Jharkhand  /  Published 13.07.20

Doctors want a better deal

Doctors are demanding home isolation facilities for frontline health workers who have tested positive for the coronavirus and separate cabins in hospitals for those with moderate or severe symptoms of...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 13.07.20

50 civic body doctors not at work

Around 50 doctors of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation have stopped reporting for work at a time the Covid-19 pandemic is straining civic health care to its limit, officials said on Sunday. Most of ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.07.20

Hospitals: cloud on patient care

A number of doctors in Calcutta have stopped seeing patients since a spurt in Covid-19 cases forced a fresh lockdown in parts of the city last week. Some hospitals in the city said the number of non-...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 10.07.20

Assam revokes Covid roster order

The Assam health department on Wednesday revoked its July 6 order on 11-day duty and three-day quarantine for doctors and frontline workers on Covid duty, following a letter from the Assam branch of t...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

World  /  Published 03.07.20

Cheer for India-origin healthcare workers

US President Donald Trump is tremendously grateful to all the doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals, including Indian-Americans, who have selflessly risen to the occasion to combat the coronavi...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 01.07.20

Modi applauds role of doctors, CAs

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the role of doctors in their "spirited" fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, saying they are saving lives by putting themselves in da...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Hospitals not providing PPE kit: Doctors

Several doctors alleged on Monday that the private hospitals they are attached to have not been providing them with hazmat suits and N95 masks for surgery after the state government fixed the rates fo...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Doctors' strike: Voices outside NRS Hospital

Dr. Aniruddha Dam from the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Calcutta I feel that the time has come to do justice to society. You cannot run away from that responsibility. Doctors never run awa...
By Bhagyasri Chaudhury in

Education  /  Published 15.01.19

Next Gen medics

As technology explodes into patient care (surgeons can preview operations using virtual 3D images built from a patient’s scans), the gap between medical education and real-world care has “become a...
By Laura Pappano/New York Times News Service in

Health  /  Published 26.12.18

Doctors issue manifesto for 2019 elections

An alliance of doctors on Wednesday released a charter of demands for rational, ethical and universal healthcare to people in India and called on political parties to incorporate the charter into thei...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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