Astha Saxena

Articles By Astha Saxena

Delhi: Kirti Azad enters debate on Purvanchalis, targets BJP & AAP

The statement comes days after Azad’s name emerged as one of the top choices of the Delhi Congress chief post. Though the party’s final decision is awaited, this is the first public statement he has made on Delhi politics.

At AIIMS, doctors remove tumour weighing 18 kg from woman’s stomach

For the last three months, she had been worried about  swelling in her stomach. As the mass grew, she had trouble breathing.

Upcoming mohalla clinics at Delhi metro stations, sabzi mandis

The announcement of 1,000 clinics by the Delhi government dates back to 2015, and with Assembly elections approaching in the capital, the government hopes to pick up pace to meet the ambitious deadline.

Delhi govt tweaks norms to rent space for mohalla clinics

The minimum area for setting up clinics has also been reduced from 50-60 square metres to 40 square metres.

Letter seeks action on Delhi Congress leaders who sought Chacko ouster

In the letter, Sandeep is learnt to have written that Chacko caused mental agony to Sheila in her last days, which led to her sudden demise.

Delhi doctors keeping close watch: 77 women picked so far for study on air pollution’s effects on foetus

The research is a part of the study titled “DAPHNE” (Delhi Air Pollution Health And Effects), where the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is also doing a project related to the effect of pollution on children with respiratory problems.

‘Farishte Dilli Ke’ Initiative: Witness to road accidents, they didn’t shy away from helping out

The CM said the government is ready to spend as much money as required to save the life of any Delhi resident, and that every resident should become a ‘farishta’ and pledge to help such victims.

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.

Delhi: After raid at call centre, police asked to expand probe into IVF sex selection racket

Officials want an investigation to be carried out in all states where such fertility centres may be functioning under the nose of authorities.

Delhi: Call centre offering sex selection contacted lakhs, say officials

A central inspection team raided the call centre, associated with Ela Woman Fertility, in East Patel Nagar for allegedly offering sex selection services.

Delhi clinic promised couples male child through IVF abroad

According to officials, the clinic operated out of a call centre where 300-odd people would offer in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to people in India and promise to take them to countries like Thailand, Singapore and Dubai, promising a male child.

Balia on ventilator, doctors say flu, breathing problems

The craniopagus twins from Milipada village of Kandhamal district returned to Odisha on September 7 and were admitted to SCB hospital.

Patients with serious illnesses falling through gap between two schemes: AIIMS

These patients, suffering from illnesses such as end-stage renal disease, chronic kidney disease, chronic liver disease and blood cancer, are denied treatment under AB-PMJAY since these illnesses are not among the 1,350 medical packages defined under the scheme and hence not covered. But they are also often deprived of benefits under the earlier RAN scheme since they are AB-PMJAY card holders.

Delhi: RML performs its second multi-organ retrieval on man who died in accident

A neurological examination showed that the 22-year-old had suffered severe brain injury. He suffered a cardiac arrest and was revived. But his condition worsened, and he went into a coma. He was then declared brain stem dead.

Block at Lok Nayak will get autonomy: Delhi set to get full-fledged orthopaedics institute soon

The decision was taken after senior doctors from the hospital requested the department of health to give autonomy for smooth functioning of services.

One in 25 lakh: Two years after successful surgery, Odisha conjoined twins leave AIIMS

The Indian Express tracks the medical marvel, whose next chapter has moved to a Cuttack hospital.

Delhi’s iconic book market gets new Chandni Chowk address

One of the oldest book markets in the city, it will now run at the Mahila Haat ground opposite Broadway Hotel in Chandni Chowk.

City to get 1,000 clinics by year end: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

As per data provided by the government, 1,62,46,000 patients have visited the mohalla clinics from 2015 till July 2019.

For mohalla clinics in Delhi, healthcare more than just about medicines

Started when the government first introduced the concept of Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics in Delhi, the idea was to strengthen primary healthcare system.

Being considered: Drones to transport cornea to eye banks

AIIMS’s National Eye Bank (NEB) has collected 29,000 corneas till date and rehabilitated over 20,000 corneal blind patients from all over the country by means of corneal transplantation.