Health Minister T Harish Rao commends CSR for improved healthcare setup

The Minister was speaking at the inauguration of a 100-bed setup by the Raheja group in Kondapur District Hospital.

published on : 9th December 2021

Only 49 per cent of people have received the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine in India: Data

While 79.13 Crore (84.3%) beneficiaries have been vaccinated for the first dose only 45.82 Crore (49%) received the second dose of the vaccine.

published on : 3rd December 2021

India to initially introduce ZyCoV-D Covid-19 vaccine in seven states including Tamil Nadu

The health ministry has reportedly placed a purchase order for one crore dozes of Zydus Cadila's three-dose Covid-19 vaccine.

published on : 2nd December 2021

One in 4 Indians face discrimination in getting healthcare services due to caste, religion: Study

A third of Muslim respondents, over 20 per cent Dalit and Adivasi respondents, and 30 per cent of overall respondents reported being discriminated against, an Oxfam report claimed.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Kerala doctors, nurses opt for booster doses as breakthrough infections rise

Rising breakthrough infections and the fear of post-Covid complications have made the healthcare community anxious, to an extent, about getting infected again as the antibody level wanes.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Public facilities bad, urban poor opt for private healthcare: Report

The exposure to risk factors such as alcohol, khaini and smoking are much higher among the urban poor as compared to urban rich and rural poor.

published on : 20th November 2021

Urban poor increasingly opting for private healthcare due to insufficient public facilities: Report

For example, 30 percent of even the poorest quintile in India seek delivery care from private sources, resulting in high out-of-pocket expenditure

published on : 19th November 2021

South Korea President Moon Jae-in orders watertight operation of healthcare system

South Korean President Moon Jae-in instructed his government to make all-out efforts to bring the surge in coronavirus cases under control.

published on : 18th November 2021

Rs 8400-crore grant for 19 states for primary healthcare

This includes health grants of Rs 70,051 crore. Of this, Rs 43,928 crore is recommended for rural local bodies and Rs 26,123 crore for urban bodies.

published on : 14th November 2021

In shift, UK to require COVID vaccination for health workers

The Health Secretary said that while vaccination is not compulsory for most people, health workers “carry a unique responsibility”.

published on : 9th November 2021

Thanks to price rise, healthcare will cost you a lot more

Giving examples, he said the price of nitrile gloves has gone up from Rs 3.50 to Rs 6, and reagents for blood sugar tests have risen from Rs 2-3 to Rs 5-6.

published on : 8th November 2021

Junior doctor takes healthcare to the doorsteps of poor people in West Bengal's Burdwan

The young doctor arranges transport for those living in remote areas, holds regular health camps, reports Pranab Mondal

published on : 7th November 2021

Country needs more doctors, says Vice-Prez

Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 1,200 LPM oxygen plant, stresses on need for improvement in healthcare infrastructure

published on : 2nd November 2021

Osmania Medical College students suggest ways to make public healthcare more accessible

The doctor would visit every household once in two months and would be attending to the patient once a week digitally.

published on : 1st November 2021

Nidan Laboratories and Healthcare Ltd IPO opens on 28th October

IPO of 4,000,000 Equity Shares of Rs10 (aggregating up to Rs 50.00 Crore) to be listed on SME platform of National Stock Exchange.

published on : 26th October 2021
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