As per rules, a doctor requires three years teaching experience to become an associate professor at AIIMS.
With symptoms of seizures and speech problems, the patient, a native of Bhadrak district, had presented at the premier hospital a month back.
The Neurobiology Research Centre at NIMHANS-Bengaluru was the first to set up a brain bank in the country and the one at Bhubaneswar will be established in collaboration with NIMHANS.
The first patient put on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar has successfully recovered.
The 22-month-old girl from Dhenkanal who was suffering from Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP), a rare disease in the lungs, was discharged on Saturday.
AIIMS Bhubaneswar will launch a mobile application and dedicated website on snakes on Monday.
The state-of-the-art facility to be established at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore
“All BPL families, ration card holders and low income certificate holders will be provided free ECMO treatment at the premier hospital,” said Dr Mohanty.
The species has been named Cunninghamella arunalokei after Prof Arunaloke Chakrabarti in his honour for his contributions to the development of medical mycology in India and Asia.
AIIMS is the first public hospital in the State to have an ECMO unit and paediatric bronchoscope.
A PET-CT machine for the treatment of cancer patients will be installed at AIIMS Bhubaneswar soon.
Sources said AIIMS had planned to make the ECMO unit functional last year itself following the outbreak of COVID-19.
The Odisha government facilitated a special ‘green corridor’ for hassle-free transportation of the critically ill patient. The ambulance reached the airport in a record 12 minutes.
Detailed information on patients including body temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, oxygen saturation level, and improvement or deterioration in health will be available on the dashboard.
Doctors, nurses and paramedics were the priority group among the healthcare workers (HCWs) during the first phase of vaccination.