healthcare workers

On-site registration for health, frontline workers for COVID vaccine only be available at govt centres

Centre had conveyed to states and UTs that no fresh registration of HCWs and FLWs will be allowed with immediate effect since some ineligible beneficiaries were getting their names enlisted.

published on : 6th April 2021

Indian-American healthcare workers in Green Card backlog hold demonstration before US Capitol

The discrepancy in the number of H-1B hired from India and a small number of green cards allotted to India creates an inhumane Green Card backlog.

published on : 18th March 2021

Expenditure incurred for COVID vaccination for HCWs, FLWs is Rs 480 crore: Union Minister

Till January 26, a total of 200 lakh doses of Covishield and 28.03 lakh doses of Covaxin have been supplied, Choubey said.

published on : 8th March 2021

No benefits if healthcare workers, frontline workers refuse COVID vaccine, Odisha govt warns

State government raised the demand for vaccines only after the HCWs and FLWs got themselves enrolled for vaccination.

published on : 24th February 2021

Punjab health minister warns of stopping financial help to healthcare workers unwilling to get vaccinated

The Punjab Health Minister further pointed out that recent days have seen a hike of COVID-19 cases in Punjab.

published on : 22nd February 2021

India took 34 days to achieve one crore COVID vaccinations, 2nd fastest after US: Govt

 The US took 31 days, while the UK took 56 days to surpass the one-crore vaccination mark.

published on : 19th February 2021

Only 78% of Telangana health staff turn up for booster

Nearly  3,036 healthcare workers (HCWs) in Telangana did not turn up to receive their second dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Monday.

published on : 16th February 2021

Nurses, female health care workers most at risk of distress during COVID-19 pandemic: Research

The findings have informed a new framework which health care providers can use to identify those most at risk of increased distress, as well as areas to target to help build resilience. 

published on : 7th February 2021

Day 2: Only 45% private medicos say yes to vaccine

Day-2 of the vaccine rollout for private healthcare workers received lukewarm response with only 45 per cent of the targeted beneficiaries opting to take the shot.

published on : 29th January 2021

Immunising private healthcare workers likely to be major challenge for Telangana

Currently, the State has decided to hold the immunisation drive for small nursing homes and clinics at the Primary Health Centre (PHC) nearest to them.

published on : 24th January 2021

INTERVIEW | Healthcare workers should not fear vaccination, says Dr Samiran Panda

In a clinical trial mode, the recipient of a vaccine is monitored with a greater rigor once she/he opts in for administration of the vaccine in concern, she said.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Rela hospital to vaccinate 1K healthcare workers

Rela Hospital, a multi-specialty quaternary care hospital at Chromepet will be vaccinating 1,100 healthcare workers for Covid-19 in a week’s time.

published on : 21st January 2021

SIMS hospital to vaccinate 1,500 healthcare workers

The SIMS hospitals (SRM institutes for Medical Science) in Vadapalani would  soon be vaccinating 1500 healthcare and frontline workers with the Covishield, free of cost.

published on : 20th January 2021

'Concerns about adverse events unfounded': Centre says Covid vaccine hesitancy must end

"Let me assure you that adverse events are not even taking place to a significant scale, said V K Paul, member (health), Niti Aayog who also heads the national task force on Covid-19.

published on : 19th January 2021

Delhi vaccine drive: Shot of joy amid fears

For seven months last year, I worked at a Covid-19 ward at the Lok Nayak Hospital.

published on : 18th January 2021
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