Hospital Description

Country: 
India
Setting: 
Urban - State Capitol
Number of Patient Beds: 
33
Bed Occupancy Rate: 
10%
Outpatients Seen Per/Day: 
30
Departments/Specialties: 
Clinic Laboratory
Labor/Delivery
Dentistry
Surgery
Physical Therapy
Records Administration
Outpatient Clinic
Mobile Clinic
Typical Cases: 
Eye, Nephro, and Gastrointestinal cases
Arthritis
Spondylitis
Fibroid uterus
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Chronic pelvic inflammatory disease
Vaginal prolapse
Conjunctivitis
Cataract
Glaucoma
Dental caries
Missing teeth
Types of Health Care Students Accepted: 
Medical
Nursing/NP
Dental
Languages Spoken: 
English
Hindi
Pahari
Punjabi
Language Requirements/Fluency: 
Knowledge of Hindi recommended to converse with patients, but not required
Additional Volunteer Opportunities: 
Church services, orphanage, community health programs, multi-specialty surgical camps

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport: 
ShaheedBhagat Singh International Airport, Chandigarh
Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizen: 
Required. Kindly consult the Indian Consulate for cost
Transport from Airport Provided: 
No
Transportation Costs: 
$50 (USD)
Time from Airport to Hospital: 
3 Hrs
Type of Student Housing: 
Guest room
Cost of Housing/night: 
Provided by hospital
Meal Plan: 
Cafeteria; cook for self
Cost of Meals/day: 
$10
Recommended Months to Visit: 
March-October
Last Updated: 
June 18, 2013