Health Care Infrastructure
Jharkhand  /  Published 23.04.19

Wheelchairs go off Ranchi shelves

Need a wheelchair for your ailing parent or a relative? Get ready to wait for at least a week before you can lay your hands on one in Ranchi.Almost all the 11 leading surgical equipment stores in the ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.12.18

Dhanbad PMCH blood bank's separator stuck

The blood bank of Patliputra Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) is yet to make its blood component separation machine operational owing to the lack of trained manpower and two key pieces of equipment...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.19

March debut for Jamshedpur's new blood bank

A new blood bank with component separator facility is all set to debut at Khasmahal Sadar Hospital, around 5km from the steel city, by March-end.According to East Singhbhum district civil surgeon Dr M...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.19

Mandatory service by doctors in rural areas

It does not say much about the ethical training absorbed in Indian institutions that the Association of Medical Super Speciality Aspirants and Residents and others referred to the mandatory service in...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.05.20

Health infrastructure must be ramped: Govt

Health infrastructure should be ramped up to ensure preparedness for the next two months in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has conveyed to eleven municipal areas in the countr...
By PTI in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 22.01.19

Ranchi civic body's dispensaries falling apart

Dispensaries are ailing in neglect even as the municipal corporation in the capital is focusing on everything from roads and marts to toilets and drains under mission Smart City. A close look at three...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 01.01.19

Mirror AIIMS hobbled by faculty shortage

Shortage of teachers, infrastructure lapses and even defective operation theatres have hobbled the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences in six cities, obstructing the Centre’s efforts to establi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.19

Rare diseases need government attention

Wrong actions may sometimes be motivated by the right reasons. Last year, in a shocking volte-face, the Union ministry of health and family welfare decided to withdraw the national policy for treatmen...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.19

Ayushman Bharat to generate political heat

The Central government’s flagship scheme, Ayushman Bharat, is expected to generate much political heat. With the Lok Sabha elections almost here, Opposition parties in the states will try to stop th...
By Arindam Gupta

India  /  Published 02.02.19

Nominal rise in health cash

The Centre’s interim budget has more than doubled its allocation for the scheme that covers hospitalisation costs for the poor, but public health experts are concerned about lack of substantial incr...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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