West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Calcutta gets second Hepatitis treatment hub

 The city will get its second dedicated viral hepatitis treatment centre by the year end, health department officials said on Sunday. The centre will come up at the School of Tropical Medicine al...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 26.09.18

Most TB patients don't get right care: study

Over 70 per cent of tuberculosis patients who turn to private medical practitioners in India may not receive correct diagnosis or treatment, suggests new research that has produced fresh evidence for ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

No shortage of medicines

Patients suffering from HIV/AIDS, who are entirely dependent on life-saving drugs, claim that they are not facing any problems in getting their daily supply of essential medicines and monthly check-up...
By Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.04.20

Policemen bring medicines to doorstep of patients

For Chinton Baruah of Sonari in Upper Assam’s Charaideo district, lockdown days are tough like any other in the neighbourhood. He needed medicines for his ailing father and it was not available in h...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.20

Medicine supply chain moves

Medicines started reaching stores on Thursday following the state government’s effort to bring wholesalers, dealers, distributors, clearing agents and retailers on the same page through a WhatsApp g...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


North East  /  Published 01.04.20

Minister cautions people

Mizoram health minister R. Lalthangliana on Tuesday cautioned people of the state against taking chloroquine hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin without prescription.The health minister said he came t...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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