April 21, 2024

With new facilities, AIIMS Delhi aims to reduce waiting time 

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated the various state-of-the-art health-related projects/facilities of AIIMS New Delhi.

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya at the inauguration of dedication to the nation various state-of-the-art health-related projects/facilities of AIIMS New Delhi and AIIMS Jhajjar at Jawahar Lal Auditorium, in New Delhi on December 13, 2023

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya at the inauguration of dedication to the nation various state-of-the-art health-related projects/facilities of AIIMS New Delhi and AIIMS Jhajjar at Jawahar Lal Auditorium, in New Delhi on December 13, 2023 (Source: PIB)

The Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare dedicated new state-of-the-art facilities at AIIMS New Delhi on Wednesday. These facilities inaugurated include Mother and Child Block, Surgical block, National Centre for Geriatrics, New Paid Ward in Main hospital; Center for Advanced Research in Hospital Infection Control and Forensic DNA Laboratory at JPN Apex Trauma Centre and Centre for Medical Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CMIE) and Private Ward Wing at National Cancer Institute (NCI), Jhajjar to the nation today.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Mandaviya praised AIIMS New Delhi as “a lighthouse, setting conventions and principles that the entire country follows”. He said that “the outstanding reputation of AIIMS is a testament to the commitment and enthusiasm exhibited by the dedicated doctors working here.” He informed that “these new facilities have been inaugurated today with the aim to improve healthcare service for the common people. The objective is to ensure that access to quality and affordable healthcare reaches the last mile of the people.”

Elaborating on the government’s initiative towards bringing about a transformation in healthcare in India, the Union Health Minister highlighted the establishment of 1,70,000 Ayushman Aarogya Mandir is an endeavour towards the same direction. “These health and wellness centres have also been provided with tele-consultation facilities, saving time, effort and resources for the common man”, he said.

He further stated that “recently the 10,000th Jan Aushadi Kendra was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister. The number of medical colleges have more than doubled in the last 9 years. Similarly the number of MBBS, PG and nursing seats have also increased at an unprecedented rate in a span of less than 10 years”.

Dr Mandaviya said that India is also promoting its quality and affordable healthcare service to the world. “The ‘Heal in India’ and ‘Heal by India’ initiatives have been launched to tap into the fast-growing medical tourism sector in the world”, he stated.

AIIMS New Delhi

The new facilities, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi will mark a transformative leap in healthcare infrastructure and services. They are equipped with cutting-edge technology and modern amenities, underscoring AIIMS New Delhi’s dedication to maintaining the highest standards of healthcare delivery. The expansion aims to address the evolving healthcare needs of a growing population and to reinforce AIIMS New Delhi’s position as a global leader in medical innovation.

The new infrastructure will boast advanced medical equipment and facilities designed to accommodate the latest breakthroughs in medical science. These enhancements will contribute to improved patient outcomes and a more efficient healthcare delivery system.

With the addition of new facilities, AIIMS New Delhi aims to reduce patient waiting times and expand its capacity to serve a larger number of individuals. The institution remains committed to providing accessible, world-class healthcare to the community.

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