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400 new Covid beds added, but GMCH non-Covid wards running short of beds, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Nagpur: In a reversal of trends, the Government Medical College and Hospital’s (GMCH) medicine department is facing an acute shortage of beds for non-Covid patients. This is despite the tertiary…

India reports 70 lakh burn injuries annually with 1.4 lakh mortality rate, says Harsh Vardhan, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: India has at least 70 lakh cases of burn injuries annually with a mortality rate as high as 1.4 lakh per year with additional 2.4 lakh patients who…

‘Private hospitals must issue death certificate if patient dies in transit’, Health News, ET HealthWorld

KOLKATA: The Bengal government on Friday said doctors at ICU facilities in private hospitals will have to issue a death certificate even if the patient is discharged and dies before…

Resident doctors in RML Hospital want Covishield, expresses ‘bit apprehension’ about Covaxin, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) of the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here on Saturday requested the medical superintendent to vaccinate them with Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield. In a…

2 hospitals prepare for PM Modi’s interaction with vaccinated staff, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Coimbatore: Coimbatore Medical College Hospital and Government Headquarters Hospital, Pollachi, are getting ready for the proposed interaction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with healthcare workers during the rollout of the…

PMCH, NMCH and AIIMS-Patna get ready for Covid vaccination drive, Health News, ET HealthWorld

PATNA: With the arrival of the much-awaited consignment of vaccines against the pandemic Covid 19, the three important hospitals in the state capital designated as vaccination centres completed their preparations…

No overall shortage of oxygen in hospitals for Covid-19 patients, UK health minister says, Health News, ET HealthWorld

LONDON – There is no national shortage of oxygen to treat Covid-19 patients, British health minister Matt Hancock said on Tuesday, but some patients had to go different hospitals when…

15 centres in Patna to administer Covid-19 vaccines on January 16, Health News, ET HealthWorld

PATNA: The district health authorities have identified 15 health facilities in Patna to administer Covid-19 vaccines on January 16. The department has also identified the beneficiaries in the first phase.…

City vaccination will start with 89 booths at govt & private hospitals, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Vaccination against Covid-19 will start in the capital on January 16 at only 89 booths located in 40 government and 49 private hospitals. Among the 51 lakh shortlisted…

Pandemic hits kids’ care too, doctors advise prompt action, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Every year, AIIMS registers 500 new children with chronic respiratory problems. Last year, from March to November, not a single such patient was registered. Further, two to three…