Platelet processing machine in short supply in Chennai

Abiding by the norms of World Health Organization (WHO), government hospitals in Chennai state that the donated blood is separated into three different components – red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs) and platelets. However, there has been a dearth of agitators that store platelets, in major hospitals in the city. Continue Reading

AIIMS Madurai: JICA, Central team inspect site

“Agreement worth Rs 15 crore has been signed to build a compound wall around the 224-acre land where Madurai All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) would be constructed,” said State Directorate of Medical Education Assistant Director, Sabitha. Continue Reading

JICA to provide Rs 2,470 cr for Chennai Peripheral Ring Road

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed an agreement with the Government of India to provide Official Development Assistance (ODA) Loan of 40,074 million Japanese Yen (approximately Rs 2,470 Crore) for Chennai Peripheral Ring Road Project (Phase 1). Continue Reading