Deepak Sathish

CMCH’s protocol shields orthopaedic care team from Covid

In 2020, the Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology launched 'Coimbatore orthopaedic surgical fixation protocol in Covid-19 pandemic' to attend to emergency and closed fracture cases.

18 Oct 2021

Trips to Ooty exhausting, recruit doctors, say Coimbatore gynaecologists

With the Ooty Medical College Hospital (OMCH) facing a shortage of gynaecologists, doctors from government hospitals in the district are being sent on deputation on a rotational basis.

14 Oct 2021

Bid of traveller to board flight with fake Covid certificate foiled in Coimbatore

According to sources, the passenger, a resident of Podanur, underwent a test on Wednesday and tested positive.

01 Oct 2021

Data analyst from TN uses ‘work from home’ to start new business

Working for a US-based multispecialty hospital, Ramesh decided to establish a country chicken farm during the lockdown.

26 Sep 2021

ESI hospital gets Rs 3.8 lakh from bail petitioners

The supply of pulse oximeters, gluco strips, ventilator masks, by the government has come down. We are buying these using the money deposited by the accused.”

22 Sep 2021

Barbs traded as govt seems to be drawing curtains on Amma mini clinics

AIADMK leaders alleged that all welfare projects launched by their government were being scrapped.

13 Sep 2021

Disposable plastic items choke cloth bag manufacturers in Tamil Nadu

Those who entered the business after the plastic ban are moving to other businesses such as manufacturing of coverall, gloves and face masks after the COVID pandemic struck.

04 Sep 2021

Coimbatore coach kindles poor students’ basketball dreams

Share your knowledge; it is a way to immortality, said Dalai Lama. V Prabhu (42), a basketball coach in Coimbatore, is doing exactly that. 

17 Aug 2021

‘Building’ from scratch: Tiruppur athlete’s tale of rise and fall aided by pandemic

While on one hand we rejoice the many achievements of the Indian contingent in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, all is not good for several other local athletes.

08 Aug 2021

Two TN govt teachers keep tribal children’s studies on track

They trek for hours & even brave heavy rain to teach their students

01 Aug 2021

‘Chromosome mutation cause of clubfoot’

Clubfoot is a congenital condition in which the foot is twisted out of shape or position.

19 Jul 2021

Devala school offers stipend of Rs 1,000 to new students

The school launched the initiative as only four students were studying in classes 6 to 8.

12 Jul 2021

Dissipating doctor dreams of tribal youth

Manikandan requested Chief Minister M K Stalin to help him realise his dream by providing financial assistance.

01 Jul 2021

Tamil Nadu doctor makes tribal village his second home

The last year and a half has been challenging and gruelling for people across all professions, more so for doctors and health workers.

14 Jun 2021

Lessons learnt, Coimbatore now shifts focus to paediatric care

In addition to the intensive care, Raja said the department would also stock up drugs for treating children to prevent its sale in the black market.

12 Jun 2021