The hospital authorities had earlier advertised for the posts of two senior resident doctors, who will be needed as a part of the staff apart from the existing doctors to teach the students on the two seats of DNB accredited by the Medical Council of India.
State health minister Mangal Pandey on Friday said heart and liver transplants would soon be started at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) here.
The initiative has been launched in collaboration with Caredose, a Delhi-based medicine management company.
The hospitals told in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies that obtain the dead, often through donation, dissect them and sell the parts for profit.
The hospital has begun a special out patient department (OPD)--Miracle feet club foot clinic--to be functional every Friday.
The facility will also be available in government supported institutes like SGPGI and KGMU But it will not be available for patients undergoing treatment at private facilities and procuring blood from government hospital run blood banks.
An intimation letter issued to dean Dr Abhimanyu Niswade by Dr Jadhao on behalf of GMCH MARD states that if the stipend is not issued before December 10, resident doctors will cease to work, except for emergencies and casualties.
One of the only two liver and digestive diseases care institutes in the country, the facility in Sonarpur has now got a $5 million boost. If all goes well, IILDS will get into full-time research projects from 2020.
The simulator, which will be soon inducted by various leading hospitals in capital and NCR, will mimic like a patient and used for training of orthopaedic and neurosurgeons.
If these figures of high number of deaths are taken into account, it comes out to about 16 deaths per day at one of Asia’s biggest hospital.
The hospital is equipped with 6 labour tables and 2 operation tables. Sundar Kulkarni, district civil surgeon, said that the hospital will soon begin performing surgeries and C-sections.
Health Minister Sorina Pintea said she will decide later this week whether to keep the hospital closed. The infants are hospitalized in three children's facilities in Bucharest. No deaths have been reported.
"With temperatures dipping, the number of dengue cases are coming down. But if daytime temperatures remain warm, between 30°C and 35°C, the number of cases may rise," said a senior AMC health official.
Lessons on meditation, along with spiritual talks on reducing stress, are expected to be imparted to doctors, nurses and medical students.
This was the second organ retrieval process of GMCH. The first happened in December 2017. It was the 43rd cadaver donation of the city, taking the kidney transplant number to 78 and the liver retrieval to 30.
The course besides medical teachers' training shall include humanities and even communication skills.
The inauguration of this hospital had been postponed several times in the past.
A team of four inspectors, Dr Hemant Godbole from forensic medicine, Dr Kishor Rathod, paediatrician, Dr Pradeep Bodkhe, psychiatrist and Dr Mangesh Nalkande from Ayurveda was in the college. All these inspectors were from Nanded.
In a video clip that was widely shared, a dog was seen sleeping on one of the hospital beds in SN Medical College (SNMC), in Agra. Several others were also seen loitering around the hospital wards.
A BMC official said a proposal for the firm’s takeover of the hospital management will be sent to municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta soon for his clearance and then to the standing committee for final approval.