First IVF centre will be opened in Hamidia hospital: Sarang

Madhya Pradesh’s first In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Centre will be opened in Hamidia Hospital of Bhopal. Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang said that this will be the first set up under the government system. The IVF Lab will open in two thousand square feet area. It can start in 3 to 4 months. Treatment in private IVF centres are very expensive. After opening in Hamidia Hospital, treatment will be free.

Minister Sarang had arrived on Friday to inspect the new building of Hamidia Hospital. During this, he gave information regarding IVF centre. He said, opening of IVF centre will benefit poor childless couples. Such a step has been taken for the first time in the government health infrastructure of Madhya Pradesh.

According to doctors, the cost of IVF treatment in private hospitals range from two to five lakh rupees. This treatment will be free of cost at the government level. IVF is an artificial process of conception. A baby born through this process is called a test tube baby. IVF treatment involves mixing a woman’s eggs and a man’s sperm under certain controlled conditions in the laboratory. Once the embryo is formed, it is placed back into the woman’s uterus.



IVF centres will also be started in 6 medical colleges of the state. These include Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Rewa and Sagar. Their approval was ordered in February-22.



Minister Sarang, who arrived to inspect shifting of Sultania Zanana Hospital shifted to Hamidia Hospital, also talked to the patient and their family members. Minister Sarang said that more patients are coming to Sultania’s IPD. All the patients are happy with the arrangements in the new campus of Hamidia. Feedback on the arrangements is also being taken from the relatives of the patient. When deficiencies are noticed, they are being rectified.