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‘70% Of COVID-19 Positives Under Home Isolation In Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is now witnessing a peak in COVID-19 cases. However, the respite is that over 70 per cent of the positive cases are now in home isolation, informed National Health Mission (NHM) Director, Shalini Pandit on Friday. According to Pandit, Odisha is in a better position compared to other States in the country as […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Towards boosting healthcare: monetary assistance for expectant mothers

Bhubaneswar:  After coming under criticism over repeated incidents of expectant mothers being rushed to hospitals in precarious condition, the Odisha Government has now decided to provide some monetary relief through  the ‘Sampurna Yojana’. Announcing three new schemes for the purpose, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday, said, Rs 1,000 will be provided as transportation cost […]

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 […]

Two more kids succumb to Encephalitis; toll 44

Malkangiri: The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) today mounted to 44 with two more children succumbing to the disease late last night during treatment at district headquarters hospital even as the State government sent more doctors to the affected areas. Two-year old Dasarathi Naik of Dangaraguda in the district died in the late […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]