HEALTHCARE

First draft of right to health and healthcare bill made by private university ready

The draft says that every individual will have the right to access and not be denied use of public or private transport services during a public health emergency.

published on : 17th October 2021

Half of global population lack access to basic diagnostics for common disease: Lancet

Diagnostics include a collection of key tests and services that are essential to understand a patient's health.

published on : 7th October 2021

Relatives of 53 Covid-deceased health workers to get government jobs in Tamil Nadu

The list of deceased healthcare staff, whose kin would get jobs, includes names of doctors, specialists, pharmacists, health inspectors, drivers, nurses and medical supervisors.

published on : 4th October 2021

Tejashwi Yadav in Bihar to host 'Doctors’ Dialogue with Tejashwi' on October 3

‘Doctors’ Dialogue with Tejashwi' is aimed to make a detailed blueprint for revamping healthcare whenever his party comes in power.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Odisha falls short of public health standard norms in hospital staffing: NITI Aayog report

Only one district hospital met the norms of Indian Public Health Standards for positioned staff nurses and only around eight hospitals fulfilled the doctor to bed ratio, according to the NITI report.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Telangana's rural hospitals low on beds, manpower: Niti Aayog

In Niti Aayog's report, which analyses the performance of district hospitals in the country, Telangana fares well in support services, paramedic strength.

published on : 1st October 2021

Health workers once saluted as heroes now get threats

Across the country, doctors and nurses are dealing with hostility, threats and violence from patients angry over safety rules designed to keep the scourge from spreading.

published on : 30th September 2021

Infection, Covid duty take toll on AIIMS doctors

The resident wellness centre in AIIMS since Covid break out has been seeing nearly 16 cases of Covid-induced anxiety and burnout on an average in a month. 

published on : 26th September 2021

TN healthcare system to face crisis if NEET stays?

AK Rajan panel says test will cause shortage of docs in rural areas 

published on : 22nd September 2021

Medical staff to stay in bubble with players during IPL, BCCI to facilitate 30,000 RT-PCR tests

The rescheduled IPL will have RT-PCR testing every third day, instead of every fifth day during the last edition in the UAE.

published on : 8th September 2021

Architect Akshat Bhatt shares why the Mohalla Clinics is a positive step towards sustainable healthcare

Two 20-feet-long containers are joined to create a single healthcare facility, which includes an examination room, a reception and waiting area, a pharmacy accessible from outside

published on : 7th September 2021

Lebanon hospitals at breaking point as everything runs out

Air conditioners are turned off, except in operating rooms and storage units, to save on fuel.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Three insurance-related firms to raise Rs 10,000 crore through IPOs

Already over 40 companies have hit the IPO market so far this year, raising close to Rs 70,000 crore.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Karnataka cabinet gives boost to healthcare for poor

The Basavaraj Bommai cabinet, at its first meeting on Thursday, approved the Mental Health Care Act, for providing healthcare and services to those with special challenges.

published on : 20th August 2021

Andhra's Etapaka division short of 14 doctors

Even in the pandemic, the locals have only a few options to choose where to get treatment from as the division has a total bed strength of 170.

published on : 19th August 2021
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