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Tag: Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre

COVID-19: Odisha Warns Action Against Pvt Hospitals, SOP for SCB & Cancer Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of reports of patients, especially from COVID-19 hotspots, being denied admissions by private hospitals/ clinics, Odisha government on Saturday warned stern action against those indulging in such practices. “Patients needing Medicare at hospitals/clinics need urgent attention. Instances have come of some private hospitals reluctant in admitting patients from hotspots districts It’s ethically […]

Antigen Test Of Patients At AHRCC, SCB Hospital From July 7

Cuttack: Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 in Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre (ARHCC) and SCB Medical College and Hospital, Odisha government has decided to conduct antigen test of patients in both the hospitals from next week. Additional chief secretary (health) Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra today held a discussion with the authorities of the hospitals to […]

Tension At Cancer Hospital In Cuttack During Shifting Of Covid-19 Patients

Cuttack: Tension prevailed at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre (ARHCC) in Cuttack on Sunday night after 38 persons who have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 reportedly opposed their shifting to dedicated Covid hospital. The video of the incident has gone viral on various social media platforms today. In the viral video, the Covid-19 patients were seen […]

6 More In Odisha Cancer Hospital test positive for COVID-19

Cuttack: A day after two staff nurses of Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre (AHRCC) in Cuttack tested positive for COVID-19, six more persons including four patients were found to have contracted the virus. Cuttack CDMO Satyabrata Chhotray informed that apart from four patients, one attendant and a staff of an Aahar centre inside the AHRCC […]

2 Nurses Of Cuttack Cancer Hospital Test COVID-19 Positive, CDA Sector 9 Declared Containment Zone

Cuttack: Two nurses of Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack on Sunday tested positive for COVID-19, informed Director of the Centre Lalatendu Sarangi. Both the nurses had come in contact with a cancer patient from Ganjam district who was earlier tested positive for COVID-19 on June 24. He was reportedly admitted to the emergency […]

Cancer-Stricken Odisha Man Struggles To Avail Medicines For Treatment

Rayagada: Amidst the claims that the Odisha government is providing better and timely healthcare services, a cancer-stricken Ganesh Choudhury of Kampamaligam village in Rayagada district has been struggling to get medicines for his treatment. Ganesh, who is suffering from Bone Marrow Cancer, first approached Rayagada Hospital for the drugs but reportedly failed to get the […]

Minor girl’s death sparks tension at Mahanga; family blames Odisha Health Minister

Cuttack: Tension ran high in Mahanga after locals staged a road blockade at Ostamula Chhak by placing the body of a minor girl who died yesterday due to alleged medical negligence. As per sources, the girl diagnosed with cancer, was undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical here since last few days. However, her family informed […]

Odisha joins hands with Tata Trusts for Cancer Care

Bhubaneswar: The State government and Tata Trusts today joined hands to make cancer care available to people across Odisha. As part of its cancer control initiatives, Tata Trusts will establish an apex cancer care centre in Bhubaneswar, upgrade the AHRCC at Cuttack to a comprehensive cancer care hospital and facilitate diagnostics and standardised daycare chemotherapy […]

RDC orders probe into Niramaya scheme irregularities

Cuttack: A day after cancer patients at the State government-run Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack alleged irregularities in distribution of medicines meant for free-supply under the Niramaya scheme, the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) Central Division ordered a probe into the matter. In a report telecast by OTV on October 9, it was detailed […]

Cancer patients rue failure of Niramaya scheme

Cuttack: Cancer patients at the State government-run Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack have been suffering due to alleged irregularities in distribution of medicines meant for free supply under the Niramaya scheme. The State government had earlier introduced Niramaya scheme which offers free medicines. However, it is alleged that patients are hardly getting any […]

Battle against cancer: 5-year-old Bolangir kid gets new lease of life

Bhubaneswar: Five-year-old Prahlad Bag of Bolangir district has finally won his battle against oral cancer after around two months of treatment at a Mumbai-based hospital. Doctors at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, where he was undergoing treatment since April, have declared him completely cured. From Bolangir to Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and finally Mumbai, his poverty-stricken parents […]

Construction of medical colleges in Kalahandi, Keonjhar soon: Minister

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The Odisha government has expedited the process for construction of a government medical college and hospital in Kalahandi and Keonjhar district. This was revealed during a review meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today. Briefing newsmen after the meeting, Health and Family Welfare minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak […]

Vigilance unearths Rs 3.58 cr assets during raid on doc couple

Cuttack: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday unearthed assets worth Rs 3.58 crore belonging to a doctor couple of the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre here during a raid. The raids were conducted at six places, including the house of Dr Surendra Senapati, former head of the Radiology department of the hospital, and his wife Deepti Samanta […]

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Now medicine passbooks for Niramaya beneficiaries

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday directed the concerned Health department authorities to start issuing medicine passbooks to the beneficiaries of the 'Niramaya Yojana'