Geriatric disease unit operational in Government Homoeopathic Medical College

Diagnosis camp for four days in a week

Scores of people benefitting from fully-equipped hospital

Bhopal, July 8, 2018 (Ataullah Faizan): A geriatric disease unit is being operated since last two years in the Government Homoeopathic Medical College AYUSH premises. The geriatric disease unit has 3 OPDs in the hospital. Two other OPDs under the hospital jurisdiction are being operated in Ambedkar Nagar and Gautam Nagar. The objective of the geriatric disease unit is to provide medical consultation besides physical and mental health examination of men and women above 55. Besides, the unit serves to diagnose and treat the physical and mental imbalance of senior citizens and help them live in the best lifestyle. Availability of qualified doctors for consultation has been ensured in each OPD of geriatric diseases. There is the best pathology lab for complete health examination in the hospital premises. A physiotherapy unit is being run in the hospital since the last 5 years. A naturopathy natural medical unit has been set up in the hospital in which Yogasanas and other natural treatment is provided as per the disease. Counsellors provide counseling facility as and when needed to mental patients. The O.P.D is fully equipped with facilities in case a patient has to be admitted.Camps are held in the hospital every week for diabetes every Monday, blood pressure every Wednesday, mental diseases, insomnia, depression and dementia on Fridays and joints-related diseases on Saturday. Patients of fixed age groups are being examined, free medicines and food related consultation is being provided by experts. Hundreds of patients have availed benefits from these camps conducted since January.

Free hospitalization and testing facility is available every Monday from 9 am to 2 p.m. all old and complicated diseases including mental illness, insomnia, confusion, anxiety, low concentration in studies, kidney disease, thyroid, sugar, stones, stomach diseases, female and male diseases, skin diseases, sinus, piles and prostate are treated. Test facility for blood, sugar and blood pressure is also available in the hospital. Other facilities available in the hospital include x-ray, Yoga, physiotherapy, treatment by experienced doctors, free consultation and treatment besides distribution of medicines.