31 July 2020 | News
AIIA has also been designated as COVID-19 testing centre
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As announced by the Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik recently, the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), New Delhi has started providing free testing and treatment to patients in its COVID 19 Health Centre (CHC).
Naik visited The CHC on 28th July 2020 to review the arrangements at the Centre for treatment of COVID-19 patients. During the visit the minister announced that CHC will provide free of cost testing and treatment facilities to all the patients. He also inaugurated the Intensive Care Unit of CHC which has been equipped with ventilator facility and all other standard provisions of ICU.
AIIA has also been designated as COVID-19 testing centre (RT-PCR and Rapid antigen testing) by Government of Delhi.
A COVID Call Centre has been established at AIIA for handling queries related to COVID 19 being raised by the general public telephonically.
The Institute has an important role in preventive and curative health care and research areas under the aegis of Ministry of AYUSH