Tag: Health Department

Odisha To Rope In Post PG Doctors In Fight Against COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: Following the rise in COVID-19 cases, Odisha government has decided to rope in post-PG doctors in the ongoing fight against Coronavirus in the State. In a letter to dean and principals of SCB, MKCG, VIMSAR medical colleges, additional chief secretary (Health) Pradipta Mohapatra has directed to utilise the services of post-PG doctors in different […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Now Private Hospitals Can Treat COVID-19 Patients In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With COVID-19 cases rising each passing day, Odisha government has allowed treatment of positive patients at private hospitals in the State. As per the notification and advisory issued by the State Health and Family Welfare Department, the private hospitals willing to treat COVID patients have been directed to designate 10% isolation beds in this […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha Soon, Says DMET Director
Covid-19 Vaccination In Odisha Soon, Says DMET Director

Bhubaneswar: In a major relief to the denizens, Covid-19 vaccination drive will kick start across Odisha as soon as the doses reach the State, informed Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET) Director Prof CBK Mohanty on Monday. The reaction from Mohanty came just a day after the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) granted […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Covid-19 Vaccine Dry Run In Odisha Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The second phase dry run of the COVID-19 vaccine will be conducted in Odisha on January 8 (tomorrow), said Additional Chief Secretary, PK Mohapatra on Thursday. The dry run for COVID-19 vaccination shall be conducted between10.00 am to 12.00 noon in all districts and Municipal Corporations. Sites for dry run have been planned in […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Operational Guidelines: Centre Issues Regulation For Vaccination Drive | Know Details Here
Covid-19 Vaccine: ‘160 Immunization Sites Identified Across Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the nation-wide rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Odisha government on Sunday said that it has finalised around 160 sites for the first phase of vaccination drive across the State. Director of Health and Family Department, BijayPanigrahi informed that the vaccination centres include district headquarters hospitals, sub-divisional hospitals, CHC, PHCs, medical colleges […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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BREAKING: Odisha Govt Issues Guidelines For Covid-19 Vaccination Drive

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the mass inoculation drive across the country, the State Health and Family Welfare Department on Wednesday issued guidelines with regard to Covid-19 vaccination to be carried out from January 16 at around 160 sessions in different districts and Municipal Corporations in Odisha. The State has received 4.08 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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Odisha Eyes For Record Covid-19 Vaccination Today

Bhubaneswar: Odisha aims at achieving a record performance on the fifth day of the ongoing Covid-19 immunisation programme on Thursday. “Since there is no general immunisation programme today, all the health professionals have been engaged in the Covid-19 vaccination drive. We are aiming at vaccinating a record number of 3,7076 health workers at 436 session […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
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Odisha: Covid-19 Vaccination Resumes In State Today

Bhubaneswar: After a one-day break, the second spell of Covid-19 vaccination drive in the first phase will resume today. The Health department has decided to vaccinate the health workers only in Bhubaneswar today. The exercise will restart in other parts of the State from tomorrow, Health department sources said. The government has aimed at vaccinating […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Covid-19 Vaccine: Odisha Tops In Vaccination Drive In Country; Over 1.94 Lakh Inoculated So Far

Bhubaneswar: In yet another achievement for Odisha in the ongoing fight against coronavirus, the State is now on top as far as the nation-wide vaccination is concerned. Health and Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Friday said that Odisha remains at top spot in COVID-19 vaccination in the country “Health workers who had earlier refused […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Odisha Has Less Covid-19 Vaccine Wastage As Compared To Others: Health Dept
Odisha Has Less Covid-19 Vaccine Wastage As Compared To Others: Health Dept

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has reported less vaccine wastage as compared to the other States, informed Odisha Family and Welfare department director Bijay Panighrahi on Monday. Speaking to reporters here, Panigharahi said, “Once a vial is opened, the vaccine has to be administered to a recipient as soon as possible because it gets wasted if not used […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Odisha Has Less Covid-19 Vaccine Wastage As Compared To Others: Health Dept
COVID-19 Shot: Over 4 Lakh Health Workers & Frontline Warriors Vaccinated In Odisha So Far

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no hesitancy among health workers and other frontline warriors to take the COVID-19 vaccine shot as over 4 lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated so far in Odisha. Health and Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahy on Friday said that as many as 4,89, 613 beneficiaries including 2,89, 187 health workers and […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
OPSC Recruitment 2021: Latest Notification For 2452 Posts Of Medical Officers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has issued notification to fill up 2452 posts of Medical Officers (Assistant Surgeon) in Group A (Junior Branch) of Odisha Medical & Health Services Cadre. The Commission has invited online applications from interest candidates to fill up the vacancies under the Health and Family Welfare Department in the […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Covid-19 Vaccine For Journalists: Odisha Govt Writes To Centre
Odisha Govt Steps Up District-Wise Covid Vaccination Targets, Get Details

Bhubaneswar: Aiming at early completion of vaccination of elderly persons against the Covid-19, the Odisha Government has stepped up its district-wise targets to accelerate the drive of administering first dose of vaccines to at least 1 lakh beneficiaries per day. While setting district wise target for the inoculation of senior citizens, the government has directed […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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Odisha Issues Fresh Guidelines Amid Threat of New Covid Strain

Bhubaneswar: Amid fresh spike in the cases of Covid-19 in various States like Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, the Odisha Government has alerted people with fresh guidelines to prevent the spread of the virus with its new strain which is said to be more dangerous and highly contagious than the older one. In an […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
15-Year-Old Succumbs To Covid-19 In Odisha, Death Toll Rises To 1919

Bhubaneswar: At a time when there panic seems to have gripped people following a spike in COVID-19 positive, a 15-year-old has succumbed to the viral infection in Odisha. Health and Family Welfare Department on Sunday informed that the 15-year-old male Covid-19 patient of Khordha district was also suffering from Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma with […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021