Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicHospitals

Topic: Hospitals

There’s a silent pandemic going on. And Indian govt and states are racing to curb it

Untreated hospital wastewater is a heady cocktail of antibiotics and other drugs, and can be a hotspot for drug-resistant pathogens known as superbugs.

Why Shalby Hospitals’ new franchise mode is a win-win idea for patients, franchisees

Shalby Orthopedic Centre of Excellence (SOCE) will give patients across the country greater access to the hospital's speciality treatment and franchisees the benefit of the trust won by Salby's.

UP govt conducted mock drill of inquiry, gave clean chit to Agra hospital: Priyanka Gandhi

New Delhi: The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh conducted a "mock drill of an inquiry", Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Saturday after...

ICU for 70yr man or 30yr woman? Doctors, nurses are turning to psychiatrists in 2nd wave

Don’t advise India’s doctors and hospital staff to do yoga, meditation and exercise in the middle of the second wave of Covid. They need mental healthcare.

Nearly 15% Covid beds in select military hospitals could be made available to civilians

The defence ministry has approved 50 Armed Forces Medical Services hospitals for offering treatment to civilians on a referral basis.

‘No shortage of oxygen’: UP govt says hospitals can’t deny admission to Covid patients

UP government has asked govt hospitals to direct patients to private hospitals if beds are unavailable. The cost of treatment will be borne by state government.

PM approves Rs 2 lakh ex gratia for next of kin of victims of Maharashtra hospital fire

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the loss of lives in a blaze at a private hospital in Maharashtra's Palghar district and...

PM Modi’s speech was short – on answers that Indians demand of him during second Covid wave

It is one thing to lose territory in Ladakh and convince the public that it was China that got a thrashing. It is quite another to convince we have done our best to those running from hospital to hospital.

DRDO reopens makeshift Covid hospital in Delhi, 5 other facilities to come up across India

DRDO says the 500-bed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Covid hospital in Delhi will cater to Covid patients who require critical care.

Delhi govt directs hospitals to strictly follow admission protocol for Covid patients

The Directorate General of Health Services said that severe cases involving respiratory distress requiring mechanical ventilation should be admitted to a dedicated Covid hospital.

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Representational image of a Covid vaccine | Bloomberg

One shot vaccine to protect against all Covid variants is within reach. Here’s how to grab it

Many vaccine scientists are already working on the development of pan-coronavirus vaccines, capable of quashing any variant that exists or might emerge.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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