Referral Hospital & Research Centre, Chubwa
Referral Hospital and Research Centre (RHRC), a 75-bed, secondary care hospital, was conceptualised by Tata Tea Ltd in 1989 and was set up at Chubwa tea estate by Tata Tea in 1994. RHRC has been offering free treatment to all Tata Tea and now Amalgamated Plantations Pvt Ltd employees and at minimal cost, to the general public. The hospital works on a non-profit basis.
Through its sustained and ethical medical practices, RHRC has earned a good reputation not only locally but even in the neighbouring states of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh from where patients come seeking better medical care. It is the only healthcare centre in the region with SA8000 certification and offers renowned departments of Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, ENT, Eye and Dental. Since 2007, RHRC has treated over 3,00,000 patients of which over 2,50,000 have been non-employee patients. The mission of the hospital is to provide the best primary and secondary medical care at affordable cost in the North East.