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About All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences is one of the top India's medical hospital and college. Leading personalities such as Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Dr Manmohan Singh and other underwent critical treatment at the hospital.

In August 2010, the Government has given its clearance to the proposal for formation of societies for each of the six AIIMS-like institutions being set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). Earlier in March 2010, the Union Cabinet gave its approval for the revised cost estimates (RCE) for the institutions.

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First of its Kind Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions (CCCC) Launched in India
Business Wire IndiaAdvancing evidence-based solutions for a growing health crisis, the Centre is an international partnership between All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, Emory University, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Public Health Foundation of India

ASTRO Awards $33,500 in Individual Grants to 41 Researchers Presenting at 2015 Annual Meeting
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Professor K Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India Conferred Honorary Doctor of Science (Medicine) by HRH Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace
Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, President of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), was conferred the degree of Doctor of Science (Medicine) honoris causa by the University of London on November 26, 2014. This was awarded to him by HRH The Princess Royale of Britain, Princess Anne, who is also Chancellor of the University, at a special ceremony held at the Buckingham Palace

Rockland Shares its Unique Healthcare Delivery Model at the Hitachi – NDTV Social Innovation Forum
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Sightsavers Launches Free Eye Check-up Camps on the Occasion of World Sight Day to Promote Eye Health
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McHenry County General and Vascular Surgeon Dr. Basudeb Saha Discusses the Importance of Glucose Control in the Surgical Patient
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McHenry County Surgeon Basudeb Saha Discusses the Risk of Deep Venous Thromboembolism (DVT) Following Surgery and What Can Be Done to Prevent It
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McHenry County General Surgeon Discusses When to Consider Surgery for Bothersome Hemorrhoids
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General Surgeon in McHenry, Illinois Advises Hernias Are Often Misunderstood and Frequently a Misdiagnosed Condition in Women
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McHenry County Surgeon Offers Insight on Alarming Increase of Biliary Disease in Younger Patients Requiring Laparascopic Cholecystectomy
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Rotavirus Vaccine Developed in India Demonstrates Strong Efficacy
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Children's HeartLink Names J. Brian Atwood as New International Advisory Board Chair
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Indians join Hands to Celebrate the Spirit of Volunteerism
“Count Me In”, India@75’s national volunteering call-to-action, to declare October 2nd as the National Volunteering Week, kicked off with great enthusiasm as Indians across the country used the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, to count themselves in and spark the spirit of volunteerism in India through the first two weeks. The series of events were realised at various places in India

Manmohan Singh proposes launch of integrated National Health Mission
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has indicated that his government plans to launch an integrated National Health Mission and also pep up the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM).

Coast guard wives assist patients and attendants at AIIMS
As the prevailing cold conditions continue to increase the hardships and sufferings of the patients reaching the Trauma Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), for their treatment; the Coast Guard Wives Welfare Association (CGWWA) extended a helping hand to the relatives and patients on Wednesday by distributing eatables and other essential items of daily use to them.

AIIMS doctors say battered Baby Falak has shown marginal improvement
Doctors at the trauma centre of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday said that the health of two-year-old battered infant Falak was improving.

Delhi Police trace Baby Falak's 3-year-old sister
In the latest development in the baby Falak case, Delhi Police have traced the second child of her mother, Munni, in Muzaffarpur in Bihar.

Delhi police arrest two women in Baby Falak case
Two women were arrested on Monday in connection with the Baby Falak abandonment case.

Baby Falak's medical condition very critical: AIIMS doctors
Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) trauma centre on Wednesday said that the medical condition of two-year-old battered baby Falak remains very critical, and added that her chances of survival are quite weak.

Falak still critical even as Delhi Police launches manhunt for tormentors
The Delhi Police has said that it has launched a massive manhunt to locate the tormentors of two-year-old Falak, adding that two teams have been sent to Mumbai and Bihar to search for the key accused Raj Kumar.

Ex-Indian Information Service official passes away
A former Indian Information Service (IIS) official, D.V.Vijay Kumar, passed away here on Friday after a brief illness. He was 61.

Abandoned infant battles for life at AIIMS Trauma Centre
An abandoned infant with severe head injuries is battling for life at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre in New Delhi for over a week.

Dr. Sachan death controversy, BJP accuses Congress of influencing CBI
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday hit out at the ruling Congress Party for influencing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after the investigating agency declared that the mysterious death of Lucknow Deputy CMO Dr. Y. S. Sachan is a suicide.

World losing battle against TB, cautions WHO
One third of the world's population is suffering from tuberculosis, and the disease could become incurable if governments fail to act, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned.

University of Michigan to collaborate with AIIMS on trauma care
The University of Michigan (U-M) has teamed up with one of India's top medical institutes, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to collaborate on trauma care research and to foster exchange of medical personnel and ideas.

Sonia Gandhi says Govt. is in process of setting up several institutes like AIIMS
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said the government is in the process of setting up several institutes like the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) across the nation to ensure better health services.

West Bengal Congress leaders slam Mamata Banerjee's failure to provide hospital land
Congress party leaders in West Bengal have condemned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for failing to provide land to build a multi-specialty hospital.

Cash for votes scam: Amar Singh allowed to go abroad for treatment
Former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, facing prosecution for his alleged role in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam, was on Thursday allowed by a Delhi court to go abroad for treatment of his kidney ailment.

'I was kept away from my family during jail term', says Amar Singh
Former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, who has been granted bail on medical grounds in the 2008 cash-for-vote-scam, on Sunday said that he was kept away from his family during jail term, and added that he was not even allowed to communicate with his children over the phone.

Cash-for-vote scam accused Amar Singh discharged from AIIMS
Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, an accused in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam, was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Sunday.

Cash-for-vote scam: Delhi HC grants bail to Amar Singh
The Delhi High Court on Monday granted bail to Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, who was arrested in connection with his alleged role in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam, on medical grounds.

Cash-for-vote scam: Delhi HC defers Amar Singh's bail plea
The Delhi High Court has deferred till Wednesday the hearing on the bail plea of Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, who was arrested in connection with his alleged role in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam.

Manmohan Singh condoles demise of senior Congress leader Silvius Condpan
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has condoled the demise of senior Congress leader Silvius Condpan, who breathed his last at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on October 10.

Manmohan Singh condoles Bhagwat Jha Azad's death
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday condoled the passing away of senior Congress leader and veteran parliamentarian Bhagwat Jha Azad.

Former Bihar CM Bhagwat Jha Azad passes away
Freedom fighter and former Bihar Chief Minister Bhagwat Jha Azad passed away here on Tuesday. He was 89.

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