Government Medical College Thiruvananthapuram
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Medical College Ulloor Road, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695011
The first Medical School in the southern state of Kerala started functioning in 1951. The Kerala model of health care,globally acclaimed for cost effectiveness, is attributable to the alumni of this institution. The Sree Avittom Thirunal Hospital, offering comprehensive health care for women and children was added in 1952 .
Over the years its picturesque campus has attracted major institutions like the Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Science and Techonology, the Regional Cancer Centre, the Achutha Menon Center and the Child Development Center , all of which together forms a health city on the outskirts of the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram.
The institution has over 2500 beds for inpatient care and offers courses at graduate, post graduate and post doctoral levels in medicine,public health, nursing and pharmaceutical sciences.
Affiliation of the college is currently being transferred from the University of Kerala to the newly formed Kerala University of Health Sciences.