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Ahmedabad Civil Hospital

Ahmedabad Civil Hospital[1] is the largest hospital in Asia, and is located in Ahmedabad, India, with facilities for specialised diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative patient care. Spread over 110 acres (45 ha) of land, it houses a number of prestigious institutes and allied hospitals, the Gujarat Medical Council and Gujarat Nursing Council. The new building and infrastructure of CHA came into existence in 1953 with the help of benevolent donations given by Shri Hutheesing, Shri Premabhai and Surgeon General D Wyllie.

The hospital is one of the oldest and most modern in India, treating about 6 to 6.5 lac outdoor patients and admitting 70,000 patients annually. It performs about 26,000 surgeries and 6500 deliveries per year.

There has been a proposal to obtain World Bank aid for a nine-storey 2,000-bed building on the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital campus, increasing its capacity to 4,800 beds. Officials confirmed that the plan would add health care facilities along with two new medical colleges which would create another 500 seats.This hospital is very helpful to poor people with decrease fees of surgery.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ "Civil Hospital Amdavad". Civil Hospital Amdavad. 2012-05-03. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 
  2. ^ Bharat Yagnik, TNN Sep 25, 2008, 03.18am IST (2008-09-25). "Civil Hospital planned as world's biggest hospital". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 
  3. ^ "Civil Hospital Amdavad". Civil Hospital Amdavad. 2012-05-03. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 


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