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Delhi govt to add 7,000 beds to its hospitals, digitise sector

August 29, 2021 9:28 am

Officials said the Delhi cabinet has approved the budget and sanctioned funds to set up the ‘health information management system’, and the contract has been awarded to M/s NEC Corporation India Private Limited.

Capital out of breath: Panic at top hospitals over delayed oxygen supply, many flag issue to govt

April 22, 2021 7:04 am

The crisis began to unfold after many hospitals complained that Linde India Limited, which supplies oxygen to Delhi from its plant in Faridabad, has been stopped by the Haryana government from supplying outside the state.

Delhi: Hospital boards to help persons with disabilities

October 07, 2019 8:51 am

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

June 28, 2019 2:48 pm

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.

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

May 09, 2019 1:50 am

"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.

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

January 15, 2019 10:23 am

“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

December 21, 2018 1:32 am

“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.

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

September 23, 2018 2:12 am

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.

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

April 12, 2019 11:29 am

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

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

April 30, 2018 3:03 am

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.


Migrants return home, long queues at hospitals as Covid-19 cases surge

April 15, 2021 2:27 pm

India added a record over 2 lakh new COVID-19 infections in a day pushing the total tally of cases to 1,40,74,564, while the active cases surpassed the 14-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

Doctors' strike affect health serives in Delhi

June 22, 2015 5:50 pm

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