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Government to open seven blood component separation units

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Bhubaneswar, 13/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Swarnaprava Nayak ) : The state has 14 blood component separation units including the private units to prepare components of blood for the optimal use of the scarce drug and avoid unnecessary transfusion. The state government will open seven more blood component separation units at Balasore, Baripada, Keonjhar, Koraput, Bargarh, Balangir and Rourkela. The ... Read More »

CM launches universal eye health programme

Bhubaneswar, 12/10/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty ) : Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched the universal eye health programme on the occasion of World Sight Day. “Odisha is the first state to in the country to have formulated an Universal Eye Health Programme. Vision centres equipped with appropriate eye care facilities will be established across the state ... Read More »

National Medical Students’ Action Council protest NEXT medical exam

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Bhubaneswar, 21.09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The National Medical Students’ Action Council on Thursday demanded immediate withdrawal of the Government of India’s decision to introduce the National Exit Test (NEXT) examination by making amendments to the Indian Medical Council (IMC) Act. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, National Medical Students’ Action Council Chairman Dr Shiv ... Read More »

CM inaugurates Baripada Medical College

Baripada/ Bhubaneswar , 06/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- ; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the fifth government-run medical college of the state named Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical and Hospital at Baripada in Mayurbhanj district onWednesday. Speaking on the occasion, the CM highlighted that the government has plans to make two more medical colleges functional in the next ... Read More »

CM dedicates SLN medical college and hospital to people


Koraput/Bhubaneswar, 04/09/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the long-awaited Saheed Laxman Nayak (SLN) Medical College and Hospital in Koraput on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said, “It is indeed a historical occasion for all of us. With this medical college and hospital, a long-cherished dream has become a reality. ... Read More »

Child media volunteers hold awareness drive on dengue, swine flu, malaria

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Bhubaneswar, 22/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : To sensitise the slum dwellers for maintaining hygiene establish a healthy environment in their locality to combat dengue, swine flu and malaria, an awareness drive  was organised under the banner  of  child  media club, youth facilitation centre, child club, centre for child and women development and national foundation for India ... Read More »

169 homoeopathic, 50 ayurvedic doctors to be appointed soon: CM

Bhubaneswar, 21/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Healthcare is a top priority of the State Government. Availability of doctors is the basic minimum requirement for providing quality healthcare services, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the induction programme of doctors held at Rabindra Mandap here on Monday. Stating that a total 150 posts of dental surgeons have ... Read More »

Ambulance drivers’ cease-work cripples healthcare in Bolangir

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Bolangir/Bhubaneswar, 21/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- :  Healthcare services was affected in many parts of Bolangir district on Monday as the ambulance drivers boycotted work over various demands including timely payment of salary. As a mark of protest, the agitating drivers parked seventeen ambulances in front of the district collector’s office for over an hour. On the ... Read More »

Spreading smiles to the under privileged children of Odisha

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Bhubaneswar, 18/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- Reaching out the poor & underprivileged sections of the society, Mission Smile (formerly operation smile) works in affiliation with Hi-Tech hospital in Odisha to eradicated congenital deformities viz cleft up & palalp. The centre is headed by Dr. Sangram Patra, who says that “Free Surgery, Medicine, fooding & transportation is provided to the individuals ... Read More »

Swine flu claims two lives in Odisha


Cuttack,/ Bhubaneswar , 11/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The deadly swine flu has killed two more people taking the death toll to six in Odisha. One person identified as Jalandhar Meher of Bargarh district succumbed to H1N1 virus while undergoing treatment at VIMSAR in Burla on Friday, Bijay Sahu, a resident of Tirtol area in Jagatsinghpur ... Read More »

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