AIIMS to convert Trauma Centre into COVID-19 hospital
Preparations are underway to convert the facility, which provides treatment mostly to victims of road accidents, into a dedicated COVID-19 hospital, official sources said, adding that initially, it will have around 260 beds.
Slight decline in progression rate of Covid-19 cases: Centre
The government has also reached out to aanganwaadi workers and Asha workers to o...
AIIMS Bhubaneswar says no lapse in COVID-19 guidelines
In a press briefing on Friday evening the government said it had traced 43 out of the ...
(Missing the) Message in a Battle
GoI has failed to ensure informed communication through identified experts who would be made available to mass media, especially TV. Most TV channels filled this gap with semi-informed commentary by celebrity doctors from branded private hospitals with very little expertise in the problem at hand.
Health Minister announces helpline number for doctors treating coronavirus patients to consult AIIMS
Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan announced the helpline number for doctors across India who are treating coronavirus patients for an...
Woman tests positive for coronavirus in Chhattisgarh, first in state
"The woman, who studies in London, had returned home via Mumbai airport on March 15. After she complained of cold and cough, her sample was collected for testing on March 17," Medical Superintendent of AIIMS Raipur Dr Karan Peepre said.
AIIMS to soon begin tele-consultation facility for patients
The AIIMS will soon begin a tele-consultation facility for its patients as it has shut down its OPD, including speciality services, and all new and follow-up patients' registration from March 24 till further orders.
Fresh coronavirus cases reported in Bihar, 9 afficted
According to Pradip Das, Director of Rajendra Memorial Research Institute here, an ICMR centre, test reports of two staff members of a private hospital in the city, where a coronavirus patient was admitted last week before being shifted to AIIMS-Patna where he died, have been positive. Besides, another patient admitted to the Nalanda Medical College Hospital (NMCH) here hailing from Siwan, has tested positive, he added.
Govt ensures uninterrupted supply of oxygen to hospitals
The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization (PESO) has issued instructions to all its offices to ensure grant of licences for storage and transport of medical oxygen urgently.
IIT-Delhi develops infection-proof fabric to prevent hospital-acquired infections
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here has developed an "infection-proof fabric" to be used at hospitals to prevent hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).
Country's healthcare facilities improved under PM Modi's leadership: Amit Shah
The Union Home Minister also said that after coming to power in 2014, the Central Government has pushed up work for building 157 new medical colleges across the country.
AIIMS appeal to people of India to stay home and practice social distancing
Listen in: A group of doctors from AIIMS appeal to the people of India to stay home and practice social distancing.AIIMS appeal to people of...
Three new coronavirus cases in Chhattisgarh; state tally reaches six
Three more persons, including a woman, have tested positive for coronavirus in Chhattisgarh, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the state to six, officials said on Thursday.
AIIMS to shut down OPD from March 24 till further notice
"It has now been decided that all OPD services including speciality services, all new and follow up patients' registration in AIIMS hospital and all centres will remain closed from March 24 till further orders," the new circular said. On Friday, AIIMS had issued a circular postponing all nonessential elective procedures and surgeries.
38-year-old man having coronavirus dies in Patna's AIIMS hospital
The test report, which came a positive case of Covid-19, was received by AIIMS from Patna-based Rajendra Memorial Research Institute (RMRI) hours after his death. As per the report, he was also suffering from kidney disease.
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