health

Seetampeta ITDA to set up super specialty hospital at Kotturu

30-bed CHC to be upgraded to strengthen medical and health services in tribal areas; State govt sanctions Rs 20 cr for project, tenders likely to be invited soon 

published on : 22nd July 2019

Woman carried 8 km on sling for delivery in Andhra Pradesh

She was then taken to the Primary Health Centre at KJ Puram for delivery. Following incessant rains, the mud road has become unmotorable.    

published on : 22nd July 2019

Guntur Government Hospital to have multi-specialty children block soon

Works of a multi-speciality women and children (MCH) block are to be taken up at the end of the month at Guntur Government Hospital premises.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Badimunda PHC in Odisha sets example in OPD management

Medical officer Dr Sekharlal Pradhan, who joined Badimunda PHC nine years back, said despite its location in a far-flung area, people don’t hesitate to come to the hospital for health-care needs.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu urges diaspora medical fraternity to help tackle NCD deaths

He also urged doctors belonging to the Indian diaspora to give back to the society by adopting their native villages and strengthening Primary Health Centres (PHCs).

published on : 22nd July 2019

Four state-run insurers provide mental illness cover to 1 lakh people

The Mental Healthcare Act 2017 provides that every insurer should make provision for medical insurance for treatment of mental illness on the same basis as is available for physical illness.

published on : 21st July 2019

Health Ministry bans sale, distribution of antibiotic Colistin for food-producing animals

The ban has been imposed under provisions of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and a notification in this regard has been issued by the Centre.

published on : 21st July 2019

Doctor goes extra mile to help patient in remote village of Odisha

The doctor’s deed was appreciated by the villagers and Tumudibandha block chairman Prakash Chandra Patra.

published on : 21st July 2019

Dearth of doctors hits rural health care in Odisha

Of the rest 91 doctors, 81 are regular while eight are working on contractual basis and two on ad-hoc. While four doctors are on leave, seven are working at SCB MCH, Cuttack on deputation.

published on : 21st July 2019

Chennai hospital ordered to pay Rs 20 lakh to boy who received HIV-infected blood

The judge said the doctors of the government hospital who treated the boy were liable for medical negligence.

published on : 20th July 2019

Twelve more die in Assam floods while nine of Japanese Encephalitis and AES in state

While the the JE and AES death toll has reached 231, 60 people have died till now in the floods.

published on : 20th July 2019

Private doctors to be roped in for emergency health services in Andhra Pradesh?

According to the officials, the committee took up the decision to implement this initiative to save more lives during emergencies. 

published on : 20th July 2019

Telangana halfway homes may not accommodate all patients

The IMH at Erragadda is the only mental health institution in the State, and is currently catering to over 357 in-patients including around 120 patients are yet to be discharged.

published on : 18th July 2019

Former Madhya Pradesh CM Babulal Gaur flown to Gurugram in serious condition

Babulal Gaur was first elected to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly in 1974 and was the first Janata Party candidate during the Emergency.

published on : 18th July 2019

Frequent power cuts force TN woman to deliver baby under candlelight

Implementation of rural electrification scheme has left many villages in Cuddalore groping in the dark.

published on : 17th July 2019
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