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5T Express Derails Again! Another Woman Delivers Baby On Hospital Verandah

Bhadrak: Once again bringing the dwindling state of healthcare system in Odisha to the fore, another pregnant woman had to deliver her baby on the verandah of Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) today. The woman, Ranulata Khillar, a resident of Taldumuka village under Tihidi block of the district was admitted to the hospital for delivery […]

  • Saturday, 24 Apr 2021
  • 5T
2 including woman die of snakebite in Odisha

Malkangiri: Snakebite deaths are on the rise in Odisha as two more deaths were reported from Malkangiri district of the State today. One person from Titibiri Village & another from MV-30 lost their lives after being bitten by venomous snakes last night in the district. According to sources, Deba Madkami of Titibiri Village was bitten […]

  • Monday, 26 Apr 2021
  • DHH
Power Min says 12 'medicals' sans power; Health dept shows 143 PHCs, 2,500 Sub-centres without power

Bhubaneswar: Even as State Energy Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra very ambiguously stated that only 12 ‘medicals’ in the State are without electricity till date, the moot question is what does the minister mean by ‘medicals’. In Odisha’s health hierarchy, the State has health Sub-Centres (SC), Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs), District Headquarter […]

Cholera scare grips Fani-hit Puri

Puri: In a month since cyclone Fani battered Puri, cholera cases have spiked in the district. As many as 56 persons have been admitted to the Cholera ward of the Puri district headquarters hospital in the past 24 hours. With symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting, patients from Puri Sadar, Satybadi, Brahmagiri, Kanasa, Delang and Nimapara […]

BJP protests transfer of 45 doctors in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Palpable tension ran high at the District headquarters hospital (DHH) in Mayurbhanj today after BJP workers staged an agitation in the hospital premises over the transfer of 45 doctors from different hospitals of the district. According to sources the state government has notified for transfer of 45 doctors working at various community healthcare centres […]

Doctor takes selfie in OT of Jeypore hospital while operating on patient

Jeypore: A controversy has surfaced in the District headquarters hospital (DHH) here in Koraput district after a photograph of doctors operating in the operation theatre went viral on social media. According to sources, a doctor had taken a selfie with a mobile phone inside the newly functional operation theatre and the photo was later uploaded […]

Death of minor girl sparks tension in Bolangir hospital

Bolangir: Tension ran high at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Bolangir following the death of a girl child allegedly due to medical negligence. As per reports, the girl hailing from Lanjigaon in Nuapada district was admitted to the hospital on Sunday following some ailments. Even though her condition was critical, the doctors on duty […]

Couple alleges baby swapping at Rayagada DHH

Rayagada: Allegations of baby swapping surfaced in the Rayagada District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) after a couple lodged a complaint accusing the medical staff of swapping their newborn son with a dead newborn girl. As per the complaint, a woman of Kumbharasila village under Kashipur block of the district had delivered a baby boy at the […]

Man hit with arrow; hospitalised

Keonjhar: A youth sustained critical injuries after being hit by an arrow at Chandaposi village of Harichandanpur block in Keonjhar district over a family dispute. The incident took place last evening after a verbal duel ensued between Binjhar Majhi and his brother Bira Majhi yesterday. The situation worsened after Bira shot an arrow at Binjhar’s […]

12-hour Angul bandh over failing medical services
12-hour Angul bandh over failing medical services

Angul: Normal life was affected following a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Angul Janajiban Suraksha Samiti in the district today. The outfit is observing the bandh to press for fulfillment of its four point charter of demands, including upgradation of the Angul District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) into a super speciality hospital. The other demands […]

Koraput Collector displeased over absence of doctors at DHH

Jeypore: Koraput district Collector K Sudarshan Chakraborty today paid a surprise visit to the district headquarters hospital (DHH) and expressed his displeasure over absence of doctors. The Collector also reprimanded the medical superintendent for the lack of basic facilities in the hospital.  He visited various wards at the hospital and took stock of the situation. […]

Girl dies due to alleged medical negligence in Keonjhar DHH
Girl dies due to alleged medical negligence in Keonjhar DHH

Keonjhar: Tension prevailed in Keonjhar District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) after a girl died while undergoing treatment here due to alleged medical negligence on Wednesday. According to reports, Sushma Nayak of Gourituta Sahi was hospitalised for treatment of sickle-cell disease on Tuesday and was prescribed blood transfusion. However, the family members alleged that she was not […]

  • Friday, 23 Jul 2021
  • DHH
Deaths due to Dengue haunts Balasore DHH, patients flee to other hospitals
Deaths due to Dengue haunts Balasore DHH, patients flee to other hospitals

Balasore: Fear of imminent death has started haunting people here as one patient after another, particularly children, succumb to dengue while undergoing treatment at Balasore District Headquarters Hospital (DHH). While one child, Susant Barik from Betagadia village under Baliapala block of the district was admitted to the DHH after he was detected with dengue, he died […]

Superstitions led expectant mother to bleed for hours before being rescued
Superstitions led expectant mother to bleed for hours before being rescued

Rayagada: Superstition and inhumanity touched heights after family members of an expectant mother denied to touch her, leave alone carry her to the hospital in Kalyansinghpur late on Friday night. The incident reported from Singhamuhi village under Karapa Panchayat took place when the woman complained of labour pain yesterday. Soon, an Asha worker reached and […]

Hot iron branding: 11 cases in 2 months in Keonjhar!
Hot iron branding: 11 cases in 2 months in Keonjhar!

Keonjhar: In yet another display of superstition-based inhuman behaviour in the rural areas, a five-year-old boy was branded with hot iron by family members to cure stomach ailments here in the district on Friday. This is 11th case reported in a span of two months. According to sources, the incident occurred in Kundurupanu village under […]

7-year-old branded with hot iron again in Keonjhar
7-year-old branded with hot iron again in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: At a time when medical science has transcended barriers, age old superstitions seem to have held ground in the rural areas of the state as far as healthcare is concerned. A 7-year-old being branded with hot iron in Keonjhar today corroborates the fact. The infant from Phuljhara village under Banspal block here was branded […]

Waterlogging in Dhenkanal hospital leaves patients in lurch
Waterlogging in Dhenkanal hospital leaves patients in lurch

Dhenkanal: A brief spell of rain in Dhenkanal has resulted in waterlogging in the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), leaving the patients in the lurch here on Sunday. The situation has become worse with rain water entering the wards of the hospital, bringing misery for patients. “With water everywhere, the hospital has become completely unhygienic and […]

Bolangir Medical College soon to become reality

Bolangir: After a wait of 18 years, the dream of the people of Bolangir to  have a medical college in the district will soon become a reality. The project, proposed after formation of the Western Odisha Development Council (WODC), is all set to see the light of day with the college building nearing completion. Besides, […]

Tension at Nayagarh DHH over patient’s death

Nayagarh: Tension ran high on premises of district headquarters hospital here on Saturday night after a patient undergoing treatment at the hospital died due to alleged medical negligence. The deceased has been identified as Jayanti Nayak of Khalamada of Dasapalla area. According to sources, Nayak, who was suffering from sickle cell disease, died at the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021
  • DHH
2 home guards die in Malkangiri after consuming spurious liquor

Malkangiri: Two home guards in Malkangiri district died allegedly after consuming poisonous liquor on Wednesday night. The deceased duo, identified as Bisnu Majhi and Raghu Pujari, was working at the Gobindapali police outpost. While on duty at the outpost on Wednesday night, they complained of stomach ache and were admitted to the Malkangiri District Headquarters […]

  • Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021
  • DHH