Small players dominate private care sector

Almost 64 per cent of the estimated 1.04 million private health establishments operating in 2010-11 were run by a single worker. 

published on : 19th November 2019

Delhi government approves setting up of three hospitals

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who heads the government’s Expenditure Finance Committee, approved the projects on Monday. Construction will begin in two months.

published on : 19th November 2019

Sambalpur Municipal Corporation bans plastic use in district headquarters hospital

Recently in October, the civic body also prohibited the use of single-use plastic materials in Sambalpur.

published on : 19th November 2019

Nursing gender bias: Meet Stanly Jones, a male nurse at railway hospital

For over two decades, Stanly Jones, chief nursing superintendent at Southern Railway Headquarters  Hospital, has been trailblazing his way up the social ladder

published on : 19th November 2019

Better infrastructure can fit 75 per cent more patients in Telangana PHCs, hospitals

A NITI Aayog report intends to prepare a road-map to build a healthcare system for those belonging to the middle class, and will exclude those who are already covered under the Ayushman Bharat scheme.

published on : 19th November 2019

Super speciality block at Odisha's MKCG a non-starter owing to shortage in doctors

The hospital has more than 20 departments and a few super speciality wings.

published on : 18th November 2019

After three deaths, Madurai's Government Rajaji Hospital gets 18 new ventilators

Death of three patients due to the malfunction of ventilators triggered outrage six months ago.

published on : 18th November 2019

Health department wants Osmania General Hospital to relocate patients from old building, but where?

Move to shift patients to Petlaburj Hosp met with opposition; only one of 8 wards relocated so far

published on : 17th November 2019

Lata Mangeshkar doing much better: Family spokesperson

In her over seven-decade career, Mangeshkar has sung more than 30,000 songs across languages.

published on : 15th November 2019

Pregnant woman alleges negligence at Perambalur General Hospital

Veppanthattai said his wife Aishwarya, who was four months pregnant, sustained an injury on her head after she fainted inside a bank on November 7.

published on : 15th November 2019

17-month-baby boy drowns in pot used for storing water in Odisha

A 17-month-old baby boy accidentally drowned in a large pot used for storing water at the remote Tainda village under Nuagaon block in Sundargarh district on Thursday.

published on : 15th November 2019

After three-year wait, GB Pant Hospital gets new MRI machine for Rs 16 crore

For the past three years, the hospital did not have an MRI machine as the last one had broken down in February 2016.

published on : 15th November 2019

26-year-old feeds 1,000 hungry people at three Hyderabad hospitals every day

In the last 1,110 days, Sujathulla has not missed out on a single day of serving breakfast to over 1,000 people in the city. 

published on : 14th November 2019

Kerala Maoist encounter: Hand over slain ultra to relatives, rules Madras High Court

While the court directed the Government Salem Hospital to preserve the body until further orders, the other Maoist named Karthik, was cremated in Coimbatore.

published on : 14th November 2019

Express Impact: Cemetery road in North Chennai's Chennai relaid

Three days after Express reported how bad road affected commuters and patients of Raja Sir Ramaswamy Mudaliar (RSRM) Hospital, the cemetery road in North Chennai has been relaid.

published on : 14th November 2019
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