Cama Hospital

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Building in 1887

The Cama & Albless Hospital (originally just Cama Hospital) is a hospital for women and children in the city of Mumbai, India, with 367 beds.

The foundation stone was laid by the Duke of Connaught on 22 November 1883 and the building formally opened on 30 July 1886. The building was designed in Medieval Gothic style by Khan Bahadoor Muncherjee Cowasjee Murzban. The building is made from stone obtained from Porbunder. Pestonjee Hormusjee Cama contributed Rs 100000 to its construction.[1] The staffing was provided through the Medical Women for India Fund.[2]

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  1. ^ "Xenophon" (1888). "Pestonjee Cama Hospital, Bombay". Indian Engineering: 432. 
  2. ^ Kittredge, George (1889). A short history of the "Medical Women for India" Fund of Bombay. Bombay: Education Society's Press. pp. 24–29. 

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Coordinates: 18°56′32″N 72°49′55″E / 18.942163°N 72.832079°E / 18.942163; 72.832079 (The Madam Cama and Albless Hospital)