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Tag: Doctors

PM Modi
India to get record number of doctors in next 10 years: PM Modi

Modi was speaking after dedicating to the nation a 200-bed K K Patel Mutli-speciality Hospital in Bhuj in Gujarat via video-conferencing. The hospital has been built by the Leuva Patel community.

FIR Against Agitating Resident Doctors In Delhi
FIR Against Agitating Resident Doctors In Delhi

The police said that seven of their personnel were injured during the chaos. It also said that two buses were damaged at that time.

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Viral Video | Security Guard Administers Injection To Patient In Odisha Hospital

This video purportedly showing a security guard administering injection to a patient has gone viral on social media platforms. In the video, the security guard can be seen administering an injection to a patient in pain despite the presence of doctors, paramedic staff at the government hospital.

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Unavailability Of Doctors, Water Scarcity Haunt Rural Odisha

Allegations of shortage of doctors and scarcity of water rocked Bhadrak and Banki on Saturday when locals resorted to protest at both the places

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28 Doctors In Odisha Lost Lives To Covid In Second Wave; IMA Demands ‘Martyr Tag’

The Odisha Unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded 'martyr' status to the doctors who laid down their lives on line of duty while battling Covid-19 during the second wave.

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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…

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Odisha Deputes 36 Doctors To 4 Districts For Smooth COVID Management

Bhubaneswar: Alarmed by resurgence of COVID-19 cases, the Odisha government on Monday appointed 36 doctors for smooth management of COVID19 related work in four districts. As per as notification by…

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Uttar Pradesh: Rs 1 Crore Fine If Doctors Do Not Serve In Govt Hospitals

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has now made it mandatory for all postgraduate medical students in the state to serve for, at least, 10 years in the government sector upon completion of their studies. Students who fail to do so will be required to pay a fine of Rs one crore. According to Additional Chief […]

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High Covid Deaths Among Docs Due To Poor Doctor-Patient Ratio, Inadequate PPE

New Delhi: Lack of adequate PPE kits, inadequate technique of PPE donning and doffing, non-disclosure by patients of their exposure to possible Covid-19 infection, excessive working hours, and poor doctor-patient ratio are the reasons for higher fatality among doctors, according to an analysis. India currently has the most number of Covid-19 cases in the world […]

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MP Suresh Pujari Urges CM Naveen To Revoke Transfer Of Doctors For Covid Duty

Bhubaneswar: BJP’s Lok Sabha member from Bargarh, Suresh Pujari has urged Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik to bring back the doctors transferred from western Odisha to other districts on Covid duty. Pujari, on Sunday conveyed his concerns through a letter stating that people in the western-Odisha districts are already suffering with rising COVID-19 cases. […]

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PM Modi Salutes Corona Fighters, Hails Armed Forces' Gesture; Medics Express Gratitude

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday, lauded the frontline coronavirus warriors’ efforts and the armed forces’ gesture to honour them through flypast across the country. Meanwhile, the frontline health workers across the country have expressed their gratitude for the gesture and felicitation of the armed forces. “Saluting those who are at the forefront, […]

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Story Of Corona Warriors In Odisha Is Equal Parts Sacrifice & Strength

Bhubaneswar: Their sacrifices are camouflaged behind their stoic faces, but ever so often it spools up under the weary eyelids & rolls down their cheeks. The doctors and health workers in Odisha, who are spending days away from their loved ones fighting the pandemic on the frontlines, at times find it hard to fight their […]

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COVID-19: Around 50 Doctors, Medics Test Positive In India

New Delhi: Around 50 doctors and medical staff have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) in India, raising the eyebrows of the Union Health Ministry, sources said on Friday. The Health Ministry is trying to assess the situation and ascertain whether these doctors and medical staff have been infected by COVID-19 positive patients. “We are trying […]

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Supercharging Cancer Cells Mutation Rate Can Create Vaccine

Supercharging the mutation rate in cancer cells can create a powerful vaccine that is able to boost the effectiveness of immunotherapy, says a major new study. Scientists forced cancer cells in the lab to evolve much more rapidly than usual using a molecule called APOBEC3B, which is often used by tumours to drive rapid genetic […]

Weight Loss Surgery May Improve Breathing Issues, Claims Study

Researchers have revealed that Bariatric surgery and weight loss appear to reverse some of the negative effects of obesity on the respiratory system. Known effects of obesity on the respiratory system include increased respiratory work, along with compromised airway resistance and respiratory muscle strength, which may all contribute to restrictive pulmonary function impairment. As an […]

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Column: Don’t Play With Lives of People

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Last week Sundergarh police arrested a quack who had been working as a doctor at a government-run health centre. While the mystery of how his fake MBBS degree managed to pass the scrutiny of those who recruited him still remains unresolved there are reports of another charltan masquerading as a doctor […]

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40-kg tumour removed from Odisha woman's uterus

Cuttack: In a rare surgery, a tumour weighing 40 kg was removed from the uterus of a woman at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack recently. As per reports, the tumour was growing inside the body of a woman identified as Shakuntala Majhi, a resident of Angul district, for last 10 years. After a […]

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VIMSAR Doctors 'Thrash' Patient's Relative, Force To Do Sit-Ups; Case Registered

Sambalpur: Police today registered a case against some doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science And Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur over multiple charges including allegedly thrashing a patient’s relative and then forcing him to do sit-ups in full public glare. On the basis of a complaint lodged by father of the victim, a […]

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Doctors, Nurses Need Not Take TOEFL, IELTS Exam To Practice In UK

New Delhi: Doctors, nurses, dentists and mid-wives who wish to practice in the UK will no longer have to appear for English language tests like TOEFL and IELTS as the country will now accept scores of Occupational English Test (OET) which the candidates have to anyway clear for registering with the relevant healthcare regulator. The […]

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Health Ministry legislation over violence against doctors

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has proposed a legislation to address the issue of violence against healthcare professionals and damage to property of clinical establishments across the country. The move comes after doctors on several occasions went on an indefinite strike all over India as they were assaulted and attacked by […]

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NMC Bill: Unhappy Odisha Doctors Threaten To Join Nationwide Stir

Bhubaneswar/Delhi: The countrywide agitation by doctors against National Medical Commission Bill, which was passed yesterday in the Upper House of the Parliament, is slowly gaining momentum with doctors and medical students in Odisha threatening to join the stir soon. The Rajya Sabha passed the NMC Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued MCI with a new body, […]

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Doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth!

Chennai: A team of doctors has extracted an astounding 526 teeth from the mouth of a seven-year-old boy in a rare surgery performed at the city’s Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, doctors said. Suffering from a rare case of “compound composite ondontome”, the boy was brought to the hospital with a swelling in his lower […]

India Has Over 19.47 Lakh Doctors

New Delhi: The government Friday said there were more than 19.47 lakh allopathy, ayurveda, unani and homeopathy doctors at the end of March this year. Out of them, 11,59,309 allopathy doctors were registered with the State Medical Councils/ Medical Council of India. “Assuming 80 per cent availability, it is estimated that around 9.27 lakh doctors […]

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Dhenkanal conjoined twin girls no more

Cuttack: Just three days after their birth, the conjoined twin girls of Dhenkanal, breathed their last at Sishu Bhawan in Cuttack today. The girls, born on July 1 in Dhenkanal were conjoined at chest to stomach and shared several vital organs and were also suffering from respiratory problems. Soon after their birth, the girls were […]

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SC agrees to hear PIL on doctors' security at government hospitals

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking deployment of security in government hospitals in view of frequent assaults faced by doctors. A Vacation Bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant listed the matter for hearing on Tuesday. The plea sought the court’s direction to the Centre […]

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Hospitals in Delhi to join IMA's strike call on Monday

New Delhi: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in the national capital are likely to take a hit on Monday as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a day in support of their striking colleagues in West Bengal. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had given the June 17 strike call […]

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12-hour bandh called in Bhuban and Paikmal

Dhenkanal/Bargarh: A 12-hour bandh has been called by the members of Regional Development Committee in Bhuban area of Dhenkanal district over lack of adequate facilities at the Bhuban government hospital. The protesters have also demanded appointment of permanent doctors in the hospital. The Committee members have reportedly staged a road blockade on National Highway 53. […]

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Jaga's health condition normal; Kalia needs medical care: Doctors

Bhubaneswar: A team of doctors from Odisha led by Health & Family Welfare Department Secretary Shalini Pandit visited AIIMS, New Delhi and reviewed the health condition of the separated conjoined twins Jaga-Kalia. While the health condition of Jaga is better than before, Kalia is yet to recuperate completely, informed the doctors, adding that Kalia needs […]

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Young doctors should treat every patient with compassion: Naidu

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that young doctors need to uphold medical ethics and treat every patient with compassion and empathy, irrespective of his or her financial background. “Only doctors can provide the healing touch to the ailing humanity and they only can make the difference between life and death. […]

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Doctor absenteeism mars healthcare in Gajapati

Gajapati: The healthcare services at the Adaba Primary Health Centre in the district are in shambles. Due to absence of doctors at the hospital for long period, patients have to depend upon a pharmacist for treatment. Locals alleged despite repeated pleas, the district administration has failed to address the issue leading to discontentment among the […]

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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 […]

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Politics over transfer of doctors intensifies in Koraput

Koraput: Days after the transfer of doctors and paramedical employees from the SLN Medical College and Hospital in Koraput to the district headquarters hospital in Jeypore, a political slugfest has ensued between the ruling-BJD and the Congress. While Congress MLA from Koraput, Krushna Chandra Sagaria has demanded withdrawal of transfer of doctors sent to the […]

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Dengue claims life at SCB; toll mounts to 2 in Odisha

Cuttack: First case of dengue death at Cuttack’s SCB Medical College and Hospital was reported after a patient from Keonjhar died while undergoing treatment here on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Trilokya Barik of Dimiria village under Nandipada police limits. Barik was tested positive for dengue a day after being admitted to the […]

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Brain tumour no longer scary, say doctors

New Delhi: Unlike the widespread defeatist perception about brain tumour, many patients of the disease can be cured with current advances in technology and early detection, doctors said on the World Brain Tumour Day on Friday. “With the advent of modern technology and advanced surgical modalities, brain tumour is no longer as scary as it […]

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Odisha hikes salaries of contractual doctors

  Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Finance Department on Thursday announced a hike in salaries for assistant and specialist surgeons engaged on a contractual basis. According to a press release issued by the government, the salary of assistant surgeons working in primary and secondary care centres on contract basis has been increased to Rs 55,000 from Rs […]

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International Women’s Day: Health problems Odisha women shouldn’t ignore

Bhubaneswar: With the world celebrating International Women’s Day today, many programmes and events are being held all around the globe focussing on issues like women harassment, female foeticide, rape and other social issues. But, many important health issues surrounding women are hardly addressed. On International Women’s Day, odishatv.in met a few renowned doctors in the city to […]

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SCB junior docs’ stir enters 8th day

Cuttack: Health services at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack continue to get badly affected as the cease-work agitation by junior doctors of Urology department with support from their counterparts at VIMSAR in Burla entered the eighth day. Expressing solidarity, even the PG students in VIMSAR joined duty wearing black badges today. Moreover, as […]

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OMSA protests suspension of doctors, to launch cease-work

Bhubaneswar: Lodging a stiff protest against suspension of five doctors for dereliction of duty, the Odisha Medical Services Association (OMSA) today demanded immediate revocation of the suspension order threatening that it would resort to cease-work strike from December 13. The medicos association informed that doctors in Jagatsinghpur district will wear black badges on duty as […]

Medical student brings sexual harassment charges against SCB doctors

Cuttack: Once again SCB Medical College and Hospital is in news for all the wrong reasons after a girl student of the premier state-run hospital on Monday brought sexual harassment charges against two doctors. The victim, a second year post graduate student of the dental wing of the medical college alleged that associate professor Dr […]

Selena Gomez underwent kidney transplant

Los Angeles: Singer Selena  Gomez, 25, has revealed that she has undergone a kidney transplant. Gomez suffers from Lupus and the side effects of the auto-immune disease damaged her organs so much that she was told by doctors that she required a transplant, reports tmz.com. She found a donor in her “beautiful friend” Francia Raisa. […]

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