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AIIMS to be world-class healthcare facility

Be it patient care, research or other social welfare activities, the AIIMS Bhubaneswar has earned many accolades and is able to win the hearts of people of Odisha as well as from the neighbouring States, said distinguished guests and dignitaries attending the 10th Foundation Day ceremony of the MCH on July 15.

Speaking on the occasion as chief guest, AIIMS Jodhpur Director Prof Sanjeev Misra congratulated AIIMS, Bhubaneswar for its successful completion of the first decade. Prof Misra stressed upon collaboration of technology for digital innovation in healthcare services, medical education, and research.

Addressing the gathering, AIIMS Bhubaneswar Director (Designate) Prof Ashutosh Biswas emphasized on better team work to run the organisation. AIIMS will be a world-class healthcare facility, said Dr Biswas.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar Director Prof Mukesh Tripathi informed that the much awaited renal transplant surgery at AIIMS Bhubaneswar is going to start from August. The national institute has already received the required permission from the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) of the State Government to start the procedure. Soon, the AIIMS Bhubaneswar is also going to have a dedicated burn and plastic ward, a new trauma and emergency area and dharmasala building, added Dr Tripathi.

Notably, former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had laid the foundation stone of AIIMS Bhubaneswar on July 15, 2003 and the institute started functioning in 2012. The hospital was inaugurated in 2014. As per recent data, AIIMS Bhubaneswar is witnessing around 4,500 patient footfalls per day. Daily Pioneer

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