Surg Capt Wahida Prizm
COMMANDING OFFICER - INHS KASTURI
Surg Capt Wahida Prizm (75641-K) was commissioned in Medical branch of Indian Navy on 10 Nov 1997 at INHS Kalyani. She did MBBS from Jammu University and PGDHM from Kamraj University. In her 22 years of service, she has served as PMO INS Amba, MO Asvini, Oi/C FMC (Mbi), MO CH(SC) Pune, MO Dept of Biochemistry AFMC Pune, PMO INS Zamorin, MOi/C Dockyard Dispensary (MB), MOi/C MI Room INHS Asvini, Directing staff OTC AMC Lucknow and SSO Medical HQWNC. She has been awarded with commendations from the COAS, FOCINC West and FOCINC East for her distinguished service. She was posted at INHS Asvini prior taking over as Commanding Officer INHS Kasturi on 28 Apr 2018.
“We add life to years and years to life"
The hospital crest depicts the musk deer, Moschus Chrysogaster, known in India as Kasturi Mrig. The dear is surrounded by a lifebuoy with dark blue waves depicted in the lower portion signifying the naval connection. The hospital is named after the Kasturi deer whose special secretion -musk- is credited with medical properties and is used in the indigenous Ayurveda and Unani System of medicine for the formulation of various medications to treat a variety of illnesses.
INHS Kasturi is a 54 bedded hospital and caters to the medical care requirement of Station Lonavla. The hospital was commissioned on 02 Jun 1980 and was shifted from the old barrack type accommodation to its present location in Nov 2001. Kasturi has been awarded NABH Safe -I (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers - Safety against infections) Certification on 07 May 17. It provides quality and value driven patient care to all residents of the Station. Facilities at INHS Kasturi include an MI Room, a Medical Specialist, a Surgical team comprising of surgeon, anaesthesiologist and a dental centre. Services of Gynaecologist and Paediatrician have been outsourced who visit twice a week for OPD consultation.