Articles tagged under: Healthcare

NA permission to go online, AIIMS location to be decided on merit through challenge route: Rupani

June 10, 2018
NA permission to go online, AIIMS location to be decided on merit through challenge route: Rupani

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said that the State government will make the process of Non Agricultural permission (NA) online. Rupani was speaking about how technology can be used against corruption in a function of private TV channel in Rajkot today evening. Rupani gave example of how building plan permission process has been converted online. Rupani said the government wants to further strengthen the Anti Corruption Bureau. When asked about All India Institute o...Read More

Videos of doctor having sex with patients go viral in Vadodara

June 10, 2018

Vadodara: A doctor in Angadh village near Vadodara has closed his clinic and gone underground for last two months after his sex video clips with number of female patients went viral. Gotri road based doctor Pratik Joshi is Homeopathy doctor practicing in Allopathy. As many as dozen video of Pratik having sex with female patients in injection room of his clinic in Angadh village went viral in last two months. The doctor has closed his clinic and gone untraced. Suspecting that the ...Read More

Had to travel to Vadodara twice a week for dialysis, now available at Chhota Udepur itself: Ruksanaben tells PM Modi

June 08, 2018

Chhota Udepur: During his video conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to several beneficiaries of central government's schemes in health sector. One of them was Ruksanaben Anwarbhai Sheikh, a resident of Rangjufaliya near Kwant in tribal belt of Gujarat. Ruksanaben had to travel twice a week to Vadodara for kidney dialysis, boarding a train. However now she gets the facility at Chhota Udepur itself. District headquarters Chhota Udepur was lacking a facility of kidney dialysi...Read More

Health department inquiry team visit Adnai run G K hospital in Bhuj even as 111 children deaths confirmed this year

May 26, 2018
Health department inquiry team visit Adnai run G K hospital in Bhuj even as 111 children deaths confirmed this year

Bhuj: A 3 member inquiry team of the health department today visited Adani group (Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences) run G K General Hospital here where more than 100 children have died in the first five moths of this year. While the Adani group claimed that the children death rate has come down to 14% in the first five moths this year as compared to 19% pf 2015, 18% of 2016 and 21% of 2017, it has admitted that in all 111 children have died this year. A member ...Read More

Over 500 junior doctors of Ahmedabad civil hospital on flash strike again

May 25, 2018
Over 500 junior doctors of Ahmedabad civil hospital on flash strike again

Ahmedabad: Over 500 junior doctors of Civil Hospital in Asarwa area of Ahmedabad, which is one of the biggest medical facilities across Asia, went on flash strike again today. The junior doctors has also started a similar strike yesterday after a fight between a junior doctor and the relatives of a patient but the matter was somehow resolved and they resumed duty later. Today a junior doctor of Orthopedics department claimed that two motorcycle borne persons wearing helme...Read More

Gujarat government launches two ‘108’ boat ambulances

May 23, 2018
Gujarat government launches two ‘108’ boat ambulances

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government today launched two boat ambulances as part of its '108' emergency services network. According to a note issued by government, both boats will offer services for 24 hours. The boats will have one captain, three assisting staff and one trained emergency medical technician. Gujarat has 1600 km long coastline with presence of 3,27,706 fishermen. 1,40,327 of them are active fishermen using 35,150 boats. The boats are having all facilities like regul...Read More

Nipah Virus outbreak in South India: Gujarat govt. also issues alert, helpline Emergency number as precautionary measure

May 22, 2018
Nipah Virus outbreak in South India: Gujarat govt. also issues alert, helpline Emergency number as precautionary measure

Gandhinagar: Amid the outbreak of deadly Nipah virus in South Indian state of Kerala where it has claimed more than half a dozen lives in last few days, Gujarat government as a precautionary measure has also issued alert about it and a helpline number. A health department official today said that the number 9727723301 of the state nodal officer should be treated as emergency helpline number about any information or assistance regarding any suspected case of Nipah in the state. As a prec...Read More

Financial assistance for urgent treatment to accident victims to be implemented from tomorrow: Gujarat govt

May 17, 2018
Financial assistance for urgent treatment to accident victims to be implemented from tomorrow: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: The much appreciated announcement of financial assistance to road accident victims in Gujarat by the state government for medical treatment during first 48 hours, would be implemented from tomorrow. Dy CM Nitin Patel had made the announcement regarding financial assistance within the upper limit of Rs 50 thousand on May 9. A circular regarding its implementation from tomorrow has been issued by the government. Rates for various kind of treatments have...Read More

Gujarat Health Minister announces pilot project for health checkup of senior citizens at door step in Gandhinagar

May 16, 2018
Gujarat Health Minister announces pilot project for health checkup of senior citizens at door step in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced pilot project of health checkup/treatment of senior citizens at their door-step. The pilot project will be launched in Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation area. Senior citizens above 69-year age will be covered under this scheme. Those who wish to take benefit of the scheme will need to pay Rs 1,000 token fee annually and fill prescribed form. Under this project, a team of doctor, staff nurse and attendant will visit the senior citizens once in a...Read More

Gujarat govt to bear up to Rs 50,000 expense of treatment for a person injured in road accident during first 48 hours

May 09, 2018
Gujarat govt to bear up to Rs 50,000 expense of treatment for a person injured in road accident during first 48 hours

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced its decision to bear the expenses of medical treatment of persons injured in road accidents in first 48 hours in the limit of Rs 50,000 per injured person. Any person injured in road accident in Gujarat will get this relief for a treatment in nearest government, private or trust run hospital, whether he is transferred there through 108 emergency service or a private person. There will be no bar regarding age, income limit or type of treatm...Read More

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