‘One-stop centre’ for sexual assault victims established in Delhi

A 10-bed residential dorm with counselling, legal and medical facilities named ‘Sakhi’ was inaugurated on Wednesday, November 27 in the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) in Shahdara as a ‘one-stop’ centre to take care of a victim’s immediate requirement

‘One-stop centre’ for sexual assault victims established in DelhiEleven major hospitals in Delhi, so far, had a ‘stop-gap one-stop’ centre for women victims of sexual assault or physical violence, which were essentially a separate room in the general or gynaecological emergency to provide privacy to the survivors. Such facilities did not have dedicated staff and had to draw from the hospital resources, lacking […]

Doctors remove 7.5 kg kidney from 60-yr-old man, claimed to be the heaviest kidney in India

Doctors from Shree Gangaram Hospital, Delhi have removed a kidney weighing 7.5 kilos from a 60-year-old patient. The patient was suffering from Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) a genetic disorder

Doctors remove 7.5 kg kidney from 60-yr-old man, claimed to be the heaviest kidney in India    Doctors claimed that this is said to be the heaviest kidney which has been removed in India, till date According to doctors, Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is a genetic disorder. Which cause the kidney to swell, and numerous cysts form in the kidneys. It is the most common disorder of the […]

Meet Delhi’s ‘Medicine Baba,’ who begs for medicines to save poor and needy

What do you do with the medicines which are left over? Simply dump it somewhere and forget it right? But, these medicines can save someone’s life that is in dire need and does not have money to buy it. Meet Delhi's octogenarian who begs for medicines which he distributes among the poor and needy

Meet Delhi’s ‘Medicine Baba,’ who begs for medicines to save poor and needyIf a beggar approaches you for food or money what would you do? Our general reaction is we turn a blind eye towards him/her or sometimes out of compassion offers to help them. But, have you ever heard about a beggar who begs for medicines? NO?! Then you must meet an 82-year-old octogenarian from Delhi […]

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

The Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority has declared a public health emergency across the National Capital Region with pollution levels entering the ‘emergency’ category for the first time since January. Air quality in Delhi has plummeted post-Diwali, which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said was the ‘lowest in five years’

Delhi residents struggle to breathe, as air quality remains in ‘severe’ categoryAs 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 […]

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

The blanket of haze over Delhi thickened on Friday morning with the national capital’s pollution levels increasing overnight. The air quality index was 498 in Delhi’s Anand Vihar. With this, the AQI has entered the ‘severe plus’ or ‘emergency’ category. The South Delhi Municipal Education Department has issued a circular which states that due to prevailing poor air quality (smog) in Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi the competent authority has ordered the closure of all schools till Monday, November 04

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

Delhi’s air pollution casts its shadow over India vs. Bangladesh cricket match

The air quality in Delhi continues to deteriorate and it has slipped into the ‘severe’ category in several places across the city. The first T20I between India and Bangladesh is scheduled to be played at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on November 3 despite the alarming air pollution levels

Delhi’s air pollution casts its shadow over India vs. Bangladesh cricket match  There have been growing concerns over pollution in Delhi. Recently, Bangladesh’s batsman Liton Das was seen training in a mask at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Thursday. Some other players including Mushfiqur Rahim and Mustafizur Rahman were also spotted at the ground, however, they were without masks. The poor air quality has led many […]

Fire breaks out at AIIMS hospital in Delhi

The fire reportedly started at a building near the Emergency Ward of the hospital. There are no reports of anyone being injured in the fire so far

Fire breaks out at AIIMS hospital in Delhi The fire broke out on Saturday evening near the Emergency Ward at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Hospital in New Delhi. The blaze began on the first and second floor of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The fire brigade present at the spot. 15 fire engines have been rushed to the spot. […]

Shocking: Woman with no history of smoking develops lung cancer

If there is one thing that Delhi is synonyms with after the Red Fort and street food, then it has to be the chronic levels of air pollution. It is said that inhaling the air in Delhi for one day is equivalent to smoking 100 cigarettes a day

Shocking: Woman with no history of smoking develops lung cancerBut what are the harms it can cause and could it lead to deadly diseases like cancer? A recent case which has come forward can now testify that it indeed does so. Air pollution around the world is increasing at alarming levels. This has especially taken a toll on the health of people in developing […]

#DoctorsDay: Resident doctors at Hindu Rao Hospital go on strike to protest attack against colleague

The strike entered its second day; the doctors went on strike on Sunday, June 30. After the death of a patient at Hindu Rao Hospital, in Delhi, the relatives went into a frenzy; they manhandled doctors and broke hospital equipment

#DoctorsDay: Resident doctors at Hindu Rao Hospital go on strike to protest attack against colleagueIt is a sad reminder that even though we are observing Doctor’s Day on July 01, the incidents of violence against doctors keep increasing. Relatives become embolden and the innocent doctors have to bear the brunt of their anger. The shocking incident took place on Saturday, June 29. At the moment, only emergency services are […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan assumes charge of Health Ministry, cycles to work on first day

Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed as the Minister of Health and Family Welfare for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Delhi this morning  (June 3)on a cycle to take charge of his ministry

Dr Harsh Vardhan assumes charge of Health Ministry, cycles to work on first dayDr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed in the Prime Minister-led Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Delhi this morning on a cycle to take charge of his ministry. .@drharshvardhan cycles to Health Ministry to take charge. Senior officials of #MoHFW welcomed him. […]
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