Gandhi Medical College
Hyderabad, Andhra pradesh

Gandhi Medical College was established initially in 1851 as an infirmary and grew from that to a containment hospital to King Edward's Memorial Hospital, until it became known as Gandhi Medical College in 1954. It currently has a bed strength of 1200 and is viewed as a premier teaching institution. Gandhi Medical College offers inpatient, outpatients, and emergency services, as well as a blood bank on site. We currently support one maternal health project at this site.


staff supported:

  • data manager cum social worker

  • nurse cum counselors (3)


JDF's maternal health project at Gandhi Medical College began in 2015, with support from our local champion, Dr. Mahalakshmi. Dr. Mahalakshmi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. We currently support three nurse cum counselors and one data manager cum social worker at this site.