State of the art department for burns and plastic surgery has been newly added in the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, informed Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.
"It is a matter of joy for AIIMS family as a golden chapter has been added to its development.
An exclusive state of the art department for burns and plastic surgery begins here, all facilities related to burns and plastic surgery is available here.
We all know that every year in our county, more than 70 lakh people become victim of burns.
The facilities for burns and plastic surgeries require improvement on a large scale and in the same direction this new department in the AIIMS hospital has been inaugurated," said Dr Harsh Vardhan on January 18.
While addressing an event on World Hearing Day on March 03, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan said that National Programme for Prevention and Control of Deafness (NPPCD) will target over 6 percent of India's population with disabling hearing loss. "Our National Program for Prevention and Control of Deafness has enhanced its reach to cover nearly 80% of the country's population. We plan to expand access to affordable hearing technologies for all those in need," he added.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and his wife took the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin in Delhi. The health minister was administered the vaccine dose at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute. India opened up the Covid-19 vaccination drive from March 1, 2021. Those over 60 years and within 45-59 years with specified co-morbidities are being vaccinated. The minister's wife Nutan Goel first took the jab after which Vardhan received the vaccine shot.
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People above 60 years of age and those over 45 who have co-morbidities gathered outside a vaccination centre to get their doses. These people are getting first dose of COVID vaccination. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi on March 1.
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on March 02 took first shot of COVID-19 vaccine at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute. He was accompanied by his wife. The health minister will take second dose of the vaccine after few weeks. On March 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi. On March 1, the country has began the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination for those above 60 years of age, and those over 45 years of age with specific comorbidities.
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on March 2 took the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine in Hyderabad. Reddy, after taking the vaccination waited in the waiting room. Reddy will take another shot of the vaccination after two weeks. Many ministers and chief ministers are expected to take vaccination in this phase of vaccination drive. On March 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi. On March 1, the country has opened immunization for those above 60 years of age and those over 45 who have co-morbidities.