Nadda reviewed facilities for treatment of dengue in central government hospitals in Delhi
INVC NEWS New Delhi, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda reviewed facilities for treatment of dengue patients such as beds etc., in central government hospitals such as Safdarjung Hospital, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, AIIMS, Sucheta Kriplani hospital and Kalawati Saran hospitals under Lady Hardinge Hospital in Delhi, here today. It was informed that 260 beds are exclusively designated for dengue patients in Safdarjung Hospital while 110 beds are earmarked in Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital which comprises 70 beds for adults and 40 for paediatrics. In addition, 93 beds in Sucheta Kriplani hospital and 70 beds Kalawati Saran hospital have been allotted for these patients. At AIIMS, in addition to the Medicine, Pediatrics and Emergency wards every ward will have two beds designated for dengue patients. The Health Minister reviewed the status of adequacy of diagnostic test kits and other facilities in these hospitals. The hospitals informed that they had adequate stock of the testing kits, medicines etc. During the review with the MS of various central government hospitals, he asked them to submit the status report on Dengue on a daily basis. The Union Health Minister has been constantly and closely reviewing and monitoring the Dengue situation in Delhi and other states on daily basis.