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GPT Healthcare sets up hospital in Agartala


October 1st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 1 (IANS) Kolkata-based GPT Healthcare Private Limited (GHPL) has set up a 205-bed multi-speciality hospital here in Tripura, the company said Saturday.Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will Sunday inaugurate ... Read more...

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Auditor slams Lok Nayak Hospital for wastage


September 5th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Delhi government's Lok Nayak hospital carried out "wasteful expenditure" totalling Rs.14.88 lakh, apart from Rs.75 lakh lost due to unused surgical instruments, according to the ... Read more...

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200 faculty posts vacant at AIIMS, admits Azad


August 30th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 200 faculty posts are lying vacant at the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) that serves an estimated 8,000 patients ... Read more...

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Two Sri Lankan families swap livers for transplant


June 7th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) In a unique life saving deal, two Sri Lankan families swapped the livers of two of their members at a hospital here for transplantation, officials said ... Read more...

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First batch of evacuees from Libya to reach India midnight


February 26th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The first batch of Indians evacuated from the strife-torn north African nation of Libya will land here close to midnight Saturday, an Air India official said. "The ... Read more...

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India sends planes, ships to evacuate nationals from Libya (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) India has begun evacuating its citizens early Saturday from violence-stricken Libya, sending two Air India planes to its capital Tripoli while three Indian Navy ships set sail ... Read more...

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Staff strike hits Chandigarh medical institute


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 3 (IANS) Health services, including surgeries, at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) were hit by a three-day strike launched by operation theatres' technical staff here Thursday, ... Read more...

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India’s life-saving gift gathers dust in Nepal


November 9th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) A gift from the Indian government that cost NRS 149 crore and could have saved thousands of lives in Nepal has been gathering dust for two ... Read more...

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Rampant sexual harassment of female doctors in Karachi by male staffers


November 6th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 06 (ANI): Female doctors in Karachi have revealed that male paramedical staffers at Civil Hospital Karachi are harassing them, and it is causing serious mental stress among them.The harassment is ... Read more...

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PM opens CWG sports injuries centre; stadia lockdown delayed (Evening Lead)


September 26th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday inaugurated a sports injuries centre for the Commonwealth Games. But there was another hiccup on the organisational front as the security ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates CWG sports injury centre at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital


September 26th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday inaugurated the 'Sports Injury Centre' at the Safdarjung Hospital here for the Commonwealth Games.The Rs.70-crore centre, equipped with the ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates CWG sports injury centre


September 26th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday inaugurated a state-of-the-art sports injury centre at Safdarjung Hospital here for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. The Rs.70-crore centre, equipped with the ... Read more...

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Rudeness at work leads to mistakes


July 7th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 07 (ANI): Rudeness at workplace leads to mistakes, according to a new study.Rhona Flin, Professor of Applied Psychology at the University of Aberdeen, says that if someone is rude to ... Read more...

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President to inaugurate Asia’s biggest private hospital Sunday


July 1st, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will Sunday inaugurate SevenHills Hospital, a 1,500 bed facility that claimes to be Asia's largest private multi-speciality medicare institution, a senior official said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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How Safe Are Our Hospitals? The Stark Reality


April 30th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla - CNS(CNS) Infection and communicable diseases form a large part of the health care burden in India, despite the ongoing progress made to combat and control life threatening ... Read more...

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Fire in Chandigarh public hospital, patients safe


March 26th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) Patients of a government multi-specialty hospital here had a miraculous escape Friday morning after a fire broke out in the trauma centre. There were no casualties, the hospital ... Read more...

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Trivitron forges joint venture to make medical equipment


March 25th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Mar 25 (IANS) City-based medical equipment manufacturer Trivitron Healthcare has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Italian ET Medical to manufacture cardio- vascular diagnostic equipment. Trivitron will hold 51 percent ... Read more...

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Patients suffer as Jammu medical college employees intensify strike


March 12th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
By DhritiJammu, Mar.12 (ANI): Health services continue to remain paralyzed in Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir, as a strike by government medical college employees, excluding doctors, demanding regularization of ... Read more...

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India needs 6,800 more hospitals, NRHM has many glitches: Survey (Lead)


February 25th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India needs over 6,800 more hospitals in rural areas to provide basic health facilities to people, the annual Economic Survey released Thursday said. The survey also said ... Read more...

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Survey finds major glitches in rural health programme


February 25th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's flagship health scheme - National Rural Health Mission - has done some good work but it needs to iron out many glitches, including those in allocation ... Read more...

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Indian firm to build eye centre in Addis Ababa


August 8th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian project development firm Overseas Infrastructure Alliance (OIA), involved in diverse projects in Africa's second-most populous nation, will build an eye care centre in the ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor performs 24 knee replacement surgeries in a day


March 26th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A team of medicos led by Delhi-based Ashok Rajgopal claimed to have set a new record by performing 24 knee replacement surgeries in a day, an official ... Read more...

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Staff of Chandigarh’s PGI threaten strike from Feb 23


February 17th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Patients visiting the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here for treatment could face tough times ahead as non-medical employees of the premiere institute plan ... Read more...

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Rs.9 bn modernisation plan for Ahmedabad Civil Hospital


November 12th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) The Ahmedabad-based Civil Hospital, the biggest state-run hospital in Gujarat, will be modernised at a cost of Rs.9.11 billion (Rs.911.68 crore), Chief Minister Narendra Modi announced here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Soon, robot assistants that will operate according to surgeons gaze


September 25th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Robot assistant that work according to a surgeons gaze will soon replace human assistants in operation theatres, thanks to the new eye-tracking technology that can easily tell ... Read more...

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Multi-specialty hospital to come up in southern Assam


September 2nd, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar, Sep 2 (IANS) The Shankaracharya Trust will set up a 450-bed multi-specialty hospital at Silchar, southern Assam's main commercial city, to provide world-class healthcare services to the people in the northeast, ... Read more...

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Foundation laid for multi-speciality hospital in Tripura


July 4th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 4 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Friday laid the foundation stone for the 200-bed multi-speciality hospital, to be built and operated by Kolkata-based GPT Healthcare Private Limited (GHPL). The ... Read more...

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