G.ROHINI, CHIEF JUSTICE:
1. This petition, by way of Public Interest Litigation, is filed seeking
a direction to the Government of NCTD to release the budgetary
allocations made for Malaria and Dengue Control Programmes to the
Municipal Corporations of Delhi, namely, SDMC, EDMC and NDMC
and to ensure that all hospitals in NCTD, public or private, do not refuse
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treatment to any patient with symptoms of dengue and to ensure that all
hospitals in NCTD are duly equipped with dengue testing kits, platelet
transfusion machines and ancillary medicines. The petitioner also seeks
a direction to the Union of India to depute additional strength of doctors
from the Central Pool in all Government hospitals, GNCTD and
municipal bodies in order to control the spread of dengue in Delhi.
Various other directions are also sought to GNCTD and Union of India
to tackle the menace of dengue in NCTD.
Source: Indian Kanoon