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Healthcare Facilities in Ulhasnagar

As any other city, Ulhasnagar also needs greater attention towards health facilities available due to its growing population. Better health facilities are indicators of growth, as it results into better prospects. Effects of poor health facilities may hamper the growth directly that will result in weakening of the city economy.

Understanding the importance of health of people, Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation consider the health management as a priority and they makes efforts to monitor and provide support to both private and public hospitals in the city. An overview of the current health facilities available in Ulhasnagar and an assessment of required health facilities in the region are discussed here.

Ulhasnagar homes three government hospitals around 70 private hospitals and 470 dispensaries within Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation limit. These hospitals provide nearly 355 beds for the patients who are admitted. However, absence of a major hospital that provides higher-level health facilities is a main drawback of the place. People still have to rely on Mumbai city for such facilities.

Apart from the basic health facilities there is a blood bank in the central hospital, 15 laboratories and 9 intensive care units. Around 250 medical shops and 700 practitioners supports well the health facility here.

Heathcare Facilities in ulhasnagar

Medical Health department of UMC

Medical Health Department is committed to undertake preventive method and referral care, raises the health awareness among the citizens of the area. The department offers efficient, improved and credible health services with that enhance the image of the Corporation. Apart from operating the hospitals and nursing homes, the Medical health Department of UMC has many other functions.

Functions of UMC Medical Health Department

Some of the important national health programs implemented by the department in Ulhasnagar are the following
  • School health program
  • Pulse Polio Program
  • Epidemic Control Program
  • National Malaria Control Program
  • National Blindness Control Program
  • National Leprosy Eradication Program
  • Reproductive and Child health revised National Tuberculosis Control Program
  • National Family Welfare Program

Public services of UMC Medical Health Department

The public services that come under the responsibility of Medical Health Department of UMC are as follow
  • Birth and Death registration
  • Health Education
  • Collection and disposal of Biomedical Waste generated by Hospitals
  • Curative primary health care services in Urban Health posts
Even though Municipal Corporation takes special care to improve the health facilities of Ulhasnagar, the increasing population is a big challenge for them, as it makes the development process slow.

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