To serve the needs of the patients and bring world class medical education to the rural interiors of Gujarat, the Cadila Healthcare Ltd manages the Zydus Medical College and Hospital at Dahod under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Located in a sprawling 20-acre campus, the Zydus Medical College and Hospital Dahod, is a self-financed brownfield medical college project, set up in a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model of Government of Gujarat.
The Zydus Medical College is the first Medical College to be set up in Dahod and the first batch of the MBBS programme commenced in August 2018. 350 students are now enrolled for the MBBS programme. The College would also start postgraduate courses in due course of time, the company’s annual report 2020 said.
The Company’s CSR initiatives are spearheaded by Ramanbhai Foundation and Zydus Foundation. Under its flagship programme, Zydus Shrishti, the Company carries out extensive work in the field of education, health and
The focus through these programs is to develop communities, it forms a part of, inclusive education and creating knowledge platforms for the research community.
In line with its policy, the Company has contributed towards education, healthcare and social outreach programs and a majority of its CSR spending in the previous financial year has been in these areas.
The Hospital provides free treatment including OPD, Indoor, all investigations, surgeries, anesthesia, oral medicines, injectables and food for patients. The Zydus Medical College is the first Medical College to be set up in Dahod and 350 students are currently enrolled in the MBBS programme.
Reaching out to make a difference in the community, the Company also extends support to the School for Deaf-Mutes Society. Established in the year 1908, the School for the Deaf and Mutes Society is one of the oldest organizations working in the field of education and rehabilitation of persons with hearing, speech, and visual impairment.