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MKU: New-look health centre begins functioning on Monday

The health centre of Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU), which was renovated at a cost of Rs 2.5crore, is expected to start functioning in a full-fledged manner from Monday.

Vizianagaram govt hospital set to be upgraded to medical college

As part of AP government’s mission to establish one government medical college in each of the state’s 13 districts, the health department is gearing up to set up one in Vizianagaram district soon.

Trichy: Free Sunday health checkup now available at Ramalinga Nagar park

Overwhelmed by the patronage shown by the local people towards the free Sunday health camps being organized through private hospitals at three public parks here, the city corporation has extended the initiative to South Ramalinga Nagar park near Vayalur Road.

Chandigarh: PGI gets India’s first sci-fi hospital

A crashed Martian’s best hope is to land at the PGI’s new 334-bedded futuristic hospital that has jumped out of the science fiction world of Star Trek and its 23rd-century Dr McCoy.

Jaipur: SMS hospital to provide more ICU facilities for swine flu patients

Facing acute shortage of ICU facilities for swine flu patients, SMS Hospital has roped in Infectious Disease Hospital for treatment of the patients needing hospitalisation.

Maharashtra to recruit Unani graduates to provide primary healthcare

As part of Ayushman Bharat, over 1.5 lakh health and wellness centre are estimated to come up in the country.

India’s largest cancer institute begins recruitment for 2705 posts

Around 2705 posts have been created at India’s largest cancer institute – National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the recruitment process for the same also commenced on Sunday.

Odisha CM lays foundation stone for Tata's state-of-the-art Cancer Treatment Hospital and Research Centre

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday laid foundation stone of Odisha Cancer Treatment Hospital and Research Centre (OCHRC) at Ratagarh in Baranga Tehsil in Cuttack district. The centre will be bench marked to the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Blackstone likely to assist Ranjan Pai acquire Medanta

Blackstone, the private equity fund, may invest about Rs 3,200 crore in a deal that is likely to cost Rs 6,000 crore.

US charity opens cancer ward for children in Gaza

A U.S.charity has inaugurated the first children's cancer department in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

Nagpur: Central team inspects VRDL site at GMCH

A two-member team from department of Health and Research of Central Government visited the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Monday and conducted inspectionof space and infrastructure for Viral Research and Diagnostic Lab (VRDL) proposed to be established in the premises.

‘Blending various systems of medicine need of the hour’

While corporate hospitals have been setting up medicities or opening ayurveda wings to mint money in the name of medical tourism, biohospitals essentially blended modern and other systems of medicine, said eminent cardiologist Dr K M Cherian.

MMC wants corporate hospitals in its ambit

The Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has decided to seek an amendment to the MMC Act of 1965, to bring the burgeoning private healthcare sector with its growing number of corporate hospitals under its ambit.

UP government planning panel to monitor hospital fee: MLA

The UP government is exploring the possibility of setting up a regulatory body to keep in check rates charged by private hospitals for treatment.

Jaipur: SMS hosp begins supplying medicines at patient’s bedside

Sawai Man Singh (SMS) hospital has started supply of medicines to patients and diagnostic test at their bedside, a facility which was not available earlier.

Gaya now gets 176-bed super specialty hospital

The ambitious Rs 200 crore project foundation stone was formally laid by PM Narendra Modi during his Bihar visit on 17 February.

Trichy: Medical centre opened at BDU

A medical centre with modern facilities was inaugurated on the main campus of Bharathidasan University on Monday.

Indore: Govt hospitals will get more doctors, says minister Sadho

Culture and medical education minister Dr Vijaylaxmi Sadho on Tuesday said that ‘health’ of Madhya Pradesh was in bad condition (during BJP’s regime) and Congress will improve it as promised in party’s Vachan Patra.

Nagpur: 6 memory clinics start in divn, 800 screened

The statewide initiative of starting memory clinics in government hospitals in all districts to treat patients of Alzheimer’s and dementia is proving beneficial.

Gandhinagar, Sola: Deputy CM promises stars, but hospitals bite dust

Patel says Sola, G’nagar hospitals to be super-speciality facilities, but in reality they lack even basic amenities