administered to a patient diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on March 14th, 2023, followed by additional cases involving lymphoma and another leukemia patient. Encouragingly, all three patients have shown positive progress following the treatment. PGI Chandigarh is the first public hospital in India to successfully implement this groundbreaking therapy”
Endorsing the need to create independent departments to further the impetus on patient care, the Director said, “To provide a robust ecosystem for patient care, we need to create independent departments as has been seen from the prior experience that an independent department makes a colossal difference as far as the patient care is concerned and we are seriously considering to create independent departments in the near future.”
Another major step forward by PGIMER is the expansion of Paediatric Cardiology under Dr. Rohit Manoj and we plan to have 10 dedicated beds and 2 dedicated OTs for the same. The basic intent is to reduce the waiting list and assuage the pain of the patients, especially children.”
The Director was accompanied by Kumar Gaurav Dhawan, Deputy Director (Administration)Official Spokesperson, Prof. Vipin Koushal, Medical Superintendent, PGIMER, Kumar Abhay Financial Advisor, Heads of the Departments, and Senior faculty members during the press conference were also present on the occasion.