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Located near Jama Masjid in Delhi, Kasturba Hospital is a 450-bed maternity and child specialty hospital | Commons

Delhi’s Kasturba Hospital resident doctors to go on strike from tomorrow over no salaries

Around 40 doctors will take part in this strike, which will go on till 20 October. The doctors have also threatened mass resignation if their salaries are not paid.
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Reimagining health system — how India is innovating to improve access to care

An online panel discussion by Global Health Strategies and ThePrint on 'Reimagining India's Health System' focused on how to take healthcare forward using technology.
Representational image of healthcare workers with Covid patients at a hospital | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Drug-resistant fungi lurking in ICUs are infecting Covid patients, study in Delhi finds

Researchers found that 2.5% patients got candidemia while in the hospital. The main pathogen was found to be Candida auris, a known global health threat.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | PTI

5,000 beds to be added for Covid-19 patients in Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi government has declared small and medium multi-speciality nursing homes with 10 to 49 beds as 'Covid nursing homes' to increase capacity for coronavirus patients.
80-year-old Laxmi Narayan tied to the bed in Shajapur City Hospital in Madhya Pradesh | Photo: ANI

80-year-old man found tied to bed in MP hospital over ‘non-payment’ of bill

The family of the man had paid Rs 11,000 in Shajapur City Hospital. However, at the time of discharge, the hospital asked the kin to pay Rs 11,270 more.
People queuing up at the LNJP Hospital

Delhi govt tells hospitals to update Covid death data in ‘timely manner’ as mismatch emerges

Delhi government Sunday issued a detailed SOP to hospitals to ensure proper data collection regarding Covid-19 cases and deaths. Hospitals blame government for discrepancies.

Does India need more Covid-19 testing or is it an uninformed argument?

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Thursday joined a battery of health experts who have said that India’s testing rate was very low, urging the Modi govt to increase it.
Medical workers attend to a suspected COVID-19 patient in Hyderabad | PTI

At current rate, India can see 30,000 COVID-19 deaths by May, no hospital bed by June: Data

The response of various Indian states to COVID-19 will differ as the poorest states have the weakest capacity to deliver health services.
Medical workers attend to a suspected coronavirus patient as he is shifted to the isolation ward of Gandhi Hospital, in Hyderabad

Hospitals to conduct ‘mock drills’ to deal with COVID-19 during Sunday’s janata curfew

Health ministry joint secretary Lav Agarwal announced Saturday that 1000 hospitals were trained through video conferencing to conduct these drills.
Doctors in AIIMS, Delhi stage a peaceful protest. | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Doctors blame staff shortage & poor infrastructure, not angry relatives for attacks on them

Doctors across the country on strike to protest against assault also call for stringent law to act as a deterrence against the violence.

On Camera

Lalu’s loyalty to secularism is Tejashwi Yadav’s biggest political test in Modi’s India

In 1990, when then BJP president L.K. Advani was carrying out his rath yatra unbridled, it was Lalu Yadav as CM who had dared to stop him from entering Bihar.
Representational image. | A five gram gold coin sits on a counter inside a Titan Co. Tanishq jewellery store in Mumbai. | Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Tatas got panned for Tanishq ad. But this state govt is the largest shareholder in Titan

Titan was set up in 1984 as a joint venture between the Tata group and a state govt. While the Tatas own 25.02% stake, the state govt owns 27.88% stake in the company.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.