Tag: Health Workers

Covid Data Of Thousands Of Indians, Health Workers 'Leaked' Online
Covid Data Of Thousands Of Indians, Health Workers 'Leaked' Online

Last year, the Health Ministry and security researchers had denied the breach of Covid-19 vaccination data of 150 million Indians, after news of the hack spread online.

  • Friday, 21 January 2022
Odisha announces fixed monthly allowance for ASHA workers

Bhubaneswar: To remunerate ASHA workers for their services, the Odisha government today announced a fixed monthly allowance & maternity benefits for the health workers. A fixed allowance of Rs 2,000 will be given to ASHA workers in the State over and above other financial benefits, a government press release in this regard stated. The State […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Central team takes stock of bird flu in Kerang

Khurda: A three-member Central team today visited Kerang village in Khurda district to review the dimension of bird flu. The team, after a meeting with district collector Niranjan Sahu, went to the Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Kerang village and examined its healthcare facilities. The team later directed the Health officials to engage Health Workers […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Encephalitis outbreak: 2 health workers suspended

Malkangiri: With the death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis reaching 44 in Malkangiri district on Sunday, the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) today suspended two health workers on charges of dereliction of duties. The two suspended officials are- Subala Mistri and Biswanath Patra, health workers of Badali and Palkonda respectively. Informing this to media, Additional […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
COVID-19: DRDO Develops Bodysuit To Protect Doctors From Coronavirus Infection

Hyderabad: India’s premier research and development organisation DRDO have developed a special bodysuit that can protect the doctors as well as other health workers from Coronavirus infection (COVID-19). The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said the bodysuit can shield doctors, medical staff, sanitation workers and others. According to a DRDO statement, the bodysuit developed […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Covid-Warrior Doctors
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 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Over 22,000 healthcare workers infected by COVID-19: WHO
Over 22,000 healthcare workers infected by COVID-19: WHO

Geneva: The COVID-19 pandemic has hit over 22,000 healthcare workers across 52 countries and regions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. According to its daily situation report on Saturday, 22,073 COVID-19 cases among healthcare workers have been reported to the WHO as of Wednesday, April 8, Xinhua news agency reported. The report said the number […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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, […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Nabarangpur: Laid-off Health Workers Stage Protest

Nabrangpur: As many as 196 contractual health workers in Nabarangpur staged a dharna in front of the Collector’s office on Tuesday over their termination from work in the middle of their official tenure. They demanded that the district administration should reengage and allow them complete their full tenure. According to reports, following the Covid-19 pandemic, […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
COVID-19 Graph Declining In Odisha; Roadmap Prepared For Vaccination Drive, Says Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has prepared a detailed roadmap to undertake the vaccination drive against COVID-19, said State Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Das on Sunday. While talking to reporters, Das said the Centre has already issued comprehensive guidelines and the State government has already formed committees at district and block levels other than the committee […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Odisha: Covid-19 Vaccination Not Mandatory For Health Workers

Bhubaneswar: The emergency Covid-19 vaccination is completely optional and not mandatory for health workers, said Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty on Wednesday. “The State government had earlier clarified that only those who give their consent will be vaccinated. It is completely optional. We can’t force anybody to get vaccinated. Two […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
COVID Vaccine
COVID-19: 15,000 Health Workers Deny Getting Vaccinated In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Male & Female Multi Purpose Health Workers’/Health Supervisor’s United Association on Thursday decided that they will not take COVID vaccine shots as a mark of protest against government’s alleged neglect towards their designation and cadre. However, they will help others get immunized in the upcoming vaccination drive wearing black badges, said a […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Bijay Panigrahi
Health Workers Refusing Covid Immunisation Now May Lose Free Vaccine Quota: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Health workers presently refusing to take Covid vaccination may lose chance to get Covid-19 vaccine free of cost later, Odisha Health Director Bijay Panigrahy said Tuesday. “Many health workers have informed us in writing that they will not take vaccine as a mark of protest. We appeal them to come forward and get themselves […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
COVID-19 Vaccination
Odisha: Get Vaccine Shot Else Face Pay Stop, Warns Collector

Cuttack: Acting tough on registered health and Anganwadi workers skipping Covid-19 vaccination, the district administration has warned to withhold their salary and other remunerations if they didn’t take the jab by February 10. In a letter to the concerned authorities at the SCB  Medical College and Hospital, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), Superintendent of Sishu […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Covid-19 vaccination second dose in Odisha
Odisha Health Workers To Get 2nd Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine From Today

Bhubaneswar: The second round of Covid-19 vaccination of healthcare workers (HCWs) in Odisha kicked off on Monday. The healthcare workers will be receiving the second dose of vaccine, 28 days after getting the first jab. Additional Chief Secretary of the State Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) department, PK Mohapatra stated, “The second dose of the […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021