Friday, 19 August, 2022

Topic: Hospitals

Newborns to entreprenuers—Indian hospitals need a perinatal service package. It’s a win-win

Many Indian hospitals don't have in-house physiotherapists or dieticians & most new mothers pay little attention to themselves. But there's a solution.

How women sugarcane workers in Maharashtra’s Beed deal with side effects of hysterectomy

A good night’s sleep is a distant memory for Sheela Waghmare. “I cannot sleep at night…it has been years,” says Sheela, 33, seated cross-legged on...

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.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.