Healthcare in Ahmedabad

Health has always been an  issue of concern universally and we must agree that health is wealth. Any negligence towards it can lead to irreparable physical illness and problems, even to the extent of paralyzing daily life. It is imperative to take care of one’ s own personal health and also the health of the family. Medical experts advise healthy living by following three simple steps i.e regular exercise, balanced diet and good sleep.

Health Services in Ahmedabad

To provide health care in Ahmadabad, the State government has made facilities for health care by making many hospitals and medical colleges both private and government. They are frequently visited by expert practitioners and doctors. To facilitate good health for both Ahmedabadis and foreigners, these hospitals do their best and because of this, the city is soon emerging to be a strong player in the industry of Medical Tourism. You have many NRIs and foreigners visiting these hospitals owing to their good quality health care and cost effective facilities.

Hospitals in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad Civil Hospital holds the position of being the largest Asian hospital spread over a vicinity of 110 acres with the capacity of housing 4800 patients besides some more beds available in the other hospitals that are located in the same campus. Surgeries can be performed here besides autonomous hospitals which provide treatment for Cancer, Heart, Eye, Kidney, TB, Paraplegia and Dental. The Gujarat Government is pursuing their dream of converting this hospital into the world’s largest one by proposing to seek the aid of the World Bank for a nine storey building with a capacity of 4800 beds.
  • VS Hospital was founded in the year 1931 and was the culmination of the dreams of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It plans to expand its capacity to 2000 beds from 1115 by building two new towers.
Besides these there are many prominent hospitals and health care centers to treat every kind of disease that afflicts a human, both physical and mental.

Health and Family Welfare in Ahmedabad

The State Institute of Health and Family Welfare in Ahmedabad, Gujarat strives to promote the development of in service training for health and family welfare by training their officers at different levels to accomplish the goal of development of human resource. They have a vision of making health care more effective by creating awareness among people even while honing the technical skills. Each year, a study is done for the assessment of their infrastructure as well as to identify the loop holes in order to take positive steps towards improving the health of individuals and families. This study also provides recommendations based on their surveys and aims at the preparation of more man power trained in special fields by promotion of health welfare.

To get the contact details of the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare in Ahmadabad you can look up their local dictionary. However it is easily accessible on the net.

State Institute of Health and Family Welfare
Near Civil Hospital, Sola
SG Highway Road
Sola
Ahmadabad- 380060
Telephone No-  079- 2766/2811

This institute has been recognized as one of the nodal and collaborating training institutes to implement the RCH Training Program. It also provides support to female health supervisor training schools (2) , regional public health training institute (1) , divisional training centers (4) , district training schemes (17), female health worker training schemes (12) , and HFWTC (1).

Besides this, it works as a link between the state and NIHFW, New Delhi.
There are challenges faced by SIHFWR which can be overcome because of support from the State Government-
  • Dependence on State or Central Funding
  • Power of Centralized Control
  • Support from the policy makers and the supportive staff for synergy and development
  • Strive to be self sufficient in knowledge as a resource center and funding
Once these challenges can be faced bravely they are capable of becoming a Regional or National model institute.

The State Government of Ahmedabad is committed to improving the health of families of the people residing there and they leave no stones unturned to achieve their goals.

Ahmedabad today has a good number of hospitals, nursing homes, health centers, ambulance services, blood banks that are well-equipped and have skilled and capable staff.

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