Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicHealthcare workers

Topic: Healthcare workers

ANMs unable to detect high-risk pregnancy, but here’s how Assam is fixing it: IAS officer

UNICEF and Assam govt carried out a pilot project in some districts. The main objective was to understand the critical gaps in the state's sub-centres and ANMs.

Nursing courses see Covid boom, 99% of BSc seats taken in 2020-21, 91% in diploma

Even so, India has been facing acute shortage of nurses, with top hospitals reporting attrition rate of as high as 40%, as better pay and working conditions make nurses opt for jobs abroad. 

As more doctors & nurses get Covid, Delhi hospitals cut OPD timings, focus on emergency cases

Hundreds of healthcare workers in Delhi have tested positive in the past week, forcing hospitals to deal with staff shortage. Doctors attribute the number of cases to high exposure.

Virus ‘still amongst us’: PM Modi launches crash course to prepare 1 lakh ‘Covid warriors’

The program will create skilled non-medical healthcare workers to fill the present and future needs of manpower in the health sector, the PMO said.

Centre asks states to expedite second dose of Covid vaccine for healthcare workers

The national average for the first dose of vaccine among healthcare workers of 82% and 56% for the second dose is a cause for serious concern, said health ministry.

Govt quickens process to get insurance claims for health workers fighting Covid

In order to simplify the process, a district collector will be issuing a certificate and the insurance company will approve and settle the claims within a period of 48 hours.

‘We will conquer’ — a Delhi lawyer’s musical tribute to ‘miracle workers’ on Covid frontline

With the song 'Hum honge kamyab ek din' playing in the background, short video by Neoma Gupta salutes all the doctors, nurses and healthcare workers fighting the virus every day.

Who are allied healthcare workers and why Lok Sabha passed a bill to regulate the sector

Rajya Sabha passed the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professionals Bill Wednesday. ThePrint explains what it is & why is it an important legislation.

162 doctors, 107 nurses, 44 ASHA workers died due to Covid in India till 22 January — Govt

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, MoS Health Ashwini Choubey Tuesday said the process of insurance disbursement has been de-centralised for the deceased healthcare workers.

Healthcare workers have depression in Spain, face lift for cosmetic surgery & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.