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Tag: Doctor

Doctor checking the expired medicine
Student given expired medicine at private hospital in Odisha, critical

The boy's condition worsened and he was admitted to Tangi Community Health Centre. After preliminary treatment, he has been shifted to Bhubaneswar-based AIIMS Hospital.

Man Ends Life After Insult From Kangaroo Court
Shocking: Odisha Man Ends Life After Insult, Fine By Kangaroo Court

A man ended his life allegedly after a kangaroo court at Khatia village under Ranapur Police limits in Nayagarh district allegedly insulted him and levied a fine for accusing a doctor of negligence in duty.

Woman Groped At Aul Hospital
Man Held For Molesting Woman Patient In Odisha Hospital By Posing As Doctor

The Aul police in the district arrested a youth on Monday for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman patient admitted at the Community Health Centre (CHC) by posing as a doctor.

Odisha: Medico Son Fulfils Dead Father's Dream Before Funeral

Rayagada: It is said the virtue of a father can be seen in the goals and aspirations he sets for himself as well as his kids. Ladi Sameswar Rao of Gudiabandha under Padmapur block of Rayagada district also had woven dreams for his son to be a doctor, and Rakesh, like most kids do, started […]

Octogenarian doctor
Octogenarian Doctor Braves Covid-19, Hops Villages On Cycle To Treat The Poor For Free

Bhubaneswar: Even as Covid-19 has confined most senior citizens indoors and even scared doctors, who are treating patients wearing PPE kits and taking all kinds of precautions to avoid infection, an 87-year-old doctor from Mul in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra has been going out of his way to attend to his patients in remote villages […]

Headmaster In Odisha Offers 'Quack Treatment During School Hours', Draws Flak

Nabarangpur: The headmaster of Jhola Primary School under Umerkote Block in Nabarangpur district has drawn flak for allegedly offering quack treatment to patients during school hours. The matter came to light after some villagers alleged that headmaster Pradeep Kumar Mandal sets off to nearby villages to offer quack treatment soon after registering his attendance at […]

Delhi BJP leader booked for molesting, assaulting woman doctor

New Delhi: A local BJP leader and his wife were booked by police for allegedly molesting, assaulting and threatening a woman radiologist in south Delhi, police said on Sunday. The incident occurred on Thursday in Duggal Colony when the accused Chandan Chaoudhary along with his wife Neera Chaoudhary, his driver, Sanjay and five other hired […]

India has one doctor for every 1,457 citizens: Govt

New Delhi: In India, there is one doctor for every 1,457 people as per the country’s current population estimate of 1.35 billion, which is lower than the World Health Organisation norm of 1:1000, the government has informed Parliament. A little over 11.57 lakh allopathic doctors are registered with the state medical councils and the Medical […]

Expectant mother dies due to ‘medical negligence’ in Keonjhar DHH; doc refutes allegation

Keonjhar: A pregnant woman of Suakathi village died at the Keonjhar District Headquarters hospital today after being allegedly left unattended by the hospital staff. Deceased Jhunu Munda, was identified as the wife of Jogendra Munda of Suakathi village of Bansapal block here. While Jogendra blamed the Asha worker and the hospital authorities for the death […]

Therapist's hands massaging female foot
Researchers develop new shoe insole that can treat diabetic foot ulcers

New York: Researchers have developed a shoe insole that could help make the healing process more portable for people who develop ulcers as a result of diabetes. Diabetic ulcers commonly result from high blood sugar damaging nerves, which takes away feeling from the toes or feet. “One of the ways to heal these wounds is […]

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 […]

Odisha doctor performs operation on mobile-torch light

Keonjhar: A doctor at the District Headquarters Hospital here on Saturday performed an operation with the help of mobile-torch and helped save life of a woman patient who needed immediate surgery. As per reports, the woman was rescued by police near OMC rest house under Barbil police limits last evening in critical condition. She had […]

Murder over love affair: Accused doctor arrested from Bhubaneswar

Berhampur: Prime accused in the spine-chilling murder case of a HDFC bank agent was arrested by a special team of Berhampur police, informed Berhampur SP Pinak Mishra in a presser today. “The murder was fallout of a triangular love affair between the deceased Bishnu Prasad Gouda, prime accused Hrushikesh Tripathy, the owner of Gayatri Clinic […]

Doctor thrashed after refusing to refer electrocuted youth

Khurda: Tension ran high at Banapur Hospital today as locals of Khuntapalli village thrashed a doctor after he refused to refer an electrocuted youth to other hospital. According to sources, one Sushanta Sahoo of Khuntapalli village suffered an electric shock early morning today and was immediately rushed to Banapur hospital. After check-up, a doctor of […]

Murder over love affair: Accused doctor still at large

Berhampur: The accused doctor in the sensational murder of a bank agent Bishnu Prasad Gouda that sent shockwaves in the area is still at large. Police have not been able to nab Hrushikesh Tripathy the prime accused in the gruesome murder case over a triangular love affair. Meanwhile, police have seized the vehicle which was […]

Patient death amid doctors' squabble: Police case registered against 2 doctors

Dhenkanal: A day after a patient died at the District Headquarters Hospital in Dhenkanal as he was allegedly left unattended amid a squabble between two doctors, police have registered a case against the concerned doctors following a complaint filed by the brother of the victim. Trailokya Sahu, had died yesterday allegedly after he was left […]

Vet who comes back to Odisha to give healing touch to animals

Bhubaneswar: With the Twin City denizens taking more interest in keeping pets in their homes, there is a growing demand for pet care facilities. Despite being home to a good veterinary college, Bhubaneswar lacked proper healthcare for the pets in the past. Meet Jasmeet Singh, a young man from a small border town of RS […]

108 Ambulance betrays doctor at last!

Cuttack: Healthcare facility failures have become so commonplace that it now seems like a systemic betrayal. Uncannily ironical it may be, a doctor from Cuttack, MS Ojha was the latest to get crushed under the crumbling healthcare services. Fifty-three-year-old Ojha who suddenly fell ill sought medical assistance asking his wife to arrange a carriage to […]

Bonda woman bribed a doc for delivery in government hospital!

Malkangiri: A Bonda woman had to allegedly bribe a doctor to get her delivery done at the Malkangiri district headquarters hospital. The doctor had also reportedly threatened to stop medicines if she failed to pay the money. On registration of a complaint by the woman’s husband, the doctor was shifted to the office of the […]

Infant dies of wrong injection
Doctor manhandled after baby death in Balasore due to 'wrong' injection

Balasore: Tension erupted at a privately run healthcare clinic located at the Central School Chhak in Balasore town today after a nine-month-old boy infant admitted to the clinic died due to alleged medical negligence. Parents of the deceased along with locals ghearoed and manhandled a doctor of the clinic alleging the infant’s condition turned critical and subsequently […]

Prescribe generic drugs or face action, MCI to doctors

Bhubaneswar: Country’s top medical regulator Medical Council of India (MCI) has warned doctors to stick on to guidelines issued for prescription of drugs in its generic names. A directive issued by the medical body said doctors have to adhere to prescribe low cost generic drugs instead of writing brand names while prescribing medicines, failing which […]

Communication skills for doctors
Do doctors need to attend lessons on communication skills?

Bhubaneswar: The experience of two ladies, who had visited two famed hospitals in the Capital city on Saturday, raised an inevitable question, “Do doctors need to attend lessons on communication skills?” The two ladies identified as Sandhya and Kalpana had shared their experiences with Odishatv.in reporter. While Sandhya had visited Sum Hospital, Kalpana had paid […]

Doctor arrested while taking bribe from patient

Sambalpur: The Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested Saroj Kumar Sethi, an associate professor of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla, while he was taking a bribe from a patient. According to sources, the anti-corruption wing of Odisha Police caught Sethi red-handed while he was taking a bribe of Rs […]

Crorepati doctor arrested in asset case

Keonjhar: Vigilance officials on Monday arrested ex-senior surgery specialist Jay Krushna Tripathy of the Keonjhar district headquarters hospital (DHH) on the allegation of amassing properties disproportionate to his known source of income. The total properties in the name of the doctor was calculated to be Rs 1,36,96,000. Sources said while a case was registered in […]

Dream turns true for orphan boy

The dream of an orphan tribal boy in Odisha's Ganjam district to become a neurologist could be a reality as he ranked 13 in Scheduled Tribe category in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) admission test

Odisha govt appoints 151 dental surgeons in KBK districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday appointed 151 dental surgeons in the undivided Kalahandi-Balangir-Koraput (KBK) districts. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik handed over the appointment letters to the Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) pass-out students at a seminar on “The role of dentists in the health care services” at Jayadev Bhawan here. “For the first time, […]

Indian doctor fined for professional misconduct in Singapore

Singapore: A 32-year-old Indian-origin doctor in Singapore has been fined Singapore dollars 2,000 for administrating a drug to a patient in wrong way at the Singapore General Hospital in July 2012. The Singapore Medical Council (SMC) said, Dr Garuna Murthee Kavitha injected the chemotherapy drug into the patient’s spinal canal, rather than a vein. This […]