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Shelter for attenders to come up at CMCH soon

CMCH dean Dr Ashokan B said, “The special shelter would be opened for inpatient attenders within a month or two. We would install token system with pass to ensure the facility is occupied by the right people.”

Fertility centres should be set up in GH across state: PIL

The petitioner stated that private fertility clinics are charging several lakhs for treatment and the absence of such centres would deprive the childless couples from economically weak sections.

Jaipur: Keyhole technique used to remove half liver of cancer patient

The surgery was performed through five incisions of one cm each. Doctors removed liver through a small incision in the lower abdomen.

15 private hospitals in city have no biomedical waste disposal system

On basis of the investigation report, district magistrate NG Ravi Kumar has directed the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to take action against the hospitals.

TB patient slits his throat in Ahmedabad hospital, dies

The man has been identified as Dinesh Saragara, a resident of Jamalpur who used to earn his livelihood through daily wages in cloth market, but since a year, he was struggling to make his two ends meet.

In absence of doctors, Meerut district hospital’s geriatric ward fails to take off

The initiative had come up in the backdrop of National Programme for Health Care of the Elderly (NPHCE), which aims to provide accessible, affordable, and high-quality long-term, comprehensive and dedicated care services to an ageing population.

PG courses to start at AIIMS-Patna next month

The postgraduate courses at AIIMS-Patna, which were scheduled to start from July this year, got delayed due to lack of infrastructure and teachers.

IGIC to have 300 beds by October next

The cardiac care hospital currently has only 145 beds. The new building will have five operation theatres, two catheterization laboratories and medical and surgical intensive care units, each having 50 beds.

Free aesthetic correction surgeries bring back smiles

The medicine requirements were met by Aurangabad Chemists and Druggists Association.

AIIMS adds 274 beds in 8 months

AIIMS Bhopal governing body president professor Y K Gupta will inaugurate the new facilities, said hospital officials.

Part of brain sneaks into man’s ear through a hole, Chennai doctors fix it

Leaving the brain exposed could cause life-threatening infections or complications besides vision impairment (that part of the brain controls vision).

MLA opens renovated Jyothis centre at Kozhikode Government Medical College

The centre was closed down following reporting of a fire mishap in the centre last month. The centre was damaged in the fire mishap.

PMHS doctors don black ribbon protesting DG’s gag order

The PMHS doctors are demanding implementation of dynamic assured career progression and registration of those doctors who have acquired post-graduation degrees from Uttar Pradesh in Uttarakhand Medical Council.

Dog bite patients to get MC assistance at Panchkula civil hospital

Panchkula municipal commissioner Rajesh Jogpal on Friday decided that there would be a special counter at the civil hospital 6 where a staff member of the civic body would be deployed to assist the dog bite patients.

Surat: Woman consumes ayurvedic medicines in suicide bid

Doctors of Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education and Research where she was admitted said her condition was stable.

Hospital fire kills six in Mumbai, scores rescued

The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the Employees State Insurance Corporation Hospital in the suburb of Marol, filling the five-storey structure with smoke.

ESIC hospital fire: Gangwar announces compensation for victims

At least six people died and 141 were injured as a massive fire swept through the state government-run Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Hospital at Andheri East here.

Country's largest cancer hospital comes up in NCR

India's largest cancer hospital - the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Jhajjar in Haryana - will commence OPD services from Tuesday.

Chennai : Machines to dispense drugs in govt hosps

Chennai: Tamil Nadu is planning to launch an ATM-like vending machine that will dispense medicines to patients with chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension. The aim is to reduce waiting time and out-of-pocket expenditure, officials said.

Hospitals may have to split medicines, services bill for tax

Healthcare services are essentially GSTexempt, barring cosmetic surgery and hair transplant. Tax is applicable on implants and artificial limbs.