The healthcare system of Mumbai has undergone widespread changes to serve the various diseases prevalent in the city. Technological advancements have encouraged the emergence of different health care and diagnostic centres across Mumbai. They play a functional role in providing adequate information necessary for diagnosing and treating the disease.
Communicable diseases evident in Mumbai are cholera, jaundice, typhoid, influenza, etc. The other non-communicable diseases prevalent in the city are cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, cancer, etc COVID-19 has also emerged as a source of primary concern across the healthcare sectors across the city.
The different laboratories and diagnostic centres have heavily invested in their infrastructure to provide accurate results with high efficacy. The private laboratories have introduced several innovative techniques, sensitive instruments, and standard operating procedures for providing adequate results. They act as diagnostic tools that are intended to provide accurate results.
Mumbai has also witnessed the development of several government laboratories that conduct a wide array of investigations. They also provide validated diagnostic information at an economical rate suitable for the population. They support and guide the treatment and diagnosis of the prominent disease burden of Mumbai. The predominant government laboratories prevalent in the city are Aspira Pathlab and Diagnostics Limited, etc.