Harsh Vardhan inaugurates Burn and Plastic Surgery block at Delhi’s AIIMS

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Published on January 18, 2021 - Duration: 02:21s

Harsh Vardhan inaugurates Burn and Plastic Surgery block at Delhi’s AIIMS

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the 'Burn and Plastic Surgery' block at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi on January 18.

“It is a matter of joy for AIIMS family as a golden chapter has been added to its development.

An exclusive state of the art department for burns and plastic surgery has been added.

All facilities related to burns and plastic surgery will be available here,” said Dr Harsh Vardhan.

He added, “Nearly 70 lakh people across the country are victim of burns per year.

Out of these, nearly 1.4 lakh people succumb to death.

Roughly, every four minutes, one person dies due to burns.” Dr Harsh Vardhan also congratulated AIIMS Director, Dr Randeep Guleria and Burn and Plastic Surgery Block Head, Maneesh Singhal for their efforts.

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