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Uttarakhand: Firm threatens to shut dialysis unit in two govt hospitals over non-payment of dues

The patients, who are from the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category, say that they can’t even afford to go to other health centres as this is the only facility which has been providing free of cost dialysis services.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal says first AIIMS batch okayed, Punjab unaware

Harsimrat on Sunday issued a release saying that AIIMS, Bathinda was finally off to a start with the PGIMER, Chandigarh team deputed by the union health ministry giving the go ahead for start of the first batch of MBBS for the institution at the BFUHS, Faridkot.

Longer wait for Mohali hospital to become college

The department has been dragging its feet over despite Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh’s intervention on request of health minister Brahm Mohindra.

Jaipur: SMS hospital announces new heads of the departments

Dr CL Nawal, who was HoD of medicine department, will be replaced by Dr Raman Sharma. Dr SS Yadav will be the new HoD of urology department.

Pune: Pregnancy after a kidney transplant carried to full term

A team of doctors saw the Sangli resident through her 37-weeks of highs and lows

Nagpur: Respiratory medicine dept at SSH gets Rs5 crore for equipment

The state government has already given the administrative approval for it. The SSH has submitted the proposal of the equipment with all specifications.

24 suffer eye infection after 'botched' cataract surgeries at Haryana hospital

At least 24 patients, including some women, suffered severe eye infection allegedly due to botched cataract surgeries at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Civil Hospital here.

Kerala: In several ‘sick’ hospitals, doctors are the first casualty

Private medical colleges too are in this unenviable position -- of the 23 private medical colleges, only about five are at present paying their doctors on time.

‘Type 2 diabetes will be the biggest life-threatening disease in 10 years’: Dr Vijay Panikar, Lilavati Hospital

This is necessitated as more than 50% people of type 2 diabetes already have one or more complications like retinopathy, hypertension and erectile dysfunction, he said while delivering the late Dr Rajeev and Dr Sanjay Warhadpande Oration.

Chennai : 8,000 hospitals, diagnostic centres apply for licences

At least 8,000 clinical establishments hospitals, clinics and diagnostic labs have applied to the health department for licences under the Clinical Establishments Act.

Pune: BJMC to train public health dept staff on newborn care

Decision taken by Central team after seeing well-equipped NICU at BJMC

Madurai: Baby of woman given HIV infected blood tests negative

The baby was born at the Government Rajaji Hospital on January 17, and on March 4 – when the girl turned 46-days-old – her blood sample was sent to a medical research centre in Chennai to test for HIV infection.

Private hospitals beat KEM, Nair, JJ and Sion 63-0

Last five years’ data reveals that 95 per cent of cadaver donations in city have come from pvt hospitals.

Coimbatore: Cadaver liver transplanted into 2 patients in city hosps

For the first time in the city, a cadaver liver was split and transplanted into two patients, saving one more life.

AIIMS Bhopal to get dedicated 16-bed ward to treat rare TB soon

MDR-TB is one of the most drug-resistant type of tuberculosis that even resists the most effective anti-TB drugs. There are an estimated 1,000 MDR-TB patients in the state.

Critically ill Indian has over Rs 18 lakh of bills in Dubai hospital

Surendra Nath Khanna, 66, who hails from Punjab, was rushed to hospital after he complained of acute breathlessness on March 15.

Nashik : Hospital to cough up Rs 50k for surgery sans consent

The district consumer grievances redressal forum has ordered a hospital in the city to compensate a patient Rs 50,000 for performing a surgery without obtaining the consent of the patient or her relatives and without having the necessary infrastructure for ICU in place.

Fire in AIIMS Trauma Centre, no casualty

A fire broke out on Sunday in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre, forcing evacuation of scores of patients, the Delhi Fire Service said. No casualties were reported.

AIIMS sack professor for not having needed qualification

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has removed a doctor from the post of Assistant Professor for not possessing the requisite qualification, following an order in this regard by the Delhi High Court.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar opens CSSD for infection control in hospital

AIIMS Bhubaneswar on Monday inaugurated the newly built Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) to control infection in the hospital operation theatres.