Monday, Feb 06, 2023

Chandigarh Health Department


PGI to study Covid combination vaccine efficacy; ICMR gives nod

November 24, 2022 10:15 am

A total of 1,028 healthy unvaccinated volunteers who have not taken any Covid vaccine, will be considered for participation in this study.

Chandigarh: Yashpal Garg inspects wellness centres, finds staff negligent on duty

May 22, 2022 9:18 am

In HCW, Sector 23, an outsourced staff member was found sleeping on the bench, while one doctor and two interns were present here and the in charge senior medical officer was said to be on leave.

Health secretary holds status meeting, seeks update projects pending since years

February 21, 2022 6:03 pm

Here's a look at the status of various health projects that were announced and what the officials in the meeting told the Health Secretary about the same.

National Health Mission employees hold mass protest

August 24, 2021 5:51 am

According to Amit Kumar, general secretary, Chandigarh NHM Employees Union, the protest, which will continue till August 24, affected the Covid vaccination drive and OPD services due to unavailability of ANMS/LHVs.

Chandigarh's health disorder

July 09, 2018 8:40 am

Chandigarh hospitals are crumbling under the rush of patients coming from the neighbouring states. PGI, which is considered as north India’s premier medical hub, is the worst hit and bearing the maximum load.

Ban hookah bars in Chandigarh, says UT health department proposal

July 06, 2018 7:21 am

A senior health department official told Chandigarh Newsline on Thursday that the proposal was recently sent to the DM’s office, which has the authority to promulgate Section 144 CrPC to shut hookah bars.

Centre says no to UT health department's annual demand of Rs 54 crore

June 29, 2018 2:29 am

Services may be affected as health ministry decides to give Rs 25 crore.

Chandigarh health department: IMR 14, successful Measles Rubella campaign part of achievement list in 2017

December 29, 2017 5:14 am

According to health officials, IMR in the city has improved from 21 to 14 deaths per 1,000 live births according to the September report of the Sample Registration System. 

Prevent outbreak of vector-borne diseases: Health department begins house screening in slum areas

June 09, 2017 8:25 am

Field units of department are creating awareness about vector-borne diseases.

Chandigarh health department to screen residents for cancer, diabetes

May 05, 2016 3:36 am

The residents will be screened for non-communicable diseases like cervical and breast cancer, leprosy, skin problems and others.