A PUBLIC SERVICE INSTITUTE OF 37 YEARS”™ STANDING

KG. Hospital run by K. Govindaswamy Naidu Medical Trust

  • Hospital established in 1974
  • Trust Hospital
  • Hospital”™s strength is “Personal and Compassionate Care“ ““ Nursing care is best
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity is the hospital”™s continuous activity since inception:
  • Free Eye surgery to poor: 250-bed eye hospital with state of the art facility performed Intra Ocular Eye Surgeries (to remove cataract) totally free of charges on nearly 85,000 poor people ““ They are screened and identified at their place of residence, transported in hospital”™s own van, provided free food, spectacles, medicines and dropped back ““ all free of cost.
  • Free Eye Surgery as part of K.G. CRUSADE AGAINST CHILDHOOD BLINDNESS of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, President of India: More than 1,000 free eye surgeries done for poor children in line with the advice of Dr. A.P.J..Abdul Kalam.
  • Book titled “India 2020 ““ A Vision for the New Millennium”:: In his book titled “A Vision for the New Millennium”, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam had lauded the commendable work done by K.G. Hospital in restoring vision to the poor free of cost.
  • G. Heart Centre: Joined hands with the Government of Tamil Nadu for free treatment of people below poverty line by performing heart surgeries and procedures to about 1,600 people.

  • IDHAYAM KAAPPOM SCHEME of Dr. J. Jayalalithaa, Hon”™ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu: Joined hands with the Government of Tamil Nadu in this benevolent scheme for the poor and down trodden by doing surgeries on 100 very poor patients and this was appreciated by the Honourable Chief Minister (letter dated 5.7.2002 enclosed).

  • Little Heart Foundation scheme for poor children: Under this concept launched by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, more than 500 free heart surgeries were conducted for poor children. This is a continuing service.
  • ILAM SIRAR IRUDAYA PAADUKAPPU THITTAM: 450 poor children were operated under this noble scheme of the Government of Tamil Nadu at highly subsidized rates.

  • Blood Bank: The Regional Blood Bank of the hospital with its 1000-unit blood capacity functions round the clock and has facilities for blood component separation, so that 1 unit of blood can help 4 needy patients. This blood bank serves the needs of 1,200 hospitals in and around Coimbatore and neighbouring districts and parts of Kerala. The blood bank has conducted 1,500 blood donation camps.

  • Free blood to Thalessemia patients: K.G. Hospital supplies free blood to children afflicted with Thalessemia for life.

  • Free Blood Pressure Check Up: A free B.P. Clinic started by the hospital 10 years ago has benefited over 5 lakh people in getting their blood pressure checked up. This scheme is a continuing effort.

  • Free Dialysis Centre: As part of charitable and ongoing programme, so far,              K.G. Hospital has provided dialysis to over 3,000 people free of charge. State Bank of India joined K.G. Hospital in this cause to some extent by donating two dialysis machines.

  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister”™s Comprehensive Health Scheme: K.G. Hospital has been selected under the scheme to perform heart surgeries and procedures for people living below the poverty line.

  • Help for Kargil War victims: Blood and blood components and philanthropic support of Rs.16 lakhs were given to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu towards Kargil War fund.

  • Kumbakonam school fire accident tragedy: 300 units of blood plasma and drugs worth Rs.5 lakhs were donated.

  • Coimbatore bomb blast of 1988: 250 bomb blast victims were treated and their lives saved when all the hospitals in Coimbatore were closed.

  • Tsunami of 2005: Rs.1 lakh worth of medicine was rushed along with an ambulance and two doctors who stayed for 10 days in the Tsunami affected area to join the relief work.

  • Gujarat Earthquake of 2001: K.G. Hospital was one of the first hospitals to rush medicine and blood components to the earthquake victims.

  • Thane Cyclone of 2011: A sum of Rs.15 lakhs was donated to the Hon”™ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu as relief to supplement the efforts of the Government to rehabilitate the affected people.

  • CME Programmes: Since its inception, the hospital has been conducting CME programmes for updating knowledge of the hospital staff as well as the medical practitioners with national and international faculties ““ over 10,000 such CME programmes have been conducted.

  • Heart Health Awareness: To create awareness among the general public regarding need to protect their “˜heart”™ and also to take preventive measures by adopting life style modifications, the Chairman of the hospital wrote a book titled IDHAYAM ORU KOVIL            in Tamil and HRUDAYAM ORU KSHETHRAM in Malayalam and distributed 5 lakh copies free of cost to the general public. This was well received.

  • Health Awareness talk through media: Keeping in view that “˜Prevention is better than Cure”™, the Chairman of the hospital has been continuously talking on PREVENTIVE MEDICINE in the print media (newspapers) and also the electronic media (T.V. channels) for the last five years.

  • Health awareness programmes & Rural Village Outreach Programme: As a regular feature, the hospital conducts extensive camps to create health awareness among the people, apart from conducting specific camps for various diseases all over Coimbatore and in the other districts of Tamil Nadu and also the neighbouring State of Kerala. A good number of programmes for medical fraternity in the adjoining districts have also been conducted.

  • ANNADANAM ““ Free meal scheme for workers: Under this scheme, daily more than 300 workers are given free meals twice a day.

  • Concern for the community: K.G. Hospital has grown because of the community and to grow the community and keeping this principle in view, the Trust which runs the hospital, has been giving concession in treatment to deserving patients. A total of 102 crores has been given as concession so far, out of which Rs.58 crores was given during the last five years alone.

  • G. Hospital”™s concern for people”™s health: To ensure accurate and early diagnosis of diseases followed by appropriate treatment of the people of the community, K.G. Hospital has been a pioneer in bringing revolutionary and sophisticated medical equipments as are introduced abroad almost simultaneously.

  • CSR activities of K.G. Hospital in other areas:

  1. Recognition of doctors from various parts of Tamil Nadu: Every year, more than 100 doctors are being given DOCTOR OF EXCELLENCE awards.

  1. Recognition of eminent personalities from various fields in the country and abroad: On an average, 10 eminent personalities are being awarded DYNAMIC INDIAN OF THE MILLENNIUM every year.

  • Deputing our professionals for various camps and events organized by government agencies, departments and NGOs

  • Blood collection camps in schools and colleges

  • Set up emergency accident booths at strategic places

  • Training for giving Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to the general public and police personnel

  • Adopted one Integrated Women Sanitary Complex at Keeranatham A.D. Colony for its maintenance under the Chief Minister”™s directions to renovate and maintain these complexes

  • Emergency ICU Ambulance is made available for escort during VVIPs visits

  • Coimbatore Medical College Hospital approaches us for any help from time to time