UAE-based group transforms primary health centre, ruined in 2018 Kerala floods, into premium health facility

The state-of-the-art facility boasts of superior know-how, often accessible solely in trendy hospitals.
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Dubai: A UAE-based health-care group has rebuilt a primary health centre in the Indian state of Kerala, which was ruined in the flash floods in 2018.

Abu Dhabi-headquartered VPS Healthcare has reworked the flood-ravaged primary health centre (PHC) in Vazhakkad, a rural space in Malappuram district, into a premium household health centre (FHC), which, based on Pinarayi Vijayan, the state’s chief minister, is India’s largest. “India’s largest health centre is prepared at Vazhakkad, Malappuram. Earlier PHC, destroyed in floods of 2018, is now upgraded into an FHC. Thanks to @drshamsheervp ‘s VPS Healthcare, a 15,000 sq.ft. facility with world class facilities has come up below Rebuild Kerala Initiative,” Vijayan stated in a Twitter submit on Wednesday.

A video of the state-of-the-art facility boasting of superior know-how, often accessible solely in trendy hospitals, was additionally launched by Vijayan, who’s scheduled to formally inaugurate the centre on Saturday.

The Dh5 million reconstructed facility is the first-of-its-kind in the nation and promotes the idea of health and wellness with an open gymnasium, play space for kids and different facilities, based on VPS Healthcare.

Advanced services

It has a complicated laboratory, a contemporary imaging division, ten statement beds with oxygen concentrators and a stabilisation unit to take care of sufferers affected by low oxygen saturation, particularly in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr Shamsheer Vayalil (proper), chairman and managing director of VPS Healthcare, with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
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Other facilities on the FHC embrace an emergency room, a mini-operation theatre, docs’ consulting rooms, a nurses’ station, medical retailer, vaccine retailer, pattern assortment centre, eye and dental clinic, a delegated zone for moms and kids, pregnant girls and the aged. The second flooring has a contemporary convention corridor and homes the executive workplaces.

It has separate and unique outpatient services for pregnant girls and aged sufferers, making certain high quality session and sufficient care.

Distinct from the constructing that sank in the floods, the brand new FHC has separate drug and vaccine shops and a pattern assortment room. The laboratory and imaging division has trendy gear, facilitating sooner and correct outcomes. There is a carry and a ramp to help differently-abled sufferers.

Lessons from UAE expertise

Speaking to Gulf News concerning the venture, Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, chairman and managing director of VPS Healthcare, stated it was the group’s expertise in the UAE that helped rebuild the PHC in such a grand approach. “In our 15-year-long journey, we had catered to the medical wants of hundreds of thousands of individuals and learnt many helpful classes alongside the way in which. The expertise enabled us to suggest a novel health-care venture for the individuals of Kerala,” stated Dr Vayalil.

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