A green corridor was created from the hospital to the Biju Patnaik international airport for the timely transportation of liver.
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi on Friday announced a collaboration with the Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) to advance expertise in the critical fields of high altitude medicine and space medicine.
The premier institute said the collaboration represents a strategic alliance between two leading institutions, combining academic excellence with the specialized knowledge and experience of the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS).
The partnership is expected to propel advancements in high altitude medicine and space medicine, benefiting not only the academic and research communities but also contributing to the overall advancement of medical knowledge and practice, it said.
AIIMS Director M Srinivas said, “This collaboration between AIIMS Delhi and Armed Forces Medical Services is a significant milestone that will undoubtedly enhance our capabilities in high altitude medicine and space medicine. I look forward to working closely with DGAFMS.”
Dr Rima Dada, Professor in charge of the Media Cell said, “The signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) is anticipated to take place in the coming weeks, marking the formal commencement of this collaborative venture. Both AIIMS Delhi and DGAFMS are committed to fostering a spirit of innovation, research, and academic excellence through this partnership.”
Dr Rajesh Khadgawat, Professor of Endocrinology at AIIMS, has been appointed as the Nodal Officer for this collaborative initiative.