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ICU bed numbers must be doubled: Health Ministry 30 Apr, 2021, 06.48 AM IST. As per the ministry of health and family welfare statistics, India needs 162,000 ICU beds to meet hospitalisation requirements arising from 300,000 new coronavirus cases per day, but has only 81,094 such units. The Centre and states have been trying to increase ICU beds.
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(5 days ago) Keeping in view the huge spike this time, 378 doctors have been mobilised in 2021, against 294 doctors and health workers in 2020. These include 164 doctors in 2021 as against 132 doctors in 2020.
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(9 days ago) 8 hours ago · In February this year, the Egyptian Health and Population Ministry issued a list of potential side-effects from the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine-pain, redness, stiffness and itching at the area of
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(4 days ago) 2 hours ago · The study reminded us of what Dr. Brock Chisholm, the first Director-General of the World Health Organization had said in 1954 – “without mental health there can be no true physical health
pfizer vaccine: Sri Lanka approves Pfizer Covid vaccine
(4 days ago) 50 minutes ago · The island nation reported 1,914 new cases and 19 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to federal health data, and its total number of active cases is higher than any point since the pandemic began.
BioNTech: France widens Covid vaccine rollout to 16-17
(1 days ago) 1 day ago · The health ministry said this category of 16-17 year olds would be allowed to get the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine from Thursday onwards. Follow and connect with us on Twitter , Facebook , Linkedin
oxygen cylinders: Covid patients in home isolation can
(3 days ago) 2 days ago · In a notification issued by health department of the Delhi government on Thursday, district authorities have been directed to look after the issue of oxygen supply to the people in home isolation.
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(4 days ago) ICU bed numbers must be doubled: Health Ministry. As per the ministry of health and family welfare statistics, India needs 162,000 ICU beds to meet hospitalisation requirements arising from 300,000 new coronavirus cases per day, but has only 81,094 such units. The Centre and states have been trying to increase ICU beds.
UK health authorities elevate version of Indian COVID-19
(1 days ago) 23 hours ago · Health authorities in England on Friday elevated one subtype of the so-called Indian variant from under investigation to a Variant of Concern (VOC) following a rise in the number of cases in the UK and evidence of community transmission. The B.1.617.2, classified as a Variant Under Investigation (VUI) on April 28, is now known as VOC-21APR-02 after it was found to be at least as …
OPD patients: Pandemic concerns impacts treatment of Non
(1 days ago) 2 days ago · The survey found that of those patients who cancelled or postponed their treatment, 62% believed that their health condition has been negatively impacted, 82% have plans for returning to their
US assures India help to fight COVID-19 as Health Minister
(5 days ago) 1 hour ago · During a virtual meeting between US Health and Human Services (HSS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday, the two leaders noted that the India-US bilateral cooperation on COVID-19, which builds on a strong foundation, has been crucial not only for the health of our two countries, but critical to the global response as well.
Health minister Harsh Vardhan discusses India's COVID
(2 days ago) 15 hours ago · US Health and Human Services Secretary Becerra, in his conversation with Vardhan, reaffirmed the strong US support to India at this time of crisis, according to a readout of the call. India is experiencing a raging second wave of the pandemic, with over 400,000 coronavirus infections and over 3,000 deaths being reported daily for the last one week.
Food products with health additives see uptick in demand
(9 days ago) With Covid cases surging across the country, nutraceuticals or food products containing health-giving additives are witnessing a sharp uptick in demand and some companies are expecting up to fourfold growth in this financial year. “Overall demand for nutraceutical, supplement, and preventive wellness products from the top four metros has seen remarkable growth,” said Sanjaya Mariwala
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(3 days ago) Glenmark arm gets Russian health ministry nod for nasal spray Ryaltris 22 Feb, 2021, 11.52 AM IST. In Russia, allergic rhinitis affects 10-20 per cent of the population on average, with certain regions having a higher prevalence rate of 18-38 per cent.
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Strengthening health financing response in Covid-19
(4 days ago) Going forward, India must look inwards to finance health as excessive reliance on external financing is unsustainable. Inefficiency Private sector, the dominant provider of health services and large network of health infrastructure is unquestionably expected to play a larger Covid-19 role. Almost, 70% of health care is sought at private facilities.
Budget 2021: Neerja Birla feels mental health deserves a
(4 days ago) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday proposed Rs 2,23,846 crore budget outlay, a 137 per cent increase, for health and well-being for the financial year 2021-22, compared to Rs 94,452 crore in the current fiscal. In order to provide better access to medical care in the country, she also proposed Rs 35,000 crore outlay for Covid-19 vaccines for the next fiscal and announced the …
Should you port your health insurance policy
(Just Now) Delhi-based Ritesh Singh didn't like the reimbursement limits for different medical procedures in his existing health insurance policy. The 36-year-old then decided to port his existing health insurance policy to another/new health insurer. With the existing health insurance company, he had a 4-year-old policy with a sum insured of Rs 2.5 lakh, which included a cumulative bonus of Rs …