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NHM Director In Odisha Locked Up By Contractual Staff Of Govt Hospital

Puri: The Director of National Health Mission (NHM), Shalini Pandit, was locked up by some contractual staff of the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Puri today as a mark of protest over their pending salary. As per reports, Pandit was detained while she was on an official visit to review healthcare facilities at the DHH. […]

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 […]

Shocking! 4-year-old dead girl’s ‘eyes gouged out’ at Angul hospital

Angul: Stoking serious concern over security at government hospitals, eyes from the body of a 4-year-old dead girl were allegedly gouged out at the morgue of Angul District Headquarters hospital yesterday night. As per reports, the minor girl was admitted to the hospital in serious condition last night and had succumbed later, following which her […]

Fire breaks out in Keonjhar district headquarters hospital

Keonjhar: More than 40 patients undergoing treatment at the Surgery ward of Keonjhar district headquarters hospital (DHH) had a narrow escape after a fire broke out in the ward this morning. As per reports, relatives of the patients spotted smoke emanating from the store room of the Surgery department and raised an alarm. Along with […]

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 […]

Patients rue lack of facilities at newly-inaugurated Malkangiri district headquarters hospital

Malkangiri: Patients are grappling with lack of healthcare facilities at the newly-inaugurated Malkangiri district headquarter hospital. The new hospital which was inaugurated by CM Naveen Patnaik a couple of months back is yet to be functional beyond its OPD (outpatient department) and the pathology lab. “Even after two hours of my arrival, the doctor was […]

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 […]

Medical apathy in Odisha hospitals; 2 die in separate incidents

Dhenkanal: In two separate cases of sheer medical negligence in Odisha, one person died in Dhenkanal after he was left unattended by doctor while a boy died in Jagatsinghpur in the absence of doctors. In the first case, the patient died allegedly after he was left unattended inside the Dhenkanal district headquarters hospital today following […]

2 critically injured in bear attack in Nuapada

Nuapada: Two persons were critically injured in a bear attack in Komna block of Nuapada. The injured have been identified as Jadu Biswal and Binash Kumar Niyal. According to sources, both Jadu and Binash had gone to the forest to attend nature’s call when they were attacked by a bear. Initially, the injured were admitted […]

Staff shortage despite facilities hits patient care in Khurda

Khurda: There seems to be no end to the miseries of patients depending on Khurda district headquarters hospital even as crores of rupees have been spent by Odisha government for its complete makeover with a modern maternal and child and trauma care centre. Though two months passed to the inauguration of the mother and child […]

Widow in Odisha forced to pay bribe for son’s post mortem report

Khurda: In a shocking incident, a widow was forced to pay bribe to get the post mortem report of her son at the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in Khurda. As per sources, Kataki Bewa, a resident of Mansingpur village in Khurda, had given some prawn, crabs and Rs 8,000 to sweeper Jagu Dalei to get […]

Plaster from Bhawanipatna hospital ceiling falls down, woman injured

Bhawanipatna: A woman undergoing treatment at the District Headquarters Hospital, Kalahandi was injured after a cement plaster from the hospital ceiling fell on her on Thursday evening. The woman, Nupur Majhi, a resident of Bhawanipatna was sleeping on bed number 157 when the incident occurred. She sustained minor injuries in the mishap while other patients […]

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 […]

Water logging at Keonjhar hospital gives cold feet to patients

Keonjhar: Water logging at the wards and entrance of the district headquarters hospital here after a brief spell of rain on Wednesday is causing patients and attendants to suffer. With the flood like situation in the hospital due to the knee deep water in wards and OPDs, patients are finding it difficult to enter the […]

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Probe begins into sorcery tricks used after patient’s death in Phulbani hospital

Kandhamal: Based on the directive of the collector, a team led by Kandhamal Sub-Collector initiated a probe into the use of sorcery tricks following the death of a patient at District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in Phulbani. The team questioned the ADMO about the incident and also checked the CCTV footage of the hospital. The team […]

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Youth killed in pre-poll violence

Dhenkanal: Tension ran high at the District Headquarters Hospital here this evening following the death of a youth who was shot at during a pre-poll violence in Tarabha village this afternoon. According to reports, Salman Rout, a youth of Tarabha village was seriously injured after sustaining bullet injuries during a pre-poll violence in the village. […]

Three students killed in road mishap

Paralakhemundi: People of Narayanpur village in Gajapati district are in a state of shock following the tragic death of three students who died in a road accident this afternoon. According to reports, three students of Narayanpur High School—Ricky Bhuhan (Class X), Rohit Pradhan (Class IX) and Niranjan Lima (Class IX)—had gone to Gandahati waterfall on […]

Mini bus turns turtle: One killed, 16 hurt

Puri: One person died and 16 others injured, when a mini bus in which they were travelling, overturned at Kathapola near Malatipatapur this morning. Reports said the ill-fated mini bus was on the way to Karamala via Siruli Mahavir from Puri when the driver lost control of the vehicle which overturned at Kathapola near Malatipatapur. […]

Hospitals run by Odisha govt to have card swipe machines soon

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to facilitate cashless transactions at the major government-run health centres in the State, the Health department today asked all district collectors to ensure installation of debit card readers or swipe machines at the hospitals including Sub Divisional Hospitals (SDHs). In a letter to the district collectors, Health secretary Arti Ahuja asked […]

16 passengers injured in road mishap

Sonepur: 16 passengers were injured, one of them seriously, when a bus in which they were travelling, overturned near Phulamuthi Chhak on Sonepur-Binika road this afternoon. Reports said a private bus ‘Karishma’ (OR-15-R-0988) was on the way to Sambalpur from Sonepur when the driver lost control of the vehicle which overturned near Phulamuthi Chhak on […]

Fire breaks out at Kendrapara hospital

Kendrapara: A generator in the premises of Kendrapara district headquarters hospital (DHH) gutted after a fire broke out at the government-run hospital on Wednesday. No loss to life was reported due to the mishap, sources in the medical said. Though the exact reason behind the outbreak of the fire is unknown, short circuit is suspected […]

Two-month-old branded with hot iron, hospitalized

Malkangiri: A two-month-old baby boy of Chitrangapalli village in Malkangiri district was rushed to the district headquarters hospital today after being branded with hot iron by a village quack. According to reports, the parents, suspecting stomach pain of their child, consulted a village quack today. The quack applied iron branding on the tummy of the […]

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Six arrested for vandalism in Puri DHH

Puri: Police arrested six persons today in connection with the ransacking of the Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) on August 17 night following the death of a patient. Notably, family members of deceased Nabakishore Jena had ransacked the Government-run hospital and allegedly thrashed some doctors and staff of the hospital in the night attributing Jena’s […]

Climbing Taladhwaja: Arrested devotee forwarded to court

Puri: A devotee from Gujarat arrested by the Police yesterday for climbing the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra was forwarded to the court today. According to reports, Dipesh Shah, a businessman from Ahmadabad had climbed the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra in the wee hours July 8. After having the darshan of the Lord, he […]