Indian labourers facing health hazards from harmful cement chemicals: AIIMS study

AIIMS caps various medical test fee at Rs 500

Those visiting Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will not have to pay for blood tests, X-rays, ultrasound scans and similar diagnostic procedures in the future. AIIMS, country’s premier state-run Institute, which caters to patients from Delhi and across the country, also plans to do away with admission[Read More…]

Gorakhpur tragedy: Nine booked for deaths of over 100 children

AIIMS doctors condemn Yogi govt for Dr Kafeel Ahmad’s removal

The decision of the Yogi Adityanath government to remove Dr Kafeel Ahmad has been strongly condemned by the Residents Doctors Association of AIIMS. Dr Harjeet Singh Bharti, President, AIIMS Residents Doctors’ Association, said, “We’ve already said that doctors alone are not responsible. Health Secretary, principal all have to take accountability.[Read More…]

AIIMS doctors wear helmets to work

In solidarity with resident doctors in Mumbai, doctors have turned up at AIIMS hospital wearing helmets. Doctors are wearing it as a precautionary measure after relatives of a deceased patient had beaten up a resident doctor in Mumbai. Over 4,000 resident doctors from across Maharashtra have gone on mass leave,[Read More…]

AIIMS nurses to plan mass casual leave

As a protest against “discrimination” in the Seventh Central Pay Commission, nearly 5,000 nurses of the emergency services at AIIMS planned to go on a mass casual leave on Friday. The nurses union at AIIMS has also said that they will go on an indefinite hunger strike from March 27[Read More…]

JNU student found dead, autopsy to be videographed

After the death of MPhil student J Muthukrishan on Tuesday, his father demanded a doctor of their choice to conduct the postmortem examination.  AIIMS wrote to the police that the entire examination will be videographed. AIIMS is likely to conduct the post-mortem examination on March 15. As per reports, Dr[Read More…]

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