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The University Health Service is organized to help the students & staff of the University to lead an active life free from disease and it contributes towards the social wellbeing of students and provides a comprehensive, preventive health service. All registered students and staff are entitled to free consultations, free basic medicinal drugs, laboratory service and other services.  
Health Centre of the University ( UHC ) functions as an “ out patients” departments ( OPD ) of a normal hospital, attending to health needs of nearly 10000 of undergraduates and around 2000 academic and non – academic staff, as well as their close relatives.
Medical Centre provides OPD consultation, day treatment and emergency treatment for university community and patient may referred to relevant clinic or transferred to tertiary care hospitals according to their requirement & situations. For provide these services medical centre has qualified staff, well equipped laboratory, Pharmacy and other required facilities .
In addition to that Dental Clinic & Ayurvedic medical facilities are available at the Medical Centre.
The University Medical Officers are well trained in student counselling and student health, especially in areas of sexual & reproductive health and psychological problems of youth. During counselling sessions strict confidentiality is maintained. Students can meet any doctor during working days or either through telephone could reserve the time by contacting Matron 0112903152.
 
In addition, UHC conducts Medical examination, certifying the fitness of students involved in sports activities and of academic staff and / or students who go abroad on study or international conferences either tournaments. Chief Medical Officer ( CMO ) of UHC is responsible for  medical confirmation for service and granting extension  of services to the staff based on the findings of medical examination. All the medical certificates of students and staff are evaluating and certify by CMO.
Students who fall ill during examinations are advised to inform University Medical Officer during such illness. This intimation is imperative even if they are treated by another doctor. All Medical Certificates other than those from Government Medical Institutions have to be forwarded to the University Chief Medical Officer for certification.
 
Students need to provide Medical Certificates whenever they take leave due to illnesses, especially during examinations. The University authorities accept three types of Medical Certificates.
 
  1. Medical Certificate issued by University Medical Officers
 
  1. A Medical Certificate from a government medical officer or a government medical institution issued on the Official Certificate form and in case of infectious illness from a Medical Officer of Health. (MOH)
 
  1. Medical Certificate issued by private medical practitioners if they are duly certified by University Medical Officer (s) (SUCH PRIVATE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE SHOULD BE SUBMITTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE ILLNESS.) Medical center do not accept medical if it is more than 14 days. In case of Ayurvedic Medicals, those medicals should be approved by the Chief Medical Officer, Yakkala Ayurvedic Hospital.
 
 
Students who bring Medical Certificates from private medical practitioners must provide sufficient evidence in the form of prescriptions, pathological reports and x-rays, to prove the authenticity of illnesses. It is only after scrutinizing these reports that the University Medical Officer would certify the private Medical Certificates. Whenever a student seeks leave of absence due to bereavement in the immediate family, they have to provide credible evidence such as death certificates to the University Medical Officer to approve leave.
During the examination if a student is too ill to come to the University Health Centre, she/he must inform the University Medical Officer or Matron either by telephoning,E-mailing or by sending a telegram. Consulted Doctor's name/ Institute and the telephone number should be given by the student on that time.
 
“Adequate treatment and care even of mild ailments could prevent the occurrence of serious disease, minimize the rate of absenteeism from classes and control the spread of infection to others ““are the main aim of management at university medical centre.
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