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Eastern UP to become the hub of medicine and medical education with AIIMS

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The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) established in Gorakhpur will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

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The 300-bed AIIMS Gorakhpur will be soon expanded to 750 beds. With the inauguration, a 35-bed emergency ward will also come into service, which will provide quick treatment to critical patients. The OPD (Outdoor Patient Department) of Gorakhpur AIIMS has already started from February 2019. So far about seven lakh people have come to the OPD of AIIMS. With the service of 14 general and 13 special OPDs, people will no longer have to go to other cities for consultation and treatment on any disease. Not only this, from the month of May this year, patients in IPD (Indoor Patient Department) have started taking advantage of medical facilities. With the admission of normal patients, more than two hundred general operations have been done so far.

Facilities at a glance –

  • 14 modular operation theaters
  • OPD of Medicine, General Surgery, Dentistry (Dental), Paediatrics, Gynaecology, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology, ENT, Radiology, Diagnostic, PMR Hematology etc.
  • pathology, digital x-ray, CT scan, MRI, ultrasound
  • Head and neck clinic in oncology department
  • Radiotherapy
  • Dual energy radiotherapy, brachytherapy, CT simulator machines at a cost of Rs 18 crore soon
  • Examination and treatment of hemophilia patients
  • Two oxygen plants (both liquid oxygen and air pressure based)
  • Ayush Block and Nursing College

People from Eastern Uttar Pradesh as well as Bihar, Jharkhand and Nepal will get the benefit of the medical facilities of Gorakhpur AIIMS. According to an estimate, this AIIMS has become the largest centre with world-class specialist medical facilities for a population of about 70 million.

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