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Tag: Scb Cuttack

Odisha Crosses 50K Milestone In COVID-19 Testing: NHM Director

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Wednesday achieved a new milestone in COVID-19 fight by crossing a cumulative 50,000 COVID-19 sample testing, informed National Health Mission (NHM) Director, Odisha, Shalini Pandit. Briefing media on Thursday, the NHM Director said the State is now conducting more than 3000 COVID-19 tests per day at its eight different laboratories. “We reached […]

High Court Notice To All State-Run Medical Colleges Over 'Poor' Healthcare Facilities

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court has issued notice to all the government medical colleges in the State raising concern over allegations of poor healthcare services. The notice has been issued to Superintendent, Chairman and Dean of the medical colleges along with Health Secretary and Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET). The High Court has […]

5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Ambulance Gets Stuck In Traffic In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A five-year-old ailing boy lost his life while being taken to hospital reportedly after the ambulance got stuck in heavy traffic in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the minor boy was initially admitted to Capital Hospital where doctors referred him to SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack. However, after his condition started to deteriorate […]

Odisha records first dengue death of the year

Cuttack: The first dengue death of 2019 was reported from the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Tuesday after a 60-year-old patient from Kendrapara died while undergoing treatment. The deceased has been identified as Debaki, wife of Debendra Behera of Balakati village under Aul Police limits of Kendrapara district. According to sources, Debaki […]

CM condoles Salepur rape victim's death; assures stringent punishment

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today condoled the death of the 6-year-old Salepur rape victim in the Odisha Assembly today and announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the kin of the deceased. Patnaik also stated that the accused was arrested within 24 hours of the incident and he will be strongly punished. “I feel the […]

Salepur rape victim breathes her last

Cuttack: The six-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped and strangulated in Salepur of Cuttack district on April 21, today breathed her last while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital, informed the Medical Superintendent Shyama Kanungo. The minor girl was under ventilator and being treated by a team of 13 doctors. SCB emergency officer, […]

Protesting junior docs of SCB begin relay hunger strike

Cuttack: While the cease-work agitation by the junior doctors of Urology department at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack entered its ninth day, the medicos resorted to relay hunger strike today. Four students, including an undergraduate student and DM MCh student, will continue the hunger strike for 12 hours from 9 AM to […]

Grade IV dharna SCB
Grade IV employees stage dharna in SCB

Cuttack: The Grade IV staff of SCB Medical College and Hospital here working under a consultancy staged a dharna in front of the office of Superintendent demanding permanent employment and increase of salary. As per sources, as many as 1500 attendants working under a consultancy named Manju Service have been demanding an increase in salary. […]

Swine Flu claims two more lives in Odisha, death toll reaches 50

Bhubaneswar: Two more persons succumbed to Swine flu on Thursday taking the toll to 50. Out of the 19 swabs tested on September 14, one was tested positive of the H1N1 virus taking the total number of Swine Flu cases to 386 in the State so far, informed health department sources. A total of 1284 […]

Swine flu grips new areas in Odisha, 15 more infected

Bhubaneswar: Fifteen more patients in Odisha, on Tuesday, tested positive of H1N1 virus taking the total number of swine flu positive patients across the State to 155. Out of the 30 sample of patients that were tested on Tuesday, 15 were confirmed positive of the viral infection- Keonjhar (4), Nayagarh (3), Khurda (2), Cuttack (2), […]

Swine flu toll rises to eight in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The swine flu toll in Odisha rose to eight with four persons succumbing to the disease on Friday. A person undergoing treatment at VIMSAR Medical College and Hospital in Burla succumbed to swine flu on August 11. The deceased hailed from Burdel village in Bargarh district. “We tried our best but unfortunately failed to […]

Health Minister promised to resolve VIMSAR impasse within 48 hours: JDA

Bhubaneswar: Health Minister Pratap Jena has promised to initiate steps within 48 hours to resolve the logjam at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) said Secretary of Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) Debi Prasad Mishra after a meeting with the former on Wednesday. Mishra said meeting of PG doctors of VIMSAR and […]