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Chandigarh Health Department


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.

Chandigarh health department to take MC’s help to stop breeding points

May 02, 2016 7:45 am

Dr Gaurav Aggarwal, anti-malaria officer of the UT health department, says that for the summer season, the department is already prepared to tackle the cases of malaria.

Health dept to launch fight against malaria next month

February 13, 2016 8:10 am

“We will make a concrete plan to eliminate malaria from the city by next year,” said Dr Gaurav Aggarwal, anti-malaria officer, UT Health Department.

City to get 6 new specialists,43 new doctors by July-end

July 23, 2013 3:09 am

By the end of this July,the city is expected to get more doctors,as the Chandigarh Health Department is conducting interviews and written tests to recruit more than six specialists and about 43 MBBS doctors,under the Centrally sponsored National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).