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Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour

ABOUT US

The Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour (IPHB) was established as an independent entity on 8th December 1980, after amalgamation of the Mental Hospital which was functioning under the Directorate of Health Services since July 1957, and the Department of Psychiatry of the Goa Medical College functioning since 1968.

The IPHB was shifted from Altinho, Panaji to a newly built premises admeasuring 27.6 Hect. of land on 28th May 2001, in close proximity with the tertiary care hospital and college, Goa Medical College, Bambolim Goa.

Preamble

In order to ensure transparency, extend accountability and carry out the services effectively and courteously, Citizen’s Charter for the Institute of Psychiatry and Human  Behaviour, has been prepared.

The charter seeks to provide a frame work which enables our users to know:

  1. Kind of services offered at I.P.H.B.
  2. The quality of Services they are entitled.

The means through which complaints regarding denial or poor quality service will be redressed.

General Information

At present bed strength of the Hospital is 190. The IPHB primarily seeks to provide preventive, curative and rehabilitative mental health services.

Currently IPHB has 05 male and 04 female wards for patients. In addition there are separate wards for patients coming from the prisons.

Objectives

The main objectives of setting up this institute were:

  1. To impart Under Graduate and Post-Graduate teaching courses conducted by Goa University to which Institute is affiliated.
  2. To provide optimal Mental Health Care Services in the State of Goa.
  3. Offer Training and Research in various disciplines of Psychiatry.
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Prof. Dr. Shivanand M. Bandekar
Director / Dean, IPHB.
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Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour, Opp: Holy Shrine Cross,
Bamboli-Goa
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+91 832 2458240
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Prof. Dr. Shivanand M. Bandekar
Director/Dean


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Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour,
Opp: Holy Shrine Cross,
Bamboli-Goa
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0832-2458240 (Ext. 230)
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Dr. Pooja M Madkaiker
Dy. Director (Admn.) – Administrative office


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Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour, Opp: Holy Shrine Cross,
Bamboli-Goa
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0832-2458687 (Ext.227)
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Shri Seby M Dias
Head Clerk


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Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour,
Opp: Holy Shrine Cross,
Bamboli-Goa
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0832-2458687 (Ext.225)
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Dr. Shilpa Waikar
Medical Superintendent – Clinical cases/matters


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Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour,
Opp: Holy Shrine Cross,
Bamboli-Goa
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0832-2458687 (Ext.208)


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