Odisha Primary Healthcare in Bad Shape: People’s Health Assembly

National Health Assembly on 22-23 September Bhubaneswar: A State-level ‘People’s Health Assembly’ was conducted here on Sunday which was organised by the Jana Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), part of the Global Health Assembly. Speakers at the meeting stressed the need for a comprehensive health policy which will guarantee healthcare for all. Joint convenor of Jana Swasthya Abhiyan, […]

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848 Ganjam Pregnant Affected by HIV

Bhubaneswar: In spite of several programmes initiated by the Government, including the Targeted Interventions (TIs) to control HIV/AIDS, there is a rising trend in HIV affected patients in Ganjam, which is most populous district in the State. While the number is decreasing slowly in the country, which registers 2.39 million cases so far, the rise […]

Under-5 Mortality Rate in Rayagada Alarming: IIASA

Bhubaneswar: According to a recent study by Austria-based non-profit International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), almost half of the districts in India are not on track to reduce the mortality rates of newborns and meet the target set under the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. In Odisha’s Rayagada the under 5 mortality rate is 141.7, one among the […]

Man Carries Kin’s Body on Cycle From Hospital in Boudh

Bhubaneswar: Two years ago the curious case of Dana Majhi, the kalahandi poor tribal who walked 10 km carrying the body of his wife on his shoulders, made headlines worldwide. It was expected the Odisha Government would take necessary measures to assure no further occurrence of Dana Majhi cases. However the Dana Majhi horror revisited again. In Boudh a poor old fellow […]

App and Info Kiosk on Sambalpur Hospital

Sambalpur: A mobile App and information kiosk were launched in Sambalpur today to provide information about availability of services and doctors at the stare run Sambalpur District Headquarter Hospital (DHH) here. Sambalpur District Collector Samarth Verma launched the mobile application and inaugurated the information kiosk, which is located on the premises of the DHH. The App and the kiosk have been […]

1st Convocation Ceremony of Masters in Emergency Medicine at AMRI Hospitals

Bhubaneswar, July 10, 2018: Initiative of Institute of Emergency Medicine, AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar & George Washington University, USA AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar awarded Master of Emergency Medicine (MEM) to the 5 students in its first batch 10th July 2018 at the 1st Convocation Ceremony held at AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar. The Convocation Ceremony was attended by Mr […]

Odisha to Establish 20 Hospitals Under PPP Mode

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, June 22, 2018: To bring about a significant change in the healthcare sector in Odisha and make it people-oriented, the state government has decided to set up 20 hospitals on Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode. A decision to this effect has been taken by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The proposed hospitals would […]