Health Department

Postmortem reveals driver died of heart attack: Telangana Health Department

Meanwhile, 57 per cent of targeted healthcare workers turned up to get vaccinated on the fourth day of the drive on Thursday.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Kerala budget 2021: Relief for health dept amid COVID crisis as 4,000 new posts to be created 

In order to give due recognition to the health department, Finance minister TM Thomas Isaac said the department has been relieved from all spending restrictions in its fight in checking the pandemic.

published on : 15th January 2021

Second COVID wave, UK strain, Shigella outbreak: Kerala health department has its hands full

According to health authorities, people travelling from the UK might have already landed in the state and come in contact with residents.

published on : 25th December 2020

COVID-19 scare: 1,200 UK visitors traced in Telangana to check for the new strain of the virus

The 1,200 travellers had come into the State from December 9 onwards.

published on : 24th December 2020

Shigella outbreak brought under control: Kozhikode district medical officer

Kozhikode district medical officer (DMO) Dr V Jayashree said here on Sunday that the shigella spread detected in the corporation area has been brought under control. 

published on : 21st December 2020

15 more identified with Shigella symptoms in Kozhikode

The district medical office held a camp in Kottaparamba here and screened 110 people, including women and children, from disease-affected areas

published on : 20th December 2020

Telangana expects COVID-19 vaccine rollout by mid-January, to administer shots to 80 lakh in 10 days

The state has already conducted the first round of training for state-level officials in a two-day workshop that concluded on Tuesday.

published on : 15th December 2020

COVID-19 vaccine rollout: District heads of Telangana health department trained by experts

Telangana conducted its first capacity-building and training session on COVID-19 vaccine rollout for district heads of the Medical and Health Department on Monday.

published on : 15th December 2020

GHMC polls: COVID-19 testing camps set up at ballot collection centres

The Health Department has set up 12 checkup camps at the Ballot collection areas in the city keeping in mind the GHMC elections to be held on December 1.

published on : 1st December 2020

108 ambulance service in Telangana misses 30% emergency calls a year

While procurement of the 30 new ALS ambulances will help improve the emergency services, the number will definitely not prove enough.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Haryana health department reduces prices of RT-PCR and rapid antigen COVID-19 tests

The Haryana health department on Thursday decided to further reduce the prices of RT-PCR and rapid antigen COVID-19 tests.

published on : 30th October 2020

Overcharging, treatment protocol violation: 27 TN private hospitals have faced Health Dept's wrath

While one hospital was pulled up for discharging a patient at midnight for being unable to pay the bill, some others had to make settlements of up to Rs 2 lakh after charging excess fees.

published on : 15th October 2020

After reappointing 22 specialists, Kerala DHS now takes away 23 junior doctors from Kasaragod's under-staffed hospitals

67 posts of doctors are vacant in Kasaragod, but the district urgently needs 200 medics to attend to rising corona cases 

published on : 23rd September 2020

Under-staffed COVID hospital in Kasaragod sends 22 specialist doctors to Kozhikode Medical College

Health Department calls the move 'working arrangement', but the arrangement works for doctors while Kasaragod feels shortchanged

published on : 20th September 2020

Punjab health department withdraws revised health services fee

Keeping in view the deteriorating situation, the instructions have been issued to withdraw the revised rates of treatment in government hospitals under PHSC, Health minister Sidhu said.

published on : 31st August 2020
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