R.K.Khan Hospital in Chatsworth, Durban bears the name of the renowned Indian philanthropist and humanitarian, the late Advocate Rahim Karim Khan who founded the R.K.Khan Hospital Dispensary Trust. The Trust donated 50 percent of the initial capital cost of building the core block of the hospital. The site on which the hospital stands is 44.9459 acres in extent; originally prime farming area, earmarked for housing purposes.
The first outpatient was treated on 3/3/1969 and the first inpatient was admitted in July 1969. R.K.Khan has grown from being a
community hospital to one of the four major hospitals in the Durban region. We function as a Regional Hospital and have 472 authorised
We are a referral hospital for St. Mary’s Hospital and KwaDabeka Clinic. We have approximately 36 thousand admissions a year and 600 thousand outpatients are treated annually.
RK Khan hospital : commemorateing 40 years
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