Health Department
Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Covid: bid to lower rates

Those on the vessel will get to see Mayer Ghat where Sri Ma Sarada, wife of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa, used to visit daily. Ma Sarada stayed near this ghat from May 23, 1909 to July 20, 1920. They w...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.09.20

HC refuses state plea on patients’ bodies

The high court on Monday turned down the state health department’s plea, seeking a modification of an earlier division bench order that directed it to hand over bodies of Covid patients to the n...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.08.20

Covid: note to clear confusion

Covid-19 patients in hospitals or safe homes will get a note during discharge which will mention that they do not need to undergo any more swab test to confirm that they are free of the novel coronavi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.08.20

Health ID with digital medical records

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a national digital health mission he said would enable doctors to access their patients’ entire medical records and help people fix appointment...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.20

Bengal calls for ICMR antigen test guideline change

People with negative antigen test results at fever clinics in medical colleges and hospitals need not immediately go for an RT-PCR test unless they have other symptoms, the state health department has...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.20

150 extra Covid beds in Jalpaiguri

The Bengal health department on Friday converted a 150-bed unit for suspected Covid-19 cases into a hospital for confirmed patients in Jalpaiguri because of a surge in the infections amid allegations ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.12.19

Health centre turns den of gamblers

 The partially built three-storey community health centre building at Baniahir in Jharia, around 13km from the district headquarters, stands testimony to the blatant waste of public money and she...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 11.01.20

Mizoram bins blood bank barbs

Days after the new blood bank rule raked up controversy, the Mizoram government has rubbished the allegations that the new rule was an attempt to restrict private hospitals and patients from obtaining...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.10.19

Food safety push rolls

Health department officials swung into action to test food sample across the capital on Friday, the day Jharkhand High Court directed the state government to furnish a detailed plan on how it intends ...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

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


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