In December 2007, Bangalore ranked 2nd among the 593 districts in the country in terms of existence of health facilities. Chennai tops the list. Bangalore rural district stood at an impressive 67. The National Population Stabilization Fund (NPSF), in collabroration with National Informatics Center [NIC], has undertaken a unique exercise to create maps which show the existence of health facilities in each district across the country.
In Bangalore, only 26% women have three or more children (rural is at 44%), while the contraceptive prevalence rate is 83%. The under-five mortality rate too is encouraging at 14% but for rural it stands at 71%.
More than 3 ANC [ante-natal care] visits in rural Bangalore is at 87% and Bangalore city is at 58%. Only 10 districts in Karnataka have below-100 ranking, where was in Kerala 4 districts rank below 10.
Bangalore is finding a place in the globa map for advanced spinal surgery due to the growing number of spinal surgeons in the Bangalore. Every month, Hosmat attends to 2-3 patients – mostly from Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Maldives, Bangladesh and Africa.
As of October 2007, the state government has chalked out an ambitious plan to acquire around 500 acres of land near the Devanahalli International Airport for a super-speciality Health Park. With an increasing number of super-speciality hospitals, Bangalore has become increasingly popular in the field of health tourism.
However, just like any other govt mega plan, the Health Park has been just on paper.
HCG – South Asia’s Largest Cancer Care Network
#8 P.Kalinga Rao Road Sampangi Ramnagar, Bangalore – 560027
Tel : +91-080-4020 6000 Fax : +91-080-2248 5962
Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre
IVAC is set up to promote ancient Ayurvedic science using modern state of the art facilities. IVAC seeks to bring Ayurvedic medicinal and holistic healing practices into main stream medicine in the new millennium.
Institute Of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences
Jindal Nagar, Tumkur Road, Bangalore – 560 073
Tel: +91-80-2371 7777 (7 lines) Fax: +91-80-2371 7785
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro sciences (NIMHANS)
P.B 2900, Hosur Road, Bangalore – 560029
Tel: +91-80-2264 2121
Mallya Hospital No. 2, Vital Mallya Road, Bangalore – 560 001. Tel: +91-80-2222 7979, 2222 7799.
Manipal Hospital Airport Road, Bangalore – 560017. Tel: +91-80-2252 66646, 2252 66441 Fax: +91-80-2252 66757
Narayana Hrudayalaya (Dr. Devi Shetty) #258/A, Bommasandra Industrial Estate, Anekal Taluk, Bangalore – 562158 Phone: +91-80-7835000-18, +91-98440 44544 Fax: +91-80- 7835444, 7832648
Ramakrishna Nursing Home 806, 15th Cross, III Block Jayanagar, Bangalore 560011. Tel: 26656800 | 26633143 | 26633145 | 26633148 Fax: 6534777.
Sagar Apollo Hospital #44/54, 30th Cross, Tilaknagar, Jayanagar Extension, Bangalore – 560041 Tel: +91-80-2265 36700 Fax: +91-80-2265 36714
Samethanahalli; Whitefield; Bangalore-560067
Tel: +91-80-2794 5001-4 Fax: +91-80-2794 5010
Soukya is a unique centre that helps restore the natural balance of your mind, and spirit by combining modern medical advancements, ancient medical techniques and complementary therapies used worldwide.
Fortis Hospitals (earlier Wochhardt Hospital and Heart Institute)
14, Cunningham Road, Bangalore – 560052
Tel: +91-80-2222 61037, 2222 68367 Fax: +91-80-2228 1149