30,000 health workers to save girl child in Haryana

Over 30,000 health workers in Haryana Friday took a pledge to save the girl child. The pledge was taken across the state at the same time, an official said here.

New York doctor with Ebola improves, nurse reunited with dog

  A New York doctor with Ebola, whose case triggered a national debate over mandatory quarantines for health workers returning from West Africa, was upgraded to stable condition on Saturday after nine days of treatment.

US modifies Ebola guidelines after quarantine uproar

US health authorities on Monday issued new guidelines for health workers returning from Ebola-hit nations after a firestorm of criticism over state quarantine restrictions, including from the UN chief.

WHO ensures `best care` for Ebola affected health workers

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday ensured that it will provide best care to its Ebola-affected health workers in Sierra Leone as possible, including the option of medical evacuation to another care facility if necessary.

Battling maternal deaths, Assam upgrades health workers` skills

Assam, which has the highest maternal mortality rate in country at 390 per 1,000 live births, also faces a serious crunch of doctors.

Docs, nurses fail to follow swine flu preventive methods: Study

Doctors and nurses themselves largely fail to practise simple methods which they instruct their patients to prevent the spread of swine flu, a study has said.

Pakistan health workers linked to CIA scheme fired

17 health workers have been fired for allegedly
participating in a CIA scheme to confirm the presence of Osama.

‘Bihar govt to employ 1 lakh health workers’

Apart from appointing the doctors, the government would
recruit about 55,000 paramedic staff, 35,000 nurses and
10,000 swasthya mitras.

UP govt cancels entrance examination for basic health workers

The Uttar Pradesh government has
cancelled the basic health worker entrance examination due to
alleged irregularities.

S African court stops health workers from striking

Health workers are considered essential employees and not allowed to strike.

Five health workers kidnapped in Afghanistan

Gunmen kidnapped five Health Ministry employees in the volatile Kandahar.

Door-to-door survey on fever: The Hindu

For the first time in the State, a massive epidemiological exercise to map fever cases in six districts will be taken up by the Health Department.