Tag: Healthcare

CM Naveen Patnaik
Ayurveda making healthcare more effective: Odisha CM

The Chief Minister said that Ayurveda is an age-old knowledge of life science that has been traditionally helping millions of people in India in maintaining good health and controlling disease.

  • Friday, 07 October 2022
Medical equipment left to rust, doctors’ absence ails hospitals in Odisha
Medical equipment left to rust, doctors’ absence ails hospitals in Odisha

Lying unused for months together, medical equipment worth lakhs of rupees are left to rust in the CHC. 

  • Thursday, 22 September 2022
Health Care
India: 3.16% of GDP went to healthcare, Rs4,470 per head in 2018-19

As per the report, the Current Health Expenditure (CHE) is Rs. 5,40,246 crores which is 90.58 per cent of THE and capital expenditures is Rs. 56,194 crores, which is 9.42 per cent of THE.

  • Monday, 12 September 2022
BJP protests poor healthcare facility at MKCG Hospital in Berhampur
BJP protests poor healthcare facility at MKCG Hospital in Berhampur

BJP activists alleged that though the doctors have been transferred very often, no new doctors got posted in their place. As a result, healthcare services are in disarray at the hospital. 

  • Tuesday, 17 May 2022
CM Naveen Patnaik
Making efforts to provide affordable healthcare service: Odisha CM

The Odisha government is giving top priority to the healthcare sector and consistently making efforts to provide affordable and quality healthcare service to the people, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here on Monday.

  • Monday, 09 May 2022
Hijab/Burqa Clad Women In Afghanistan
Taliban Says Healthcare Should Be Denied To Female Patients Who Do Not Observe Hijab

Since regaining power in August, the Taliban has gradually resurrected its discriminatory policies, enforcing strict segregation in universities, government offices, and on public transportation, RFE/RL reported.

  • Thursday, 17 March 2022
Future Belongs To Societies That Invest In Healthcare: MoS Health
Future Belongs To Societies That Invest In Healthcare: MoS Health

"In addition to the establishment of AIIMS, priority has been given to the development of modern treatment facilities and an increase in the number of skilled doctors, so that affordable treatment can be provided to the poor," she added.

  • Monday, 07 March 2022
Pregnant Women Carried On Cots
Pregnant Women Carried On Cots, Stretchers Exposes Failure

Pregnant Women Carried On Cots, Stretchers Exposes Failure.

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  • Thursday, 25 November 2021
Odisha man shoulders sick daughter to hospital
Video Of Odisha Man Shouldering Sick Daughter To Hospital Goes Viral; Bolangir CDMO Orders Probe

With no solace in sight, hopeless and helpless Dhubal took the decision to sell off all the belongings that they had to get back the lost smile on her daughter’s face. Since they can’t afford the price of a vehicle, they on Monday started off their journey to hospital on foot.

  • Monday, 22 November 2021
No Doctors At Madhapur PHC
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

  • Saturday, 14 August 2021
Structural gaps plaguing healthcare in Odisha

So think about this situation. There is a government Primary Health Center (PHC). There is no doctor there since a very long time. There is no decent infrastructure either. There is a big banyan tree outside the PHC. Suspended from the branches of the tree are Intravenous (IV) lines. And they are getting into veins […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Cots, slings still only option to shift patients to hospital in Koraput

Koraput: Despite tall claims of Odisha government about its efforts to provide basic healthcare facilities to tribals living in remote locations, patients continue to be shifted to hospitals in cots and slings in Koraput district. For the residents of Turli village under Narayanpatna block, such traditional methods are the only source to shift critical patients […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Staff shortage despite facilities hits patient care in Khurda

Khurda: There seems to be no end to the miseries of patients depending on Khurda district headquarters hospital even as crores of rupees have been spent by Odisha government for its complete makeover with a modern maternal and child and trauma care centre. Though two months passed to the inauguration of the mother and child […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odisha signs 4 MoUs to boost healthcare delivery

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today signed 4 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with different agencies for better delivery of healthcare in the State. The Health and Family Welfare Department, in presence of CM Naveen Patnaik, signed MoUs with Global Healthcare System Private Limited (Kolkata), Centre for Stem Cell Research, Christian Medical College (Vellore), Narayan Hrudayalaya and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Poor road hits healthcare services in Kalyansinghpur

Rayagada: Healthcare services in villages located in Niyamgiri hills under Kalyansinghpur block are in a shambles because of poor road connectivity. As a result, patients are carried in slings and bamboo raft for more than 20 kms to Kalyansinghpur hospital at regular intervals. Though the Rayagada district administration has launched bike ambulance services in the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021