Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicMohalla Clinics

Topic: Mohalla Clinics

Photo of garbage pile shared by West Delhi BJP MP is real, but it’s not an AAP mohalla clinic

West Delhi MP Parvesh Verma among others posted a photo of a signboard & a pile of trash, calling it ‘one of AAP’s mohalla clinics’, which went viral. The actual clinic is 50 mts away.

Delhi govt sacks 3 doctors after 3 children died of suspected poisoning from cough suppressant

Centre wrote to Delhi govt asking it to ensure mohalla clinics and dispensaries stop prescribing dextromethorphan, a cough suppressant, for children.

‘We’re no different from AIIMS, RML doctors’ — Delhi mohalla clinic staff demand Covid insurance

With the death of another Delhi mohalla clinic doctor this week, staff at these clinics say they should be given the same recognition as other frontline workers.

Will replicate Delhi model of governance in Bengaluru if AAP wins civic polls, Sisodia says

AAP has decided to contest Bengaluru municipal body polls due early next year. Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia inaugurated AAP’s first ‘Aam Aadmi Clinic’ in the city Wednesday.

Delhi withdraws order roping in mohalla clinics for Covid tests, but doctors still anxious

Delhi govt says it needs to train the staff first. Mohalla clinic doctors worried about safety, say they don’t have adequate protective gear and space to conduct Covid tests.

Star of Dharavi success, but few takers in Delhi — how fever clinics have fared across India

The concept of fever clinics was laid out by health ministry on 7 April as an early pitstop for screening to prevent suspected Covid-19 patients from overwhelming hospitals. 

Coronavirus crisis is India’s chance to bring health reforms stalled by British colonial rule

Unlike 1991, this is not an economic crisis. India can take the lesson from the last similar healthcare crisis that the world faced in Spanish flu — reform or perish.

Delhi Mohalla Clinics battle mask shortage, delayed salary but continue quiet fight in pandemic

AAP’s flagship primary healthcare programme, Mohalla Clinics, see anywhere between 70 and 200 patients a day, often from behind a curtain.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.