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School of Tropical Medicine to conduct clinical trials of Covid vaccine in December

29 Nov 2020 7:31 PM GMT
Kolkata: The School of Tropical Medicine (STM), which has been declared as the centre of excellence by the state Health department will conduct the...

Health body asks Fleming Hosp to return `3L and Rs 1.20L in separate cases

25 Nov 2020 7:40 PM GMT
Kolkata: West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission (WBCERC) has asked two top private hospitals in the city — R Fleming and Desun to...

Covid vaccination: Listing of 6L health workers done

24 Nov 2020 7:34 PM GMT
Kolkata: State Health department has done an uphill task of listing the names of around 6 lakh front line health workers within a very short period of ...

Unregulated sale of sanitisers, masks increases health hazards

23 Nov 2020 7:09 PM GMT
Kolkata: Blame it on the centre's decision to keep masks and sanitisers out of the list of essential commodities, the unregulated sale of these items...

Health dept to conduct clinical trials of BCG in collaboration with ICMR

22 Nov 2020 7:39 PM GMT
Kolkata: The state Health department in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is set to conduct the clinical trial of BCG...

Calcutta National Med College & Hosp receives acclaim

21 Nov 2020 6:59 PM GMT
Kolkata: The Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital (CNMCH) has received an acclaim from the Centre for extending outstanding health care...

Centre's no check policy fleecing buyers on masks

17 Nov 2020 7:19 PM GMT
Kolkata: Blame it on Centre's apathy towards regulation of the price of masks—including the surgical ones, chain pharmacies as well as standalone...

SARS-CoV-2: Experts raise concern over effectiveness of vaccine

18 Oct 2020 6:35 PM GMT
Kolkata: At a time when the entire world pins hopes on a vaccine as it may emerge as the 'ultimate weapon' to fight COVID-19, a section of researchers ...

A warning bell

18 Oct 2020 7:00 AM GMT
The Covid curve doesn't seem to be flattening and with the onset of Durga Puja, there are enough reasons to worry about. Doctors warn of an imminent spike as healthcare workers are sceptical about large gatherings during Bengal's mega festival, writes Pradip Chatterjee

Desun Hosp charges patient Rs 1,15,478 for 19 hrs, regulatory body directs it to return over Rs 65K

25 Sep 2020 7:09 PM GMT
Kolkata: Desun Hospital in the city apparently appears to be in the 'business' of making money during the pandemic situation as it continues to charge ...

Students pursuing MBBS, BDS, Nursing may miss scholarships

18 Sep 2020 6:10 PM GMT
Kolkata: Students belonging to various minority communities who have been pursuing MBBS, BDS, Nursing, Ayush or Homeopathy courses under the West...

As 77,061 candidates appear for NEET today, state govt works out logistics

12 Sep 2020 6:50 PM GMT
Kolkata: The state government has taken elaborate arrangements to ensure that medical aspirants appearing the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test...
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