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As patients die, Ahmedabad Civil Hospital buries their medical history too

Where are their medical files, ask families of Covid-19 patients who died at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital. According to them, the hospital refuses to provide details of the line of treatment as well as the reason for the death of their loved ones. Besides agonizing them, it also creates hurdles for families in getting insurance claims...

Sanjeev Kapoor, World Central Kitchen starts free meals for COVID warriors in Ahmedabad Civil

With the availability of quality food for COVID warriors being a major issue, the World Central Kitchen in association with famous chef Sanjeev Kapoor has started delivering sumptuous meals to healthcare workers on COVID duty at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital. The organisation is providing three meals—breakfast, lunch and dinner—to COVID warriors free of cost. The...

Civil Hospital doctors save premature baby weighing just 1 kg, gives childless couple their bundle of joy

The efforts of doctors at the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad helped save a premature baby, who was the first child to be born to a couple after 18 years of marriage. Kokilaben, a resident of Jashodanagar in the city, had been childless for the last 18 years. The woman got pregnant five times during the...

When will COVID-19 end? Are we seeing a second wave? Read on to know…

Awareness is the only way to stay safe and fight COVID-19: Dr Kamlesh Upadhyay Jainul Ansari, Ahmedabad: As India and the world battles COVID-19, the disease has thrown up more questions than answers. When will the pandemic end? Can you get re-infected? If yes, what is the probability of re-infection? In a talk with Gujarat...

#Column: Incapable govt, foolish system liable for COVID-19 crisis in Gujarat

Shankersinh Vaghela: BJP, as a party, has achieved excellence in hiding facts and figures—a trait that runs deep into the saffron party’s hierarchy. This trait is particularly visible in cases when it senses that any data or figure can be detrimental to its image and will expose its governance failure. Hiding or manipulating data has...

Civil Hospital hands over body of suspected COVID-19 patient to family for cremation, calls next day saying patient is alive

In yet another goof-up of the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital administration, the family of a deceased man was informed that he was alive just hours after they had performed his cremation. As per the case details, Devrambhai Bhisikar was admitted to the COVID-19 isolation ward of the hospital on May 28 with complaints of fever, cough,...

Gujarat HC cautions health secretary not to restrict COVID-19 admissions in Ahmedabad Civil Hospital

The Gujarat High Court has cautioned health secretary Jayanti Ravi to ensure that COVID-19 admissions in Ahmedabad Civil Hospital are not restricted deliberately to cope up with work pressure in the future, or else the court will have to take “appropriate action”. The remark came in response to a submission made by an advocate appearing...

25 COVID-19 patients waiting on streets empty stomach since afternoon for admission at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital

At a time when the Gujarat government is desperately taking measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in the state, a video created by a COVID-19 positive patient has exposed the lackadaisical approach of the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital administration in dealing with coronavirus infected patients and the harassment that the latter had to face. As...