Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Covid museum on Card in Calcutta

Doctors in Calcutta have decided to set up a museum to commemorate the frontline workers who died in the battle against coronavirus. They are planning t document how lives changed amid the pandemic an...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.01.21

Vaccine outreach for private doctors

The state health department is trying to reach out to the doctors who are not attached to any hospital or other healthcare institute so they are not left out of the Covid-19 vaccination, senior offici...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.12.20

Doctors protest Ayurveda order

A section of Jamshedpur doctors under the banner of the Indian Medical Association staged a demonstration near the Sakchi roundabout on Tuesday noon, against a recent Central Council of Indian Medicin...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.20

Burn out: Physicians in a pandemic

“Save this mail for my children in case I die.” Joshua Cohen, an American author, received this request from his usually unflappable physician brother separated from his family for Covid d...
By Arunabha Sengupta in

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

During home isolation, timely call to doctor is a must

Many Covid patients in home isolation ignore initial signs of complications and react only when the condition turns severe, doctors involved in Covid treatment in Calcutta have said. Patients should ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


India  /  Published 08.10.20

Covid: how emergency care from far works

How does it all work? First there’s a hi-definition video-camera and an audio link that allows the doctors and nurses on both sides to talk to each other. Even more crucially, patient data &ndas...
By Paran Balakrishnan in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Calcutta Medical college asks for more doctors

The Calcutta Medical College and Hospital is “facing an acute shortage of doctors” as many of them have tested positive for Covid-19, the principal has written to the health department, se...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.09.20

Puja: Covid duty for doctors

Puja holidays are likely to be scrapped for doctors and other employees at several of Calcutta’s private hospitals in order to be prepared if the festival season records a spike in Covid-19 case...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.09.20

Portal to seek doctor advice launched

People who are wary of visiting a clinic or hospital for fear of contracting the coronavirus can now consult doctors through a website. The Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the Indian Medical Assoc...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.20

Doctor hit over neglect charge by patient kin

Relatives of a patient allegedly assaulted a doctor on duty in the emergency section of the state general hospital at Birpara in Alipurduar district on Thursday night. Doctors, paramedics and other s...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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