Healthcare Workers
Jharkhand  /  Published 28.10.21

Health: finally, funds for salaries

The National Health Mission (NHM) has sanctioned Rs 94 crore for disbursement of salary to district-level contractual healthcare workers following a strike threatened by unpaid healthcare workers depl...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.10.21

Stir may derail Covid screening

Contractual healthcare workers deployed at railway stations, bus stands and airport in Ranchi to conduct Covid tests of incoming have threatened to go on strike as a mark of protest against the non-pa...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 31.08.21

Study: 25% jabbed care givers got infected

A little more than 25 per cent of healthcare workers were infected with coronavirus despite getting fully jabbed, a recent study has revealed, giving an insight on the breakthrough infections due to t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.21

Letters to the editor: Sri Lanka acid spill results in marine life destruction, Covid and healthcare workers

Grave loss Sir — The remains of at least 176 turtles, 20 dolphins and four whales have washed up on the shores of Sri Lanka following the sinking of an acid-laden ship in late May. This is only...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.21

Vaccine priority for health workers kin

The Bengal government has asked district administrations to vaccinate family members of health care workers directly involved in the treatment of Covid patients on a priority basis, terming them as &l...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


India  /  Published 07.06.21

Reserved beds for health workers

The Odisha government will reserve five per cent of general and ICU beds for healthcare workers in hospitals. A senior health official said the decision was taken as part of the appropriate precautio...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Informal health providers to fight rural Covid

The state government will enlist the help of rural health providers, who are officially recognised as grameen swasthya parisevaks and enlisted as informal healthcare providers (IHCP), in order to cont...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Stay and food for Bengal health staff

The health and family welfare department on Saturday directed district magistrates and chief medical officers across the state to hire accommodation and arrange food on an urgent basis for healthcare ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.05.21

Cartoon character Shayana Kaka lends a hand in fight

A health worker in Bundi district of Rajasthan, who himself is in isolation with Covid, has developed a cartoon character called “Shayana Kaka (wise uncle)” to bring home the message of pandemic-a...
By PTI in Kota

World  /  Published 19.03.21

Indian workers in Green Card protest

A group of Indian-American frontline healthcare workers, who are stuck in the Green Card backlog, held a protest in front of the US Capitol urging lawmakers and the Biden administration to end the per...
By PTI in Washington


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