From a member of the High Level Expert Group on Universal Health Coverage formed by the erstwhile Planning Commission to becoming the first medical expert member of its successor, the Niti Aayog, life has come a full circle for Dr Vinod Paul. A neonatologist, Paul headed AIIMS’s paediatrics department for many years. He has been … Continued
Babies with clinically suspected serious infections can be safely and effectively treated outside hospital
In light of these findings, WHO guidelines on the management of newborns and young infants with PSBIs should be modified, say the authors.
“Our hypothesis is that resistant infections in newborns may be originating from the maternal genital tract and not just the environment,” Dr. Vinod Paul said in an interview.
Public expenditure on health remains woeful, accounting for just 1.2 percent of gross domestic product, according to Paul Vinod from AIIMS hospital in New Delhi.
The AII-India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) has prepared a medicine that can prevent thousands of neonatal deaths in India due to infant respiratory distress syndrome.