SivaSanta Medical Services was the brainchild of His Holiness Swami Shantanand Saraswati, who was desirous of providing quality healthcare to any needy patient, irrespective of whether the person was able to afford it or otherwise.
SivaSanta Medical Services is a not-for-profit establishment and has been operating Klinik Derma SivaSanta (as it is known now) for the past 33 years. Klinik Derma SivaSanta took on the name to institutionalize the wisdom and contribution of the founder, His Holiness Swami Shantanand and his Master, His Holiness Swami Sivananda, who was himself a doctor serving in the rural rubber estates in Malaya between 1913 to 1922 prior to his monastic calling, bringing not only cures for ailment but also unsurpassed love and attention to the sick and needy.
SivaSanta Medical Services currently operates from two locations in Malaysia, namely Kuala Lumpur and Penang and also regularly conducts medical camps to rural parts of West Malaysia using the SivaSanta Medical Mobile van. It is the aim of SivaSanta Medical Services to eventually be able to provide quality, free in-patient medical services to the deserving Malaysian public.
SivaSanta Medical Services is built on the following ideals: