Family members and ambulance drivers alleged that medical staff did not know Kannada because of which the family couldn’t communicate about the severity of Ajay’s situation.
The deceased, Vijay, fell off the staircase at his house in the morning while playing and suffered head injuries.
On World Alzheimer’s Day, observed on Thursday, September 21, the health minister launched the plan focusing on risk reduction and early diagnosis, which was planned in association with NIMHANS.
NIMHANS with the support of Cipla Foundation, has set up a multidisciplinary neuro palliative care unit to reach out to people with neuro-degenerative disorders.
Patients come from far-off towns and a comfortable wait would reduce their stress levels inside their premises, Dr Pratima said.
Experts term it ‘rebound’; Initiatives by hospital also created awareness
These days youths get the playground experience on their mobile screens, said Dr Pratima Murthy, director, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).