JIPMER establishes research unit to undertake clinical trials of new COVID-19 vaccines

To ensure that clinical trials on new vaccines can be completed quickly, the COVID Vaccine Trials Unit at JIPMER is preparing an advance contact list of persons who may be interested to participate

published on : 7th October 2021

BPL ration cards not needed for free treatment: JIPMER

The JIPMER on Saturday withdrew its decision to give free treatment only to patients with Below Poverty Line (BPL) ration cards.

published on : 27th September 2021

JIPMER says free treatment to BPL patients only on production of ration cards, draws flak

The decision has evoked strong opposition from political parties as well as the Lt Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundarajaran

published on : 24th September 2021

JIPMER team to conduct postmortem on worker

The judge further said a full-body X-ray is a must since there is an allegation that the deceased was beaten black and blue and he might have sustained bodily injuries and fractures.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Make rooftop solar panels, rainwater harvesting mandatory in big buildings: VP Venkaiah Naidu

Stating that India is fast moving towards becoming the global leader for ‘energy transition’, Naidu hailed the recent landmark of 100 Gigawatt of installed renewable energy capacity in India.

published on : 12th September 2021

Artificial Intelligence centre for Healthcare in Puducherry's Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth

Professor SC Parija maintained that in the coming years, the impetus is on introducing Artificial Intelligence and machine learning into the realms of health sciences. 

published on : 20th August 2021

New building of JIPMER urban health centre inaugurated at Puducherry's Kurusukuppam

The JUHC was established in 1954 to provide a family folder-based health care for four wards under Puducherry Municipality -- Kurusukuppam, Chinnayapuram, Vazhaikulam, and Vaithikuppam.

published on : 14th June 2021

32 from Tamil Nadu among 37 black fungus patients in Puducherry, four dead

Some of the patients never had Covid. In fact every year, JIPMER has been treating a few cases of mucormycosis, said a doctor.

published on : 29th May 2021

BJP urges Centre to convert JIPMER into exclusive Covid care hospital as cases mount

In a memorandum to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, state BJP President V Saminathan said COVID-19 is spreading at a rapid pace in the UT, with around 2000 cases and around 30-35 deaths each day

published on : 21st May 2021

JIPMER to increase ICU beds to 100, but challenges remain in getting adequate oxygen support

Since the institute is preferentially admitting patients with severe illness, it has been trying to convert more of its oxygen beds to ICU beds, which are likely to reach 100 by the end of May

published on : 20th May 2021

Despite increasing bed count, JIPMER swamped due to rising COVID cases in Puducherry

The number of ICU beds have been increased from 35 to 61 and the process of redesignating an additional 75 beds for COVID-related emergencies is underway.

published on : 4th May 2021

Centre's assistance sought to set up oxygen plant at JIPMER in Puducherry

JIPMER primarily admits COVID-19 patients with oxygen demand or uncontrolled critical co-morbidities, noted Rajya Sabha member N Gokulakrishnan

published on : 30th April 2021

Proper treatment has been given to patient admitted after suffering road traffic accident: JIPMER

JIPMER Director Dr. Rakesh Agarwal in a statement said that on Saturday evening, a group of 75-100 persons disturbed patient care in the Emergency Medical Services Division of JIPMER.

published on : 25th April 2021

JIPMER urged to reconsider decision to suspend physical visits to OPD from April 26

In a memorandum to the Union Health Minister, the secretary of the CPM state unit R Rajangam said it is a matter of serious concern to poor patients frequenting the hospital

published on : 24th April 2021

Amid surge in COVID-19 patients at Jipmer, physical visits to OPD suspended from April 26

The number of COVID-19 patients in Puducherry has rapidly increased in the last four weeks. This has resulted in a multifold increase in COVID-positive patients admitted in Jipmer.

published on : 23rd April 2021
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