Giffard Memorial Hospital (Nuzvid, Andhra Pradesh, IN)

A 110-bed general hospital at Nuzvid, Andhra Pradesh, India, about 32 miles (50 kilometers) northeast of Vijayavada with specialized eye and dental services. It is operated by the Central India Union of the Southern Asia Division. The hospital operates a government-accredited School of Nursing and offers a course in medical laboratory technology. It is administered by staff physicians and a medical director. It is situated on 23 acres (nine hectares) of land and has 17 hospital buildings and 35 staff residencies. In 1992 there were 2,000 inpatients and 40,000 outpatients. During that year there were 350 major surgeries, 750 minor surgeries, 400 deliveries, and 1,400 eye surgeries. The hospital was established in 1925 by a trust agreement concluded between Sree Rajah Sobhanadri Apparao, zam...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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