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MEDICARE  

 

 

From the Desk of the Resident Medical Officer

The AVS Hospital is 32 beded and run by a ten member health care team. The health care team aims at maintaining a clean, organized and healthy environment throughout the School. In order to achieve this, preventive, curative and other self care strategies are adopted. Extensive anthropometric measures are routinely carried out. Optimum care is taken to recommend the most nutritious food, based on the nutritional requirements for children. Regular health and sanitary rounds help to detect and curb diseases at the grass roots level. Immunizations and vaccinations are given utmost importance as it is a safe and effective way to help the body prevent and fight off certain diseases.

The infrastructure in the hospital is designed so as to provide a homely environment for the sick child and at the same time maintain optimal levels of hygiene in order to expedite the process of recovery.

Dr. Dimple Baruah
Resident Medical Officer
 


Human Resources

Medicare in the school hospital is provided by the Resident Medical Officer who is assisted by qualified nurses, working in shifts. Specialists from Phulbari Central Hospital provide their service on Sundays during term time. The hospital also has a homeopathic clinic which is run by a qualified homeopath who also serves as the warden of the hospital. The Utility workers and the female night attend assist the nurses, thus offering consistent medical service.
 

 

Facilities

Out-patient as well as in-patient hospital treatment is provided to all staff and students. The OPD is run according to fixed timings whereas emergency care is provided round-the-clock.Specialist care, whenever required, is provided by excellent specialists at Tezpur as well as Phulbari Central Hospital.

 

 

Services

The AVS has a Tavera ambulance for medical referral as well as for emergency services.


 


New Ambulance:

On the 26th of February 2015, an outstanding addition was added to the health sector of the Assam Valley School. A first of a kind in boarding school circuit, a fully equipped Ambulance with basic and advanced life support, was purchased by the School from the reputed Apollo Tele Health Services, Hyderabad. Some special features of the ambulance include Transport Ventilator, Multipara Monitor, Automated External Defibrillator, Multi VAC Suction, Auto loading stretcher cum trolley, Scoop stretcher, Spine board, Head immobilizer. As being located away from main town always leaves a certain risk, the school hopes to combat that challenge with this ambulance which will be a great advantage for the School community.

Staff Welfare

The AVS offers a special health care scheme to all staff. This scheme provides medical care in the event of hospitalization. Every member of staff undergoes an annual health examination.