Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Kasturba Hospital


Express Townhall: ‘Need to strengthen healthcare facilities around city... reserve space for makeshift units to come up’

March 08, 2022 7:03 am

Additional Municipal Commissioner Suresh Kakani speaks about the challenges posed by Covid-19 on Mumbai’s healthcare facilities, how prepared the city is to handle a probable fourth wave and his take on when elections are likely to be held in the country's richest urban local body

'Kasturba Hospital leak triggered by damaged drain valve of LPG tank': report

August 25, 2021 11:29 am

After the report, Agripada police station has started their own inquiry, and the BMC's Mechanical and Engineering Department will initiate action against the contractor for negligence.

Mumbai Kasturba Hospital gas leak: Residents of adjoining buildings shifted to community hall, temple

August 08, 2021 8:12 am

Most of the residents were shifted to a community hall and a temple, while some moved into the nearby buildings.

Mumbai Kasturba Hospital gas leak: Timely evacuation averted major tragedy, say family members of patients

August 08, 2021 8:14 am

Caretakers and family members of many patients, who were discharged after the incident, had to wait on the hospital premises to collect their belongings that they had left in the ward while being evacuated hurriedly. 

Kasturba hospital to begin genome sequencing of Covid test samples

April 01, 2021 1:21 am

Genome sequencing involves analysis of the genetic code of the virus, which helps scientists find the exact location where a mutation has taken place

Delhi: Another salary protest, this time by Kasturba hospital nurses

September 15, 2020 1:02 pm

B L Sharma, president of the hospital’s nurses’ union, said they were last paid in May. He said the protest will go on till they get an assurance from the administration. This comes even as the Delhi High Court intervened in the matter and asked the civic body to pay salaries.

Photo Essay; Testing, testing

July 19, 2020 1:20 am

Kasturba Hospital’s Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) laboratory is the beating heart of the city’s battle against Covid-19. Text, photos by Amit Chakravarty

At Delhi's Kasturba Hospital, a wait for salaries

July 09, 2020 12:05 pm

A 450-bed facility in Delhi’s walled city area, the Kasturba Hospital is one of the largest maternity hospitals in Asia with 350 beds set aside for Gynaecology and Obstetrics. The hospital is run by North Municipal Corporation of Delhi.

Mumbai: Hospital staffer tests positive for coronavirus, others point to discrimination

April 01, 2020 8:32 am

The female cleaner who tested positive is in her thirties. The Titwala resident had to sleep in ward 13, meant for children suffering from other illnesses, for three days because she could not go home.

Mumbai emergency room: Kasturba hospital to get a 10-bed isolation ward

May 05, 2016 1:45 am

After being criticised for admitting all infectious patients in one ward, the civic body is constructing a new isolation facility for patients affected with infectious diseases.