Campaign against Privatisation of Health and Education
30.01.19 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, JANUARY 30: Today, representatives of various people’s organisations and other medical doctors, public health experts, researchers, professors and other social activists from Punjab & Chandigarh and other parts of the country met to discuss recent move to privatize health and education in Punjab and ...

Punjab to hire psychiatrists at Drug De-addiction centres
16.07.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, JULY 16: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday issued a series of instructions to further strengthen his government’s anti-drug campaign, including hiring of retired government psychiatrists and employment/empanelment of full-time/part-time private psychiatrists to handle the increased inflow of patients at the Drug ...

Tertiary level treatment to sick children must be provided within stipulated time: Brahm Mohindra
25.06.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, JUNE 25: The Punjab Government has issued order to all Health Mobile Teams to ensure tertiary level treatment services to sick children within stipulated time as per guidelines set under the "Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram”.

Giving details here, Brahm Mohindra, Minister for Health & Family Welfare ...

Google can predict when you’ll die using AI
19.06.18 - TEAM PT

Google knows everything (or at least it feels that way), and now it can even tell you when you’ll die.

The tech giant has partnered up with Stanford University to help test a new computer system to predict the time-of-death of hospital patients.

What’s more staggering is ...

Notification of TB patients by hospitals is mandatory: Brahm Mohindra
27.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has issued the instructions to the private hospitals and all medical colleges to notify the patients suffering from TB to the health department to ensure the real time monitoring of the patient data.

Disclosing this here, Minister for Health and Family Welfare Brahm ...

National Health Protection Scheme: 10 crore families to get benefit from Oct 2
02.02.18 - TEAM PT

A day after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the world's largest government-funded healthcare programme in Union Budget 2018-19, finer details of the scheme have come in.
On Friday, NITI Aayog members spoke at length about the government’s new ambitious healthcare scheme which looks to cover 10 ...

Brahm Mohindra rolls out the vision document of the health & medical education department
11.01.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister today held a press conference to flag the notable achievements of the department within a time span of 10 months. The Minister also rolled out the vision document of Health and Medical Education Department. He ...

Woman dies after “200% safe” surgery worth Rs 43 lakh fails
08.01.18 - TEAM PT

A 60-year-old Thane resident, Mithula Bafna, spent Rs 43 lakh for his wife's treatment but lost her after a heart valve fell into her heart during a surgery at Hinduja hospital, Mumbai.

Bafna, in a complaint filed at the Maharashtra Medical Council, said that doctors had ...

Brahm Mohindra announces free chest X-ray facility for TB patients
29.12.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: In a bid to eliminate Tuberculosis from the State by 2025, the Punjab Government has launched the novel initiative of free X-Ray to diagnose suspected TB patients in all the government hospitals of the state. The State Government has in principle also decided to provide ...

32 Cataract surgeries conducted under torchlight, doctor suspended
26.12.17 - TEAM PT

At least 32 people in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao were operated for cataract at a government hospital under torchlight on Monday night, prompting authorities to transfer the district’s top health official and suspend a doctor for negligence and violation of norms.
The patients, from rural areas in ...

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