Savitribai Phule Pune University
Students Health Services
Dr. Dudhgaonkar S. M.
Health Service Scheme
and Residential Medical Officer,
MBBS, Diploma in Child Health
Savitribai Phule Pune University ,
Circular Regarding Compulsory Medical Check-Up of College Students
Services Scheme was established to promote
physical, mental & social well being of the students of the Savitribai Phule Pune University & it’s affiliated colleges. Health Check up of every first year (after
XIIth std) and hostel students seeking admission in Savitribai Phule Pune University and
it’s affiliated colleges is compulsory. This is for benefit of the students
as unrecognized disease/s which they are not aware of can be detected at the
time of the check-up and the treatment can be taken at appropriate time.
Every college should have a co-ordinator who will be responsible for the
implementation of Students’ Health Service Scheme in his/her college. Health
checkup should be done in college premises. If the number of students exceed
100, then health checkup may be conducted with the help of panel of doctors.
Lady students should be examined by lady doctors.
The students are advised to correct the illnesses detected at the time of
health checkup. The college should also organize health education activities
with the help of local doctors.
Facilities provided by Students’ Health Services Scheme, University
of Pune campus.
Specialists’ Consultation Services (Free
for all students): Physician, General Surgeon, ENT Surgeon, Skin
specialist, Orthopedic surgeon, Eye surgeon, Dental surgeon,
Gynecologist, Ayurvedic physician, Homeopathic specialist visit
Students’ Health centre according to time table.
Dental Clinic and Ophthalmology :
Extraction, Cement filling, Silver filling, prophylaxis, Root canal
treatment ,Dental X-ray is done at nominal charges whereas prescription
of glasses is provided free to all the students.
Mental health service & Counseling
Services (Free for all Students): It includes health and lifestyle
Financial help for deserving students:
Financial help is given to deserving students for their ailments,
surgical procedures, hospitalization etc. as per the University of Pune
Health check of Hostel and International
students: Routine health check up is conducted.
Yoga education for students: Yoga
education Center in collaboration with Kaivalyadham Lonavla. Separate
classes (two in the morning and two in the evening) for males & females.
There are two yoga instructors (one female & one male)
Certificate course in Yoga: A part time 3
months duration course in collaboration with Kaivalyadham Lonavla. In
all nine such courses were held. Next course will commence from 3rd
Physiotherapy Service: Visiting
physiotherapist (five days in a week), Electronic traction, short wave
diathermy, ultra sound, Interferential therapy unit, therapeutic
exercises with the help of Thera band, thera tubes, dumb bells etc. are
Hepatitis B Vaccination Programme :
Hepatitis B Vaccination Programme started from academic year 2005-06.
Three dose are given at a nominal cost of Rs. 100/- to the students. For
employees the facility is free.
Various Camps: Various camps such as Yoga
Camps, Blood donation camp, Homeopathy camp, cancer detection camp,
Fitness evaluation camp etc are held regularly.
Health education & financial management
activities for senior citizens. From the year 2008-09, University of
Pune has started Senior Citizens Unit. Health Services, University of
Pune organised many programs for the benefit of senior citizens. The
activity was inaugurated by Hon. Vice Chancellor Dr. Narendra Jadhav.
Number of health education activities were organized for the benefit of
the senior citizens. Next program is on Wednesday, 8th July 2009.
Health education activities:
12.1) Health education lectures are organized with the help of
audio-visual aids the topics include adolescent health, Healthy life
style, Health concerns of University students, HIV/AIDS , Sexually
Transmitted Infection, Sex education, first aid, health hazards of
tobacco, alcohol & drug etc.
12.2) Published booklet on frequently asked questions on HIV/AIDS &
Print media & electronic media gave wide publicity to the aforesaid
12.3) Helpline through telephone on HIV/AIDS & Sexuality.
University of Pune “Helpline (telephone counseling) on HIV/AIDS”,
Sexually Transmitted Infections, & Sexuality. Telephone number is
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