kamala Nehru Memorial Hospital (KNMH) was officially inaugurated on the anniversary of Smt. Kamala Nehru's death on February 28, 1941. Smt. Kamala Nehru was an Indian freedom fighter and wife of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru and mother to Indira Gandhi. Kamala Nehru Memorial Hospital was named in her honor after she had passed, leaving a legacy of of selfless service and hospitality to those in need. KNMH was recognized as Regional Institute of Mother and Child Health by the Government of India in 1992 and in 1994, became recognized regional cancer center. We currently have one maternal health project at this site, as well as a pediatric oncology and palliative care project.
Support for the maternal health project at KNMH started in 2013 with support from Dr. Krishna Mukherjee, Medical Superintendent. We currently support two counselors.