Health Workers(Search results - 51)
Top StoriesMay 21, 2021, 1:52 PM IST
PM Modi gets emotional as he interacts with doctors, frontline health workers of Varanasi
The Prime Minister gave a new slogan "Jahan bimar, wahin upchar (treatment of the ailing at their doorstep)" during his video conference with the healthcare professionals, saying this can bring down the pressure that the second wave of Covid-19 has put on the country's health system.
CoronavirusMay 19, 2021, 6:31 PM IST
From common man to health workers who beat COVID-19 second wave with much ease
With Covid-19 second wave having a cascading impact on everyone, and news about increase in cases and death rates, further results in panic, however frontline workers like doctors and a common man who had contacted the killer virus ask people to stay calm and early detection as it is the only key to beat Covid.
Coronavirus IndiaMay 12, 2021, 12:45 PM IST
India made incorrect assumption and opened up prematurely: Dr Fauci on COVID-19 crisis
India has been severely affected by the unprecedented second wave of the coronavirus and hospitals in several states are reeling under the shortage of health workers, vaccines, oxygen, drugs and beds.
Top StoriesMay 11, 2021, 6:19 PM IST
BBMP bed scam: Suspended health workers share horrifying, traumatising episode of Tejasvi Surya's raid
War room health workers who were suspended after Tejasvi Surya's 'expose' into alleged bed blocking scam say that they were busy attending calls that day and were not suspended earlier on any charges. The officials who fear resurfacing of similar episodes have stayed away from work despite BBMP ordering reinstatement.
Top StoriesMay 11, 2021, 10:31 AM IST
Alleged bed scam: BBMP reinstates 16 suspended health workers
The alleged BBMP bed scam blown by Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya which resulted in suspension of 16 workers in war room have been reinstated. As per reports, following the request from workers, they will cooperate for the probe.
Top StoriesFeb 5, 2021, 11:18 AM IST
1 in 5 Indians exposed to COVID, shows sero survey; health workers to be vaccinated with 2nd dose from Feb 13
Among health care workers, the seroprevalence was 25.7%, with 26.6% among doctors and nurses.
CoronavirusJan 29, 2021, 3:31 PM IST
'Vaccinate dialysis and transplant patients with health workers'
Patients who have been undergone dialysis and transplant should be considered for vaccination along with health workers and frontline staff.
Weird NewsDec 18, 2020, 7:40 PM IST
Watch: Healthcare workers dance in joy on arrival of COVID vaccine; video goes viral
A video of health workers at the Boston Medical Center (BMC) dancing joyfully on receiving the vaccine shipment has gone viral.
IndiaOct 19, 2020, 10:53 AM IST
West Bengal: Garment shop offers special discount for COVID warriors during Durga puja
The number of COVID cases is increasing in Kolkata. Amid such difficult situations, a textile shop in the city has arranged special discounts for COVID warriors. Doctors, nurses, health workers, police, and even journalists are entitled to get discounts. Just a few more days are left for Durga puja. Everyone in the city is busy shopping for puja. However, an innovative initiative is taken by a textile shop in Raiganj town of North Dinajpur to provide special discounts to COVID warriors for Durga puja shopping.
IndiaSep 28, 2020, 3:05 PM IST
COVID-19 patient reported dead found watching TV; fake call creates panic
An unusual incident took place in Asansol where a dead COVID patient was found sitting on a sofa and watching television. Health workers of Asansol received news that a person has died due to COVID-19. Upon receiving the news, the health workers rushed to take the body. After entering the house, they were in for a surprise.
IndiaSep 15, 2020, 4:51 PM IST
COVID-19 fighter finds herself under tree as SSKM Hospital refrains from treating her for cancer
Health worker from Kamalabala Mandal in Malda has been deprived of medical services at SSKM hospital. The patient has been fighting against death by lying under a tree inside the premises of SSKM Hospital. This incident has raised dispute amongst other health workers in the area.
Coronavirus IndiaAug 17, 2020, 12:34 PM IST
COVID-19: Health workers attacked in Bengaluru as mother asks children to beat up officials
Incidents of attack on health workers that were reported during the initial days of COVID-19 have resurfaced. After Bengaluru's Sarepalya and Padarayanpura incident, health workers were attacked at Cubbonpet recently.
The health workers on a door-to-door survey for COVID-19 related cases faced harassment. A resident of 18th cross, Cubbonpet snatched a mobile phone, heckled the health workers and used foul language.
Once police arrived, the residents realised the mistake. Halasuru Gate Police have registered a case in this regard.
IndiaAug 16, 2020, 4:55 PM IST
Coronavirus: People of Kerala responded to the crisis with an unflinching spirit, says CM Vijayan
He cited the example of a 105-year-old patient surviving the disease and said Kerala's health workers have done a remarkable job
WORLDAug 6, 2020, 3:07 PM IST
WHO urges member countries in South-East Asia region to accelerate resumption of disrupted healthcare services
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, repurposing of health workers, cancellation of elective care, closure of outpatient services, insufficient personal protective equipment, and changes in treatment policy have significantly impacted delivery of essential services.
IndiaJul 29, 2020, 8:48 PM IST
Coronavirus: Kerala's COVID-19 tally crosses 21,000-mark; 30 health workers among 903 new cases
Kerala coronavirus infection tally reached 21,797 while the death toll climbed to 68