Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Health Hospital, also titled as Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Hospital affiliated to Tong Ji University, a 3A hospital, was founded in 1947. It was designated as WHO Collaborating Center for Research and Training on MCH and Baby-friendly hospital by WHO and UNICEF respectively. It has been conferred as the Health Care Unit for Cadres at High Rank, honored as a Model Unit by the Shanghai Municipal Government, and a Credible Unit in Price with gold medal also.
The hospital has three main branches: clinical Division, heath care Division and Pudong Branch. Its ratified beds total 242. With considerable strength in technology, the Hospital has the departments of obstetrics, gynecology, gyn. micro-invasion center, family planning medical service, neonatal pediatrics，imaging diagnostic center, pathology, laboratory center and pharmacy etc.; "Shanghai Prenatal Diagnosis Center", "Shanghai Nursing Center for Premature Infant", "Consultation and training center on ultrasound B in obs/gyn." are attached to this hospital. The hospital serves about 350,000 outpatients and 5,000 inpatients very year. Over 300,000 mothers have safely given births to their children here up to now.
The hospital enjoys good human resource. Among the staff, there are winners of "Silver Snake Prize", nominees for "100 Candidates in Special Disciplines beyond 20 century", "Training Plan for new star in the hospital"；and 8 professors who enjoying special allowances by the State Council. The hospital sticks to the integration of clinical treatment and disease prevention, keeps on making innovations in theories, clinical technologies and service modes regarding mother and infant health and makes great efforts in spreading the latest theory to the public. It offers instructions on professional skills and quality control to all the hospitals with obstetric services in Shanghai.
As a public hospital, the hospital takes "meeting the basic medical requirements of the people" as its first responsibility. With remarkable strength in technology and advanced service, and the hospital has gained good reputation in the society.