Chief medical officer Anurag Bhargava told TOI that the health department had asked the hospital to also provide cataract surgery to adult patients free of cost and also eye-tests for children suffering with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) which leads to bleeding or scarring in the eyes.
The sole government-run healthcare facility in the area, the Aldona PHC caters to the villages of Ecoxim, Pomburpa, Bastora, Uccassaim, Calvim, Nachinola and Aldona.
The procedure costs over Rs 15 lakh in some private hospitals.
Instituted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the award aims at promoting game-changing innovations having potential to help the less fortunate around the globe. The award was announced on August 9.
District civil surgeon Archana Bhonsle said that they had not received any directive from the state government about starting the IPD services.She attributed the delay in the functioning of the in-patient services to the lack of medicines. “The in-patient services will be started as soon as medicine stocks are available,” said Bhonsle.
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Sravani's family claimed that doctors performed an incorrect operation, which subsequently led to her death on Friday.
The doctors had periodically examined Jayalalithaa when she was undergoing treatment at the Apollo Hospital between September 22 and December 5, 2016.
Hospital authorities have put restrictions on food, diesel and water usage. Also, several doctors and families, evacuated from their waterlogged houses, were accommodated on campus. Food is being sent to hostels on campus in a boat.
While Aster Medcity has shifted all patients and shut down the hospital till situation improves, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) ground floor is flooded and they have restricted water and diesel usage.
Jaslok Hospital is recognised as one of the better trust-run hospitals in the city, and is credited with diagnosing the first HIV case in the city, among other medical achievements.
The University of Houston College of Nursing and the Indian Nursing Council, a national regulatory body for nurses and nurse education in India, last week signed the a memorandum of understanding.
At the district women’s hospital, the posts of two gynecologists, two emergency medical officers, a radiologist, a pathologist and others are vacant.
During interrogation, Tripathi told the police that his pregnant wife was admitted to the hospital and he thought it would be easy to enter the wards wearing a white coat, the DCP added.
“We have kept aside 100 beds for patients from relief camps. Stay, investigations and surgeries will be completely free for them,” said Dr Hafeez Rahman, chairman, Sunrise Hospital.
Vishnu Desai, complainant and husband of the deceased woman, and a resident of Ghatlodia, told police that he had taken his wife Krishna to a private hospital - Shraddha Maternity And Nursing Home in Ranip, where Dr Rajan Patel, gynaecologist, in September, last year.
Counselling for MBBS seats in Sri Padmavati Medical College for Women, under Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, and also for Competent Authority quota seats (A-Category) in Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences, (Kadapa) will also be done during the same schedule.
The funds will be used to expand the eyecare chain run by publicly traded unit Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital Ltd into new geographies.
The state government has finalised the names of the two newly constructed medical colleges in the state.
An Indian-American doctor from Texas, who was convicted of raping a sedated patient in a hospital, will not serve prison time and, instead, will spend 10 years of probation.