The Health Centre of Rajiv Gandhi University is located at the centre point of the campus. It is a Primary Health Centre and caters to the health care requirements of the staffs, staff dependents, students and the visitors to the campus. The Centre welcomes people from the neighboring villages of the university who seek consultations and treatment. The services provided are free for every patient who visits the Health Centre.
The Health Centre is manned by two Medical Officers , one Staff nurse, one Medical Laboratory Technician, two Multi Tasking staffs and one gardener . The Health Centre has on deputation from Government of Arunachal Pradesh three ANM nurses, one Nurses’ Aide, one Pharmacist and three Multi Purpose Workers. It is a four bedded which includes three beds in the Observation Room and one bed in the Dressing Room.
Types of services provided are as follows:
1) Out Patient Department ( OPD ) :
Consultations and treatment take place from Monday to Saturday to patients who seek health care.
2) Antenatel Check-up clinic :
Pregnant women are registered, evaluated, treated and advised for follow - up till the delivery due date.
3) Vaccination Clinic :
Every 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday are the vaccination days where children are vaccinated against the vaccine preventable diseases as part of the National Immunisation Programme.
4) Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme ( RNTCP ) Directly Observed Treatment Short course (DOTS) treatment : As part of the National initiative for treatment of Tuberculosis, the Health Centre is a designated treatment centre where T.B. medicines are dispensed to patients and followed up till completion of the full course of treatment.
5) Medical laboratory :
Basic minimum clinical investigations are carried out and results provided to strengthen the diagnostic and treatment process.
6) Pharmacy :
A medical Pharmacy is providing essential medicines for those in urgent need for various ailments.
7) Informing unit :
As a designated informer unit of the National Polio Surveillance Programme(NPSP) and Measles Surveillance Programme(MSP ), the Health Centre notifies the suspected cases of polio and measles if detected to higher health authorities in the district level.
8) Referral service :
Appropiate and prompt referral is advised to higher medical centre located in the city as and when a patient is in need. For this, to transport patients to hospitals an ambulance is stationed round the clock for facilitating.
Only emergency case is attended to on holidays.
Sundays, National Holidays and Gazetted Holidays as per university calendar are observed as closed holidays. When the Health Centre is not open, all the patients are advised to go to government hospital or any other hospital nearby.
Registration for the consultation is to be done by all patients. The Registration counter closes at 4:30 p.m.
Policy Regarding Confidentiality
Personal and medical histories of the patients are treated with utmost confidentiality.