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News  /  Published 09.09.22

Baby among 2 dengue casualties

A six-month-old girl from Howrah and a 40-year-old woman from Kolkata died of dengue on Thursday. Moumita Mukherjee of Kayasthapara in Kasba was admitted to a nursing home in Jodhpur Park on Mon...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.09.22

300 dengue cases in West Bengal on Saturday

Nearly 300 new dengue cases were reported from across the state on Saturday and Kolkata was “one of the six districts” where the numbers are higher than the rest, a senior official of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.09.22

Differential rates back at private hospitals in Kolkata post-Covid

Many patients undergoing treatment at private hospitals in Kolkata and their relatives are facing an old problem again. They are having to pay more for procedures, diagnostic tests and doctors&r...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.09.22

Medical commission orders AMRI Hospitals to pay penalty, refund

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 on AMRI Hospitals Salt Lake for delaying the treatment of a patient by a few hours. The commission also...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.08.22

New Town gets 5 centres for primary health screening

The old urban primary health centre housed in the first floor of the Utility Building in Action Area 1D will be scaled down and its instruments distributed to the new centres. “It was located in...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

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India  /  Published 24.08.22

'Healthcare, spirituality are linked'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said healthcare and spirituality are closely linked in India and the country's COVID-19 vaccination drive got a big boost when religious leaders came forw...
By PTI in Faridabad (Haryana)

News  /  Published 24.08.22

A few Covid cases are still critical in Kolkata hospitals

The elderly and those with comorbidities are still turning critical after contracting Covid, although the number of daily new cases has come down significantly. Two Covid patients died at one pr...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.08.22

Nurses call for rally seeking pay parity

Several nurses at the state government-run hospitals and healthcare centres have planned a rally in the city on Thursday demanding a salary commensurate with their qualifications.  Nurses with v...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.08.22

Apollo Hospitals launches liver clinic

Teetotallers can also suffer from fatty liver disease.  The popular perception is that alcohol consumption can lead to fatty liver. But research over the years has shown that non-alcoholic ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.08.22

Infection fear spurs demand for private rooms in Kolkata hospitals

Single-bed rooms, not beds in general wards, of private hospitals in Kolkata are in high demand because many patients are worried about catching an infection like Covid or influenza if they share room...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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