New Delhi: The contact tracing app for smartphones launched by the Government in early April now has a new version that will make it accessible to more people. The Aarogya Setu mobile application
MUMBAI: With the country already reeling under the Covid-19 pandemic, patients and consumers are now raising concerns over unethical practices like price gouging and selling of sub-standard quality
Anshita Khanna (name changed) has a three-month-old daughter. Despite living in Navi Mumbai, close to large corporate hospitals, Khanna has not been able to take her baby to the paediatrician for
Health activists in Rajasthan on Friday called for the resumption of immunisation services for children and antenatal care for pregnant women, which had come to a standstill last month following the enforcement
Jaipur: Jan Swasthya Abhiyan Rajasthan, an NGO working in the healthcare sector, has appealed to the government to immediately resume immunisation and ante-natal care (ANC) services at the village level
Shutting of immunisation services during the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak could trigger a resurgence of diseases that are preventable due to vaccines, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
Citing the need to take precautions against Covid-19 infection, several states have curtailed outreach services for immunization and maternal health services such as ante-natal check-ups. Public
कोरोना कोविड-19 वायरस पूरे विश्व में एक व्यापक संक्रामक महामारी का रूप ले चुका है। रोग की भयावहता और इसकी तेज गति के संक्रमण के कारण कई देशों ने अपने यहां पूर्ण लॉकडाउन कर दिया, यानी सभी काम रोक दिए गए और सभी व्यक्तियों को अपने घरों में रहने के लिए बाध्य कर किया गया। विश्व में पहली बार इस तरह की घटना हुई कि पूरा विश्व ही जैसे इस महामारी से बचाव के लिए रुक गया हो।
Around 50 labourers from Rajasthan's Dungarpur district are stuck in Delhi's Rohini area and Maharashtra's Nasik district. According to Jaipur-based social activist Chhaya Pachauli, who is associated
Earlier this month, Maitri Lakra, a 40-year-old from Delhi, was diagnosed with tongue cancer. The diagnosis had come after a long ordeal. Maitri is also HIV positive, and had been suffering from mouth ulcers for the last two years. They did not worry her initially because mouth
The Centre will coordinate with states to ensure that routine immunisation activities, ante-natal check-ups for pregnant women and other such essential medical services are not hampered during the nation-wide lockdown, a senior government official said on March 31, 2020. Lav Agarwal, joint secretary
As numbers of those affected by the novel coronavirus continue to surge across India, a tiny district in Rajasthan is assuming significant attention. With a population of approximately 24 lakh, Bhilwara, barely 250 kilometers away from the state’s capital Jaipur, has reported 25 cases and two deaths so far.
Mumbai: Even as the number of positive COVID-19 cases spikes, the nationwide lockdown has pushed India’s millions of migrant workers, the bulk of whom live in and around urban centres, into a state of extreme vulnerability and peril. Combined with the immediate loss of daily wages and lockdowns in major source
On 21 March 2020, a local Hindi newspaper, in Ajmer, Rajasthan, carried a report on 46 individuals who had been quarantined by the state health department. Not only did paper mention the names of local residents who had recently returned from a trip abroad, it even published their addresses.
New Delhi: Two days after people were seen clapping on balconies and roads in appreciation of those fighting COVID-19 from the frontlines, there reports of medical personnel, including doctors, and even Air India crew facing ostracisation in residential complexes. What’s more, the government’s move to paste
New Delhi: Two days after people were seen clapping on balconies and roads in appreciation of those fighting COVID-19 from the frontlines, there reports of medical personnel, including doctors
राजस्थान के श्रीगंगानगर में स्वास्थ्य विभाग के एक काम ने बहस छेड़ दी है। विभाग ने विदेशों से आए लोगों के घरों के आगे स्टीकर लगा दिए हैं और इसे सोशल साइट फेसबुक पर भी शेयर किया गया है। ये कोरोनावायरस संदिग्ध लोग हैं जो 14 दिन के लिए होम क्वेरेंटाइन (घर में अकेले) किए गए हैं।
New Delhi: Doctors in two Rajasthan cities are facing action for risking the lives of thousands of people as they treated patients for days at hospitals in Alwar and Bhiwadi after arriving
In the course of the government’s efforts to contain COVID-19 pandemic across different states in the country, an essential component of patients’ rights is being violated. On March 20, the
The ambitious goal of “Nirogi Rajasthan” set by the Congress government is unlikely to be met this year with the State budget for 2020-21, presented last week, making a negligible increase of 6.8% in the allocation for medical, health and family welfare. The massive
Article 21 of the Constitution guarantees protection of life and personal liberty to every citizen. Under the laws of this country, the State is obligated to maintain basic health services
New Delhi and Jaipur: The image of a tribal who carried the corpse of his dead wife for 12 km after a local government hospital refused him transport made headlines nationwide in 2016.
चित्तौड़गढ़| विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस पर गोष्ठी शनिवार सुबह 11 बजे पंचायत समिति सभागार में होगी। प्रयास सलाहकार सामुदायिक स्वास्थ्य वैज्ञानिक डाॅ. नरेंद्र गुप्ता ने बताया कि प्रयास सहित चिकित्सा एवं स्वास्थ्य विभाग, वरिष्ठ नागरिक मंच
JAIPUR: Jan Swasthya Abhiyan, an umbrella group of NGOs and activists working in the health sector, held a meeting in Jaipur on Tuesday to collectively take stock of
The announcements made in the health sector are grossly insufficient, said Dr Narendra Gupta, Rajasthan convener of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA). Reacting to the announcements made by the
Health activists in Rajasthan have expressed concern over the manufacturers of cigarette and other tobacco products getting the freedom to reduce the size of pictorial warning
JAIPUR: National Health Accounts 2014-15, released by the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Wednesday, showed that Rajasthan had among the lowest total health expenditure
It's too little, too late, thought Jivali Bai and her husband Ram Chandra Meena from Rajasthan’s Gyaspur village when they received Rs 30,000 in July this year as compensation under the
I am still guilty that I killed my wife. She was a very brave and a wise lady. Considering our financial status we both mutually decided that she will go for sterilisation. To save money she
JAIPUR: At a meeting of NGOs and civil society groups to mull over inputs for the state budget on Monday, Dr Narendra Gupta of Prayas spoke of the need to mobilize support against