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Health

SOS Children’s Villages of India launches free ambulance service

Bhubaneswar: SOS Children’s Villages of India, the country’s largest childcare NGO dedicated to the welfare of the children who have lost or at the risk of losing parental care, has launched a free 24×7 ambulance service in the city, exclusively for Covid patients who require emergency admission in hospitals. The ambulance …

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98-year-old woman defeats Covid second wave at SUM Hospital

Covid second wave at SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the gloom caused by the second wave of Covid-19, a 98-year-old woman with co-morbidities has defeated the infection at the SUM Covid Hospital here spreading cheer all around. Annapurna Biswal of the Chandrashekharpur area was detected with Covid-19 on May 5 after which the family members rushed her …

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Odia Samaj starts Tele Health Programme to fight Covid-19

New Delhi: Odia Samaj, New Delhi, country’s leading non-profit socio-cultural think tank is launching “Odia Samaj Covid Care”,  an initiative to give relief to traumatized patients who are unable to access doctors. “Covid Care” will make it easy for patients to consult doctors and seek solutions for their medical issues. …

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JSPL providing oxygen to hospitals in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Reaffirming its principles of ‘People First’, the Naveen Jindal led steel manufacturing company Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has assured Angul District Administration to supply medical oxygen for treatment of COVID-19 affected persons. JSPL’s Executive Director and Angul Unit Head in a letter to Collector and District Magistrate …

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47 advanced ambulances dedicated to boost emergency healthcare service

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched 47 new advanced life support ambulances, of which 28 ALS ambulances will serve under 108 service, whereas 19 ALS ambulances will serve at different medical colleges and hospitals. All these ambulances are funded by different sources e.g. MPLAD, District Mineral Foundation …

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Mobile Medical Unit ensuring timely healthcare in Joda

Joda: In the tribal hamlets of Joda healthcare services still remain inaccessible. At Tata Steel Foundation (TSF), the health team has ensured that the deficit of medical treatment among rural communities is capped through the incessant call to duty by its ecosystem of Mobile Medical Unit (MMU). The primary health …

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OSL to distribute one lakh masks during 14-day ‘Mask Abhiyan’

OSL Chairman Mahima Mishra

Cuttack: In order to raise awareness among the people, Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL) has decided to distribute one lakh masks free of cost among the people. Humbly endorsing Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s clarion call for 14-day ‘Mask Abhiyan’, a move to keep COVID-19 pandemic at bay, Odisha based corporate house, …

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Webinar on World Health Day by AIIMS Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: World Health Day is celebrated on 7th April every year. The theme for 2021 was ‘Building a Fairer, Healthier world’. To mark the occasion of World Health Day 2021, the Dept of Community Medicine and Family Medicine (CMFM), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar organized a webinar …

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ICICI Foundation to donate dialysis machines in 3 Odisha districts

Rourkela/Brahmapur: ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth (ICICI Foundation), the CSR arm of the ICICI Group, announced that it will donate over 100 dialysis machines to enhance the healthcare infrastructure in the country. ICICI Foundation will provide these machines to various hospitals free-of-cost. This initiative is aimed at providing affordable treatment …

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