Healthcare - Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute, West Tibet
Tibetan Medical Clinic Mt. Kailash
The Tibetan Medical Clinic Mt.Kailash was inaugurated in 1997. It is the world's highest altitude hospital. It is also a valuable contact point for local people, pilgrims and travelers.
- More than 6000 ambulant consultations per year
- Training center for the medical students of the Tibetan Medical School Mt. Kailash
- Organization of medical relief activities (e.g. micro surgical eye camp)
Treatment is primarily based on traditional Tibetan medicine. For acute high altitude sickness, severe pneumonia and diarrhea, western infusion and antibiotic therapies are additionally applied.
Tibetan Medical Factory Mt. Kailash
The Tibetan Medical Factory Mt. Kailash is a small production plant for traditional Tibetan medicines. About 40 different high-quality medications are produced.
Where are the medicines used?
Basis of the medicine formulations: