February 9, 2015
Dr. Manjula Anagani, who was recently selected to be conferred with the Padma Shri, believes that there can be no shortcuts to success
December 19, 2014
A two-year-and-ten-month old boy is giving life to another child after his death, for his vital organs will now help save an ailing patient. In a repeat of what the city witnessed in Sep...
November 30, 2014
Ratan Singha, 34, an AIDS patient, wanted to live. He borrowed heavily from family and friends and dipped into his meagre savings to fund his second-line therapy of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) d...
November 24, 2014
The government must recognise the role low-cost health IT innovations could play in improving diagnostic accuracy, including many that would be useful for rural India
October 27, 2014
With Section 144 having been applied by Bangalore City Police in the area of one kilometre radius around the Department of Health and Family Welfare near Anand Rao Circle, which has the Commission...
October 20, 2014
The US Department of Defense said on Sunday the military is creating a 30-member team which will be tasked with providing emergency assistance in case of Ebola virus infection in the country.<...
October 8, 2014
The regulatory framework on clinical trials needs a coherent set of stand-alone rules. This will not only ensure adherence to the principles laid down by the Supreme Court but also give impetus to the clinical trials industry in India, currently languishing due to an uncertain regulatory environment
September 25, 2014
Retired army doctor, Lt. Col. P. Nandakumar relives his experiences in South Sudan where he served as part of the global Doctors without Borders initiative
September 21, 2014
The ailing rural health sector needs more specialists in the general medical care, according to Yogesh Jain, founding member and secretary of Jana Swasthya Sahyog (JSS), an NGO.
August 20, 2014
World-class critical care management is now a reality in the State. Before Nightingale’s arrival on the scene, mortality rate of hospitalised soldiers was as high as 40 per cent, thanks to lack of critical care and high rate of infection. After her arrival, it fell to 2 per cent.
January 8, 2015
An Intensive Respiratory Care Unit (IRCU) was inaugurated at Government Victoria Hospital for Women and Children (Ghosha Hospital) in the old city area on Wednesday.The IRCU would be of gre...
December 10, 2014
Special OP clinics for State staffers from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to provide quality health care. Also, government employees above the age of 40 will also be eligible for their annual complete health check-up at designated teaching hospitals like Gandhi Hospital and OGH.
November 26, 2014
In Chhattisgarh, people continue to fall prey to systematic medical incongruities, according to narratives of victims at a workshop held recently in Raipur
November 12, 2014
The Vijayawada chapter of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) will launch the “Fight Pneumonia and Save a Child” campaign in the city on Wednesday, the World Pneumonia Day. Addressing a...
October 21, 2014
The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is the primary vector that causes dengue in Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts. Senior doctors believe the number of fatalities in the city may be more than what has been officially reported. »
October 9, 2014
SORT's target is to continue to promote the idea of organ donation through awareness programmes.
October 6, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) has described the framework of a health care system in terms of its basic building blocks. These include “delivery of effective, safe, quality personal and n...
September 25, 2014
TARGET: To reach out to children suffering from various life threatening ailments like cancer, thalassaemia, nephrotic syndrome, hepatitis-B etc with financial and med...
September 8, 2014
Most of the north-eastern states have started medical check-up of people who recently visited some of the countries where there are reports of Ebola outbreak. Health officials in Tripura and Mizor...
August 15, 2014
Owners of Livewell Healthcare struck PPP deal with Conakry to revive govt. medical centre