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Punjab Health Department


Panchkula: Hospital inflated bill by 250%, alleges widower in complaint to DC, minister

June 15, 2021 10:54 pm

As per the complainant- a senior citizen who was admitted at the hospital with his wife for six days, the hospital charged an amount of Rs 4.23 lakh whereas the amount should not have exceeded Rs 1.68 lakh.

Amid vaccine hesitancy in Punjab, this Moga village is leading by example - 370 inoculated, 175 are 60+

April 16, 2021 5:49 am

In Saffuwala village in block Daroli Bhai of Moga, 370 of its residents (above 45 years of age) have already gotten vaccinated, including 175 aged 60 and above.

With 7-fold jump in daily Covid deaths, Punjab cause for ‘extreme concern’: Union ministry

April 07, 2021 9:21 am

As per the detailed data analysis released by the Centre, the average daily cases in Punjab have shot up from just 240 cases (February 10 to 16) to 2,793 cases (March 31 to April 6).

For third day in row, Punjab reports more than 2,000 cases

March 19, 2021 11:56 pm

Hoshiarpur reported maximum 416 cases, followed by Ludhiana (292), Patiala (287), Mohali (258), and Jalndhar (253).

With 38% of Punjab’s active Covid cases, Doaba under health department lens

March 19, 2021 11:18 pm

No masks or social distancing, late-night parties among factors, say officials.

Punjab: Plagued by dearth of doctors, state not in pink of health

March 20, 2019 9:55 pm

Though a few good beginnings have been made, despite the efforts of Health Minister Brahm Mohindra, an overhaul of health services in the state remain a distant dream.

Deputy commissioners start revoking ban on sale of syringes in Punjab

July 15, 2018 8:33 am

The letter says civil surgeons and drug controllers have already been directed to ensure compliance with the provisions and DCs may also monitor the implementation of the provisions.

Cancer patients plagued by long wait for little funds

March 14, 2014 12:49 pm

Even as Punjab continues its drive to combat cancer — a mega screening camp for the disease was launched in all districts on Saturday — patients continue to face a grim scenario due to delay in receiving funds and “under-valuation” of treatment cost.

‘Foul Chitti Bein behind cancer surge in Doaba’

April 19, 2011 4:09 am

Member of Punjab Pollution Control Board and environmentalist Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal has prepared a startling report about hundreds of cancer cases which have come to light after a survey in the villages located close to the highly polluted Chitti Bein in Doaba region.

Docs who said no to jobs will be counselled

March 26, 2011 4:27 am

Left with not much choice,the health department now plans to be a little flexible as far as places of postings are concerned.