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PGI signs MOU with American Society of Clinical Oncology

The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s membership includes more than 45,000 professionals who specialise in different fields and sub specialties of oncology (33 per cent of its total members being from outside the USA).

Bed bugs pervade, PGIMER fails to find suitable treatment for them

The “problem”, Gupta says, “is that they are not inside the beds, but they are hiding inside the tiles fitted on the walls”. “We have been trying for so many years now, but there is no result,” he says.

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PGI finds it difficult to attract doctors to start service in Una

"PGI is only offering a good salary to the doctors for Una. After joining the satellite centre, they (doctors) won’t get much other than the salary....,” a senior PGI faculty said.

In a first, PGIMER conducts simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant on Ludhiana woman

According to PGI doctors, the transplant was performed on May 27 and the patient is stable now. The recipient was also diabetic, said the doctors.

Chandigarh PGI starts 24x7 crisis helpline for students

The health institute started a 24x7 crisis helpline last week for its more than 2,000 students.

Moderate to high stress level among nurses in ICU, general wards: PGI study

Moderate stress level is prevalent more among ICU nurses (57.8 per cent), while high stress level among nurses working in wards (54.5 per cent).

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Chandigarh PGI to set up mother & child health centre on additional land

When asked what else could come up on the same land, the official said that residential complex could also come up on the land.

On PGI campus: Post-award, inspection reveals ‘mosquitogenic conditions’

Earlier, before the results were announced, a five-member team from the Health Ministry had inspected the institute.

Union health ministry asks Chandigarh PGI to submit presentation on utilisation of Central funds

The presentation, expected by the ministry, will be given in the Institute’s important Standing Finance Committee(SFC), which is to be held in New Delhi soon.

Kayakalp initiative: Union ministry officials to inspect hygiene maintenance at Chandigarh PGIMER

Last month, the PGI bagged the first prize of Rs 5 crore as a part of the Union health ministry’s Kayakalp initiative, which was announced last year to promote cleanliness and enhance the quality of public health in the country.

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