At least five states facing acute shortage of medical abortion pills, shows survey

Tamil Nadu (2.0 per cent), Haryana (2.0 per cent), and Delhi (34.0 per cent). The only state that did better was Assam (69.6 per cent). 

published on : 11th August 2020

Survey shows acute shortage of medical abortion pills in many states

The non-stocking of medical abortion drugs seems to be linked to overregulation by drug control authorities, said authorities.

published on : 10th August 2020

Karnataka girl stuck in Philippines returns home

Former adviser to the Ministry of Overseas Indians, Arathi Krishna, helped a medical student from Chikkamagaluru, who was stuck in Cebu in the Philippines, return home.

published on : 7th August 2020

Medical waste dumped on roadside near Panayapuram village

Panayapuram villagers allege private hospitals have been dumping medical waste in fields near their village.  On the road from Thiruvanaikoil to Kallanai, medical waste can be seen dumped on the side.

published on : 4th August 2020

Nilgiris medical college a step closer to reality

Environment Ministry gives stage-1 nod to build facility inside the eco-sensitive region

published on : 2nd August 2020

Surgery turns nightmare for Thrissur man as senior doctor leaves forceps inside body

His family has lodged a complaint with the Principal of the medical college and Superintendent of the medical college hospital seeking a probe into the allegations against Dr Pauly T Joseph

published on : 16th July 2020

Indian Coast Guard evacuates sick Pakistan crew from Bay of Bengal

The vessel MV Haykal, with 29 (09 Pakistani, 18 Indian, 01 each from Myanmar and Russia) crew was diverted by MRCC at about 2230 hrs on 12 Jul to arrive Vizag for medical evacuation.

published on : 13th July 2020

Taking all steps to ensure availability of critical medical equipment: Govt

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has identified a list of critical medical equipment and has requested the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) to ensure availability of the same.

published on : 2nd July 2020

PG medical student dies of corona in Eluru

A post-graduate medical student, who preferred to take self-medication after testing positive for Covid-19, breathed his last in a lodge in Eluru late Sunday night.

published on : 30th June 2020

Resumption of elective surgeries required to soften COVID-19 blow to healthcare sector: MTaI

The fall in revenue of hospitals is creating an unprecedented financial crisis for the medical device sector due to delays in payment, the statement from Medical Technology Association of India said.

published on : 28th May 2020

Stress, anxiety and burnout take a toll on medical workers in Kerala

 In the time of Covid-19, medical workers are being treated as celebrities.

published on : 21st May 2020

Ensure smooth movement of medical workers: Centre

The MHA stated that medical professionals are urgently required to fight coronavirus.

published on : 12th May 2020

Telangana High Court takes tough stand on Medical PG Diploma seats

The action of the MCI, government and KNRUHS is arbitrary and unreasonable, and violates Articles 14 and 21 of the Constitution, the bench observed.

published on : 9th May 2020

First special train with over 1k medical tourists chugs off

After being stranded for almost two months, Anurag boarded a special train from Katpadi to Ranchi that left late on Wednesday night. 

published on : 7th May 2020

Ensure timely assistance to rape victims for termination of pregnancy: HC to Rajasthan govt

The court said that a pregnant woman, even in a normal situation, has a right to demand termination of pregnancy up to 20 weeks as per the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act.

published on : 3rd May 2020
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