Approval to use plasma enrichment technique- THE HINDU-16-04-2020
Delhi has been given the go-ahead to use plasma enrichment technique on a trial basis to save the lives of critical COVID-19 patients, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal was told at a review meeting on Wednesday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain among others were part of the meeting, chaired by L-G, which was conducted via videoconference. During the videoconference with health teams, Raj Niwas said, Mr. Baijal stressed on the requirement of a strong communication network between all hospitals and the Health Department. The Health Department presented the patient management system and requested in-charges of all hospitals to update it daily so that correct data is collected and a clear picture emerges, enabling decision makers to swiftly plan resources for emerging scenarios.
“The Delhi government will be deploying it as per the protocol of MoHWF,” Raj Niwas stated. Our focus is to ensure compliance of lockdown to break the chain of transmission of COVID-19 while maintaining supply of essential services,” Raj Niwas also said.