Healthcare Workers

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

No data on breakthrough cases in vaccinated staff, reveals AIIMS Delhi

In reply to the RTI, the premier healthcare institute said vaccination data is being maintained only through CoWIN and Aarogya Setu app.

published on : 12th August 2021

No pay for 2000 Telangana healthcare workers in 4 months

Contract workers are facing overdue salary payments since their papers have not been renewed, even though they are still on duty.

published on : 3rd August 2021

6.8% healthcare workers in Kerala yet to get even first Covid jab

Most of them are medical students. Allergies, lack of slot & Covid infection cited as reasons 

published on : 3rd August 2021

Antibodies against COVID-19 seen in 90% healthcare workers of King George's Medical University

As per the results, 90 per cent of healthcare workers had COVID-19 Immunoglobulins G (IgG) spike antibodies, whereas 10 per cent did not develop any antibodies.

published on : 27th 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

Helpline for healthcare workers facing mental health issues launched

An exponential rise in the cases of anxiety, post-traumatic stress and depression amongst healthcare and frontline workers has been seen.

published on : 10th July 2021

1.97 lakh Odisha healthcare staff, frontline workers to lose eligibility

Health department sources said 1,97,217 beneficiaries, including 1,36,170 HCWs and 61,047 FLWs registered with the portal are yet to be inoculated.

published on : 19th June 2021

Ensure safety of healthcare workers, strictly implement Epidemic Disease Act: Centre to states

Recently, there have been reports of physical violence against doctors, healthcare workers and other professionals from various states.

published on : 18th June 2021

IMA to hold country-wide protest on June 18 against assault of doctors

It further said that June 15 will be observed as a National Demand Day and Press Meets will held across the country by branches.

published on : 12th June 2021

Antibodies get stronger after taking Covid vaccine: Study

The study further found that the desirable herd immunity which can break the chain of virus, can only be achieved by mass vaccination and not through natural course of transmission of infection.

published on : 11th June 2021

'Serious concern', says Centre as only half of healthcare and frontline workers fully vaccinated so far

The number of healthcare workers in the country is about 1 crore and they are considered the most vulnerable to the infectious disease.

published on : 10th June 2021

At wits’ end: Healthcare workers in Kerala reel under COVID fear as second wave rages

Fighting pandemic on the frontline for more than a year and facing increasing deaths and helplessness in second wave, healthcare workers themselves need mental health and institutional support. 

published on : 1st June 2021

Covishield seen preventing severe Covid even in breakthrough infections, finds study

All six patients in the study were vaccinated at an interdose interval range of 4-6 weeks and COVID-19 symptoms were observed in all at least 15 days post the second dose. 

published on : 26th May 2021
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