IMPORTANT MILE STONES


Arogyavaram Medical Centre is a Society Registered under Charitable Act. of 1914 and it is exempted from Income Tax u/s 80G. The following are few milestones of AMC

1912


The pioneers selected 350 acres of forest land and the then Government assigned this land to start a Sanatorium. The pioneers named this place as "Arogyavaram (Health the gift of God)".

 

1915


The Union Mission tuberculosis Sanatorium was started to treat TB patients in an isolated area to prevent infection to others as 'Sanatoria treatment' was thought of as the only service to help suffers from tuberculosis whose state seemed so helpless and hopeless. This was the first sanatorium in South India.

1920


The Domiciliary care of TB was advocated by this institution.

1922


The first Thoracoplasty operation in India was done at this centre.

 

1927


Laboratory Technician course was started

1947


The pioneering survey for TB in the region was taken up by this institution in response to the government of India's request to study the immediate effect of BCG vaccination in Indian Children and a research unit called "Madanapalle Tuberculosis Research Unit" (MTRU) was started.

 

1947-1950


The first Post Graduate course in Tuberculosis (TDD) in India was started. The Former Medical Superintendents were chosen as advisors in TB to the Government of India.

 

1952


Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru visited this Sanatorium on 07.10.1952

1955


The Honorable Smt. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, the first Minister for Health of India opened the TB Children hospital on 19th July 1955.

1975


The Union Mission Tuberculosis Sanatorium was converted into Arogyavaram Medical Centre as a general hospital with 350 beds. The Then Governor of Andhra Pradesh His Excellency Sri. S. Obul Reddy Inaugurated Arogyavaram Medical Centre.

Since 1975


Arogyavaram Medical Centre is working in the fields of General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, ENT, Orthopedics and Community Medicine.

1987


Society is renamed as CSI Arogyavaram Medical Centre with new Constitutional Byelaws with the majority of members from CSI Rayalaseema Diocese

1990


Dr. B. Wesley is appointed as the Director and Mrs. Sheela Wesley as the Nursing Superintendent.

1992


Platinum Jubilee was Celebrated.

1995


Started Diploma in Radiography course in 1995.

 

1998


AMC hosted General SYNOD of the Church of South India.

1998


The Then Governor of Andhra Pradesh Dr. Rangarajan visited AMC and appreciated the work here.

1999


School of Nursing was started in this year

2000


Hosted National Conference of SNA / TNAI

2000


Arogyavaram Medical Centre started a Care and Support Centre to provide wholistic care for the HIV AIDS patients. Free Medical Care, food, Counseling and rehabilitation facilities are provided to the patients.

2002


Care and Support centre was started initially with 10 beds to deliver holistic health, counseling and rehabilitation for the PLWHAs.

2002


Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued the Essentiality Certificate to start a Medical College at Arogyavaram Medical Centre. The construction work is over and we are waiting for the Final approval from the Medical Council of India. Out of 100 Seats allotted by the Government, 70 seats (70%) are reserved for women candidates.

2006


College of Nursing was started in this year with the permission of the Indian Nursing Council and the NTR University of Health Sciences. Every year, 50 students are admitted into B.Sc. Nursing Course.

2007


Arogyavaram Medical Centre is selected as one of the 4

training centers in India to train Doctors, Nurses and Pastors every year in HIV/AIDS.

2008


Care and Support Centre was renamed and started as Community Care Centre in April 2008.

2008


Dr. B. Wesley is serving as a Member of the Technical Resource Group (for CCC) of National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) for the past 5 years.

 

2011


CT Scan and Digital X-Ray Units are installed and inaugurated on 19th July 2011.

 2011


Centenary Main Gate is opened on 19th July 2011 as Institution celebrated 99 years of Healing Ministry.

   

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