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Friday, May 14, 2021



More work, less pay: Wage inequity riles GMCH-32 junior residents

May 11, 2021 9:05 am

Though GMCH-32, is among the two premier healthcare institutes of Chandigarh, the first being PGIMER, its Junior Residents (JRs) receive only half the stipend as compared to the residents of PGIMER.

PGI battles Chandigarh admin for precious oxygen

May 09, 2021 4:30 am

Governor Badnore intervenes as UT officials stop vendor from supplying oxygen to PGI, saying it’s above their quota

PGIMER Prof Digambar Behera wins ATS Public Service Award

April 30, 2021 5:46 am

Prof Behera has worked as Director of the National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, New Delhi and was also the Dean, Research at this Institute.

‘PGI on edge, flooded with calls from Delhi for beds’

April 28, 2021 10:43 am

Increased ventilators from 55 to 72, added eight more beds, yet 30 patients still to be adjusted, says Prof Jagat Ram.

711 new infections in Chandigarh, three deaths

April 25, 2021 8:40 am

Of 56 ICU beds at PGI, including ventilator beds, 55 are occupied.

PGIMER increases number of Covid beds to cope with rising caseload

April 20, 2021 10:08 am

PGIMER Director Professor Jagat Ram says that more number of younger patients are being admitted due to low oxygen levels.

Chandigarh records 23 Covid related deaths in 11 days: ‘This wave is aggressive and has involved more people’

April 15, 2021 5:38 am

Dr Zafar Ahmed, Senior Consultant, Critical Care, Pulmonology, Fortis Hospital, Mohali, observed that rising fatality is a reflection of multiple issues. The rapid increase in number, he says, is straining the medical infrastructure acutely which had not yet recovered from the last wave.

Separated by a year, deaths of two infants who had Covid-19 confound experts

April 14, 2021 11:33 am

What remains a mystery in both cases is the source of infection in the infants as none from the hospital staff who treated the babies or their families, tested positive.

Expert: Patients with kidney disease more susceptible to Covid related complications

April 11, 2021 5:56 am

Dr Sonu Goel, principal investigator of the project, Professor, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, PGIMER, is working with the Government of Punjab on hypertension and its related factors.

Only emergency surgeries to be conducted at Chandigarh PGIMER

April 08, 2021 6:02 am

The house agreed that elective services provided by PGI will need to be suspended in the coming week to contain the spread, especially keeping in view the high positivity rate amongst Health Care Workers in PGI.


PM Modi visits ailing Punjab Chief Minister at Chandigarh hospital

January 24, 2016 5:18 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met ailing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. Badal has been hospitalised since Friday due to chest congestion and common cold. PM Modi was in Chandigarh to receive French President Francois Hollande, who is on a three day visit to India.