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Tag: Capital Hospital

Odisha health care
Odisha’s Health Care System: A Reality Check On How Untrained Doctors Are Failing To Save Lives!

Odisha is No1 in the country when it comes to death due to attendance by untrained doctors. This hard fact has come as a big embarrassment for the State government, especially when it is betting big on the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana

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Over 170 Teaching & Non-Teaching Posts Sanctioned For Capital Hospital PG Institute

Odisha government is likely to start PG courses in as many as 15 departments at the Post Graduate Institute of Capital Hospital from the 2022-23 academic year.

130 Frontline Workers Of Capital Hospital In Bhubaneswar Test Covid Positive So Far

The frontline workers who tested positive include as many as 40 doctors, 30 staff nurse, 4o laboratory technicians and more than 15 pharmacists

Covid-19 Hits Healthcare Services At Capital Hospital As Staff, Doctors Down With Infection
Covid-19 Hits Healthcare Services At Capital Hospital As Staff, Doctors Down With Infection

Owing to the third wave surge these days, the Capital Hospital has been struggling to maintain healthcare services up to the mark.

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Students Returning From Tuitions Mowed Down By Car In Pipili, 2 Critical

Four students were returning from tuitions when the unidentified car mowed them down in front of the CIFA office in Pipili.

COVID Update: 2 Docs Test Positive In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Two doctors of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar have tested positive for novel-Coronavirus on Friday, informed the Director of the hospital, Laxmidhar Sahu. As per reports, one of the doctors…

Odisha: Girl Attempts Suicide In Bhubaneswar On Holi, Hospitalised

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a young girl attempted to commit suicide by cutting her wrist near busy Master Canteen Square in the Smart City on the occasion of Holi. The girl, whose identity is yet to be established, cut her wrist with a blade. She is undergoing treatment at the Capital Hospital. According to […]

No Adverse Effect Following Covid-19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar: Capital Hospital Director

Bhubaneswar: There are no reports of any Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) on day 1 of Covid-19 vaccination in Bhubaneswar, said Capital Hospital Director Laxmidhar Sahu on Monday. Sahu said that nearly 156 healthcare workers received the first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at Capital Hospital under the nation-wide rollout of the vaccine on January […]

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Living With The Dead: Story Of Odisha Man Who Has Done Over 20K Post-Mortems

Bhubaneswar: Neither the dead bodies make him puke, nor the undead scare him at night. Ramachandra Baidung, a 62 year-old Class-4 employee of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar has made friends with the lifeless bodies his entire life. Meet the ‘Autopsy Man’ of Odisha whose day starts and ends with the dead. While from a personal […]

Fuel Station Blast: Family Of 'Missing' Simanchal Parida In Bhubaneswar Hospital For DNA Test

Bhubaneswar: Ever since a massive explosion ripped through a petrol pump near Raj Bhawan area in Bhubaneswar, Simanchal Parida – a worker engaged in LPG maintenance work, has been missing. Even after frantic searches at several hospitals went in vain, his family members had some hope that he had survived the blast. However, when some […]

COVID-19: CM Naveen Inaugurates Plasma Bank In Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is now focusing on plasma therapy as a part of its ongoing strategy to reduce fatalities and improve COVID-19 recovery rate. Encouraged by the preliminary success, Odisha government on Tuesday inaugurated the second plasma bank of the State at Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. The plasma bank was inaugurated by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen […]

Odia Album Actress Deepa Sahu Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Popular Odia album actress, Deepa Sahu died on Monday after battling cancer for over a year. She breathed her last at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar, confirmed her husband, Manindra Dutta. Deepa was hospitalised after her condition deteriorated last month. The family of Deepa had also sought help from different quarters for her treatment. […]

Two More Plasma Banks In Odisha Soon
COVID19: Odisha To Set Up 2 More Plasma Banks

Bhubaneswar: With plasma therapy showing encouraging results in treatment of COVID-19 patients, Odisha government has decided to set up two more plasma banks in the State. The two new plasma banks will come up at Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College & Hospital (MKCG) in Berhampur and Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar, informed Pradipta Mohapatra, additional […]

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Coronavirus positive patient in Bhubaneswar: Govt clamps prohibitory orders, shuts malls, public places

Bhubaneswar: Odisha reported the first coronavirus case on Sunday. The 33-year-old student affected by COVID-19 returned from Italy and was admitted to Capital Hospital here after symptoms started showing. He is currently undergoing treatment at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. Chief Spokesperson of the Odisha Government on COVID-19, Subroto Bagchi, confirmed that the 33-yr-old patient […]

Odisha Capital Hospital referring Acute Diarrhoeal case to SCB a blow to 5T!

Bhubaneswar: The death of a five-year old child  due to acute diarrhoeal disease on Tuesday in the Capital city has raised many eyebrows. The data with State Health Department shows a high of 1.33 lakh children in the age-group of 0-5 years have been detected to be afflicted with Acute Diarrhoeal Disease in the State […]

5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Ambulance Gets Stuck In Traffic In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A five-year-old ailing boy lost his life while being taken to hospital reportedly after the ambulance got stuck in heavy traffic in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the minor boy was initially admitted to Capital Hospital where doctors referred him to SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack. However, after his condition started to deteriorate […]

Capital Hospital To Soon Get Cardiac Centre Of Excellence: Odisha Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health and Family Welfare minister Naba Kishore Das Wednesday said a cardiac centre of excellence will soon come up at the state-run Capital Hospital here. The start of the cardiac centre would be part of the extensive reforms in the health sector under “Mo Sarkar” (my government) and 5Ts initiative of the state […]

Woman Who Delivered Baby On Capital Hospital Premises Narrates Her Ordeal

Bhubaneswar: A day after the child delivery incident on footpath on the premises of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar came to the fore, the woman who delivered the baby today narrated her shocking ordeal and levelled serious allegations of apathetic attitude by hospital authorities. In an exclusive interview to OTV, the woman Pana Murmu said that […]

5T Express Derails In BBSR As Woman Delivers Baby On Premises Of Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha government is going all guns blazing to review the implementation of 5T-Model of Governance with senior officials paying surprise visits to hospitals in remote areas, an incident of a pregnant woman delivering baby on the footpath on the premises of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar has raised serious question on […]

Capital Hospital staff dies due to ‘medical negligence’

Bhubaneswar: Tension flared up at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar today after a lady staff of the SNCU died allegedly due to medical negligence. The deceased identified as Anupama Nayak was reportedly working as an attendant in Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of the hospital since the last 10 years. Following the incident, Nayak’s colleagues […]

Post Fani, Diarrhoea scare haunts Puri residents

Puri: It seems there is no end to the problems of residents living in and around Puri after cyclone Fani made its landfall in the coastal district on May 3. Many local residents of Brahmagiri, Krushnaprasad, Chandanpur and Satyabadi areas of the district are reeling under diarrhoea outbreak after the extremely severe cyclone. The affected […]

Woman's bid to sell her girl child foiled at Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: A woman’s bid to sell her three-year-old girl child was foiled at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar following the intervention of Childline officials. As per reports, the woman from Nayagarh district, whose husband has been admitted to the hospital, was trying to sell her girl child to a transgender. However, people present at the […]

Ruckus at Capital Hospital after patients, attendants fail to avail tickets to visit doc

Bhubaneswar: A flash protest sparked off at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar today after the patients and their attendants failed to avail registration tickets to visit doctors of various departments at the hospital. Reason, the staff at the computerised central registration counter denied them tickets and stopped working alleging non-payment of salary for the last […]

Cancer ward inaugurated at Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: State Health Minister Pratap Jena today inaugurated a new Cancer ward along with an operation theatre (OT) for eye patients at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. Following the inauguration, Jena said, “An exclusive Cancer ward along with a separate building was inaugurated at the Capital Hospital today. The ward will provide treatment to all […]

Prisoner dies while undergoing treatment at Capital hospital

Bhubaneswar: A prisoner serving a sentence at Nimapara sub-jail in Puri district died while undergoing treatment at Capital hospital in Bhubaneswar. The deceased has been identified as Munabar Biswal. According to reports, Biswal had complained of acute pain in his abdomen last night and was immediately shifted to Nimapara primary health centre (PHC) by the […]

Pre-poll violence in BJB Autonomous College keeps campus on the boil

Bhubaneswar: Much ahead of the Students’ Union elections, tension erupted in BJB Autonomous College here after five students including two girls were injured following a clash between two groups inside the campus on Monday. As per sources, the incident took place near the college main gate when one group holding sharp weapons allegedly attacked its […]

Woman alleges sexual assault at Capital Hospital, offered Rs 600 to keep shut

Bhubaneswar: A woman today lodged a police complaint against a security guard alleging sexual assault at the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar. The woman, a resident of Bhusanda village, had reportedly visited the hospital for her father’s treatment on Friday. “The security guard told he would take me to the doctor. I and my father accompanied […]

Drunk cop attacks TV journalist in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A journalist of a private news channel was attacked by a police officer in an inebriated condition today in the State Capital. The accused cop has been identified as Ramakant Patra , IIC of Talabania police station in Puri. Using unparliamentarily languages, the officer was found kicking and punching the reporter when the scribe […]

Four critical in cracker explosion in Pipili

Bhubaneswar/Pipili: A minor girl was killed while four others were injured critically in explosion while they were making crackers at Bilipada near Pipili in Puri district today. The minor girl was identified as Prajnarani Behera. The injured Amit Behera, Sidhhant Behjera, Tulu Behera and Reshma Behera were admitted to Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar and latter […]

Youth hacked to death in Puri

Puri: A youth, identified as Niranjan, was hacked to death over previous enmity at Kuapada village in Delang block of the district today. According to sources, Niranjan had gone to attend nature’s call early today morning when he was attacked by four to five miscreants. He was first admitted to Delang hospital under critical condition […]

BJD MLA Prabhat Biswal admitted to Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: BJD’s Choudwar-Cuttack MLA Prabhat Biswal, who was arrested by CBI in connection with the Seashore chit fund scam, was admitted to Capital Hospital on Friday night after preliminary medical examination by Jharpara jail doctor. Though Biswal was on a 4-day CBI remand which was to end today, he was produced before the CBI court […]

Pre-poll clash leaves two injured in Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of students’ union polls, tension ran high on Utkal University campus here following a clash between two groups of students on Wednesday evening. The scuffle left two students including presidential candidate Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra injured. He was rushed to Capital Hospital while another injured was admitted to a private clinic. Mohapatra lodged a […]

Utkal Express derailment: Odia victims return, to be treated in State hospital

Bhubaneswar: The Odia passengers who were injured in Utkal Express derailment at Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh two days ago returned to Bhubaneswar on Monday. A team of BJD members led by Transport Minister Nrusingha Sahu landed in State Capital with the five injured passengers.  “Out of five injured, Madhu Mandal of Banpur and Sabita Mallik […]

Swine Flu menace: Death toll reaches 6; two doctors test positive

Bhubaneswar: Swine flu death toll today reached six in the State even as two doctors have tested positive for the virus. Authorities of the State’s Public Health department are now mulling to administer vaccine to medicos and medical staff deployed at the swine flu ward in hospitals. One patient of Bargarh died at VIMSAR hospital […]

Miscreants attack journalist in Khurda

Khurda: A journalist of a regional newspaper has been critically injured in an attack by unidentified miscreants late last night. According to reports, two bike-borne miscreants attacked the journalist, Ramesh Rath with sharp weapons on Monday night. Ratha, a resident of Sishumatha under Balipatna police limits in the district, is currently undergoing treatment at the […]

Cop threatens to shoot doctor in Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: A voice of terror echoed at the Capital Hospital here after a man allegedly threatened to shoot the doctor on duty over the pain his wife suffered during her delivery on Monday. According to sources, the woman’s husband, a police official, had admitted her at the hospital yesterday for delivery. The on-duty doctor along […]

Spurned lover sets woman ablaze

Bhubaneswar: A failed love affair turned tragic today after a woman was allegedly set ablaze by her lover here in the city today. The accused, identified as Dambarudhar Das, was arrested by Nayapali police from Baramunda area. He committed the crime by pouring petrol on the girl after she spurned his advances. The unfortunate incident […]

Man shot at by daughter’s paramour in presence of police

Bhubaneswar: In a bizarre incident, a man was injured critically after he was fired at by his daughter’s lover in the presence of police near Laxmi Sagar police station here today. The incident took place while the victim was settling a dispute over his daughter’s love affair in presence of police officials. He was admitted […]

Pratap Jena makes surprise visit to Capital hospital

Bhubaneswar: Health minister Pratap Jena made a surprise visit to the Capital Hospital here today for the first time since he assumed office after getting the ministerial berth in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. The new minister interacted directly with the patients in various wards and discussed the problems. He also enquired about supply of cooked food […]

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Oxygen cylinder blast in Capital Hospital, 2 injured

Bhubaneswar: A patient and his attendant were injured in an oxygen cylinder blast in the Paediatric Ward of Capital Hospital here late Friday night. As per reports, the oxygen cylinder in the ward started to leak when the attendant tried to move it and later, it exploded. More details awaited.