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The Van Allen Hospital
In April 1915, Dr.Van Allen raised funds to construct the first unit of the hospital at the entrance of Coaker's walk.So it was named after him. Facilities got updated from time to time and now it has X-ray machine, well equipped pathological lab, and operation theatre with blood transfusion facilities.
Working Hours - Monday to Friday : 9.30 to 11.30 a.m
2.30 to 4.30 p.m
Saturday : 9.30 to 11.30 a.m
It is situated on the hillside near Rock cottage on lower shola road. It was a small municipal hospital until 1927. Now it has X-ray, Dental, Maternity ward and other facilities.
Government Veterinary Hospital
The state Government's animal husbandry department maintains this hospital in Munjikal. There is a mobile unit which cater needs of nearby villages. It also offers extension work in dairy improvement and poultry farming.