Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath

Gorakhpur hospital gets additional equipment for Encephalitis treatment

ANI | Updated: Jul 16, 2018 23:00 IST

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 16 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday informed that more beds, ventilators and other important equipment needed for treatment of Encephalitis have been installed in BRD Medical College hospital.
It is to be noted that in August last year; nearly 150 children had died, allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply, in the same hospital.
"34 lakh children vaccinated for Encephalitis. Doctors and medical staff have been trained to fight against it. More beds, ventilators and other important equipment needed for treatment of Encephalitis have been installed in BRD Medical College hospital," the Chief Minister told reporters here.
Earlier today, Adityanath laid foundation stones of various new projects worth over Rs 37 crore at the BRD Medical College.
The new projects that the Chief Minister laid foundation stones for include a 125-bed night shelter, installation of an electronic security system and upgradation of a fire hydrant system.
The other projects include a renovation of ten hospital wards and building of a labour complex.
Adityanath also inaugurated several completed projects worth over Rs 37 lakh which includes a nine-bed prefabricated ward, six modular operation theatres, a 500-kilowatt solar power plant beside 11 other projects.(ANI)

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