Covid warriors

Song in honour of Covid warriors goes viral

The Thiruvallur police created a video song called Veera Vanakkam to honour the police personnel who died due to Covid-19.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Covid-19 warriors hit Vizag roads for dues, demand better deal

Hundreds of Covid warriors had allegedly received termination letters towards the end of September without the completion of six months.

published on : 12th October 2021

Aaganwadi workers, helpers now under Rs 50 lakh Covid insurance scheme

Workers involved in awareness and surveillance drives, door-to-door distribution of ration, caring for the infected pregnant women, and vaccination drives will be covered under the scheme.

published on : 5th October 2021

Home-workplace stress, ill-fitting PPEs among issues faced by women COVID warriors: Study

Although the survey was carried out in Palghar district, those who conducted it feel that these problems were found elsewhere also.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Delhi campaign recognises Covid do-gooders

Titled TheCitySalutesYou, the campaign dressed these Covid heroes with garments from popular fashion brands.

published on : 21st August 2021

Affordable houses for Covid warriors, uniformed personnel in Maharashtra

According to the housing body of the Maharashtra government, 4,488 houses will be provided for various cross sections, from lower-income to higher-income groups.

published on : 16th August 2021

Tamil Nadu: Kin of government servants who died of COVID-19 compensated

Children, who lost both their parents to COVID, were provided a deposit of Rs 5 lakh and their entire education and boarding expenses will be borne by the State government.

published on : 16th August 2021

Health workers trek treacherous Himalayan trail to expand COVID jab cover

Talk about hell and high water! there are at least 15 villages on the India-China border in Uttarakhand that sit 2,800 metres high in the lap of the Himalayas.

published on : 10th August 2021

Uttarakhand govt to honour Covid warriors with freedom fighters on Independence Day

The Chief Secretary said that he has given instructions to all the departments to hand over the list of such people to the Sports Department.

published on : 5th August 2021

COVID-19: Frontline workers need support, depression and anxiety on the rise, finds UK study

Estimates varied from 12 per cent for anxiety in one review of healthcare workers in the hospital, to 51 per cent for depression and PTSD in another review.

published on : 5th August 2021

Delhi govt seeks Bharat Ratna for medicos, BJP wants Padma for all frontline staff

The Assembly on Friday passed a resolution recommending to confer Bharat Ratna on ‘Bhartiya Doctor (Indian Doctor)’ collectively for their work during the pandemic. 

published on : 31st July 2021

Hospital launches drive to honour Covid warriors in Bengaluru

Under the programme, healthcare professionals in over 300 hospitals in Bengaluru will be honoured over the next 12 days.  

published on : 20th July 2021

450 intern doctors go on strike in Gujarat over non-payment of Covid allowance 

After completing their MBBS course, medical students are required to undertake internships at hospitals before they are granted permission to start their own practice.

published on : 15th July 2021

Mumbai COVID-19 centre employees allege dues not paid, approach police 

The employees in their complaint lodged at the BKC police station alleged that Gaurav Joshi, who runs the placement agency, has threatened them.

published on : 13th July 2021

Healing for healers: IPS launches Mental Health Helpline for healthcare workers

Aided by various global bodies, the Indian Psychiatric Society has launched a helpline for stressed out healthcare workers

published on : 13th July 2021
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