Day 211 : 14-Sep-15


Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 14-Sep-15:

  1. The Delhi government launched a 24-hour helpline no 011-23307145 for dengue, following a surge in the number of cases of the viral disease in the capital. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. The state government has ordered hospitals to purchase 1,000 new beds to ensure their availability for dengue patients and the situation is now under control, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain said. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. The Aam Aadmi Party led Delhi government has decided to cancel the leave of all doctors and paramedical staff, including nurses and lab technicians in the state-run hospitals with the advant of Dengue cases. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  4. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday called an emergency meeting of MLAs and directed them to visit hospitals twice a day to meet patients “till the panic of dengue is done away with”. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) today observed ‘Zero Breakdown Day’ and said that bus breakdowns have reduced by 80 per cent since last week. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  2. Union health ministry on Monday directed the Delhi government to take action against private hospitals which are overcharging for conducting dengue tests. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Failure to appear before the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on its summons will now result in issuance of arrest warrants and attachment of property by the Commission. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  4. Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) youth and student wings to organise blood donation camps across Delhi to meet the soaring demand in the wake of dengue outbreak in the national capital. (Source)
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