The healthcare sector in our country today is a vast and an intricately knit structure. With the emphasis laid on providing better services and hospitable conditions for the patients, the focus has shifted to make hospitals more and friendlier for the patients coming in. In a general conception among the masses, places privately owned hospitals as the paramount of top quality health services. In the recent years, however, there has been a significant growth in the government run hospitals providing health care. The thought process behind it is being able to provide better healthcare facilities to people who aren’t able to afford treatment expenses in the privately run hospitals. Listed below are the top 5 government hospitals in Goa.
Top 5 Best Government Hospitals in Goa
Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim
The ‘Escola Medico Chirurgical da Goa’ was established in 1842 during the Portuguese rule and renamed as Goa Medical College in 1963. It is the oldest medical college in Asia. The college is under the Goa University since 1986 before which it was under the Bombay University. Goa Medical College & Hospital which now has its headquarters in Bambolim has a long tradition of providing quality services to all sections of the society. The Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour (Bambolim), the TB and Chest Disease Hospital (St. Inez), The Rural Health and Training Centre (Mandur) and the Urban Health Centre (St. Cruz) form part of the establishment. The Medical College besides striving to achieve excellence in patient care has also been instrumental in training a large number of medical professionals who are providing yeomen services to the people in Goa and other parts of India and all over the world.
Address: Bambolim, Goa 403202
Phone: 0832 249 5393
ESI Hospital, Margao
ESI Hospital is next in our list of some of the best government hospitals in Goa. The hospital is an initiative of the Employee’s State Insurance Corporation, Goa. It is situated at Margao. It is an old hospital that helps with the treatment of the needy and poor. The hospital provides the patients with good medical service in an economical budget. It is also a branch of the ESIC Hospitals.
Address: Near R P Stadium, Aquem, Margao, Goa, 403601
Phone: 0832 271 0093
Institute Of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour, Bambolim
The Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour situated at Bambolim form part of the Goa Medical College and Hospital.It was established as an independent entity on 8th December 1980, after integration of the Mental Hospital which was functioning under the Directorate of Health Services since July 1957 and the Department of Psychiatry of the Goa Medical College (GMC) functioning since 1968. It is one of the best government hospitals in Goa.
Address: Opposite Holy Cross, Tiswadi, Bambolim, Goa 403202
Phone: 0832 245 8687
Government Veterinary Hospital, Panjim
Government Veterinary Hospital is situated in the heart of the Panjim city and is one of the best government hospitals in the state. It is a veterinary hospital i.e. the hospital provides its services to animals only. The hospital is equipped with all kinds of medical instruments and facilities to help injured or suffering animals in the locality. It is a very noble initiative of the government of Goa. The hospital Administrative department is also very supportive and co-operative.
Address: St Inez Rd, Santa Inez, Panjim, Goa 403001
Mapusa District Hospital, Panaji
Mapusa District Hospital is situated in the heart of the Panaji city, Goa and is one of the best government hospitals in the state. The hospital is equipped with all kinds of latest medical instruments and facilities. It consists of a dedicated and experienced team of doctors and other paramedical staff as well as an efficient emergency unit. The hospital also provides the patients with medical consultancy. The hospital Administrative department is very supportive and co-operative. It is undoubtedly one of the best government run hospitals in Goa.
Hospitals are a very important part of our lives. Government funded or private, we need hospitals on a day to day basis. May that is for personal reasons or to visit a friend, we go to a hospital quite frequently. And it is a known fact that Government hospitals are far more economical compared to those of private. It is also believed that in many cases, Government hospitals provide us with better service than private ones. In our hectic daily schedule, it is important that we know at least some of the good hospitals in our state, only to be benefited in a case of emergency. To help you with that, this list has been put together, hope it is able to help you.
Written by: Neha Basu