Vinayaka Mission’s Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital (VMHMCH), Salem, a constituent college of Vinayaka Missions University was established in the year 1988 for imparting homoeopathic education including clinical training and offering the BHMS degree course. In the year 2002, the Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi granted permission to start the M.D.(Hom) course in all the seven specialities (Practice of Medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Materia Medica, Organon & Homoeopathic Philosophy, Repertory and Homoeopathic Pharmacy) appreciating the high level of academic standards and excellent infrastructural facilities in the college. The management has provided the college with the best infrastructural facilities and most qualified and well experienced teachers and non–teaching staff members. The college commands a great respect and reputation among the public and homoeopathic professionals in Tamil Nadu and other parts of India, also abroad. The BHMS and M.D.(Hom) degrees awarded by Vinayaka Missions University is permanently recognized by the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India and are included in the second schedule of the Homoeopathy Central Council Act. Our college became a partner institution of IGNOU in 2009 under the “convergence scheme”. The students and doctors from UK and Canada have attended extended clinical training programmes in the college.
International Partnership :
The college has a mutual beneficial agreement with the Faculty of Homoeopathy, London to extend the clinical training programme for international students.
National Partnership :
Convergence Scheme with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi.
As a center of excellence, Vinayaka Mission’s Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital renders high quality and free health care services at the OPD/ IPD and Peripheral Health Centres. Approximately 220000 patients in OPD and Peripheral Health Centres and 5000 patients in IPD were examined and given free treatment in the last five years. Around 15000 patients were investigated in our clinical lab without charge. Our hospital and Peripheral Health Centres render totally free health care services, mainly benefited by the under privileged and rural people.
Our 80 bedded hospital provides good medical care which includes all the important disciplines like Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Medicine, Surgery and OBG with the motto to improve the quality of the life of the patients. Apart from the hospital, we also have 10 Peripheral Health Centres to cater to the health care needs of the rural people.
The college which is spread over 10.25 acres and has a built-up area of 74088 sq. ft, has excellent infrastructural facilities for the conduct of regular academic activities which include theoretical classrooms, OPD and IPD, the hospital laboratory, departmental laboratories, library, seminar halls, research and development department, audiovisual room, departmental rooms and an administrative office.
The institution also has facilities for indoor games and outdoor sports like football, volleyball, basketball and cricket.
HIGHLIGHTS ABOUT VMHMCH
a. The first college sanctioned with 100 intake capacity for the BHMS course in Tamil Nadu by the Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi.
b. The only Homoeopathic Medical College in Tami Nadu having all 7 specialties in Post Graduation.
c. Our college has produced the first Homoeopathic Specialist in Medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Homoeopathic Pharmacy in India.
d. Foreign Homoeopathic students from Canada and the UK have undergone Extended Clinical Training in the campus.
e. Our college has been selected as center for the Re-orientation Training Programme in Medicine, Pathology and Obstetrics & Gynecology and has received the grant-in-aid by the Dept. of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and the Govt. of India in the year 2008.
f. The Faculty of Homoeopathy, Vinayaka Missions University is represented in the Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi.