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10 lakh people screened across India at 500 health camps on 1 day

Agra (IANS): In what is perhaps a world record, a million people across 100 cities in India were screened at 500 health camps on a single day and provided tests and services worth Rs 15 crore ($2.5 million), an organiser said.

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Dr Subhash Chandra, Dr Ajay Kaul join BLK Hospital

New Delhi: BLK Super Speciality Hospital on Friday announced that two eminent cardiologists Dr Subhash Chandra and Dr Ajay Kaul, both from Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, have joined BLK Hospital as chairman of cardiology department and chairman of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, respectively.

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Delhi hospital to train Kenya doctors

New Delhi: BLK Super Speciality Hospital (BLK SSH), New Delhi and Kenya’s Kisii Teaching & Referral Hospital (KTRH) and Kisii University have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which BLK SSH will provide quality healthcare and training for Kisii University through an observership programme in areas of urosurgery, orthopaedics surgery, plastic surgery and neurology. The hospital will hold class at the university and referral hospital to help in the capacity building of the medical staff.

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Kidney transplant performed at Safdarjung Hospital

New Delhi: A team of six doctors of Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi has successfully performed the first ever kidney transplant at the hospital, thus becoming fourth government hospital in the capital to be equipped with the knowledge and facility to carry out kidney transplants for the needy.

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First foreigner conjoined twins separated in Delhi hospital

New Delhi: Nigerian twins joined at the lower abdomen and hips were successfully operated upon and separated at B L Kapur (BLK) super-speciality hospital after a 13-hour surgery.

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BLK Hospital performs renal transplant on HIV affected patient

New Delhi: A team of doctors led by Dr Sunil Prakash, senior consultant and director of renal sciences and transplant centre at the BLK Super Speciality Hospital has successfully performed renal transplant on a HIV affected patient.

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BLK Hospital doctors hope to give acid victim a near to normal face

New Delhi: A team of 18 doctors at B L Kapur Memorial Hospital in the national capital will perform a set of surgeries on a 27-year-old acid attack victim to give her a near to normal face. The cost of surgeries will be covered by the hospital and funds collected from people through a media campaign.

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Chronic kidney disease rising in India: Doctors

New Delhi: Minimal physical activity, unhealthy diet, smoking and drinking are some of the reasons that are resulting in an increased number of chronic kidney diseases – especially among women – in both rural and urban India.

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After years of silence, 5 kids have hope to hear again

New Delhi: Six year-old Raunak clutches his mother’s right hand and looks at her with curious eyes trying to read every word that she speaks. Having lost hearing power from meningitis when he was 5, he has a new hope of regaining it after undergoing a complex surgery.

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BLK Hospital launches new logo to position itself as a Super Specialty Hospital

B L Kapur Memorial Hospital, New Delhi has launched its new logo with an aim to position itself as a super specialty hospital. The hospital has also been renamed as B L Kapur Super Specialty Hospital.

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