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Ministry of Health and Wellness

Jawaharall Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital (JNH)
Tel No. (+230)603-7000
Fax No. (+230)627-4981

Nehru Hospital is situated in Rose-Belle in the district of Grand Port and caters for the sanitary region number 4 covering the districts of Grand Port and Savanne with approximately 200,000 inhabitants under the directorate of a Regional Health Director (RHD).
The Regional Health Director is responsible for the Souillac District Hospital and the Day care centre of Mahebourg Hospital.
There are 17 Community Health Centres and 5 Area Health Centres within its catchments area
Historical background
The foundation stone of J Nehru Hospital was laid in October 1984 by H.E. Zail Singh, the then President of India.
The first phase of the project began in 1985 and consisted in the building of six 30-bed wards. The official opening was on 14th November 1990 on the death anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru. The launching was done in March 1991 by H.E Dr S. Sharma the then Indian Vice President. The first Regional Health Director was Dr B. Ramdowar.
The second phase, concerning the setting up of six new wards, a central sterilisation unit and a sewerage plant, was started in August 1993 and was completed in August 1996.
Services provided

 General Medicine
 General Surgical
 Renal Surgery
 Gynecology and Obstetrics
Physical Medicine
Chest diseases
NCD (Non Communicable Diseases Clinic)
Skin diseases OPD
ENT Clinic OPD
Oncology OPD
Ophthalmology OPD
Accident and Emergency Dept.
Intensive care Medical and Surgical
Dental facilities

Ancillary Departments
Medical Laboratory Services

 Nuclear Medicine
 C. A. T. scan
 Occupational Therapy
 Speech Therapist
 Social Worker
 Centralised Medical Records Department
Administrative Services
  Regional Health Director
 Medical Superintendent
 Regional Hospital Administrator & Hospital Administrator
 Regional Nursing Administrator
 Nursing Administrator Male & Female
 Regional Public Health Superintendent
The SAMU Project, a specialised emergency service. Phone 114
Administrative Services
Title Name Email Address
Regional Health Director Dr R Goordoyal rgoodoyal@govmu,org
Ag. Medical Superintendent Dr D. Rughoobur
Ag. Regional Health Services Administrator Mrs J. Chuckowry
Ag. Senior Health Records Officer Mrs S.Jeeanah


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