Activities : Medical Services : 2014-15

Medical Service:

In the year under review, the Ramakrishna Mission and Ramakrishna Math had the following medical and allied units.

Specialised Medical Treatments:  The following special treatments were provided by some of our centres through their hospitals, dispensaries, special programmes, camps, etc.

  1. Eye treatment was rendered by our centres at Belagavi, Bhopal, Garbeta, Kamarpukur, Patna, Porbandar, Rajkot, Halasuru (Ulsoor), and so on, and at the hospitals in Lucknow, Muzaffarpur, Vrindaban, etc. Besides, many centres have separate eye-department attached to their dispensaries.
  2. Leprosy case detection and treatment was done by our centres at Belur Math, Chennai (Math), Kamarpukur, Lucknow, etc.
  3. Maternity and child welfare services were provided by our hospitals in Kolkata (Seva Pratishthan), Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram and Vrindaban and also by some dispensaries.
  4. Neurology department functioned at the hospitals in Itanagar, Kolkata (Seva Pratishthan), Lucknow, Varanasi, etc.
  5. Physiotherapy treatment was provided by our centres in Belur Math, New Delhi, Indore, Itanagar, Kolkata (Seva Pratishthan), Lucknow, Nagpur, Shillong, Varanasi, etc. The centres at Rajkot and Visakhapatnam have special clinics for providing physiotherapy treatment to cerebral palsied children.
  6. Psychiatry treatment was provided in our Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata (Seva Pratishthan), Vrindaban and Lucknow hospitals and also by some dispensaries.
  7. Tuberculosis cases were treated at the 150-bed sanatorium in Ranchi, the TB Clinic attached to Delhi centre as also by our centres at Belur Math, Chennai Math, Ichapur, Kamarpukur, Lucknow, Narainpur, Patna, etc.

Besides, many centres had special departments for dental surgery, ENT, cardiology, pediatrics, acupressure, acupuncture, etc. Many centres provided ayurvedic treatment also.

Medical Camps : In the eye camps, 7,986 patients were operated on for cataract and 2,294 of them were given spectacles free of all charges. Besides, 4232 units of blood were collected from voluntary blood donors through 77 blood donation camps.

The total expenditure incurred for medical work in 2014-15 was Rs. 167.08 crore.

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