Swasthya Bhavan
News  /  Published 07.04.22

West Bengal govt asks Ernst & Young to review Swasthya Sathi scheme

The West Bengal government has engaged global consultancy firm EY to review its Swasthya Sathi scheme, an official said on Wednesday. Swasthya Sathi, a medical insurance scheme launched by the govern...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 25.06.21

Ramp up tests: Committee

A team of doctors has asked the health department to make arrangements for setting up pipelines to carry oxygen to wards and increase Covid testing at a time when the number of cases has dipped and se...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.21

Districts asked to ramp up Covid tests

The state health department has asked officials in all 23 districts of Bengal, especially the ones close to Calcutta, to ramp up Covid tests after a review revealed several of them were not even close...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.03.21

Two more fliers from Dubai test positive

Two more fliers, who had reached Calcutta separately from Dubai in end-February and early-March, were admitted to the Infectious Diseases (ID) Hospital, Beleghata, on Monday after testing positive for...
By Kinsuk Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Bengal: lens on critical patients

The Bengal government is set to introduce a centralised system where a team of 25 doctors will monitor health parameters of critical Covid-19 patients across the state round the clock following realis...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.19

Checks on hospitals start today

The health department and police will jointly inspect five medical colleges in Calcutta starting Thursday to find out security and infrastructure deficiencies, a health official said on Wednesday.“T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

Civic body plagued by protective gear lack

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation does not have a single personal protective equipment (PPE) suit for its health workers to equip them to tend to patients with Covid-19.The situation came to light...
By A staff reporter


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