Act that provides for capping private hospital rates will be adopted soon in Maharashtra, says health minister
By Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 12:38 AM IST
Almost a decade after the Central government enacted the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, the Maharashtra government has now said that it is serious on implementing the Act, which is aimed at streamlining healthcare services in the state
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 11:40 PM IST
‘Doubling rate has increased manifold in comparison to last month. This is the trend in the whole country, though it’s more pronounced in Chandigarh as the decline is steeper,’ said Arun Gupta, health secretary.
By Steffy Thevar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 05:42 PM IST
Also, the 14 nagar parishads have reported 32.8% deaths from the age group of 50-59 years and 19.7% deaths from 60-69 age group.
By Amitabh Kant
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 06:21 AM IST
The creation of a digital health identity card will help patients, without compromising on their privacy
By Lalita Panicker | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 05:43 AM IST
The lack of safe abortion facilities will have an impact on both health and family planning long after the coronavirus crisis is overcome, both in terms of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions. Planning for this now is the only option
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 11:40 PM IST
NDHM will provide a comprehensive health ecosystem that will have digitally empowered individuals, doctors, and health facilities and enable paperless registrations and payments
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 08:42 PM IST
According to the official, around 40 hotels and 80 banquet halls will be converted into health facilities to provide medical care to coronavirus-infected people.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 04:50 AM IST
The plea, filed by advocate Kushagra Kumar, stated that it was an “illogical, irrational, unreasonable and unconstitutional” move.
By Amandeep Shukla | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2020 06:43 PM IST
According to data accessed by HT, as many as 60 KVs and 33 JNVs are already being used as quarantine facilities in places ranging from Balasore to Bidar to Tinsukia and Joshimath.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2020 04:33 PM IST
Women are also primary caregivers within families. But within families, given the patriarchal system in which men make all vital decisions, women are likely to get the short end of the stick.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2020 11:14 PM IST
As per reports, she had refused to get tested for coronavirus even after being advised by three private health facilities in Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur and Ludhiana.
By Manoj R Nair | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2020 12:37 AM IST
Some doctors, who have opposed the proposal, have said that the installation of a ventilation system in general wards might spread hospital-acquired infections
By Mohit Khanna | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 10:53 PM IST
The 22-year-old man, who had returned from Australia a week ago, was admitted to the hospital after complaints of fever, cough and cold
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 05:50 AM IST
Focus on development; don’t polarise on religious lines
By Amanjeet Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 12:45 AM IST
The UT health department will start raiding food outlets, mostly sweetmeat shops, from September 30
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 12:35 AM IST
Bains said NGOs such as Eknoor Sewa Society and some private hospitals are helping in flood-hit areas
By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Unions said doctors will not carry out work in any department, unlike in most such agitations when those attending to critical care services continue working. The strike may be extended beyond Thursday, they warned.
By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Goroimari (Assam)
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 04:25 PM IST
The boat clinics in flood-hit Goroimari has become a lifeline for the people living in Morigaon where several affected by the heavy rains are also suffering from diarrhoea and fever.
By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 07:14 PM IST
Maoists had demolished the schools when they attacked tribals in 2006 in Jagargunda area to protest against the government-promoted local tribal militia Salwa Judum.
By Shashi Shekhar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2019 07:40 PM IST
Muzaffarpur highlights the lack of basic health facilities for the poor. Fixing this must be a priority
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Agra, Agra
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2019 08:56 AM IST
The woman’s husband alleged that a staff nurse demanded money for the delivery and his wife gave birth when he was away selling his rickshaw to arrange the money.
By Punya Priya Mitra | Bhopal
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 09:14 AM IST
The two constituencies in the state’s eastern and western parts are a world apart in terms of topography, dialects etc. But the problems tribals face across Madhya Pradesh remain the same.
By Baishali Adak | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 07:27 AM IST
As per figures provided by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which tabulates data for the entire city, there were 201 malaria cases in Delhi in 2014.
By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2019 03:23 AM IST
Out of 83 ventilators at the hospital, 15 are non-functional. While 12 are undergoing repair, spare parts of three ventilators. which were donated by the Japanese government, are not available.
By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 03:48 AM IST
Surprised to note the cause behind most unnatural deaths was suicide — apart from drowning and accidents — the bench on Friday sought to know on what basis they were termed suicidal.
By Press Trust of India | Kathmandu
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 10:39 PM IST
The storm hit many villages in Bara and Parsa districts Sunday evening, according to the Home Ministry officials.
By Sadaguru Pandit | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2019 04:12 AM IST
With approximately 40% frontline health workers pulled off duty for election work, officials said it’s affecting patients dependent on primary health facilities and the possibility of more monsoon diseases owing to lack of surveillance.
By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2019 04:48 AM IST
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has increased the allocation of funds for sports and health facilities by seven times in 2019-20, with plans to establish a stadium and a swimming pool in each of the four MCG zones.
By HT Correspondent | Sirohi
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 10:16 AM IST
Rajasthan elections: Congress MLA Sanyam Lodha says, “BJP made a promise to bring water from Narmada to Sirohi, but it was a lie. That scheme was for 84 villages and not for Sirohi”.
By Tanbir Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 11:59 AM IST
Chandigarh has the highest incidence of breast cancer in India, reason enough for its women to adopt a healthy lifestyle and undergo mammography.