The physical quality of life in Kottayam is much higher when compared to other districts of Kerala. This is due to high literacy rate and better medical facilities. Kottayam is one of the least polluted areas in India.

The birth rate of Kerala in 1996-97 was 19.6% while that of Kottayam is only 14.72%. So also the infant mortality rate is as low as 9.17 while the state figure is 17. The density of population of 784/ Sq.Km. is a little bit higher than that of the state which is 749/Sq.Km.

A good network of hospitals, both Government and private, practicing modern and indigenous medicines. Specialised hospitals, mostly in the private sector, are concentrated in the town areas.

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In the Government sector there is a Medical College, a district hospital, three taluk hospitals, 2 TB Centres, 6 community health centres, 7 hospitals, 7 block PH Centres and 48 Mini P.H. centres.

The hospitals have in total 7330 beds, 575 Doctors, 22 pharmacists and 1525 nurses in total in all the medical institutions of the district. The following diagram show Government and private participation in health services.

Allopathy Hospitals

Name Address Phone
Medical College Gandhi Nagar,Kottayam, Kerala, India 2597311
Kottayam District Hospital KK Road,Kottayam, Kerala, India 2563611
Kottayam I.C.H.M.C. Hospital Gandhi Nagar,Kottayam, Kerala, India 2597344
Taluk Hospital Changanassery Changanacherry, Kottayam, Kerala, India 2420349
Taluk Hospital , Pala Pala,Kottayam, Kerala, India 2212302
Taluk Hospital , Vaikom Vaikom, Kottayam, Kerala, India 2621261
Taluk Hospital ,Kanjirappally Kanjirappally, Kottayam, Kerala, India 2802292
Karippal Hospital , Kalathipady Kalathipady, Kottayam, Kerala, India 2570445
Mandiram Hospital, Manganam Manganam, Kottayam, Kerala, India 2578823
MGDM Kangazha Kangazha Kottayam, Kerala, India 2494244
Susrusha Hospital Kottayam, Kerala, India 2566826
St.Mary's Hospital Mannarkadu Kottayam, Kerala, India 2578177
Carithas Hospital, Thellakom, Kottayam Kottayam, Kerala, India 2790025
S.H. Medical Centre, Nagampadam Kottayam, Kerala, India 2562240
Bharath Hospital, Azad lane Kottayam, Kerala, India 2582947
Matha Hospital,Thellakom Kottayam, Kerala, India 2790921
E.S.I Dispensary,Vadavathoor Kottayam, Kerala, India 2576198
St.Thomas Hospital, Chethipuzha, Changanassery Changanassery ,Kottayam, Kerala, India 2421797
Indo-American Hospital ,Vaikom Vaikom,Kottayam, Kerala, India 2673281
Cherupuspham Hospital ,Pala Vaikom,Kottayam, Kerala, India 2212585
Cheriyapally Hospital Kottayam, Kerala, India 2566588

Dental Clinics

Name Address Phone
Cherukara Dental Clinic Kottayam, Kerala, India 2424499
Dr. Jijo Jacob- Modern Dental Centre Kottayam, Kerala, India 2569374
Dr. Judy John-Dijo Dental Clinic Kottayam, Kerala, India 2562814
Dr. K.A. Sunil- Bharath Hospital Kottayam, Kerala, India 2566928
Kottayam Speciality Dental Clinic Kottayam, Kerala, India 2585058
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