BRD Medical College

  • Three more children succumb to encephalitis in Gorakhpur December 11, 2013

    Three more children succumbed to encephalitis taking the death count from the viral disease to 626 this year in eastern region of Uttar Pradesh, health officials said. The children died at BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, they said, adding that five fresh encephalitis patients were admitted to BRDMCH during the...
  • 6 more children succumb to encephalitis; death toll reaches 609 December 3, 2013

    The encephalitis menace continues unabated in eastern UP as six more children succumbed to the disease at BRD Medical College Hospital, official sources said in Gorakhpur on Monday. With the six deaths, which took place over the last two days, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 609...
  • Encephalitis claims 10 more lives; death toll climbs to 377 October 11, 2013

    With 10 more deaths reported due to encephalitis in the past 24 hours, the toll from the disease in the eastern Uttar Pradesh has reached 377, health officials said on Friday. As many as 22 fresh encephalitis patients have been admitted to BRD Medical College Hospital and adjoining government hospitals during...
  • No end to Encephalitis deaths in Gorakhpur; toll now reaches 358 October 8, 2013

    Fifteen more children succumbed to encephalitis, taking the toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 358 this year. Health officials said the children died in the last two days in various government hospitals in Gorakhpur district. As many as 45 fresh cases of encephalitis have been reported at BRD...
  • Akhilesh to inaugurate encephalitis ward of Gorakhpur Medical College October 8, 2013

    Gorakhpur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akihlesh Yadav will inaugurate the encephalitis ward of BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur on Tuesday. The 100bed ward handles maximum number of encephalitis patients from Bihar and Nepal in addition to the local population. The ward was build with the funds granted under NRHM. ...
  • Encephalitis claims 11 more lives in 3 days; toll climbs to 330 October 2, 2013

    With eleven more children succumbing to encephalitis at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur during past three days, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 330 in eastern district of Uttar Pradesh this year. Of the 11 deaths, seven deaths occurred on Tuesday at BRD Medical College Hospital. The...
  • Encephalitis claims 5 more lives; death toll reaches 309 September 28, 2013

    With five more children succumbing to encephalitis at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur during past 24 hours, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 309 in eastern district of Uttar Pradesh this year. The dead include one child each from Maharajganj, Deoria, Kushinagar and Siddharthanagar districts of eastern...
  • Encephalitis claims four more lives, toll rises to 304 in eastern UP September 27, 2013

    Gorakhpur: With nine more children succumbing to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 304 in eastern Uttar Pradesh this year. The dead include one child each from Deoria, Gorakhpur, and Kushinagar districts of eastern UP, health officials said, adding...
  • Encephalitis claims 9 more lives; toll crosses 300 mark September 26, 2013

    With nine more children succumbing to encephalitis, the death toll due to the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh has climbed to 301 this year. The dead include three children from Kushinagar, two from Deoria, and one each from Gorakhpur, Siddharthanagar and Santkabirnagar districts of eastern UP, health officials said on Thursday. One...
  • Encephalitis claims 4 more lives, toll reaches 289 September 24, 2013

    The encephalitis menace continues unabated in eastern Uttar Pradesh as four more children succumbed to the disease at BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, bringing the toll in the disease to 289. "Four children have succumbed to encephalitis in last 48 hours," the sources in the office of additional director (health)...
  • Two more die of encephalitis in Gorakhpur, toll climbs to 237 September 7, 2013

    Two more children on Friday succumbed to encephalitis at BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 237, health officials said. As many as 19 fresh encephalitis patients were admitted to BRD-MCH on Friday and two children died of the disease,...
  • 4 more children succumb to encephalitis, toll reaches 202 August 28, 2013

    Four more children succumbed to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh to 202 this year. The deceased belonged to Gorakhpur, Mahrajganj, Kushinagar and Bihar, health officials said on Wednesday. As many as 14 persons suffering from encephalitis...
  • Cabinet clears Rs 4000 cr grant for fighting encephalitis October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared Rs 4,000crore joint action plan for tackling Japanese Encephalitis. CNNIBN had reported how over 400 people died of encephalitis this year. The GoM had in November last year made certain recommendations for tackling the deadly virus which has affected over 6,300 persons across...
  • Cabinet to discuss prevention and control of encephalitis October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: After a sustained campaign by CNNIBN, the government seems to have finally woken up to encephalitis. The Cabinet will take up the issue of prevention and control of Japanese encephalitis in a meeting on Thursday. So far, over 400 children have died across Uttar Pradesh due to this...
  • Gorakhpur: 7 more children die of encephalitis October 7, 2012

    Gorakhpur: Seven more children died of encephalitis in the last 24 hours in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College, Uttar Pradesh, taking the death toll to 372. CNN-IBN had learnt that nearly Rs 3350 crore was sanctioned by the government to battle the outbreak but with no improvement in the condition it...
  • UP: Encephalitis claims two more lives, toll 159 August 7, 2012

    Gorakhpur: Two children succumbed to encephalitis at the BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, taking the death toll in the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh this year to 159. The children, who hailed from Gorakhpur and Kushinagar districts, died at the hospital on Monday, health officials said on Tuesday. A total of...
  • Gorakhpur doctors call off strike November 11, 2011

    Gorakhpur: Junior doctors at the BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur have called off their two-day strike after assurance from authorities that their demands for better security and facilities will be met. Medical services were restored on Friday at the hospital, grappling with the influx of Encephalitis patients from eastern...
  • Gorakhpur medical college doctors on strike November 9, 2011

    Gorakhpur: Doctors at the BRD Medical College in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur where encephalitis patients are being treated have gone on a strike. One hundred and fifty resident doctors went on strike after a patient's family reportedly roughed up one of the doctors. The doctors are demanding better security for themselves. The strike...
  • Encephalitis: Azad sat on report despite warning October 24, 2011

    New Delhi: A CNN IBN investigation has found that despite warnings of an encephalitis crisis were given as early as in the first week of September, the health ministry and the minister sat on the report. In the BRD medical college in Gorakhpur, 500 children have died of encephalitis in...
  • Encephalitis claims 9 more lives in UP October 19, 2011

    Gorakhpur: Nine more people succumbed to encephalitis, taking the death count in the brain fever to 465 so far this year in Uttar Pradesh's eastern region, health officials said in Gorakhpur on Wednesday. Four encephalitis patients from Gorakhpur, two each from Kushinagar and Deoria and one from Mahrajganj succumbed to the...
  • Where stray dogs occupy hospital beds October 16, 2006

    Gorakhpur: Finding a dog relaxing on a patient's bed is usually enough to evoke any officials' fury or cause the suspension of junior staff at any hospital. But at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College, such scenes are a routine affair. A chance visit to Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College, once considered one of...