The National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) was established on 10 December 1975 in Kolkata as an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The Institute has been offering Degree courses in Homoeopathy since 1987 and Postgraduate courses since 1998-99. The NIH was affiliated to the University of Calcutta up to 2003-04 and is affiliated to the West Bengal University of Health Sciences from 2004- 05 onwards The NIH also conducts regular Orientation Training courses for Teachers and Physicians.
The BHMS course is of 5 ½ years duration (including one year compulsory Internship). The MD (Hom) course is available in three subjects’ viz. Organon of Medicine, Repertory and Materia Medica. Six seats are available in each subject.
The In Patient and Out Patient Departments in the NIH provide subsidized and in some cases free medical services to patients. Specialized clinics with clinical pathology, radiology, ultra sonography and ECG investigation facilities are available. Facilities for sophisticated biochemical investigations are also available. The NIH has 60- bed Hospital, of which 10 beds are earmarked for surgery and 10 for maternity cases. In addition to the 60 beds, there are 8 Air-conditioned pay cabins. A 6-bed paediatric ward has been opened recently. The Institute has a fully equipped operation theatre. New equipment and instruments, such as pulse oxymeter, diathermy, portable X-ray, Horizontal sterilizer and an O.T. lamp have been added. Orthopedic surgery is also available. The hospital has a Labour Room and undertakes antenatal and post-natal care of the mother and child.
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