Healthcare Services in Diu

The tiny island of Diu though known for its beautiful beaches and other sightseeing destinations is no inferiors in terms of healthcare services. The government is taking efforts to promote tourism to the optimum level and as a part of this initiative superior quality healthcare services are made available to the people the locals as well as the tourists at affordable rates. The government takes all possible steps to ensure that adequate medical facilities are available to all sections of the society. Programmes like Mother and Child tracking System (MCTS), National Leprosy elimination Programmes, Pulse Polio Immunisation, School Health Programme and others are undertaken to arrest the spread of diseases and ensure the well-being of the people.

Government Health Infrastructure in Diu

Health in DiuThe Union Territory Health Mission (UTHM) has been set up by the government in Daman and Diu to ensure that each and every person has access to basic medical facilities and timely treatment. The Mission aims in ensuring the overall well-being of a person by bringing about awareness related to various parameters of a healthy lifestyle including nutrition, sanitation, hygiene and clean drinking water. The major goal of this mission is to ensure that those residing in the rural areas, especially women, children and the downtrodden have access to quality healthcare services.

Various other objectives of this scheme include promotion of healthy lifestyle, population stabilization and demographic balance, prevention of spread of various diseases, access to primary healthcare, revitalisation of local health traditions etc. To achieve these objectives, a Government hospital, a Community Health Centre, a Primary Health Centre and 6 Sub Health Centres.

Government Hospital, Diu

The Government Hospital in Diu is a general hospital, equipped with a number of services providing medical care and timely treatment to the patients. Various facilities available in this hospital include Radiology, Ayurvedic and Homeopathy, OPD, Dentistry, Operation Theatre, Intensive Care Unit, Laboratory, Accident and Trauma Unit, Mortuary Services, Counselling and Testing Centre, 24 hour Pharmacy, Physiotherapy Unit, Blood Bank, 24 hour Ambulance Services etc. These facilities are provided free of cost to the patients, without any discrimination. Specialist Doctors and Medico Legal Services are available round the clock, thus adding to the ease of the patients. The ambulance is equipped with well-trained paramedics and basic life support system to deal with different kinds of medical emergencies. Various schemes like Matru Samruddhi Yojana, Dikri Development Scheme, issue of medical and fitness certificates etc are also undertaken in the hospital.

Dr. M. J. Vaishya
Health Officer,
Government Hospital, Diu.
Phone No: 8980034720

Health Centres in Diu

Health Centres in Diu

The Primary Health Centre is located at Vanakbara village in Diu. Various services available in the Primary Health Centre include OPD, 24 hour Pharmacy, Laboratory, Labour Room, X- Ray Unit and AYUSH Unit, Indoor Services etc.

Dy. Director, Primary Health Centre,
Vanakbara, Diu.
Phone No: 02875 – 271301

There is a Community Health Centre in Ghoghla providing various services like OPD, X- Ray, Operation Theatre, Dentistry, Ayurvedic and Homeopathic OPD, Panchkarma Centre, 24 hour Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Ambulance for referral, ICTC etc.

Health Officer,
Community Health Centre,
Ghoghla, Diu.
Phone No: 02875 – 252244

There are 6 Sub Health Centres in Diu, acting as an interface between primary healthcare system and the community. There are two sub centres in Ghoghla, one in Fudam, one in Bucharwada, one each in Vanakbara and Dagachi. Various services provided by the centres include immunisation of children, ante and post natal care, disease surveillance, control of endemic diseases, water and sanitation, house to house visit for Annual Health Survey, Health education and many more.

Chemists in Diu

Apart from the pharmacy in the Government Hospital and Health Centres, there are medical stores in Diu that remain open for 24 hours and cater to the needs of the people here. Home delivery services can also be availed, where the required medicines are delivered at your doorstep. Apart from the required medicines, basic items of daily necessity can also be availed from these shops including cosmetics, child care products, health beverages, fitness equipments, and house hold materials and many others.


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