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Nursing Staff Launch Indefinite Stir

Bhubaneswar: Over 2,000 nursing staff from across the state launched an indefinite strike on Monday by sitting in dharna at Lower PMG here seeking regularisation of their jobs on Monday. “The nursing employees have been working under National Health Mission and other healthcare projects in the...

Odisha Inks MoUs With Four Health Institutions

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure better healthcare for the people, the state government on Tuesday signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with four healthcare institutions. All the agreements were signed in presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who said that...
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Health Minister Suspends Four Doctors Over Negligence In Niramaya Scheme

Bhubaneswar: Health Minister Pratap Jena on Thursday suspended four doctors over their alleged negligence in the state government's Niramaya scheme. The doctors who were suspended are- Dr Mamata Satpathy, Himanshu Sekhar Nanda, Talcher Sub-Divisional Medical Officer (SDMO) Dr Meena Kumari...
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at AIIMS in New Delhi

CM meets Jaga-Kalia at AIIMS, prays for speedy recovery

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday met separated conjoined twins Jaga and Kalia at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, and prayed for their speedy recovery. The Chief Minister also interacted with the parents of the siblings and assured them of...

American Oncology Institute Opens Cancer Hosp In City

Bhubaneshwar: American Oncology Institute (AOI), a Hyderabad-based chain of cancer hospitals founded by a team of leading oncologists at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre in USA, on Saturday commenced operations here in collaboration with Sparsh Hospitals & Critical Care....

Cochrane Systematic Workshop Begins At SOA University

Bhubaneswar: For the first time in eastern India, three eminent experts from Cochrane South Asia centre at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, are imparting training to health care professionals on development of Cochrane Systematic Reviews at a 3-day workshop...

Health Min discusses security arrangements at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena convened a crucial meeting on Thursday to discuss upgrading security and other arrangements at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS),Bhubaneswar. The meeting threw light on proper implementation of various health schemes...

Gynaecologist bags award

Bhubaneswar: Dr G S S Mohapatra was awarded as best gynaecologist and laparoscopic surgeon of eastern India by Primetime Media at New Delhi recently, said a press release said. Mohapatra is a senior obstetrician and gynaecological endoscopic surgeon with about...

Experts stress adequate use of iodine for good health

Bhubaneswar: Iodine deficiency hampers both mental and physical growth. Awareness should be created among public regarding adequate use of iodine, opined health experts at a seminar organized at the conference hall of Director, Health Services, here on Saturday on...

Smaller families becoming norm in Odisha: Survey

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has made quantum leap with 25 point decline in infant mortality rate (IMR) from 65 (NFHS-3) to 40 (NFHS-4). This is better than the national average decline of 16 point and better than major states like Gujarat...

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Indian & Sri Lankan Cricket Teams Arrive In Bhubaneswar For Barabati...

Bhubaneswar: The Indian and Sri Lankan cricket team players have arrived in Bhubaneswar today. They are here for the India-Sri Lanka T20 match to be...