About Careers Internship MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

INS ASHVINI Bags Trophy For Best Armed Forces Hospital

by Medindia Content Team on June 14, 2006 at 7:24 PM
Font : A-A+

INS ASHVINI Bags Trophy For Best Armed Forces Hospital

Indian Naval Hospital Ship (INSH) ASHVINI located in Mumbai has been named the best Armed Forces Hospital for the year 2005.

Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee awarded the Running trophy and a cash prize of Rs 2 lakhs to the Commandant of the hospital, Rear Admiral V K Saxena here today.

Advertisement

The trophy, instituted in 1989, is given to the best functioning hospital among the Command Hospitals of the Indian Army and equivalent status hospitals of Navy and Air Force.

Stressing that no relief work could be carried out effectively without the participation of Armed Forces Medical Services, Mukherjee commended the role of AFMC for its yeomen's service in times of war and peace.
Advertisement

The minister expressed hope that medical services in general and hospitals in particular would continue to strive to deliver best health care to its clientele.

INHS ASHVINI with a capacity of 825 beds attends to all serving and retired armed forces personnel and their families, including coast guard personnel and defence civilian.

It is the only hospital in Armed Forces that boasts of heritage structures and has facilities for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, generally not available in civil hospitals.

Source:PTI News
Advertisement

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
What's New on Medindia
World Heart Day in 2022- Use Heart for Every Heart
Anemia among Indian Women and Children Remains a Cause of Concern- National Family Health Survey-5
H1N1 Influenza Prevention in Children: What Parents Need to Know
View all
News Archive
Date
Category
Advertisement
News Category

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Most Popular on Medindia

The Essence of Yoga Iron Intake Calculator Noscaphene (Noscapine) Nutam (400mg) (Piracetam) Turmeric Powder - Health Benefits, Uses & Side Effects Blood Pressure Calculator Find a Hospital Diaphragmatic Hernia Blood - Sugar Chart Hearing Loss Calculator
This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use
×

INS ASHVINI Bags Trophy For Best Armed Forces Hospital Personalised Printable Document (PDF)

Please complete this form and we'll send you a personalised information that is requested

You may use this for your own reference or forward it to your friends.

Please use the information prudently. If you are not a medical doctor please remember to consult your healthcare provider as this information is not a substitute for professional advice.

Name *

Email Address *

Country *

Areas of Interests