Affiliated Hospitals and Institutes: Army Medical College AMC Rawalpindi Pakistan Amcolian (NUST College of Medical Science)

Published on September 4, 2009 at 4:50 am

Affiliated Hospitals and Institutes: Army Medical College AMC Rawalpindi Pakistan Amcolian (NUST College of Medical Science)

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The AM College is proud to have the training facilities of the following prestigious medical institution of the Pakistan at its disposal for the training purposes of its medical students.

THE MILITARY HOSPITAL (MH) RAWALPINDI

The Military Hospital Rawalpindi, established in 1857, has 800 beds for in-patient treatment. The hospital comprises of three medical units, departments of Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Gynecology and Obstetrics. The bed occupancy rate is about 95 percent. The General Medical Council of the UK recognizes the hospital for postgraduate training in various disciplines. The hospital looks after a variety of patients and the medical students of this College are imparted practical clinical training by the concerned specialists and the professors.

THE COMBINED MILITARYHOSPITAL (CMH), RAWALPINDI

This 550 bedded hospital mainly looks after the surgical diseases and caters for all ranks.
It has units of General surgery, Neurosurgery, ENT, facio-maxillary Surgery, Urology, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Trauma Centre. There is also a battle casualty/artificial limb section attached to the hospital. The General Medical Council of UK recognizes the hospital for Postgraduate training in different surgical fields. The medical students of Army Medical College are imparted clinical training by the concerned specialists and the professors.

THE ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF CARDIOLOGY (AFIC), RAWALPINDI

In 1968, a cardiac centre started functioning in the Military Hospital Rawalpindi and in 1978 it was accorded the status of a self-accounting unit and was designated as the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology. The institute has an impressive five-storey building and is equipped with state of the art sophisticated facilities in the field of Heart diseases. It has the capacity of 250 beds. This institute provides specialized cardiology cover not only to the Armed Forces personnel but also to the entitled civilians and the poor non-entitled civilians. Coronary by-pass operations are carried out here. The average bed occupancy rate is 95% and average daily OPD attendance is about 300. The medical students of ArmyMedicalCollegeare imparted clinical training by the concerned specialists and the professors.

ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF PATHOLOGY (AFIP), RAWALPINDI

This unit, functioning as Command Laboratory of Northern India at the time of independence, wasre-designated as the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology on 20th August 1957. A new building was constructed to house the expanded institute in 1961. The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology has been assigned the mission to serve as central reference laboratory and to provide diagnostic facilities in Histopathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Hematology
to all the three services. It prepares and supplies diagnostic reagents and biological products. It also imparts training to the medical officers and laboratory technicians
of the Armed Forces. It carries out research in various projects approved by the Armed Forces Medical Research Council and the Pakistan Medical Research Council. The laboratory has evolved into a center of excellence in the field of Pathology in Pakistan and has earned an international repute and standing.

ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF TRANSFUSION (AFIT), RAWALPINDI

A field transfusion team raised in Poona in 1947 formed the nucleus of the Army Transfusion Centre, which was established on 10th April 1948. The unit was re-designated as the Armed Forces Institute of Transfusion in 1966. The AFIT serves as a central Transfusion Laboratory for the Armed Forces. It provides blood to the local Military Hospitals. It has facilities to manufacture infusion fluids of all types, anticoagulant bottles for storing blood samples for grouping, sera and dried plasma. The training of the medical officers, students and paramedical staff in blood banking techniques is carried out in this unit. Research facilities in the field of blood and serology are available.

ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF UROLOGY (AFIU), RAWALPINDI

ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF DENTISTRY (AFID), RAWALPINDI

The Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry is located in an impressive building and is equipped with the most modern dental equipment. Its capabilities have been enhanced to undertake all types of treatment modalities. This institute is the nucleus of clinical training in dentistry for the BDS students of ArmyMedicalCollege. It uses the modern instructional methods such as closed circuit TV for training of the students.

ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE (AFIRM) RAWALPINDI.

The Institute was established in June 1982. It is located just near the College in a newly constructed grand building and has outpatient departments as well as facilities of a hundred beds for the disabled persons. The aim of AFIRM is to rehabilitate handicapped persons of Armed Forces and their families to regain physical, social and mental capabilities. Special care is offered to disabled persons having musculoskeletal ailments, neurological disorders, amputees, deaf, mute and blind children by various measures like Physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy, Occupational therapy and Speech therapy.

Note: Information provided here are for general knowledge purpose only. There is no guarantee of accuracy. For up-to-date and accurate information please visit relevant official web site.

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