Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

health workers


Britain to recruit health workers from Nepal to offset labour shortage

August 22, 2022 7:01 pm

Britain will launch a pilot phase of the recruitment that will begin with nurses, though no time frame was given.

Delhi govt relief covers select healthcare workers, HC questions approach

January 26, 2022 1:01 am

Advocate Gautam Narayan, representing the government, Tuesday apprised the court about the conditions in the policy.

These health care workers would rather get fired than get vaccinated

September 27, 2021 12:19 pm

The dispute is dividing hospitals, where most workers are vaccinated and want their colleagues to be. The nurses’ union supports the mandate but unions representing support workers, including nurses’ aides, orderlies, cafeteria workers and others, have opposed it. If many of those workers leave or are fired, their duties could fall to already taxed nurses.

Gujarat: 60% of insurance claims for health workers settled

August 21, 2021 7:43 pm

The insurance scheme covers health workers who lost their life due to Covid-19, and also accidental death of health workers on account of Covid-19 related duty, with Rs 50 lakh paid to the claimant of the insured person.

Vadodara health workers go door-to-door seeking family planning details

July 23, 2021 1:14 am

Armed with a survey form, the health workers are conducting a door-to-door survey, interviewing women of the household about family planning and contraceptives being used.

Thailand will give health workers a mix of Chinese and Western vaccines

July 13, 2021 10:24 am

Anutin Charnvirakul, Thailand’s health minister, said people vaccinated with one dose of Sinovac should be given the AstraZeneca shot as the second dose three to four weeks later. Those who have already received both shots of the Sinovac vaccine, he said, should receive a booster shot “right away.”

Delhi govt launches certificate course for health assistants, 1.5 lakh applications received so far

June 29, 2021 11:58 am

The course will include 500 trainees in the first batch, who will be equipped with information about life support, heart function, Covid-care, blood testing, sampling, first aid, home care etc.

UP: Four health workers held with 2,000 test kits

June 17, 2021 5:22 am

Police said the accused were ferrying the kits, used for conducting Covid-19 tests, in a car.

Celebrating birthday, braiding hair: Odisha workers' healing touch for Covid patients

June 06, 2021 7:55 pm

A video of the health workers' care for the Covid patients at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital at Berhampur in Odisha's Ganjam district has won hearts

A new ventilation belt to relieve health workers from sweating in PPE kits

May 20, 2021 2:38 pm

The ventilation system can be fastened around the waist like a simple belt over which the traditional PPE can be worn