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We are in the sickness business: we need to get into the health business

The health system in this country as well as other countries is designed to treat sickness and disease care rather than health care.
 

World Sickle Cell Day

A United Nations resolution made 19th June as World Sickle Cell Day (WSCD). Globally there are probably over 2 million people who are affected with the disease. Though I have no statistical evidence, it is likely that a number of individuals in the Maldives are affected by this painful, life shortening illness.
 

Helenbeli Lounge

The longest serving doctor at the Hospital, Dr. RJC Pandian opened the lounge on 2nd July 2012. The Management hopes that the facility will be used productively to its optimal by all the doctors in the Hospital.
 

New COO and Interim CMO

Mr. Abdulla Shinah was appointed as the COO of ADK Hospital on June 27, 2012 and on July 1, 2012, the Management appointed Dr. Mijares, Consultant ENT as an interim CMO. Dr Mijares will fill in the post till a permanent CMO is appointed.
 

The time factor: my doctor is in a hurry!

We conducted an audit at doctors’ OPD’s to determine the amount of time doctors spend with patients. Given that the doctors have to take a patient history, examine the patient, write the records and produce a prescription, obviously time is needed to ensure all these are done.
 

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  • Public Holiday Notice

    December 8, 2018 - Greetings and best wishes on the occasion of the day Maldives Embraced Islam. Please note that the Hospital will observe 09 December 2018 as a holiday. Specialist OPDs will be closed during this time. Emergency services will continue to operate and our on-call specialists will attend to emergencies as and if required. Normal operations will resume on Monday, 10 December 2018. Thank you.

  • Successfully done CABG (bypass x3graft) for an octogenarian

    November 14, 2018 - The eldest patient to successfully get a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) in the Maldives have been discharged from the Hospital. This octogenarian (82yrs) was referred from the National Cardiac Center (IGMH) under the care of Dr. Ali Shafeeq and Dr. Miqdaad Shareef.