Swasthya Sathi Scheme
News  /  Published 04.08.22

West Bengal govt steps in to plug holes in Swasthya Sathi scheme

We have restructured surveillance teams, says Narayan Swaroop Nigam...
By Sanjay Mandal, None in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.22

Health card warning

CM Mamata Banerjee warned errant private healthcare units that her government would take “tough action” against those who refused the Swasthya Sathi card...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.22

Rap on card refusal

‘Rough and tough’ alert to private hospitals...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 08.04.22

Swasthya Sathi scheme health cover may turn conditional at Vellore

West Bengal government is considering making an approval necessary for a patient to avail of the state scheme at Christian Medical College...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.04.22

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

The firm will submit its recommendations on possible modifications to make the scheme acceptable to service providers and beneficiaries...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.22

Unity call for hill development

The CM said she was visiting Darjeeling with a message that political parties should work together for the betterment of the place...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 04.11.21

Call Sathi helpline for hospital admission refusal

The helpline number is 18003455384...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.21

Plan to open new NBMCH building by 2022

The construction work of the block — a project approved under Pradhan Mantri Swastya Sathi Yojana with an initial fund of Rs 150 crore — was started in 2015...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.21

Govt doctor held over assault in Raiganj

At a healthcare facility in the Debinagar area, families of some patients told the inspection team that the hospital was not accepting Swasthya Sathi insurance cards...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.21

A tale of two health schemes

Over the years, public healthcare and its inherent values have been systematically dismantled by corporations...
By Sumanta Roy


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