Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research

A NABH Pre-Accreditation Entry Level Hospital

About us

Christian Institute Of Health Science And Research

The Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research (CIHSR) was established in 2007 under a tripartite partnership agreement between Christian Medical College, Vellore, Emmanuel Hospital Association, New Delhi and the Government of Nagaland as a charitable Society and organization. It is situated on 130 acres of land located at 4th Mile, Dimapur in Nagaland.

The board of Directors that govern the institute are derived from these 3 partners.

The Objectives Are To Develop

  1. To develop a centre of excellence in Healthcare
  2. To develop Undergraduate, postgraduate and innovative medical teaching programs to empower healthcare personnel in Northeast India
  3. To develop staff and medical leaders to the potential that God has created them to be and harness their talents and gifts to significantly impact the region and beyond.
  4. To develop a vibrant community that cares and supports each other, thereby reflecting the nature and character of Christ to the society around. To encourage this community to proactively engage with the neighbouring communities and society to bring holistic transformation.
  5. To provide a focal point for a network of hospitals and likeminded organizations in the Northeast so as to make an impact on health in the whole of the region

In Its 13 Years Of Existence CIHSR Has Developed

  1. A 200 bedded NABH entry level accredited secondary to mid-level tertiary hospital with most of the broad specialties and a few higher specialties in Gastroenterology & Cardiology
  2. A Cancer Centre with Linac Radiotherapy facilities
  3. Palliative and home based care services
  4. A very busy Haemodialysis centre
Surgery Procedures
Dialysis Procedure


CIHSR The Only Teaching Hospital In Nagaland And Runs Courses In

✔ Post graduate DNB courses in Medicine, Surgery and Family Medicine

✔ Allied health sciences courses in Radiography, Anaesthesia and OT technology, Optometry, Hospital information management and Laboratory technology

✔ Lay leaders Health training courses for peripheral health workers

✔ Centre for Distance education courses with CMC Vellore in Family medicine

✔ College of nursing with GNM, BSc and Post basic BSc courses

✔ A centre for children with special needs

✔ Bedside care and Home care assistant’s courses

✔ Active research projects – PG thesis and external collaborations

Outreach Services

  1. Community health team engaged with 3 blocks of Dimapur
  2. School health activities
  3. Partners with peripheral areas of Nagaland with NGOs and faith based organizations in medical camps, telemedicine and health training
  4. Teach Income generating skills to various NGOs, academic institutions and FBOs
  5. Community based rehabilitation

Government Engagement

  1. We run all the vertical National Health programmes
  2. CIHSR is the largest provider for Ayushman Bharat schemes in the state of Nagaland
  3. Provide Telemedicine services for all the Community Health officers in the Health and wellness centres in Nagaland under the NHM
  4. Provide training to Government Health staff and advisory assistance in various areas

Plans – To Develop

  1. Integrated centre for disability
  2. A skills laboratory and institute
  3. A State biomedical engineering resource and training centre cum network for Nagaland
  4. A Radiation safety quality assurance programme for Nagaland
  5. A Medical College with active engagement with the state Government and the peripheral areas of the state
  6. Hemodialysis course for nurse technologists
  7. A new Nurse educator programme for the first time in the country
  8. Software related to whole person care – integrated communications, training and support for patients
  9. Training courses for the CHOs in the Health and wellness centres of the state
  10. IGNOU centre for training health workers