BRIEF HISTORY & INTRODUCTION
ON CIVIL HOSPITAL, AIZAWL
Information Collected from
Lalhruaia Sailo, Civil Hospital
BRIEF HISTORY and INTRODUCTION :
present 300 Bedded Civil Hospital Aizawl had a
modest beginning, Established in 1896 with a few
Bed, it was functioned as a “Kuli Dispensary” and in
1906 the Hospital had around 12 Beds to cater to
the Small population of that time.
With the passage
of time and moderate increase in populating there
was demand for more beds. During 1960’s the Hospital
had about 56 Beds (Male wards, Female wards,
Isolating ward and Separate 12 Bedded T.B. wards).
From 1966 onwards the massive influx / migration of
Rural Population to Aizawl in search of Jobs, better
Education and other opportunities necessitated the
increase of bed strength to cope with the ever
increasing demand. Around 1980 the total bed
strength was around 200.
The first Post Graduate
trained Doctor in General Surgery and obs and Gynae
joined the Hospital in 1971. Subsequently, more and
more Post Graduate trained Doctors (Specialist) in
various Specialities joined the Hospital from time
to time leading to the Establishment of different
departments based on Speciality to give need based
specialized treatment. At present the following
specialities for the best medical care services
within the State of Mizoram are available in the
Hospital – Surgery, Medicines, obs + Gynae,
Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Radiology,
Ophthalmology, ENT, Pathology, Bacteriology,
Biochemistry, Anaesthesiology, Oncology, Forensic
Medicines and Blood Bank.
AIMS and OBJECTIVIES:
Obviously Hospitals are
established with a primary objective of giving the
best medical care to the community / patients.
However, the Quality of care will differ according
to the Qualification, Experiences of the Doctors and
Nurses and other paramedical Staff and Laboratory
equipments and other infrastructural Support.
This Hospital Provides
diagnostic and therapeutic care.
and Therapeutic Care and Management.
Indoor patient care
Liaison with police in
medico legal cases.
Collection of casualties
from accident and Disaster sites.
To organize reception
centre in the event of Disaster.
Education, Training and
Hospital also provides practical training to Doctors
in MTP, Tubectomy (mini lap and Laparoscopic) one
year pre- registration training for MBBS students,
One year certificate course (Houseman ship) training
for MBBS graduates in different specialities. This
Hospital also provides Hospital practice area for BSc. Nursing students, EGC and Radiography Course
to a large extent apart from giving best Medical
Services to the people of Mizoram wants to reduce
the number of patients referred to Hospitals
outsides the States with liberal funds. More
equipments support the Hospital authority can
achieve their objectives within a short time.