Government trying to manage perceptions, give sense that COVID-19 problem not as bad: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi was in conversation with four Indian nurses working in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and India, where he heard their experiences and said people stood with them in these times of crisis.

published on : 1st July 2020

Nurse runs hospital as doctors remain off duty

A 40-year-old woman Minati Behera of the village had to suffer as there were no doctors at the hospital to treat her.

published on : 28th June 2020

Stopping salaries of doctors to be made an offence

The government will write to all states and UTs to provide alternate accommodations to all health workers and inform the court in four weeks time.

published on : 18th June 2020

Adequate PPE effective in preventing COVID-19 infection in doctors, nurses: Study

The research said healthcare systems "must give priority to the procurement and distribution of personal protective equipment, and provide adequate training to healthcare professionals in its use."

published on : 11th June 2020

Doctor without Borders: For this Ayurveda medic, service transcends geographical boundaries

From the Delhi slums of Bawana and Kirti Nagar to the dusty and remote interiors of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, this Chief Medical Officer from Delhi travels all over to extend medical help.

published on : 31st May 2020

Doctors in the dumps: Depression, suicidal thoughts up amid COVID-19 crisis

While 20 per cent displayed moderate symptoms of depression and 2 per cent of them displayed suicidal thoughts three to four times a week, 1 per cent of them feel suicidal every day.

published on : 24th April 2020

Triple-layered mask for doctors, cops at just Re 1

The mask has three layers — the outermost is made of a cotton-blend material and the transparent middle layer has a combination of acrylic sheet and plastic, to protect the eyes.

published on : 17th April 2020

1.4 million Indian physicians to share knowledge on coronavirus

Close to 1.4 million Indian physicians have come together as part of Global Indian Physicians Covid-19 collaborative, to foster a cross-system of learning about the pandemic.

published on : 12th April 2020

No masks, gloves, PPE kits: Doctors, health workers move High Court

The registrar has also received an e-mail from ASHA, ANMs and health workers in Bidar.

published on : 9th April 2020

Procuring protective gear for doctors, assures government

Gives out figures of masks and personal protective equipment inventory in the country and the numbers being procured

published on : 31st March 2020

65 per cent doctors' post vacant in Odisha's Kendrapara

The authorities concerned have been apprised of the situation and the vacant posts are likely to be filled up shortly, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) Urmila Mishra said.

published on : 23rd January 2020

Doctors’ strike likely to be called off on Friday

The protest by doctors is likely to be called off after the KRV activists announced late on Thursday evening that they will surrender before the city police commissioner at 11 am on Friday.

published on : 8th November 2019

Don’t allow protests on hospital premises, deans told

The communication comes in the wake of ongoing doctors strike across the State. 

published on : 30th October 2019

Will consider 'fair' demands, rejoin duty or face action: TN tells striking doctors

More than 15,000 government doctors affiliated to the Federation of Government Doctors Association had on October 25 launched an indefinite stir across the State pressing a 4-point charter of demands.

published on : 30th October 2019

Two protesting doctors hospitalised, 3 continue fast

Two  among  five government doctors who have launched a fast unto death, pressing their four-point charter of demands were hospitalised on Monday, the fourth day of their strike.

published on : 29th October 2019
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