Emergency Health Services Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI sanctions Rs 15,000 crores for its COVID-19 Package

On April 9, 2020, the Government of India sanctioned Rs 15,000 crore that was earlier announced for the Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness package. The main objective of the package is to contain the spread of COVID-19. Highlights The funds sanctioned are to be used in establishing dedicated treatment facilities of COVID-19, build national ..

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Ordnance Factory Board to introduce “modified tents” to set up isolation units

The Ordnance Factory Board that governs the defence manufacturing unit spread across India is to introduce “modified tents” to set up isolation units. Highlights The idea of modified tents was brought by the Ordnance Equipment Factory, Kanpur. It aims to create isolation wards that will act as tents. The tent is to be made of ..

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10th Asian Conference of Emergency Medicine held in New Delhi

The 10th Asian Conference of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) was inaugurated by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi. The conference will be held from 7-10 November 2019. This is the first time that the biennial conference is being held in India. Key Highlights of Conference Objective: The conference intends to aim at lectures, discussions ..

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