Truth of AAP government: Delhi government hospital ‘sick’, date for MRI is getting after 3 years!

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Truth of AAP government: Delhi government hospital ‘sick’, date for MRI is getting after 3 years!

Delhi Health System: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal never misses an opportunity to pat himself on the back in the name of providing good and better health facilities to the people in the capital. Be it Mohalla Clinic or the most expensive health tests, the Chief Minister always talks about making them absolutely free. But, the condition of the hospitals in the capital is telling a different picture. Not only is there a shortage of manpower and equipment in Delhi government hospitals, but the situation is such that patients are getting years ahead for many tests. The latest cases have been reported from a dental hospital and a GB Pant hospital.

Date given for MRI is 2027
According to media reports, the first case has come to light from Maulana Azad Dental Hospital, where a patient has got the date for MRI after three years i.e. 2027. Delhi government-run Maulana Azad Dental Hospital has given a date of March 23, 2027 (after 3 years) for MRI to a 25-year-old patient named Santosh. The date sheet is also going viral on social media. Apart from this, the second case is being reported from GB Pant Hospital.

According to health activist Ashok Aggarwal, a 13-year-old patient from Saharanpur is undergoing treatment at GB Pant Hospital. He has to undergo MRI of his brain, he has been given the date of 2025 for this. He also posted about this on social media. Apart from this, he has also raised the issue of discrimination in treatment.

lack of man power
More than 300 posts are vacant in Delhi government hospitals, which include OT Technician, Assistant, Lab Technician, Lab Assistant, Nurse, Pharmacist, ECG Technician and Mortuary Assistant etc.

Lack of operation theater and CT scan machine
At the same time, there are a total of 235 operation theaters in the hospitals run by the Delhi government, out of which 62 are not in working condition and 173 are functional. Apart from this, 5 Delhi government hospitals DDU, GTB, Ambedkar, LNJP have one CT scan machine each and GB Pant has two machines, out of which one is faulty.

shortage of ventilators
Delhi government has a total of 568 ventilators in Babu Jagjivan Ram (11 ventilators), Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital (15), LNJP (186), Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital (9) and GTB (347), out of which 61 ventilators are faulty. At the same time, 3 ventilators are defective in Babu Jagjivan Ram, 3 in Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital, 15 in LNJP, 1 in Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital and 39 in GTB.

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