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Abortion helpline calls surge in Poland after court’s near-total ban

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Updated on Dec 11, 2020 11:35 AM IST

How HP lost control over Covid battle

Tourists at Kufri after a fresh spell of snowfall in November after the Himachal government lifted all curbs on visitor arrivals.
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 01:32 AM IST

Random Forays: Unravelling the role plays of society

Teachers, those underrated heroes, have been braving it out, gritting their teeth and hanging on by the skin of their teeth. Ladies especially have had a harrowing time, juggling multiple tasks at home while attempting to look calm and composed before smart screens, with restless students waiting at the other end, feeling equally ill at ease.
Published on Nov 21, 2020 11:26 PM IST

Alcohol, superstition take a toll on tribals in Odisha villages

As locals complained of a mysterious disease killing the villagers, health officials from the district headquarters of Malkangiri, who visited Benchanpalli to probe the deaths, cited alcoholism.
Published on Nov 07, 2020 03:34 PM IST

Covid-19 facility should have provision for psychiatric consultation: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry on Sunday issued ‘Guidelines on Managing Mental Illness in Hospital Settings during Covid-19’ stating there are at least three groups affected by mental health concerns during the pandemic.
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 03:14 PM IST

Chandigarh health department directs private hospitals to put up notices if they don’t offer Covid treatment

As a majority of private hospitals in Chandigarh did not have adequate infrastructure to manage Covid-19 patients, those who test positive and their attendants will be guided to another facility for treatment and management.
Updated on Oct 07, 2020 01:50 AM IST

BJP backs rent waiver on PMC-owned properties

The proposal was put forward to the civic body’s standing committee for approval.
Published on Sep 22, 2020 05:29 PM IST

Madrid to unveil fresh restrictions as Covid-19 resurges, asks for urgent help from Spain government

Madrid to unveil fresh restrictions as COVID-19 resurges
Updated on Sep 18, 2020 04:49 PM IST

Covid-19 led to global disruptions in TB testing, care

A health worker collects swab sample for coronavirus test in Ghaziabad, India, on September 15.
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 09:33 AM IST

Himachal ex-BJP chief Rajeev Bindal’s cryptic post on social media creates flutter in party circles

Five-time MLA Rajeev Bindal (right) with Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur. Bindal is a former speaker of the state assembly.
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 04:14 PM IST

Upset over police attacks, Nagaland doctors observe 24-hour strike

Following the attack on Dr Atoka Wotsa, the state government had constituted a three-member inquiry committee on August 23 and directed it to submit its report within seven days. (Photo @KahosheWotsa)
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 11:00 PM IST

NDHM will radically transform health care

The days of people standing in long queues at health facilities carrying multiple medical reports will become a thing of the past in this digital- and patient-friendly ecosystem, empowered by world-class technologies
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 06:21 AM IST

Ire, chaos as UK adds France to quarantine list

A mask is put on a statue next to Trocadero Square close to the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Published on Aug 15, 2020 04:40 AM IST

Manipur establishes 24x7 toll-free helpline number to ensure medical service

The helpline was set up following the death of a young pregnant woman who was turned away from five hospitals.
Published on Aug 08, 2020 11:41 PM IST

Coronavirus lockdown study reports surge in health anxieties

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Updated on Aug 04, 2020 03:58 PM IST

More men testing positive for Covid-19 in tricity than women

Are men more prone to infections? Health experts say travel history and mobility could be reasons.
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 12:20 AM IST

Govt scales up testing in containment zones

The new guidelines came even as the number of containment zones in the Capital rose from 458 to 563 between Wednesday and Friday, with several existing ones being split , government data showed.
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 03:14 AM IST

Railways’ isolation coaches facility in Delhi’s Shakur Basti gets its first suspected Covid patient

Ten coaches have been made operational on a trial basis, with five on each platform, Northwest District Magistrate Sandeep Mishra told PTI.
Published on Jun 24, 2020 05:48 PM IST

Chandigarh Covid-19 positivity rate highest in tricity, Mohali, P’kula carry out more tests

A man being testing for Covid 19 in a drive-through booth installed by a private laboratory at Sector 11, Chandigarh.
Published on Jun 19, 2020 11:08 PM IST

Covid-19: Focus on reproductive health

In India, far more women are working in the field of childcare, in schools at the nursery level, and as health care providers in homes than men. In fact, with schools closing, their burden at home increases hugely
Updated on Jun 14, 2020 06:05 AM IST

A blueprint to improve health systems in cities | Opinion

Health workers conducting the coronavirus disease test inside Dharavi, Mumbai, June 8, 2020
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 06:15 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal warns hospitals against ‘black marketing’

In the past six days (Monday to Saturday) Delhi has seen an average of 1301
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 01:22 AM IST

A person who is sick can’t be refused treatment: Dr Randeep Guleria

Dr Randeep Guleria said with the lockdown gradually being lifted and people mixing with each other, there will be an increase in the number of cases.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 06:38 PM IST

HP Cong wants probe by HC judge into ‘corruption’ in medical supplies purchase

Congress workers say they do not trust the vigilance investigation into alleged malpractices by the department of health services in purchase of medical supplies.
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 10:25 PM IST

A ‘new normal’ is in the offing. Ensure a balance| Analysis

Mobilise the full power of a whole-of-government, whole-of-society approach
Published on May 12, 2020 06:25 PM IST

Covid-19 will aggravate mental health issues| Analysis

The focus should be on healing the community, not just the individual
Published on May 05, 2020 06:44 PM IST

Couple seek clarification from neighbour about Covid-19 infection rumours, get assaulted

A woman wears a mask as she walks past a closed shutter of a shop that displays lock at Kasba Peth in Pune.
Updated on May 03, 2020 04:58 PM IST
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