Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan asks premier medical institutes to take proactive measures to combat pandemic
Dr Harsh Vardhan held a video conference yesterday with medical directors of AIIMS (Delhi), regional AIIMS, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) Puducherry and Post Graduate Institute (PGI) Chandigarh to review the preparedness on coronavirus.
A senior official said that AIIMS, Delhi has specially been asked to create awareness material for people on stigma-related issues on coronavirus.
Recently, Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of AIIMS also highlighted how stigma related to COVID-19 is posing another challenge. He conveyed that recovered patients are a symbol of hope and victory to us and that they should not be stigmatised.