NIMHANS to open residential dementia care, training centre

“This will be a first-of-its-kind centre in the country which will have a range of dementia services, including acute care, long-term care, respite care to give caregivers a break and palliative care.

published on : 24th July 2021

Senior psychiatrist Pratima Murthy appointed as director of NIMHANS for five years

Dr Murthy was awarded the WHO Regional Director's Special Recognition Award on 'World No Tobacco Day 2021' last month.

published on : 19th June 2021

NIMHANS gets its third interim director, but no full-time head yet

With mental health becoming a key and long-term fallout of the pandemic, the absence of a national policy and framework on mental health is being acutely felt.

published on : 11th June 2021

Ageing with hope

The event is part of Vayomanasa Sanjeevani programme launched on World Mental Health Day in  2020 by the Geriatric Clinic and Services at Nimhans.

published on : 24th May 2021

Covid third wave: Nimhans to aid child, women helplines

“We have 40 professional volunteers and have split them into two tertiary and secondary groups to handle the two helplines,” he added.

published on : 9th May 2021

NIMHANS specialists to help Covid patients fight mental health issues

Now patients at home isolation, Covid Care Centres and hospitals need not fall into depths of depression as they will have experts to talk to and also get some advice on health.

published on : 1st May 2021

Nimhans to pay man over Rs 5 Lakh for medical negligence

The Commission comprising president KS Bilagi and member V Anurdha said that the complainant had claimed a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, which was an exorbitant amount.

published on : 25th April 2021

Centre yet to appoint director for NIMHANS

Three candidates from outside NIMHANS, including Dr Padma, had applied for the top post after the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had advertised for the post in March last year.

published on : 8th April 2021

Small genome sample size on Covid, low funds hit studies

He had feared that the virus could spread to neighbouring states too.

published on : 25th March 2021

During COVID pandemic, Nimhans helped 4 lakh people across India

The issues that callers from across the country have brought up since the pandemic hit India are an indicator of its trajectory and the toll it has taken on people’s mental well-being.

published on : 8th March 2021

Karnataka man kills son with behavioural disorder

Ekanthachari is said to have been collecting and hiding undergarments of his mother and neighbours.

published on : 11th February 2021

COVID-19: Swab samples of Kerala students in Mangaluru to be sent to Nimhans for genomic study

Two days ago, the Karnataka government had made RTPCR negative tests mandatory for all Kerala students studying in five border districts of the state

published on : 10th February 2021

New director of NIMHANS may not take up assignment 

She is scheduled to take charge as the new Director on February 1 from senior professor of epidemiology and in-charge director Dr G Gururaj.

published on : 29th January 2021

Proud to be part of Phase III Covaxin trials: NIMHANS Director

Extraordinary times need extraordinary measures: New Nimhans chief

published on : 5th January 2021

Appointment of an ‘outsider’ surprises many in NIMHANS

According to sources, the appointment of an “outsider” has come as a surprise to many in the institute, because there has been no precedence.

published on : 26th December 2020