From the Desk of Director SCHC

Dear Symbian,

Healthy Greetings & Welcome to Symbiosis Centre of Health Care.

We are contented to offer preventive, promotive and curative healthcare services for disease prevention, health maintenance, & promotion of wellness through health education at Symbiosis Centre of Health Care.

We connect, collaborate and create movement, policies, and practices as an integral part of our commitment to students’ health.

A student’s academic experience and success is intimately associated with their overall health and wellness. We support them when they are sick, educate them on healthy lifestyle choices, and protect them through health education, health check-up, vaccination and accessibility to curative healthcare & thereby encourages healthy behaviors and choices.

The benefit of receiving health care on campus is convenient & costs for services, procedures, tests and medications are reasonable. Every student & staff at Symbiosis is covered under unique group medical insurance scheme of National Insurance Company (NIC).

Feel free to contact Campus Medical Officer for any health concerns you may have. Safeguarding your health is of primary importance for Team SCHC

Good luck in your academic pursuits and always remember that we are here for your healthiest experience at Symbiosis.

Best Regards,

Dr. Alaka Chandak

Director, Symbiosis Centre of Health Care

Research Publications

1. ‘Effect of Gym activity on students and staff of Symbiosis International University’ (2011) In: National Congress on Physical activity fitness and health Proceedings Organized by: Department of physical education, University of Pune – 411007, Maharashtra, India On: 11th and 12th March 2011 Publishers: Excel India Publisher

2. ‘Use & outcome of Electronic Health Record for health insurance _ an experience of Symbiosis Centre of Health Care’ International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER), Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2012, ISSN 2229-5518.

3. ‘Knowledge & impact about health insurance among students at Symbiosis International University-A pilot study’ International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER), Volume 3, Issue 8, August 2012, ISSN 2229-5518.

4. ‘Sero-surveillance to assess rubella susceptibility and assessment of immunogenicity and reactogenicity of rubella vaccine in Indian girls aged 18-24 years.’ Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics’, October 2014, Volume 10, Issue 10, ISSN: 2164-554X ; Impact Factor (IF) 2012: 3.136

5. ‘Students’ perception of health checkup program: a case study / experience of an Indian university’, SYMHEALTH 2017 (Page no. 106-107) & poster presentation.

6. ‘Trends in Students’ Outlook for Annual Health Checkup at an Indian University’, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development 29 December, 2017, Volume 8, Issue 4, ISSN : 0976-0245. Online ISSN : 0976-5506.

7. ‘The Effectiveness of use of Electronic Medical Record System at University Health Centre’ Journal of Public Health Research & Development July, 2019, Volume 10, Issue 7, ISSN : 0976-0245. Online ISSN : 0976-5506.

8. Perception and Practices of Voluntary Blood Donation Amongst Students of Higher Educational Institutes in India. Online J Health Allied Scs. 2019;18(3):6. Available at URL: