August 9, 2011
Family doctors charge varying fees from patients depending on a range of factors, including the ability of the patient to pay. Doctors who spoke to The Hindu said that the current ch...
July 21, 2011
While everyone points a finger at the doctors, no one wants to know why the medical profession has turned out to be as it is today. It starts with getting admission in a medical college. The...
July 18, 2011
Over 400 contractual doctors went on an indefinite strike in Jharkhand from Sunday midnight in support of their longstanding one-point demand to regularise them.
A total of 432 doct...
July 7, 2011
A protest by government doctors in the district, who on Thursday took leave en masse and kept away from out-patient duties, struck patients hard in the fever-hit district. The doctors were p...
June 17, 2011
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences has received a shot in the arm with the State government sanctioning 224 staff nurse posts on a permanent basis to cater to over 500 in-patients at a tim...
May 16, 2011
Nurses Day celebrations held at E.S. College of Nursing »
April 30, 2011
The interns of the Government Medical Colleges across Maharashtra would launch an indefinite strike from May 2 to stress for their long pending demand for a hike in their stipend, their asso...
April 11, 2011
Government doctors have made an appeal that they should be provided postal ballots for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections scheduled for Wednesday, April 13, as they would be serving in the fi...
March 28, 2011
The indefinite fast launched by Andhra Pradesh Kaulu Rytula Sangham State president B. Balaram and his associates Saka Kissinger and Chintapalli Appa Rao protesting against delay by the State gover...
February 25, 2011
Arrangements have been made for the second phase of pulse polio programme on February 27, 28 and March 1 and it is targeted to cover 2,63,963 children in the age group of 0-5 years in the di...
August 8, 2011
Forty-year-old M.K. Maan of Mecmaan Healthcare has come up with a safety intravenous cannule, a device that prevents needle stick injuries among healthcare workers.It eliminates the chances...
July 20, 2011
The State government has decided to take action against fresh medical graduates from the five government medical colleges in the State who have failed to undergo a year's compulsory rural service...
July 16, 2011
‘How is it that surgeons and stage actors seem to experience a certain flow while doing their work which makes them feel deeply engaged in what they do and also enjoy it thoroughly', w...
June 18, 2011
To encourage the use of spacing methods by young women, the Centre proposes to provide contraceptives at the doorsteps now. This will be done by giving monetary incentives to Accredited Soci...
June 14, 2011
The Tiruchi Corporation Sanitary Employees Association, affiliated to the AITUC, has appealed to the Corporation to provide protect gear to sanitary employees working at the garbage dumps of the ci...
May 4, 2011
Medical interns across Maharashtra are on hunger strike demanding a stipend of Rs. 13,000. The current stipend is Rs. 2,550 a month. The strike, which entered second day on Tuesday, had interns p...
April 21, 2011
It was one more step towards a lifetime of service for students of the General Nursing and Midwifery Course of the School of Nursing, Command Hospital (Air Force), Bangalore, as 17 cadets were com...
April 7, 2011
The Apollo Group of Hospitals will host two international conferences on Patient Safety as well as Healthcare and IT from April 21-23 here.
Addressing a joint press conference here tod...
March 15, 2011
The issue of shortage of doctors figured prominently in the special meeting of the Udupi Zilla Panchayat here on Monday. Raising the issue, Mamatha R. Shetty, member, said there was no doct...
February 25, 2011
Jawahar Bala Arogya Raksha, a child health care programme, will be implemented in the district from April 1. As a preparatory to launching the programme which will cover children betw...