Malkangiri: Even as the joint secretary of Health department claimed to have brought the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the district under control, the death toll due to the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) rose to 58 in last 39 days with two more children succumbing to the killer fever today. Till last reports came in, […]
Malkangiri: The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) today mounted to 44 with two more children succumbing to the disease late last night during treatment at district headquarters hospital even as the State government sent more doctors to the affected areas. Two-year old Dasarathi Naik of Dangaraguda in the district died in the late […]
Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the report of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) that most commonly available brands of pre-packaged bread contain life threatening chemicals, the Odisha government has asked the Health department for a comprehensive test of all types of breads available in the market. “We have planned to collect the samples of […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday directed the district collectors to tighten security in all government hospitals to ensure protection of doctors and staff. The government direction came after increasing cases of untoward incidents in the premises of health institutions like manhandling of doctors and staff of the institutions. Health Secretary P.K. Meherda in a […]
Berhampur: The Health and Family Welfare department officials on Saturday sealed at least four privately run ultrasound scan units in Ganjam district for violating the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act. The ultrasound units have been sealed with the recommendation of the National Inspection and Monitoring Committee (NIMC) on PCPNDT, said additional district medical […]
Bhubaneswar: With detection of avian influenza in Delhi and Gwalior, Odisha goverment health department has sounded high alert in the state and has asked chief district medical officers (CDMOs) to take precautionary measures. Health secretary Arti Ahuja in letters to all CDMOs has informed that bird flu H5N8 has been detected at National Zoological Park, […]
Some private hospitals are giving package for Covid vaccination in collaboration with some hotels, which has come to the notice of the Ministry. Vaccination in hotels is against the guideline issued by MoHFW for the National Covid Vaccination programme.
The Additional Chief Secretary of Health Department PK Mohapatra has written to the districts collectors of Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Puri, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul and Khordha on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar: At a time when Covid-19 infection cases are exploding at an unprecedented rate in Odisha, the State government’s tall claims of being fully prepared for a worst has brought…
Bhubaneswar: As the World observes the Blood Donor Day today, the grim fact to fore is Odisha has mere 1.8 blood banks per 10 lakh people. For which, the State failed to figure among the top-20 States and UTs in the country that have more than 3 blood banks per 10 lakh population in the […]
Bhubaneswar: Concerned over the functioning of centres of excellence under different varsities of Odisha, the Higher Education Department today held a meeting with the vice-chancellors of different government universities and officials of the World Bank. During the meeting, Higher Education Secretary Saswat Mishra sought information on the utilisation of funds received from the World Bank […]
Bhubaneswar: As a precautionary measure amid Coronavirus outbreak, the Odisha Health Department has issued advisory for Holi celebrations tomorrow. Through the advisory, people have been asked to not use colours in the face, refrain from playing in large gatherings, avoid community bathing and hugging. The advisory urges everyone to wash hands multiple times and those […]
Bhubaneswar: As a large number of people are working from home during the lockdown period which will continue till May 3, the Odisha government on Friday issued a health advisory on the dos and don’ts for them. Asking people to maintain an active lifestyle while staying indoors, the Department of Health and Family Welfare advised […]
Odisha Government today released names of senior IAS officers who have been entrusted with various specific responsibilities to effectively manage COVID-19 situation in the State.
Bhubaneswar: A whopping 20 new COVID-19 cases were reported from Odisha on Thursday taking the total number of SARS-nCoV cases in the State to 205, informed State Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) Department. This is the highest one-day spike in the State till date. Ganjam has now begun to feel the heat of COVID outbreak […]