Modern Burn Centre to be inaugurated at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar on convocation event on Jan 7


Bhubaneswar, December 4: The AIIMS Bhubaneswar will celebrate its 4th annual convocation on January 7. To witness the great day, a state-of-the-art Burn Centre at AIIMS will be dedicated to the public by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, said AIIMS Bhubaneswar Executive Director Prof (Dr.) Ashutosh Biswas on Wednesday here.

Also, 36 Bedded Burn Centre equipped with six ICU and six cabin facilities has been set up by NTPC with an estimated cost of Rs 19.87 crore.

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, his deputy Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will grace the occasion, said Biswas.

“This Burn Centre will be very helpful exclusively for Burn Patients with Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber, Skin Bank, Physiotherapy, tele conference seminar room with advanced Equipment and instrument for the treatment of Burn patients,” said Dr. Biswas.

Similarly, dignitaries will also lay the foundation stone of a Critical Care Hospital Building at AIIMS Bhubaneswar. The 150 bedded Critical Care Hospital will be set up under PM- Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM) at a cost of around Rs 192 crore.

On this occasion, gold medals will be awarded to 40 meritorious students of the national institute from different disciplines like DM/MCh(4 scholars), MD/MS(10), MBBS(17), BSc Nursing(6), BSc Paramedical(3).

Dr Anil Das will be awarded as best outgoing MBBS Graduate. Subhrajyoti Barik has been adjudged as best BSc (Hons) Nursing Graduate.

Executive Director Dr. Biswas also said that the premier health institute will witness Liver Transplant, Bone Marrow Transplant, cornea transplant like facilities this year, which will be very helpful for people of Odisha as well as neighbouring States.

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