Articles tagged under: Healthcare

Gujarat govt. recovered Rs. 21.85 crore bond money in 2 years from doctors who failed to serve in rural areas

July 03, 2019
Gujarat govt. recovered Rs. 21.85 crore bond money in 2 years from doctors who failed to serve in rural areas

Gandhinagar: In a reply in the assembly the Gujarat government today said that only some students appear to serve rural area after completion of medical education and internship while others defy the bond they had signed. There's a rule for serving in rural areas for 3 years after completing MBBS education and internship for medical students. The students have to sign bond to commit that they shall serve in rural areas for three years. The government in its reply said it has recovered Rs...Read More

Heart for transplant reaches hospital in Ahmedabad from Airport in just 22 minutes

June 20, 2019
Heart for transplant reaches hospital in Ahmedabad from Airport in just 22 minutes

Ahmedabad: The heart of a dead person in Rajkot city was brought by air here and was taken to a private hospital from the airport for transplant through a green corridor in just 22 minutes this morning. The heart was transplanted to a critically ill 35 year old person admitted in the hospital in the city. A police officer of the traffic wing associated with the green corridor creation said that the heart reached the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here at 0713a...Read More

Doctors in Gujarat join nationwide strike call over attacks in West Bengal: OPDs affected

June 17, 2019
Doctors in Gujarat join nationwide strike call over attacks in West Bengal: OPDs affected

Ahmedabad: Thousands of doctors across Gujarat are on strike against the attacks on doctors in West Bengal. The doctors said they have excluded emergency services from the strike call. Doctors on strike in Vadodara based government run SSG hospital staged protest with artificially created injury marks on their face in order to make awareness on the issue. The doctors said, each casualty department had one doctor on duty today. However all OPD centres were affected by strike.The nationwide strike...Read More

Nitin appeals State doctors to withdraw their June 17 strike call

June 15, 2019
Nitin appeals State doctors to withdraw their June 17 strike call

Gandhinagar: Health minister Nitin Patel today appealed State doctors to withdraw their strike call on June 17 for the good of patients. The doctors in Gujarat have given strike call protesting against attacks on doctors in West Bengal. Patel in his appeal message asked doctors to give cooperation and withdraw the strike call. He said the concern of doctors in Gujarat regarding attacks in West Bengal will be communicated to the Centre and the government of West Bengal. He said Gujarat...Read More

NEET qualifiers can apply for medical and other seats in Gujarat between June 17 to 23 – DyCM Nitin Patel

June 14, 2019
NEET qualifiers can apply for medical and other seats in Gujarat between June 17 to 23 – DyCM Nitin Patel

Gandhinagar: The NEET qualifiers in Gujarat would be able to get required PIN numbers between June 17 to 23 to apply online for admission in Medical, Dental, Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Naturopathy courses this year. Deputy CM cum Medical Education Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel today informed this. He said that the state government has authorized Axis bank for issuing PIN to qualifiers. He said that despite being a private sector bank it has far and wide reach with branches everyw...Read More

Son of soil AM Naik’s trust to set up hospital in Navsari

June 01, 2019
Son of soil AM Naik’s trust to set up hospital in Navsari

Mumbai: Nirali Memorial Medical Trust (NMMT), established by Larsen and Toubro Group Chairman A M Naik, Saturday announced investment of Rs 150 crore to set up a specialty hospital in Gujarat's Navsari. It has tied up with Apollo Hospitals Group, which will operate and manage the 300-bed facility. "It will come up in early 2021. Investment details are being worked out but it should be Rs 150 crore," Naik told PTI on the sidelines of an event. Last year NMMT joined hands with the Tat...Read More

Number of seats in Gujarat medical colleges to increase by 35 for implementation of 10% EWS quota – Nitin Patel

May 29, 2019
Number of seats in Gujarat medical colleges to increase by 35 for implementation of 10% EWS quota – Nitin Patel

Gandhiangar: Number of seats in medical colleges of Gujarat would be increased by 35 ie from existing 150 to 185 even as the state cabinet has approved the decision to implement 10% EWS quota in them. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today informed this. He said that to implement the 10% EWS quota without affecting other reservation beneficiaries, number of seats in the medical colleges would be increased. Due to this the existence number of seats reserved for OBC, SC ...Read More

Sola, Surat to have new multi-specialty public hospitals; Gandhinagar civil, Vadodara SSG to be bettered

May 03, 2019

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat will build Rs 242 crore multistory super specialty hospital in 61,000 square meter area at Sola in Ahmedabad with facility of 550 beds. The Government will also build Rs. 352 crore new super specialty hospital in Surat with facility of 560 beds for which Rs. 120 crore aide has been received from the Central government. These details were shared by Health minister Nitin Patel today here. He said the government will make provision in upcoming budget f...Read More

Centre approves 300 more medical seats in Gujarat – 150 each in Visnagar and Nadiad

April 27, 2019
Centre approves 300 more medical seats in Gujarat – 150 each in Visnagar and Nadiad

Gandhinagar: The Centre has given approval to medical college in North Gujarat town Visnagar. This will be the first self financed medical college of North Gujarat. It will add 150 medical seats to total number of medical seats across Gujarat. With this, total number of medical seats in Gujarat is 4450. Sharing the details of this development, Deputy Cheif Minister Nitin Patel who is MLA from same Mahesana district said, the Centre has approved 150 MBBS seats of Nutan Medical College and Res...Read More

Awareness about epilepsy must, still 80% cases untreated: Padma Shri Dr Shah

March 28, 2019
Awareness about epilepsy must, still 80% cases untreated: Padma Shri Dr Shah

Ahmedabad:A Special Epilepsy Awareness Seminar was organised here which was among other also attended by world renowned young girl from Canada Ms Cassidy Megan, founder of International Purple Day movement, which is an initiative dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. During the seminar president of the Ahmedabad Chapter of the Indian Epilepsy Association and Director of Neurology Padma Shri Dr Sudhir Shah said that awareness about the medical aspects of the disea...Read More