Healthcare services in Muzaffarpurare pretty robust and reliable. The region has no dearth of hospitals, clinics, chemist shops, pathological laboratories and specialist doctors. Although there is still lot of room for improvement, but existing infrastructure are surely efficient enough to at least fulfill basic and hordes of other important healthcare needs of citizens. Below is more detailed information about Muzaffarpur’s healthcare services and infrastructure.
Hospitals in Muzaffarpur
Today Muzaffarpur defiantly has more hospitals than ever before.
Although majority of hospitals are private hospitals with limited
governmental hospitals. The number of hospitals is surely going to rise
in coming years. Shri Krishna Medical College & Hospital (SKMCH) is
one of the most trusted and renowned hospital of Muzaffarpur,
established way back in 1968. Today it is unarguably one of the most
advanced hospitals of Muzaffarpur District. The other two renowned
government hospitals are Sadar Hospital and Muzaffarpur Eye Hospital.
As for renowned private hospitals are concerned, then none of the private hospitals are as such immensely renowned in Muzaffarpur district. Nonetheless, all the private hospitals are laced with all the basic modern infrastructure like ICU, OPD, operation theatre etc. Besides these hordes of private hospitals and few public hospitals, there is also one charitable hospital that deserves special mention. Its called Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama. This is actually NGO cum charitable hospital. It offer free homoeopathy and eye treatment and has been serving people for more than 8 decades. It is definitely one of the most trusted charitable hospitals of Muzaffarpur district.
Just as over the year’s number of hospitals have risen, so has number of clinics. And numbers haven’t just risen for general clinics but also for Ayurvedic and Homeopathic clinics. Most of these clinics though are mainly concentrated in the main city of Muzaffarpur and few other developed towns of the district. For towns and villages that have no access to clinics or even hospitals, state government has set up Primary Health Centers (PHC) for them. These PHCs are managed and run only by government doctors. There are currently 14 PHCs in Muzaffarpur district.
Chemist Shops in Muzaffarpur
With no dearth of hospitals and clinics, Muzaffarpur obviously has no dearth of chemist shopseither. There are in fact hordes of them. Located at all the important locations in main city of Muzaffarpur and other important towns of the district. And amongst these hordes of general medical stores, there are also quite a few Ayurvedic stores too. Run and manages by experienced professionals they remain open till late night.
Emergency Services in Muzaffarpur
Even though existing number of blood banks and ambulance isn’t really high, but they are sufficient enough to fulfill emergency needs of the residents of Muzaffarpur. The two most renowned government hospitals SKMCH and Sadar Hospital have their own in-house blood banks. They supply blood to other hospitals of Muzaffarpur as and when emergency need arises. As for ambulance services are concerned, then not all hospitals have it but some of them definitely provide it. All in all, big and populated district like Muzaffarpur definitely needs more blood banks and ambulance services.
S.K.M.C.H Emergency: (0621) 2231050
Sadar Hospital Emergency: 2249113
Pathological Labs in Muzaffarpur
While Muzaffarpur lags behind in emergency services, but it definitely doesn’t lag behind in offering good number of Pathological Labs and Diagnostic Centers. There are innumerable and almost all are laced with all the standard machines for conducting high quality blood tests, urine tests, X ray test, scan test etc. Needless to say, all leading hospitals of Muzaffarpur are immensely dependent on these pathological labs and diagnostic centers for correct diagnosis of their patient.
Dr Lal Path Labs Address: Room No 16, Zila Parisahd Market, Near Apollo Dental Clinic, Muzaffarpur Ho, Muzaffarpur - 842001 Phone: +(91)-9771320952, 9835435772 +(91)-11-39885050, +(91)-22-39885050 Website: www.lalpathlabs.com
From above paragraphs it can be summed up that while existing health infrastructure is efficient, but surely not sufficient. More hospitals, more clinics and most importantly more blood banks and ambulance services need to come up in coming years. This will help in minimizing burden on existing infrastructure and subsequently help in improving quality of healthcare services in the district.