BY TC News Desk
Agartala, January 04: The Paediatrics Department of GB Hospital has been providing various facilities for its patients, as announced by the government for JSSY, RBSK and BPL schemes. The department has also achieved success in treating several critical cases in the last three months.
At a press conference on Thursday, Associate Professor Dr Sujit Chakraborty of the Paediatrics Department said that from October to December, 80 people were given free IVIG injection, 8 people were given albumin injection, 22 people were given central line, and 2 people were given paediatric dialysis equipment.
He also said that the department has started placing stents in the heart in collaboration with the super specialty department, and renal biopsy is also available. Moreover, the department offers free blood drives for thalassemia patients, blood transfusion for babies with excessive jaundice, and treatment for children with hydrocephalus.
According to Chakraborty, the department has served 4,721 patients in the OPD, admitted 1,462 patients, vaccinated 785 children, and admitted 336 children and 612 neonates in the ICU and NICU respectively, in the last three months. GB Hospital’s MS Dr Shankar Chakraborty and Head of Paediatrics Department Sanjib Debbarma were also present at the press conference.