The All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was created in 1956 through an Act of Parliament. AIIMS has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care. Teaching and research are conducted in 42 disciplines in the institute.
A 60-bed hospital at Ballabgarh in Haryana is also managed by AIIMS. It provides health cover to about 2.5 lakh people through the Centre for Community Medicine.