Tag: Healthcare Services

Shortage of doctors plagues healthcare services in Jagatsinghpur DHH
Shortage of doctors plagues healthcare services in Jagatsinghpur DHH

Angry patients expressed displeasure and wondered if the appointment of doctors was only on pen and paper.

  • Sunday, 02 October 2022
5T in a shambles! Cancer patient awaits biopsy report for 10 months in Bolangir hospital
5T in a shambles! Cancer patient awaits biopsy report for 10 months in Bolangir hospital

Entrusting government facilities and the tall claims of the government landed the patient in big trouble. The incident clearly shows the apathy and the irregularities of health services, which is included under the 5T initiative. 

  • Saturday, 01 October 2022
CGHS Website Linked With Mobile App To Benefit Over 40 Lakh Beneficiaries
CGHS Website Linked With Mobile App To Benefit Over 40 Lakh Beneficiaries

The website also has link to beneficiary login for accessing various online facilities such as tracking of Medical Claims, grievances, status of CGHS card, downloading of CGHS card, accessing history of medicines, online appointment system and various other facilities.

  • Monday, 24 January 2022
Telemedicine Facility eSanjeevani Has Hosted Over 1.3 Crore Consultations: Govt
Telemedicine Facility eSanjeevani Has Hosted Over 1.3 Crore Consultations: Govt

Launched in November 2019 by the Ministry of Health, eSanjeevaniAB-HWC is planned to be implemented at 1,55,000 health and wellness centres under the Ayushman Bharat scheme in the hub-and-spoke model by December 2022.

  • Monday, 04 October 2021
Healthcare hit due to strike by doctors at VIMSAR

Sambalpur: The healthcare facilities have been disrupted at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) due to the cease work stir by the Junior Doctors’ association here since November 17 in Sambalpur district. Sources said number of patients has decreased gradually due to the non-availability of doctors and other emergency services. Many […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Doctor absenteeism mars healthcare in Gajapati

Gajapati: The healthcare services at the Adaba Primary Health Centre in the district are in shambles. Due to absence of doctors at the hospital for long period, patients have to depend upon a pharmacist for treatment. Locals alleged despite repeated pleas, the district administration has failed to address the issue leading to discontentment among the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Doctor absenteeism mars healthcare services at Balasore medical college

Balasore: Despite adequate infrastructure facilities, advanced equipments and appointment of 106 doctors in the recently-recognised Balasore Medical College and Hospital, patients visiting the hospital are unable to get proper healthcare services due to alleged absenteeism of doctors. Patients have alleged that though the names of the professors along with their respective departments are displayed at […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Ruling-BJD MLAs raise concerns over poor healthcare in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The ruling party found itself cornered in the Odisha Assembly today after its own MLAs raised concerns over operating healthcare services in the State through Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode. BJD’s Athagarh MLA Ranendra Pratap Swain, during the Question Hour on the third day of the Budget Session of Odisha Assembly today, targeted Health Minister […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Expectant mother carried on stretcher for 4kms

Nuapada: Once again making a mockery of healthcare system in the rural areas, a pregnant woman was carried on a stretcher for four kms in Kaparapada village under Kirikita Panchayat here as ambulance couldn’t reach her due to absence of motorable road. According to sources, Punita Majhi, wife of Ukalu Majhi of the village, complained […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Normal life hit in Jharsuguda due to 12-hr bandh

Jharsuguda: Normal life has been paralysed in Jharsuguda town today due to a 12-hour bandh being observed by locals under aegis of the Hanuman Seva Samiti over relocation of the district headquarters hospital. Shops remained closed and vehicular traffic has been affected during the bandh. On the other hand, the district administration has tightened security […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Delivery on road turns a trend as ambulances remain elusive

Baripada: Once again, proving the tall claims made by the state government about schemes for expectant mothers for safe delivery a misnomer, a woman delivered baby on road in Khetra Patana area of Baripada district Sunday night. The woman was being taken to hospital in a bicycle. According to reports, a pregnant woman from Suliapada […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Healthcare in doldrums: Unending tales of pregnant women carried in slings

Kalyansinghpur: Adding to the unending tales of woe expectant mothers in rural Odisha face, one more case reported from Kalyansinghpur block in Rayagada district has once again questioned the healthcare initiatives that the state government launches with so much hullabaloo. Report of an expectant mother at Tebapada village of the block ferried across a river in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Expectant mother taken to hospital on cot, again!

Koraput: Just days after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced monetary relief to expectant mothers under the ‘Sampurna Yojana’, yet another incident mocking the safe motherhood initiative -Janani Surakshya Yojana has questioned implementation of developmental initiatives of the Odisha government. Yet again a pregnant woman was carried on cot by her family members after failing to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Pregnant woman carried on cot for 1km, makes it to hospital

Nayagarh: In another heartbreaking incident mocking the healthcare facilities in the rural areas, a pregnant woman was carried on a cot for more than one kilometer through dilapidated roads to board an ambulance in Rathipur village of the district on Sunday. The woman, Durpaj Nayak’s wife, a resident of Rathipur Mathasahi village in Takara Panchayat […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha appoints 581 doctors, more recruitment soon

Bhubaneswar: In an effort to address the shortage of doctors and improve healthcare services, the Odisha government on Monday handed over appointment letters to 581 doctors for posting at different health centers across the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik distributed the letters to the doctors for regular appointment during a function held at the Rabindra […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Medical stores shut down
Chemists go on nationwide stir, healthcare services affected

Bhubaneswar: Closure of medicine stores since last midnight following a 24-hour nationwide strike called by All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists has affected health care in the state. The country-wide agitation call was given to draw attention of the Central government against the e-pharmacy regulations that the Central government is deliberating upon in support […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odisha rejigs medical service cadre; adds more posts

Bhubaneswar:  The Odisha government announced changes to the Odisha Medical Service cadre in which the total number posts have been increased to 6,719 from 5,389. The total positions for the post of special secretary have been increased to 2 while number of directors has been increased to 12 from 5. In the pay-band 4 category, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Healthcare services at Balasore hospital in jeopardy due to nurse strike

Balasore: Healthcare services were severely affected at the Balasore district headquarters hospital for around six hours yesterday after all the staff nurses launched a cease-work strike demanding arrest of persons involved in allegedly manhandling a lady nurse on May 10. The nurse association of the hospital sat on a dharna in front of the office […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Healthcare services at Puri Sadar hospital in a shambles

Puri: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had inaugurated the six-storey Maternity and Child Health (MCH) Centre building at the Puri Sadar hospital in 2015. The building was expected to improve the healthcare services, especially for mothers and newborns. However, lack of basic amenities in the building has raised concerns for both patients and their attendants. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
More Healthcare Services May Come Under GST Net

New Delhi: The government may bring certain healthcare services under the GST net, touching upon a sensitive area, as it looks to give a leg up to revenue mobilisation hit hard in the ongoing economic slowdown. Official sources said the Finance Ministry, which had deliberations with the state governments on measures to boost GST revenue, is […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021