Tag: Health Minister

Dama Rout continues tirade against ruling party leaders

Paradip: Former minister and senior leader Damodar Rout who is known as a loudmouth politician continued his tirade against the BJD government and leaders. This time, Rout hit out at State Health Minister Pratap Jena during a ‘Swabhiman Sabha’ programme at Jaldharpur under Kujang in Paradip and said that he doubts Jena will be re-elected […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Kerala Nipah: 5 in isolation, 311 under observation

Kochi: A Kerala youth being treated for testing positive for Nipah virus (NiV) is stable, Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Wednesday said, adding that three nurses who treated him, a friend and another person have been kept in isolation. He continues to be treated at a ward at the Kalamassery hospital near here. “A total of […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Odisha govt hospitals to have e-hospital management system

Bhubaneswar: All government- run hospitals in Odisha will have e-hospital management system, informed Odisha Health and Family Welfare minister Naba Kishore Das on Monday. All the 384 CHCs (community health centres), 1318 PHCs (primary health centres), seven medical colleges and 32 district headquarters hospitals will have the Odisha e-Hospital Management Information System (OeHMIS) facility within […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Probe on if Kerala Nipah patient got it after eating guava

Thiruvananthapuram: A central team of medical professionals is looking into whether the only confirmed patient of Nipah in Kerala got it after eating guava, though the office of the state Health Minister has expressed ignorance about it. The medical team decided to investigate the cause of the virus after the patient — a young student […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Attack on doctors: Hospitals in Odisha to have CCTV cameras, more security measures

Bhubaneswar: After Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan informed Parliament that a directive has been issued to States for the safety of doctors at sensitive hospitals, Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das today said the State government has already asked many hospitals to install CCTV cameras for the safety of doctors. “We have already given instructions […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Decision To Shift Jaga, Kalia From AIIMS Delhi In A Week: Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: A decision on shifting of the separated conjoined twins Jaga and Kalia from AIIMS New Delhi to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack will be taken within seven days, said Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das today. The Health minister said the State government is ready to provide treatment to the separated conjoined […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Odisha Launches Online Registration Facility For Clinical Establishments

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to bring transparency and resolve other issues related to delay in grant of necessary clearances, Odisha government on Saturday launched ‘Online Clinical Establishment Management System’  (CEMSO) for registration and renewals of clinical establishments in the State. With help of the new system, nearly 1800 private hospitals and clinics will be benefited […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Are Odisha Ministers Getting Sidelined In 5T governance push?

Bhubaneswar: While Health minister Naba Das was absent during marathon visits of Transformation and Initiatives (5T) team to different hospitals, his sudden visit to Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) today, raised questions about the role of ministers in the implementation of the 5T model of governance with the Opposition parties criticising the initiative. “As per […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
NHRC Order Against Apollo Hospitals To Be Reviewed: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: In response to the fresh order by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to cancel registration of Apollo Hospitals in Bhubaneswar in connection with an illegal kidney transplantation case, Odisha Health Minister Naba Das today said that the order will be inspected & accordingly action will be taken. Addressing mediapersons, Das said, “I have ordered […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Won't Compromise Patients' Interest While Privatising District Hospitals: Health Minister

New Delhi: The government will not compromise the interest of patients while handing over district government hospitals to private medical colleges through public-private partnership (PPP) mode, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Such experiments have successfully been implemented in the last 25 years and even government think-tank Niti Aayog has taken […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Recovery Rate Improved, Lockdown 3.0 To Reap Good Results: Health Minister

New Delhi: The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Sunday said at least 682 patients were cured of the highly contagious novel coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours. This has taken the recovery rate in the country up to 26.59 per cent. In a statement, the Ministry said: “So far, a total of […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 In India: Total Tally Surge Past 40,000 Mark

New Delhi: The total cases of the novel coronavirus in India crossed 40 thousand mark and mounted to 40,263 on Sunday. In an evening update, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that of the total tally 28,070 are active cases, while 1,306 fatalities have been reported. Earlier in a press statement, the Health […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Police Detain 128 Quarantine Escapees In Ganjam, Books Many

Berhampur/Bhubaneswar: All the 128 Odia Surat returnees who had fled two quarantine centres in Beguniapada area of Ganjam district two days ago have been caught by the police. Cases have been registered against 12 persons under different sections in Beguniapada block. Taking to twitter, Ganjam SP has informed that based on the report of Tehsildar-cum-Incident […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
4% Of Tested Surat Returnees Found COVID19 Positive: Odisha Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Acknowledging that return of migrants might aggravate the COVID19 situation in Odisha, Health Minister Naba Das on Thursday reiterated testing of returnees before they are allowed to leave a particular state. Briefing media after his video-conferencing with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Das informed that “Odisha has requested for testing of migrants in the […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Testing Capacity For COVID-19 Scaled Up To 95,000 Per Day: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: The testing capacity for COVID-19 has been scaled up to around 95,000 tests per day and a total of 15,25,631 tests have been conducted so far across 332 government and 121 private laboratories, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday. The minister, who reviewed the status of COVID-19 in the northeastern states […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021