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Tag: National Health Mission

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NHM Director In Odisha Locked Up By Contractual Staff Of Govt Hospital

Puri: The Director of National Health Mission (NHM), Shalini Pandit, was locked up by some contractual staff of the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Puri today as a mark of protest over their pending salary. As per reports, Pandit was detained while she was on an official visit to review healthcare facilities at the DHH. […]

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India biggest success story among malaria-endemic countries

New Delhi: India has been the biggest success story amongst malaria endemic countries in the world in bringing down malaria cases and deaths, which have declined by 49.09 per cent and 50.52 per cent in 2017, respectively, as compared to 2013. This was apprised to the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in […]

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Odisha announces Rs 20k honorarium for ASHA workers

Bhubaneswar: The State government today decided to increase the one-time honorarium for ASHA workers to Rs 20,000 from Rs 10,000 under the ASHA Abyahati Yojana. The honorarium amount will be paid under the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) to ASHA workers who have completed at least 10 years of service or get retired at the age […]

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Contractual nurses put strike on hold till March 2018

Bhubaneswar: Contractual nurses, appointed under the National Health Mission, today put their ongoing strike across Odisha on hold following discussion with the government. The nurses were on cease-work since December 18 demanding regularization of job and hike in salary. The agitating nurses on Wednesday agreed to put their stir on hold till March 2018. However, […]

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Contractual nurses' cease-work enters 8th day

Bhubaneswar: The cease-work agitation by contractual staff nurses appointed under the National Health Mission (NHM) entered eighth day today affecting health care services in several government-run hospitals. On Sunday, the Odisha Nursing Employees Association expressed its solidarity to the strike staged by thousands of contractual nurses in demand of job regularization and hike in salary. […]

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Nurses on protest given 24-hrs ultimatum to resume duty

Bhubaneswar: Distressed over the unending protest of the nurses at the capital city, National Health Mission (NHM) Director Shalini Pandit today gave a 24-hour ultimatum to the agitating nurses to resume their duties. The nurses today refused to call off their stir even after their union secretary urged them to postpone it for two months. […]

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Contractual nurses' stir hits health services

Bhubaneswar: Health services in several government-run hospitals were thrown out of gear as more than 2,000 contractual staff nurses, appointed under the National Health Mission (NHM), went on with their cease work agitation for the fourth day in a row. Demanding regularisation of their service and hike in salary, thousands of contractual nurses staged demonstration […]

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NHM nursing staff launch stir; healthcare services hit

Bhubaneswar: More than 2,000 nursing staff working under different projects including the National Health Mission (NHM) today sat on a dharna for an indefinite period wearing black badges demanding regularisation of jobs. The agitators have been asking for permanent employment for those who have worked for more than six years, hike in basic pay to […]

Over 50 Ayush doctors detained by police

Bhubaneswar: More than 50 Ayush doctors agitating near the National Health Mission (NHM) office were detained by the Nayapalli police today on charges of disrupting work of the government office. The doctors have been on strike since three days in front of the NHM office demanding regularisation of jobs and payment of wages as per […]

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Rs 1 lakh cr paid to social scheme beneficiaries in three years

New Delhi: The Union Finance Ministry has paid over Rs 1 lakh crore to the beneficiaries of the various social schemes under the Direct Benefit Transfer during the last three years, an official statement said on Monday. “Rs 1,02,786.77 crore has been paid through the public financial management system to the beneficiaries of the various […]

Clerk accused of diverting NHM funds in Kendrapara
Clerk accused of diverting NHM funds in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: In a shocking incident, a clerk of Community Health Centre (CHC) at Rajakanika here was accused of allegedly diverting funds coming through National Health Mission. It is alleged that Soumya Ranjan Behera diverted the government funds to his father and own accounts. The illegal diversion of money is pegged at Rs 13,85,000. Meanwhile, the District […]

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Encephalitis toll reaches 40 with two more deaths

Malkangiri: The toll due to Japanese Encephalitis reached 40 with two more children dying of the deadly disease late on Thursday night. According to sources, two more children undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital died last night taking the toll to 40 in 29 days. Raising serious concern over the spread of vector-borne disease, […]

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Encephalitis toll reaches 38 with four more deaths

Malkangiri: The toll due to Japanese Encephalitis reached 38 with four more children dying of the deadly disease late on Wednesday night. According to sources, four more children undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital died last night taking the toll to 38 in 28 days. Meanwhile, raising serious concern over the spread of vector-borne […]

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Japanese Encephalitis toll 27 in Malkangiri; NHM sanctions Rs 50 lakh

Malkangiri: Taking note of the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis which has claimed the lives of 27 children in Malkangiri district with the death of a three-year-old child this morning, the National Health Mission (NHM) today sanctioned Rs 50 lakh assistance in favour of the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) for purchase of medicine and necessary […]

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Action against 108 ambulance staff if they continue strike: Govt

Director of National Health Mission (NHM), Odisha Shalini Pandit on Saturday said punitive action will be taken against the striking staff of the 108 emergency ambulance services who have not joined their duty despite repeated requests made by the State government

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