News18 Evening Digest: Govt Revises Rates of Covid Medical Devices and Other Top Stories

News18 Evening Digest: Govt Revises Rates of Covid Medical Devices and Other Top Stories

Govt Revises Rates of Medical Devices Used for Covid Treatment to Make Them Affordable The government has capped the trade margin on five medical devices extensively used for treatment and prevention of COVID-19 — pulse oximeters, digital thermometers, blood pressure monitoring machines, nebulizers, and glucometer — with immediate effect. READ MORE Four Indigo, Spicejet Airlines … Read more

Govt Revises Rates of Medical Devices Used for Covid Treatment to Make Them Affordable

Premature to Conclude Health Complications Due to Coivid-19 Rising: Govt

The government has capped the trade margin on five medical devices extensively used for treatment and prevention of COVID-19 — pulse oximeters, digital thermometers, blood pressure monitoring machines, nebulizers, and glucometer — with immediate effect. With an aim to make the medical devices affordable during the evolving situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is felt … Read more

Kerala Transwoman’s Death Sparks Controversary, Kin Alleges Medical Negligence; Health Min Takes Cognizance

Ananyah Kumari Alex, 28, was found dead in her aparment in Kochi, Kerala

The death of activist, Kerala’s first transwoman radio jockey- 28-year-old Ananya Kumari has snowballed into a controversy after her family alleged medical negligence by Renai Medicity, where she underwent sex reassignment surgery. However, the hospital has refuted the allegations and absolved the team that carried out the surgery of any lapses. Reportedly, on Wednesday, members … Read more

39 Fully Vaccinated Students of Govt Medical College Hospital in Kerala Test Covid-19 Positive

Meghalaya DGP, Over 60 Prisoners of Nongpoh Jail Test Covid-19 Positive

When the cases started rising, the authorities conducted Covid tests for all students of that batch on July 17. The medical college, closed due to Covid-19 induced lockdown, was reopened on June 1 and the first batch of the students reported back to the campus on June 5. PTI Thrissur Last Updated:July 19, 2021, 23:36 … Read more

IMA Seeks Removal of One-week Posting Provision for Medical Interns in Ayush Medicine

Telemedicine Services Become Boon in Chhattisgarh's Naxal-affected Dantewada

The Indian Medical Association has sought removal of the provision of one-week elective posting of medical interns in AYUSH medicine from the draft regulation for Compulsory Rotating Internship, calling it “superfluous” and an attempt to initiate “mixopathy”. The National Medical Commission (NMC) came out with a draft regulation on internship that stated that a week’s … Read more

Sewa International raises USD30 million, airlifts medical equipment to India

Image Source : PTI Sewa International raises USD30 million, airlifts medical equipment to India An Indian-American non-profit body said it has raised more than USD 30 million towards its COVID-19 relief efforts in India and has airlifted a fresh lot of medical equipment to the country. Sewa International USA is procuring needed medical equipment like … Read more

News18 Daybreak | Mehul Choksi Gets Bail by Dominican Court on Medical Grounds, Jackie Chan Wants to Join Communist Party

Anitigua PM Had Issued Notices to Mehul Choksi in 2019 for 'Concealing Facts' to Gain Citizenship

After Reshuffle, Young Ministers Scindia, Bhupender Yadav, Sonowal Find Place in Crucial Cabinet Committees After the mega Cabinet reshuffle last week, the young ministers of the Narendra Modi government have got another big elevation through entries in the crucial Cabinet Committees, which were reconstituted on Monday. Environment and Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav has been included … Read more

Mehul Choksi granted interim bail on medical grounds by Dominica HC – Times of India

Mehul Choksi granted interim bail on medical grounds by Dominica HC - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Dominican high court on Monday granted interim bail to fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi on medical grounds. Choksi has been permitted to travel to Antigua and Barbados for treatment of his neurological condition. He has been granted bail until certified fit to travel. The high court granted a consent order by Choksi’s legal … Read more

Medical Body IMA Uttarakhand Urges Chief Minister Not To Allow Kanwar Yatra

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The yatra had been cancelled last year too due to the first wave of COVID-19. (File) Dehradun: The Indian Medical Association’s Uttarakhand chapter has written to Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami requesting him to cancel the Kanwar Yatra this year for public safety in view of a possible third wave of COVID-19. Drawing the Chief … Read more

Mumbai Resumes Vaccination Drive After 3 Days, Some Medical Centres Send People Back Due to Shortage

Mumbai Qualifies for 'Level 1' of Unlocking as Covid Cases Dip, But Curbs to Continue

The vaccination drive in Mumbai saw a sluggish start on Monday. The city’s BKC Jumbo vaccination centre witnessed a steady inflow of beneficiaries who were requested to return back as the centre, which has a capacity to inoculate 5,000 people every day, only had 100 doses left in stock and these doses were soon exhausted. … Read more

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