More than 38,000 doctors volunteer to join fight against COVID-19
On March 25, the government had made an appeal to doctors, including the retired ones, to come forward and join the efforts to fight the pandemic. "38,162 volunteer doctors, including retired government, Armed Forces Medical Services, public sector undertaking or private doctors have signed up with the government to battle COVID-19 pandemic," an official said.
Lakhs of volunteers step up for fight against Coronavirus
The government is also working on training modules as it plans to engage medical st...
Rahul Gandhi meets migrants in Delhi's Sukhdev Vihar, facilitates travel of 25 workers
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on May 16 interacted with...
Dharavi's journey to becoming Mumbai s COVID-19 hotspot
It has just been 43 days since the city's most congested ward detected its first case at Dr Baliga Nagar on April 1, setting the alarm bells ringing for the city's administration. The progression was, however, slow in the area and it took a little over a fortnight for Dharavi to add 100 cases to its tally and by May 3, it crossed the 500 mark.
Rajasthan urges private hospitals to volunteer for services
Many private hospitals in Jaipur and other cities of Rajasthan have also agreed to offer their facilities to the government on short notice.
In new avatar, judges take calls, facilitate services in J&K & Ladakh
They are facilitating a host of services -- providing food and shelter to migrant labour, ensuring supply of medicines to the elderly, arranging doctors-on-call for medical advice and encouraging children to remain busy in extra-curricular activities, among other services.
Institute of Cost Accountants volunteer services to ICMR
Private labs, which had termed the Rs 4,500 cap as being on the ‘moderate side’, objected to the order as there was no clarity regarding reimbursement for the free tests.
COVID-19: Govt forms database of healthcare professionals, volunteers to manage human resource
The database can be accessed to utilise the services of volunteers for various activities.
Government looks for volunteer doctors to fight Covid-19 outbreak
In a statement posted on Niti Aayog's website on Wednesday, the government appealed to retired government, Armed Forces Medical Services, public sector undertaking or a private doctor to come forward and join the efforts of the government to fight the deadly virus.
Glad to be helping: Syrian film-maker volunteers as hospital cleaner in London
The 32-year old refugee has lived in London for four years.
Stories of extraordinary kindness at the times of unprecedented Covid-19 crises
Since the lockdown brought all activities to a halt, there have been several horror stories of people struggling to find even a morsel of food. But, people have come together in the most extraordinary ways to go the extra mile and lend a hand. Across the country, instances abound of people trying to do what they can to help.
Techies doubling up as volunteers use Swiggy model to reach lakhs of meals to Bengaluru's labourers
Dasoha, the ambitious project of the labour department, has provided food for more than 10 lakh homeless or stranded labourers over the last seven days, Karnataka labour minister said.
Why are there almost no memorials to the Flu of 1918?
The flu ravaged civilization for nearly three agonizing years, on a scale that had not been seen since the bubonic plague wiped out at least one-third of Europe’s population in the late Middle Ages. But soon after the slaughter ended, and for decades after, the pandemic somehow vanished from the public imagination. With rare exceptions, it didn’t crop up in novels, paintings, plays or movies.
New covid-19 cases drop in Kerala; Kasargod reports no new case on Wednesday
The Chief Minister also announced that nine new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the State taking the total count in Kerala to 112. Six cases were tested negative. Of the new cases, three from Ernakulam district, two each from Palakkad and Pathanamthitta districts, and one each from Idukki and Kozhikode districts.
Oxford university begins enrolling over 500 volunteers for coronavirus vaccine trial
The researchers, working in an “unprecedented” vaccine development effort to prevent COVID-19, said they have started screening healthy volunteers (aged 18-55) from Friday for their upcoming trial in the Thames Valley Region of England. The vaccine based on an adenovirus vaccine vector and the SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19 spike protein is already in production.
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