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Alberta asks federal government, Red Cross for field hospitals as

As COVID-19 instances soar in Alberta and hospital capability is stretched, the province has reached out to the federal authorities and the Canadian Red Cross for assist, CBC News has realized. A federal supply with direct information of the scenario says Alberta has requested the federal authorities and the Red Cross to produce field hospitals […]Read More

B.C. to hire health-care workers, ramp up flu vaccines to

B.C. has released details of how it plans to manage COVID-19 and influenza cases in the fall and winter months and prevent a combination of the two from straining the province’s health-care system. A key part of the strategy, announced on Wednesday by Premier John Horgan, Health Minister Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry involves reducing the usual demand […]Read More

Hospitals gear up to keep the virtual OPDs running even

New Delhi: With virtual consultations on the rise in India as a safe way of treating patients during Covid-19 times, doctors, hospitals and clinics are rethinking how technology can be used to meet healthcare needs, anticipating wider use of the digital route after the pandemic subsides. Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare and Manipal Hospitals are among […]Read More

It’s time country acknowledges that quality healthcare comes at a

ET Q&AIndia’s early response to the Covid-19 outbreak has helped the country manage the crisis well, said Suneeta Reddy, managing director of Apollo Hospitals. In an interview with ET’s Teena Thacker, she shares her view on the way forward till an approved vaccine is available, and the hospital chain’s expansion plan. Edited excerpts: What do […]Read More

Private hospitals agree to handover 50% of ICU beds to

HYDERABAD: The private hospitals in Telangana have on Thursday agreed to hand over 50% of ICU beds to the government to treat the patients at the government-prescribed tariffs, days after the government threatened to seize 50% of the private hospital ICU beds. This agreement was arrived at a meeting the Telangana health minister Etela Rajender […]Read More

Notices to two private hospitals in Bengaluru for not treating

BENGALURU: The Karnataka government, on Monday, issued a show-cause notice to two private hospitals in Bengaluru for refusing treatment to Covid-19 patients. In the notice issued to Apollo Speciality Hospitals and Vikram Hospital, the deputy commissioner of Bengaluru urban district, gave 24 hours time to hospital management to respond on why action should not be […]Read More

Remdesivir shortage in Maharashtra public hospitals

Mumbai: Public hospitals in Maharashtra, the state with the highest number of active Covid-19 cases, are facing a shortage of Remdesivir because the local authorities are yet to place orders for the experimental drug that was approved for sale in India 10 days ago. The bulk of the doses sold so far has gone to […]Read More

Indigenous people not surprised by reports of racist game in

Some Indigenous people say discrimination they’ve faced by doctors and nurses in British Columbia is so common that they weren’t surprised to hear about allegations of an emergency room “game” in which health-care staff guessed the intoxication levels of Indigenous patients. But the allegations are still triggering, they say. “It broke my heart. I wanted to scream and cry, [but] I wasn’t […]Read More

With India’s lockdown lifting, rising COVID-19 cases overwhelm hospitals |

In India, a punishing three-month-long lockdown may be coming to an end, but a relentless increase in coronavirus cases is crushing the health-care system of the world’s second most populous country. Outside New Delhi’s Lok Nayak hospital, Shubhneet Sethi was checking in on his mother and told a CBC News producer he’s appalled by the poor treatment she’s […]Read More