Monday, 4 July, 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.

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Ghouse Mohammed and Riyaz, arrested for the murder of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal Teli | ANI

Why we should know where Udaipur killers lie on the staircase of radicalisation pyramid

Udaipur’s violent executioners had reached the highest point of radicalisation where the only option left before them was to kill their innocent victim.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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