Devastated by 2018 flood, Vazhakkad PHC transforms into modern hospital- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service

KOCHI: A Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Vazhakkad in Malappuram district which was devastated within the 2018 flood has reworked into a swanky Family Health Centre with modern amenities, because of the assist prolonged by NRI entrepreneur Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, chairman and managing director of VPS Healthcare.Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the household well being centre, which has been constructed at an expense of Rs 10 crore underneath the Rebuild Kerala initiative, on July 24. This would be the largest household well being centre within the authorities sector within the nation.

The PHC which was functioning in an outdated crammed constructing has been transformed into a three-storey 15,000-sq ft household well being centre with 10 remark beds, oxygen concentrators, a stabilisation unit, a mini operation room, imaginative and prescient and dental clinic, a complicated laboratory, a modern imaging division, a convention corridor, an open gymnasium and a play space for youngsters.

The eco-friendly, energy-efficient constructing was designed by the scholars and college members of IIT-Madras in affiliation with the scholars of Government Engineering College, Thrissur.“Vazhakkad is a village the place native residents depend on the PHC for healthcare. Around 75,000 folks used to go to the ability yearly.

Dr Shamsheer Vayalil

Now, we now have upgraded it to an FHC and anticipate round 2 lakh sufferers a 12 months. The sponsor has handed over a full-fledged hospital with state-of-the-art amenities, which is able to assist guarantee higher healthcare to the general public. We can have amenities starting from dental care to psychological well being and a full-fledged lab on the facility,” mentioned Malappuram DMO Dr Okay Sakeena.

The builders have used eco-friendly Glass Fibre Reinforced Gypsum panel expertise referred to as Rapidwall for development “Experts from totally different fields, together with the native inhabitants, joined arms to make this endeavour a hit. The participation and involvement of individuals from varied walks of life, together with, the very best brains of IIT-M and GEC Thrissur, has added worth to the mission. The credit score for the success of the mission additionally belongs to the individuals who have selflessly related to us,” mentioned Dr Shamsheer Vayalil.VPS Healthcare is a number one healthcare service supplier in GCC nations and India.

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