One of the mandatory functions of the Cantonment Board is to provide the basic health cover to the civilian population of Delhi Cantonment Area. The board has been performing this through Cantonment General Hospital located at Sadar Bazar, Delhi Cantt.
The Hospital made a modest beginning from one of the barracks of the old base hospital building at Sadar Bazar, Delhi Cantt. The hospital was shifted to its present location in 1963.The hospital is a 100-bedded unit (under extension) at present, providing general medical and primary emergency care services including Laboratory, X-ray and Delivery services. The hospital is managed by the CMO, 4 general duty doctors and a dental surgeon. It has a full-time dental clinic and part-time visiting specialist of dermatology and ophthalmology.
It has in its premises a Health Post of Delhi Govt which provides Maternal and Child Health Services including Antenatal Care and Immunization Services. It also has the DOTS Centre of Delhi Govt providing treatment of tuberculosis. A Homoeopathy Clinic run by Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) is also functional on daily basis.
The hospital carries out Birth & Death Registration, an important function of Delhi Cantonment Board. It is implementing all the National Health Programs including Pulse Polio Program, School Health and Tuberculosis Control.