Andhra Pradesh government bans private practice by government doctors

The previous TDP government had allowed private practice stating that it was in no position to pay non-practising allowance.

published on : 19th September 2019

Centre aims at mental healthcare for all by 2022

Union health minister says NIMHANS could lead the way in mentoring other mental health institutions in the country and strengthen them

published on : 17th September 2019

Everyone deserves to have access to better healthcare: Krishna Collector   

The district collector said that each and every citizen should have awareness about their health and also take certain precautionary measures to avoid serious illnesses.

published on : 16th September 2019

7-yr-old succumbs to dengue, hospitals booked for negligence

Yet another death due to dengue has come to the fore in the State, despite the government maintaining silence over the official statistics regarding dengue deaths in Telangana. 

published on : 14th September 2019

‘Need to spread info on vector-borne diseases’, says amicus curiae report on vector-borne disease submitted in Telangana High Court

On Thursday, senior counsel submitted that till Sept, already 3,526 dengue cases have been reported in the State as against 1,549 in the previous year.

published on : 14th September 2019

Kerala taking baby steps towards implementing Mental Healthcare Act

This is part of the efforts to implement the Mental Healthcare Act 2017 which was notified last June.

published on : 13th September 2019

Andhra health officials planning to make Oxygen cylinders compulsory in private ambulances

At present, private ambulances, especially those in the rural areas, do not have oxygen supply.

published on : 4th September 2019

Doctors at risk as most government hospitals in Hyderabad lack security

With number of incidents of patient’s kin attacking hospital staff rising, doctors across hospitals ask for more measures

published on : 30th August 2019

Patients served stale food in Fakir Mohan Government Medical College and Hospital

 After poor health care services, patients of Fakir Mohan Government Medical College and Hospital have complained of stale food being served to them.

published on : 28th August 2019

Healthcare ailing sans doctors   

 Vacant doctor and auxiliary health staff posts have taken a toll on healthcare in Ganjam district.

published on : 28th August 2019

Healthcare Global moves Karnataka HC over smoking zones in restaurants

The petitioner contended that second-hand smoking is dangerous to those exposed to it. In case of a restaurant, the smoke from smoking zones will endanger the health of others.

published on : 27th August 2019

Pregnant tribal woman in Visakhapatnam treks 20 km to consult doctor, dies due to excessive bleeding

Though the incident happened five days ago, it came to light on Saturday.

published on : 26th August 2019

Hackers attack Indian healthcare website, steal 68 lakh records

Open-source reports indicate that cancer mortality rates have increased dramatically in recent decades, making cancer China's leading cause of death.

published on : 22nd August 2019

Telangana government to pay Rs 360 crore, Telangana Aarogyasri Network Hospital Association calls off strike

The minister said that he will ensure a mechanism for making payments to hospitals every month. He said he would also take steps for clearance of all arrears. 

published on : 21st August 2019

There is no bigger decision than Kashmir: PM Modi on the way forward for India

The Prime Minister spoke extensively about topics varying from Jammu & Kashmir, medical reforms, the criticality of education to taking the knife to the tumour of corruption within the bureaucracy.

published on : 14th August 2019
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