25 new Dawakhanas to make healthcare accessible to poor in Telangana

All these Dawakhanas will now be equipped with diagnostic services as well as fever clinics to manage seasonal ailments.

published on : 15th August 2020

This infected Kerala PHC nurse gives her thumbs-up to home care

Sherly used to give updates of her health status everyday in the WhatsApp group, which was appreciated by the people.

published on : 14th August 2020

After 10-hour-wait for ambulance in Tamil Nadu's Theni, body wheeled to burial ground 

An woman, in her late 70s, who died shortly after testing positive for Covid, was wheeled to the burial ground on a pushcart since ambulance did not arrive even after a 10-hour wait. 

published on : 3rd August 2020

Kerala: At 79, Dr AR Pai is Vellarikkundu PHC's health warrior during COVID-19 pandemic

Those who don’t know AR Pai can mistake him for another patient of Vellarikkundu Primary Health Centre (PHC).

published on : 31st July 2020

Former Karimnagar mayor gets tested

Interestingly, they have been advised to stay home instead of getting admitted to Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

published on : 22nd June 2020

11 PHC staffers test positive for coronavirus

The health infrastructure, in terms of human resource, has taken a hit not only in hospitals and medical colleges, but also in the Urban Primary Health Centres (UPHC). 

published on : 14th June 2020

COVID-19 test samples to be collected at PHC level in Andhra Pradesh soon

The pilot project will begin in Vizag, EG and Chittoor and extend to remaining districts later; Jagan asks officials to fill all vacancies in hospitals on a priority basis 

published on : 24th May 2020

Shortage of support staff forces small hospitals, clinics in Kerala to close down

Though government-run primary health centres are open, many people hesitate to visit such facilities owing to the Covid-19 scare.

published on : 27th March 2020

After 14 years and Rs 40 crore, OHPC project reports ‘power failure’

In the last 14 years, the Department of Energy has spent over `40 crore in maintaining a defunct mini power house project in Malkangiri.

published on : 27th February 2020

Bibliophile doctor nets rich haul at book fair

Over thousand books were bought by the doctor this year from February 14 to 23 from the book fair organised at Pudukkottai townhall. 

published on : 25th February 2020

Healthcare a distant dream for K Perambalur villagers

Residents said they have filed numerous petitions with the Perambalur Deputy Director of Health, MLAs, MPs, the Chief Minister's Special Grievances Cell and the District Collector's office

published on : 13th January 2020

Andhra Chief secretary Nilam Sawhney inspects PHC, Ayurveda Hospital

She assured that vacant doctor and other employee posts would be filled. 

published on : 29th December 2019