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Karnataka govt removes age limit for Covid relief for BPL health workers

As per the new order, compensation will be given to BPL families which lost a member, irrespective of their age.  In June, then CM B S Yediyurappa had announced the Rs 1 lakh compensation.

published on : 4th December 2021

Karnataka government mulls Covid booster shot for frontline workers

On the issue of achieving herd immunity, Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar said that for the past five months, the state has seen 0.03 per cent positivity rate.

published on : 19th November 2021

Third Covid jab to counter another wave? Anxious doctors, nurses take booster shots in Bengaluru

Many of the doctors TNIE spoke to said they are anxious as they are seeing breakthrough infections, ICU admissions, fatalities and waning antibodies among those immunised with both doses.

published on : 13th November 2021

Grim Deepavali for temporary Covid health staff at Tenkasi GHQH with no salary for past 5 to 6 months

The staff, who were mostly posted in RT-PCR testing lab and Operation Theatres (OT), said they had not received salary for the past five to six months.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi meets health workers in Lucknow

Ahead of the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Priyanka Gandhi is on a five-day visit in Lucknow to review and discuss the party's preparedness for the polls.

published on : 29th September 2021

Karnataka health workers can soon take Covid booster shots

Health workers can soon take Covid booster shots 

published on : 24th September 2021

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan warns of stern action against those physically targeting health workers

Pinarayi Vijayan said the government has taken note of the incidents of crime against the health workers reported in some parts of Kerala.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Duo attacks 35-year-old health worker returning home after Covid duty

When she turned to the road leading to her village, two people followed her on a motorcycle and hit her from behind with a helmet. 

published on : 22nd September 2021

Woman assaults health worker during Covid vaccination drive in Hubballi

The police have arrested a woman on charges of assaulting a healthcare worker on duty and also objecting to the latter from discharging the same.

published on : 19th September 2021

Public health staff cut up with govt over I-Day snub

The director of health services was unavailable for comment as he was busy with the visit of the Union health minister to the capital city. 

published on : 17th August 2021

Health workers trek treacherous Himalayan trail to expand COVID jab cover

Talk about hell and high water! there are at least 15 villages on the India-China border in Uttarakhand that sit 2,800 metres high in the lap of the Himalayas.

published on : 10th August 2021

Chhattisgarh BJP to deploy 'Swasthya Swayamsevak' at booth level, Congress terms it 'mere politics'

The saffron party will groom them as health volunteers and at each booth level a minimum of two cadres will be positioned to 'offer their services'.

published on : 9th August 2021

This Jharkhand health worker puts her life in danger to vaccinate kids in Maoist hotbed

With a baby on her back and a vaccine box on her shoulder, Manti Kumari covers 35 kilometers in dense forests to reach out to the children.

published on : 21st June 2021

Doctors demand strict action against people attacking health workers

They held protest meets in front of the Secretariat and at hospitals in adherence to the Covid protocol.

published on : 19th June 2021

Covid: Centre asks states to prepare plans for expediting second-dose coverage among healthcare workers

For the frontline workers (FLWs), the national average of first-dose coverage is 85 percent but for the second dose, it is only 47 percent, the statement said

published on : 10th June 2021
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