Health services paralyzed in IGMC Shimla


Healthcare services in Prime Hospital IGMC are paralyzed due no power and water supply for the last three days because of heavy snowfall in Shimla. All the surgerys, medical tests like MRI, Ultrasound and CT scan are not being done due to power outage. The patients who are in Emergency are also facing hard time as doctors could not offer them more services except drugs.


Snow bound IGMC road remained closed for last two days as heavy snowfall covered it’s links road. The patients told Himvani that power supply and water supply halted in the hospital however light and heating system is being run by local power generator. Number of snow bite and injuries cases were coming here from all snow bound areas.

Serious patients are being referred to PGI Chandigarh as hospital could not carter them.


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ML Verma is a Senior journalist, with more than a decade of experience of active reporting for electronic media, news agencies and fast paced online media.

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