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Delhi: Hospital boards to help persons with disabilities

As per the notifications issued by the Law Ministry, “high support” means intensive support— physical, psychological and/or otherwise— which may be required by a person with a benchmark disability for daily activities.

Notice to 12 Delhi hospitals for ignoring waste laws

The defaulting hospitals have been given seven days to vacate patients and shut operations. Action against 30 non-bedded healthcare facilities is also being taken, a DPCC official said.

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Delhi: Portal to keep tabs on free ventilators and beds in govt hospitals

"Hospitals have been directed to keep and maintain ventilators in functional state and that repairs, if any, in this regard should be completed at the earliest," the DGHS said in a status report in HC.

Healthcare, on queue: The hurdles in Delhi's health plans

From one MRI machine for 34 hospitals to operation theatres that are ready but can’t function — lack of equipment at government hospitals is posing hurdles in AAP government’s ambitious healthcare plans. Aniruddha Ghosal reports

In Delhi hospital, parents keep vigil as deep sleep can mean death for their 6-month-old

“In more than two decades, I have come across just three such cases. This is a very rare syndrome present from birth where the patient fails to automatically breathe," the doctor said. Baby's parents say they cannot afford the surgery, which is estimated to cost Rs 38 lakh.

Last year after Diwali, hospital visits in Delhi saw slight increase: Study

“There was evidence of increased values of barium and strontium in urine samples of many subjects. These are some of the metals used in fire-cracker manufacturing. Increased levels in urine do reflect a probability of exposure..," the report stated.

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Delhi: Three more diphtheria deaths take toll to 14, hospital says no serum despite requests

Diphtheria is an infectious bacterial disease that affects the throat and upper airways, and also produces a toxin that affects other organs. According to the World Health Organisation, the disease can be fatal in 5-10% cases.

Atleast 17% operation theatres non-functional in Delhi hospitals, CM Kejriwal to raise issue with L-G

Sources close to the CM said that during inspection, it was found that procurement of the same equipment by different hospitals had vastly differing time frames.

Delhi govt hospitals have no physical medicine and rehab department, reveals RTI

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, in its annual report for 2011-12, had stated that they have sanctioned funds for hospitals in Delhi to start PMR departments.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal warns of action over medicine crunch in hospitals

Kejriwal has called for a mechanism to be developed to tackle such festering issues plaguing government hospitals in the city, under which, he said, officers will be held accountable for any lapses.

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Doctors' strike affect health serives in Delhi

Around 2,000 doctors at 20 hospitals in the national capital on Monday (June 22) launched an indefinite strike.

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