Health

Vedanta organizes Mega Cataract Surgery Camp in Lanjigarh

Vedanta organizes Mega Cataract Surgery Camp

Kalahandi: Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh, India’s premier producer of metallurgical grade alumina, organized a mega cataract surgery camp on 23rd February for the patients residing in the vicinity of the alumina refinery. The camp was organized by Vedanta Hospital at Lanjigarh, in association with Mahanadi Netra Chikitsalaya, Sonepur, adhering to the …

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‘Rehabscape’ rehabilitation clinic opens in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the increasing need for complete therapy and hearing solutions for special children as well as elderly in the state, a unique one-stop rehabilitation centre ‘Rehabscape’ clinic has today been inaugurated at Tankapani Road, Bhubaneswar. State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Odisha, Mrs. Sulochana Das formally inaugurated …

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Tata Steel BSL dedicates mobile health care unit in Keonjhar

Tata Steel BSL dedicates a mobile health care unit

Gandalpada: Tata Steel BSL has dedicated a mobile primary health care unit in  Gandalpada village under Guali panchayat in Joda Block of Keonjhar District of Odisha. Smt Padmabati Naik, Sarpanch, Guali Panchayat, Smt Bimala Naik, Panchayat Samiti Member of the Panchayat formally flagged it off the unit.  The village leader …

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Early detection and treatment key to battling cancer: Experts

Bhubaneswar: Early detection and treatment is the key to deal with cancer, eminent experts said at the World Cancer Day celebration organised at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, the faculty of medicine of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) here, on Thursday. Evolving technology has made it easier to …

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Odisha commits to eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases

Bhubaneswar: World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Day, which is being observed today across India, is a key moment in the fight against NTDs, a group of preventable diseases include Lymphatic Filariasis (Hathipaon), Visceral Leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar), leprosy (Kusht-Rog), dengue, chikungunya, snakebite, rabies etc.that are responsible for killing and disabling millions of …

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COVID-19 vaccination begins at Vedanta’s Lanjigarh Unit

COVID-19 Vaccination begins at Vedanta’s Lanjigarh

Lanjigarh: Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh, the premier producer of metallurgical grade alumina in India, has started the COVID Vaccination Program for its medical personnel and healthcare staff on 23rd January 2021. Organised in partnership with the Community Health Centre, Biswanathpur, about a hundred personnel from Vedanta’s Health team at Lanjigarh will …

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Paediatrician Pradeep Dey joins SUM Ultimate Medicare

pediatrician Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dey

Bhubaneswar: Eminent pediatrician Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dey has joined the SUM Ultimate Medicare here as a senior consultant. An alumnus of the V.S.S. Medical College at Burla, Dr. Dey had completed his post-graduate studies in Pediatrics from the Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi, and worked as a Senior Resident in AIIMS …

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Immunization against Covid-19 continuing in full swing at SUM

Covid vaccine drive in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The vaccination drive against Covid-19 at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here has been continuing in full swing with the inoculation team achieving 100 per cent target since the launching of the vaccine on January 16. Covaxin, the vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech with National Institute …

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SUM Ultimate medicare emerges as centre for arrhythmia treatment

Bhubaneswar: Arrhythmia, the problem of heart’s rhythm, can now be treated at the SUM Ultimate Medicare here, which has become the first corporate hospital in Odisha to provide dedicated electrophysiology laboratory with all modern equipment. Arrhythmia is a condition in which the heart beats with an irregular or abnormal rhythm. …

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Covid-19 vaccination begins at IMS and SUM Hospital

COVID-19 VACCINATION BEGINS

Bhubaneswar: An air of happiness and relief prevailed at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medicine of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), here on Saturday where the inoculation campaign of Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin was launched with SOA’s Vice-Chancellor and eminent neurosurgeon Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Kumar Mahapatra receiving …

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