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Tag: Odisha Health Minister

Odisha Seeks 25 Lakh Doses Of Covishield From Centre
Odisha Seeks 25 Lakh Doses Of Covishield From Centre

Bhubaneswar: To ensure second dose of vaccine to people aged 45 years and above, the Odisha government on Friday asked the Centre to urgently supply at least 25 lakh doses…

Lapses In Procurement Of PPE Kits: Congress Demands Resignation Of Odisha Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) on Sunday targeted Odisha government over the alleged lapses in procurement of COVID-19 PPE kits and demanded resignation of Health Minister Naba Das on moral grounds. State Congress leader Sudarshan Das said that Odisha government procured mask costing Rs 1.5 per piece at Rs 16. Health Minister Naba Das […]

Capital Hospital To Soon Get Cardiac Centre Of Excellence: Odisha Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health and Family Welfare minister Naba Kishore Das Wednesday said a cardiac centre of excellence will soon come up at the state-run Capital Hospital here. The start of the cardiac centre would be part of the extensive reforms in the health sector under “Mo Sarkar” (my government) and 5Ts initiative of the state […]

Govt Extends Application Submission Deadline For VIMSAR Director Post

Sambalpur: Odisha government has extended the application submission deadline for the post of permanent director of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in Sambalpur district. Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das informed about the development on Saturday. Speaking to media persons in Sambalpur about the appointment process of the VIMSAR […]

Odisha govt to form new health policy to stop doctors' brain drain

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will form a new health policy to stop the brain drain of doctors and address the shortage of doctors in the state, state Health Minister Naba Kishore Das said on Sunday. “Under the new health policy, steps will be taken to retain the doctors who are moving outside the state after […]

Odisha Health Minister orders probe into liquor seizure in Jagatsinghpur Hospital

Bhubaneswar: In less than 24 hours after liquor was seized from the premises of Jagatsinghpur District Headquarters Hospital, Odisha Health Minister Naba Das ordered an inquiry into the incident on Sunday. After giving an order for a probe into the matter, Das sought a report from Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), Ajay Kumar Baitharu, within […]

TikTok videos inside hospital: Odisha Health Minister seeks report

Bhubaneswar: Taking serious note of the TikTok videos made by some nurses inside the Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) at Malkangiri District Headquarters Hospital, Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das has sought a report over the incident. The Health Minster has asked the concerned officials to explain what action has been taken against the four […]

Litchi test: Odisha health minister Naba Das ends up with half-baked diagnosis!

Bhubaneswar: Like the Bihar health mandarins, the new Odisha health minister Naba  Kishore Das seems to be in denial mode that Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) is a reality in Odisha, notwithstanding the bitter reality of Odisha’s brush with the killer disease in 2016. In a statement to the media yesterday, the State Health Minister had […]

Former MLA levels corruption charges against Pratap Jena

Kendrapara: Former MLA of Mahanga constituency in Kendrapara district, Bikram Kesari Barma has levelled corruption charges against the current MLA of the constituency and Health Minister Pratap Jena. ”Nowadays the contractors are not doing their work without percentage commission (PC in colloquial terms). During my term, no one took any commission. The MLA himself takes […]

Minor girl’s death sparks tension at Mahanga; family blames Odisha Health Minister

Cuttack: Tension ran high in Mahanga after locals staged a road blockade at Ostamula Chhak by placing the body of a minor girl who died yesterday due to alleged medical negligence. As per sources, the girl diagnosed with cancer, was undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical here since last few days. However, her family informed […]

Odisha govt warns to take strict action against absentee doctors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has issued an official notification directing 108 doctors, who are on unauthorised leave from their place of duty, to submit replies within one month or face legal action. The State government has so far issued notices to the said 108 doctors several times directing them to join duty at their respective appointed […]

102 children died in Malkangiri district: Odisha Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: At least 102 children have died in Odisha’s Malkangiri district due to Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome so far, Health Minister Pradip Amat said on Monday. Replying to a written question in the state assembly, the Health Minister said that out of 102 child deaths in Malkangiri district, 37 were due to Japanese Encephalitis. […]