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Odisha gears up to plug brain drain of doctors; revises medical bond policy

Bhubaneswar:  In a bid to check brain drain of doctors, Odisha government today revised the Medical Bond Policy in which the MBBS students graduating from State-run medical colleges will have to serve two years under Odisha government after completing their PG and Super Specialist courses. Moreover, the penalty amount has been increased from Rs 36 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021
  • CHC
Power Min says 12 'medicals' sans power; Health dept shows 143 PHCs, 2,500 Sub-centres without power

Bhubaneswar: Even as State Energy Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra very ambiguously stated that only 12 ‘medicals’ in the State are without electricity till date, the moot question is what does the minister mean by ‘medicals’. In Odisha’s health hierarchy, the State has health Sub-Centres (SC), Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs), District Headquarter […]

Healthcare in a shambles in Jajpur, Gajapati due to shortage of doctors

Jajpur/Gajapati: Odisha government has set up healthcare centres at different places to provide better healthcare to people, however, most of them lie in neglect. While at some health centres doctors remain absent, in others patients are left at the mercy of pharmacists. Patients at the Shikulipadar Primary Health Centre under Mohana block of Gajapati district […]

  • Wednesday, 28 Apr 2021
  • CHC
Health schemes galore, beneficiaries only a few

Bhubaneswar: Even as State is claiming big on its flagship scheme Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY), a reality check unravels the ugly underbelly of Odisha’s wobbly healthcare system. Odisha Government touted the BKSY as universal health assurance scheme where people below poverty line can avail up to Rs 5 lakh for treatment of critical illness. […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
  • BKSY
Villagers rue absence of doctor at Khambesi PHC

Rayagada: Not a single doctor has visited the Khambesi Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) in Kurli under Rayagada district for the past three months forcing the villagers of this panchayat to travel several kilometres to hospitals in Bissamcuttack or Chatikona for minor and major ailments.  The hospital’s pharmacist treats patients in absence of doctors, rued the […]

Towards boosting healthcare: monetary assistance for expectant mothers
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 […]

Central team takes stock of bird flu in Kerang

Khurda: A three-member Central team today visited Kerang village in Khurda district to review the dimension of bird flu. The team, after a meeting with district collector Niranjan Sahu, went to the Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Kerang village and examined its healthcare facilities. The team later directed the Health officials to engage Health Workers […]

Congress to stage peaceful dharna at all PHCs, CHCs today

Bhubaneswar: Alleging deteriorating health service in State, the Congress will stage peaceful dharna in front of all Primary and Community health centres across the State today. The party had decided to hold peaceful protest in its executive body meeting held on September 9. The protest meeting will not affect the ambulance service and health care […]

  • Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021
  • CHC
Panchayat polls: Cong forms election committees

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress today announced formation of committees at the state, block and panchayat level for the ensuing panchayat polls scheduled in February next year. Briefing media persons after presiding over the PCC Coordination Committee meeting, PCC president Prasad Harichandan said for the overall management of panchayat polls, campaigning and selection of candidates, Pradesh […]