From the Desk of
the Resident Medical Doctor
The AVS Infirmary
is a 32 bed hospital run by an eleven 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 at the beginning and end
of each term. 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
At the curative level, the hospital is well equipped to deal
with most emergency situations that may arise in a
residential school such as head injury, snake bite,
myocardial infarction. 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
Medicare in the
school hospital is provided by the Resident Medical Officer
who is assisted by 4 qualified nurses, working in shifts.
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.
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.
The hospital also runs a Clinical Laboratory for routine
tests. Specialist care, whenever required, is provided by
excellent specialists at Tezpur as well as Phulbari Central
Hospital. The school hospital has 32 beds with 15 beds in
each boy’s and girl’s ward, and another 2 beds for the staff
who require in-patient treatment.
The AVS has a
well equipped Tavera ambulance for medical referral
as well as for emergency services.
The AVS offers a
special health care scheme to all staff. This scheme
provides ample funds for medical care in the event of
hospitalization. Every member of staff undergoes an annual