Delhi residents struggle to breathe, as air quality remains in ‘severe’ category

As the thick smog has chocked the national capital on the second consecutive day, Delhiites are forced to breathe toxic air. The pollution level in Delhi is still considered to be in the ‘severe’ category, there is a steep rise in respiratory illnesses reported in the city. Doctors informed that they are witnessing a sharp […]

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#DelhiChokes: Health emergency declared in Delhi, schools to remain shut as air quality plunges into ‘severe’ category

On Friday morning, Delhi residents woke up to a thick blanket of smog and haze. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality has entered into the severe category. While Delhi has witnessed such conditions since the last few days, it is expected that the situation will deteriorate further in the coming […]

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‘Mohalla Clinics are an utter flop and drastic neglect of patient care is there for all to see’ : Dr Harsh Vardhan hits out at Kejriwal

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, on Saturday, June 08, expressed deep anguish at the reply of Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi which was released on social media asserting that Delhi Government shall not implement Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in Delhi. In a letter written to […]

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Delhi: Kejriwal govt set to cap profit margins of private hospitals by 50%

Delhi: Kejriwal govt set to cap profit margins of private hospitals by 50%

The Delhi government has come out with a draft advisory to cap profit margins of the private hospitals. The draft is kept open for public suggestions and objections for the period of 30 days. After completion of 30 days, the draft will be implemented will be applicable to all private hospitals and nursing centers. With […]

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‘Develop hospital management system of global standards,’ Kejriwal to health officials

‘Develop hospital management system of global standards,’ Kejriwal to health officials

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday directed officials to work on developing a hospital management system of global standards. A tweet by Kejriwal mentioned that, “Directed Health Dept. today to develop most modern hospital management information system of international standards to integrate all Delhi government hospitals, Mohalla clinics and polyclinics.” Doctors from Maharashtra have […]

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