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Ministry of Health and Wellness

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam National Hospital (SSRNH)
Tel No. (+230)209-3500
Fax No. (+230)243-8965
The SSRN Hospital is situated in the district of Pamplemousses. It provides services for the sanitary area no 2 covering essentially the districts of Pamplemousses and Rivière du Rempart under the directorate of a Regional Health Director (RHD).
The Cardiac Centre is within the hospital compound.
Within its catchments area there is the specialised hospital in respiratory diseases of Poudre d'Or.
There are 23 Community Health Centres and 4 Area Health Centres within its catchments area
Historical background
Confronted with a high demand for a hospital from the population in the northern region, the government mandated in October 1962 a British firm to submit a detailed plan for such an institution.
In October 1963 the foundation stone was laid by Her Excellency Lady Rennie and it was decided that the hospital would be constructed in two phases.
In June 1966, the contract for the first phase was signed and it was completed in October 1968.
An operational Committee was set up in 1969 and it was decided to name it after the then Prime Minister.
The opening ceremony was held in August 1969 and Dr J.C. Mohith was appointed as its first Medical Superintendent as from December 1969.
Services provided
 General Medicine
 General Surgery
 Orthopaedics Surgery
 Gynaecology and Obstetrics
 Neonatal intensive care
 Cardiac surgery
Oncology OPD
Accident and Emergency Dept.
Intensive care Medical and Surgical
Chest diseases OPD
Dermatology OPD
Ophthalmology OPD
Paramedical services
 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
 School of Nursing
 Physiotherapy Department
 Medical Social Services
 Speech Therapy
 Occupational Therapy
 C A T Scan
Administrative Services
Title Name Email address
Regional Health Director Dr V. Dinassing

Medical Superintendent Dr G. Ram
Regional Health Services Administrator Mr H. Dhaliah
Senior Health Records Officer Mr A.S. Kureemun
The SAMU project, a specialised emergency service. Phone 114


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