Health Minister Inaugurates UHAN- NE India’s 1st Multi-speciality Ayurvedic Hospital
UHAN is Awesome: Health Minister Dr. Lyngdoh at USTM
USTM is a one-stop educational village: Health Minister Dr Lyngdoh
9th Mile, Khanapara, Ri Bhoi, August 24, 2023: The University Hospital of Ayurveda & Naturopathy (UHAN), North East India’s premier multi-specialty Ayurvedic Hospital has been officially inaugurated today at the USTM campus by Dr M Ampareen Lyngdoh, Hon’ble Minister of Health & FW, I &PR and Law, Government of Meghalaya. Currently, this 100-bed ayurvedic hospital is open at the USTM campus where inter-disciplinary health research and central instrumentation facility are already available and functioning.
Addressing a large gathering, Health Minister Dr M Ampareen Lyngdoh said, “UHAN is just unbelievable. The kind of infrastructure and facilities it is offering is awesome. The USTM is a one-stop educational village, an institution with a difference”. “I am happy to inaugurate UHAN. I am humbled to learn that Ayurveda and Naturopathy are branches of knowledge that are gaining popularity more and more”, she added.
Appreciating the growth of USTM within a short span of time, the Minister said that the Government of Meghalaya is very delighted to partner with a visionary like Mahbubul Hoque. “Knowledge cannot be bought, it is inculcated, it is nurtured. I assure you that the Meghalaya Government will give full support to establish the upcoming PA Sangma International Medical College and Hospital at USTM campus”.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor USTM said, “In the near future, before 2030, all healthcare divisions—Allopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy—along with research will exist in the USTM campus.”
UHAN provides advanced diagnostic services and classical Panchakarma treatments with a dedicated, dynamic, and competent team of experienced Ayurvedic doctors and paramedical staff. With accident and emergency care, IPD, and OPD, the hospital offers a wide range of treatments and therapies. These include herbal remedies, massage, yoga, meditation, and dietary changes.
The hospital is particularly effective in treating chronic conditions such as arthritis, asthma, and digestive disorders. It also offers treatments for stress, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. It is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and the practitioners are highly trained and experienced in the field of Ayurveda.
The various sections at the hospital are Kayachikitsa (Ayruveda Medicine), Shalya (Surgery), Prasuti Tantra & Stree Rog (Obstetrics & Gynecology), Shalakya (ENT), Netra Roga (Opthalmology), Kumarbhritya (Paediatrics), Swastavritta (Yoga & Wellness Centre), Geriatric Care Clinic, 24 hours pharmacy services, 24 hours ambulance services and canteen services. The round-the-clock Laboratory services include USG, ECG, X-Ray, Panchakarma Therapies, Abyanga, Snehan, Swedan, Vamana, Virechana, Nasya, Vasti, Shirodhara and Raktamokshana.