Medical Activities:

In 1986, the Adhiparasakthi Charitable Hospital and Research Center started FREE medical services covering more than 750 villages and hamlets around Melmaruvathur. Records show that the charitable Hospital treated more than 60,000 out patients in 1986 and the number of out patients has increased to more than 2.5 lakhs in 1995.

From 1991, every year, FREE eye camps are conducted a Week before His Holiness’ Birthday at Melmaruvathur. The eye camp of February 1996 treated 2000 patients and 10 highly qualified Ophthalmic surgeons, assisted and supervised by the Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai performed cataract operations on 596 patients.

Free immunization programmes taken-up whereby Polio vaccines and triple antigen are administered to infants and children. Lady doctors of the Adhiparasakthi Organization render free maternity assistance to the rural womenfolk.

Medical camps for general check-up, Dental camps, Skin camps, ENT camps, Geriatrics camp, Pediatrics camp, Veterinary camp are conducted free. Blood donation camps are also held every year.

Excellent modern methods and treatment is been extended to the rural community. Screening of women for cancer cervix by Pap smear method is also done at Melmaruvathur’s charitable Hospital.

Having done a Yeoman service to the rural community in and around Melmaruvathur for the past 10 years, it was also necessary to expand and extend the health services to the needy rural community through out-reach measures.

As ordained by His Holiness Bangaru Adigalar, the first phase of a 200 bedded hospital has been constructed and is to be commissioned shortly. This hospital will be upgraded to a 2000 bedded hospital in the subsequent stages.

For a wider spectrum of health care to reach the masses, there has to be an incurrance both of capital and recurring expenditure towards additional space, purchase of equipment, recruitment, training of staff and transport etc.

The Hospital comprises of 5 wings depicting the 5 elements – Pancha Boothams (Land, Water, Wind, Fire and Cosmos) with a central dome representing the Swayambu in the sanctum sanctorum

. The 5 wings will house the following departments.

. Out Patients.
. Medical.
. Maternity.
. Pediatrics.
. Surgery.

A research cell has been created for studies in all branches of medicine – from Allopathy to Siddha medicine. Several members belonging to the panel of doctors at Melmaruvathur are recipients of National awards.