Tuesday, January 19, 2021

punjab health

Health Minister hands over appointment letters to 36 Medical Laboratory Technicians

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Health & Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu today handed over appointment letters to 36 medical laboratory technicians.
Disclosing more about this here today the Health Minister said that under the 'Ghar Ghar Rozgar' an employment scheme of Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh, out of the total 98 posts of medical lab technicians published, today appointment letters were given to 36 candidates. While the remaining selected candidates will be given appointment letters as soon as possible. 

Balbir Sidhu says, Centre must provide free COVID vaccine for all without any discrimination

CHANDIGARH: Under the visionary leadership of Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh, Punjab state has been very proactively in taking prompt decisions with regard to day-to-day management of COVID-19 pandemic and Centre Government should provide free of cost Corona vaccine to Punjab in a stipulated time. It was stated by Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu during a press conference held at Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh here today.

Fujifilm India donates modern digital X-Ray machines to Punjab health dept

CHANDIGARH: Giving impetus to the efforts of Punjab Health Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu to a robust health infrastructure of the state, the Fujifilm India Gurugram donated four modern Japanese X-Ray machines to the Health and Family Welfare Department of Punjab.

World AIDS Day: Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu presides over state level function in Ludhiana

LUDHIANA: To mark the World AIDS Day, a state-level function on the theme “Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility” was organised at Kingsville Resort here on Tuesday.

Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu honoured with Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Memorial award for fighting corona

CHANDIGARH; Punjab Health Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu, on Friday, was conferred with Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Memorial Award for leading the state health institutions to fight Corona pandemic by Baba Banda Singh Bahadur International Foundation's President and Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation (PSIDC) Chairman Mr. Krishan Kumar Bawa.

Balbir Sidhu hands over appointment letters to 50 staff nurses

CHANDIGARH:Health & Family Welfare Minister Punjab Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu today handed over the appointment letters to 50 staff nurses.

Farmers will never forgive sins of Badal family: Balbir Sidhu

CHANDIGARH: Taking on Badal family, Punjab Health & Family Welfare and Labour Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu today said that the Punjabis especially the farmers will never forgive the sins of this family who eager to remain in power at any cost.

Will take 1st shot of covid vaccine in Punjab, announces Capt Amarinder

CHANDIGARH: With the Covid vaccine in the final stages of operationalisation in India, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder on Wednesday announced that he will take the first shot of the vaccine in Punjab, once it is cleared by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Punjab Health Minister flags off 22 IEC awareness vans under Mission Fateh

CHANDIGARH: Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab Mr Balbir Singh Sidhu flagged off 22 IEC awareness vans under the Mission Fateh.Speaking at the occasion, Mr Sidhu said that these vans would visit in the urban and high-risk areas of Punjab to aware the public about Coronavirus and other diseases. COVID-19 tests will also be conducted during this campaign. These vans are equipped with Print material and Audio-Visual material.

Punjab is fully prepared to tackle the second wave of covid if it hits- Health advisor Dr KK Talwar

JALANDHAR:Advisor Health, Medical Education and Research Dr KK Talwar on Friday said that Punjab is fully prepared to beat the second wave of novel coronavirus if it hits state in the coming days.

2339 sportspersons, deprived of prize money during previous government, be given cash prizes soon; announces Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today announced that around twenty four hundred sportspersons, who were deprived of prize money during the tenure of the previous government, would be given cash prizes within next two months. And, the winners of national and international acclaim, who brought laurels between the year 2017 to till date will also be accorded with cash prizes.

Punjab Health Minister Launches Special Poster Depicting Importance of Wearing Mask to Fight COVID-19

CHANDIGARH: Health Minister Punjab Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu today launched a special poster depicting the importance of wearing mask to fight COVID-19. This noble cause has been initiated by ‘Sewa Sankalp Society’ through its Vice President High Court Lawyer Harpreet Sandhu under ‘Safety Awareness slogan drive’ to defeat COVID-19 with sole motive to spread” the awareness regarding safety measures within the citizens.

Rich tributes paid to S Bhagwan Singh father of Davinderjeet Singh Darshi

MOHALI: Rich tributes were paid to late Sardar Bhagwan Singh father of Senior journaliat Davinderjeet Singh Darshi today at Sardhanjli Samagam held at Gurdwara sri Angeetha Sahib, Phase 8 Mohali. S Bhagwan Singh (90) had passed away on October 13.

Excluding farmers from interest waiver scheme proves Modi government to be anti-farmer: Balbir Sidhu

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Health & Family Welfare and Labour Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said here today that the BJP led union government has once again exposed its anti-farmer face by excluding farmers' loans from its interest waiver scheme. He said that with this decision, there was not the slightest doubt left that Prime Minister Modi was playing the role of puppet of the corporate houses and continuously taking anti-farmer and anti-poor people decisions.

Punjab Health Minister Sidhu writes to all Diabetic & Hypertension patients of Punjab to adopt Covid-19 preventive measures

CHANDIGARH:To further spread awareness among all the diabetic & hypertension patients of Punjab to adopt preventive measures and scheduled their diet and exercise routine, the Health & Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu wrote letters to all such patients.

Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu lays the foundation stone of Rs. 13.40 crore Community Health Centre

CHANDIGARH: Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab S. Balbir Singh Sidhu here today laid the foundation stone of Community Health Centre at Sector-60, SAS Nagar. Accompanying him on this occasion was Member Lok Sabha Shri Manish Tewari. S. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that under the leadership of Capt. Amarinder Singh, development works in Punjab are in full swing, as part of which the foundation stone of the Community Health Centre has been laid today.

Punjab Health Minister discharged after Covid recovery

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu was on Wednesday discharged from a private hospital in Mohali after fully recovering from coronavirus, hospital authorities said.

Retiring doctors & Medical specialists in Punjab get 3- month extension /Re-employment amid covid crisis

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday gave its nod to grant three months Extension/Re-employment to Doctors and Medical Specialists w.e.f. October 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, in view of the Covid crisis.

Punjab Govt issues guidelines for opening of schools, coaching centers from Oct 15

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government today decided to open more activates in the areas outside the containment zones after 15.10.2020.No decision has yet been taken on opening of cinema halls and multiplexes.

Absurd statements of Sukhbir Badal is a conspiracy to sabotage 'Kisan Sangharsh': Balbir Sidhu

CHANDIGARH:  Terming Agri Bills as anti farmers, Punjab Health and Family Welfare and Labour Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu accused the SAD President Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal’s figment and absurd statements on Farm Bills, is indeed a game to sabotage the decisive farmers struggle to repeal these Bills.

Punjab Cabinet okays revision in fee structure in nursing colleges to boost medical education & infrastructural facilities

CHANDIGARH:To strengthen the medical education and infrastructural facilities at Government and Private medical colleges, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday gave the nod for revision of fee structure in various nursing courses with effect from academic session 2020-21.

COVID Spread Soon Be Under Control As Per the Current Trends: Balbir Singh Sidhu

PATIALA:Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said today that under the leadership of Chief Minister, Punjab Capt. Amarinder Singh, Punjab would soon be able to control the spread of COVID as per the prevailing trends. In the last few days, the recovery rate in the state is improving further, while the death rate has also come down, he added.

Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu launches three-day polio vaccination drive

CHANDIGARH: The Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu on Sunday launched the three-day Sub-national immunization day (SNID) drive by administering drops of oral polio vaccine (OPV) to children below five years at nearby Jujhar Nagar village. The state level program was organized by the Health and family welfare Department, Punjab.   

If SAD is genuinely farmers' sympathiser, then immediately dissolve ties with Modi government: Balbir Sidhu

CHANDIGARH:Accusing Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal to pursuing double standards over Union Government agriculture ordinances, Punjab Health Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that if you are genuinely sympathetic towards the interests of the farmers and Punjab then immediately break party's ties with the Modi government at the Center which was on the verge of destroying the farmers.

Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu makes an emotional appeal to people for Covid testing

JALANDHAR: A day after Punjab registered highest mortality rate in the country, Punjab health ministr Balbir Singh Sidhu today made an an emotional appeal to the people of Punjab to come forward and undergo Covid testing as delayed reporting by the patients to the hospitals is the cause of concern in this battle against the pandemic.

Punjab health minister warns people against AAP's oximeter game plan to promote community spread

CHANDIGARH: Trashing the AAP announcement on use of Oximeters in Punjab as a political gimmick, Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Tuesday warned of the massive potential of community spread of COVID due to repeat use of these Oximeters by multiple persons without proper sanitisation, which could be the possible game-plan of Arvind Kejriwal’s party.

Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu dedicates three new CHCs at a cost of Rs 16 crore

JALANDHAR:Amid rising number of COVID cases, Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Tuesday inaugurated three new Community Health Centres (CHCs) in Dada Colony, Basti Guzan and Khurla Kingra, established at a cost of Rs 16 crore.

Capt Amarinder asks Kejriwal to keep out of Punjab after he tells AAP workers to check oxygen of people in villages

Covid-19 testing rates of private labs reduced: Punjab Health Minister

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has reduced the rates of COVID-19 tests to facilitate the common people. Now even private labs would not be able to charge more than the rates fixed by the government.

Punjab see single day spike of 106 Covid deaths, Health Minister appeals not to delay testing

CHANDIGARH: Even as he appealed to the people not to risk their lives by delaying COVID testing,  Punjab Health & Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Wednesday asked the DGP to initiate stern action against anti-social elements spreading misinformation about testing and treatment of the disease.

Punjab Helath Minister slams SAD for endorsing Covid resolutions by some villages

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Monday slammed the Akalis for their provocative statements encouraging innocent villagers to risk their lives by inciting them against the state government amidst the Covid pandemic.

Former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal quarantined, five of his staff members tested positive for Corona

Education and Health Are the Top Priorities of the Punjab Government - Health Minister Sidhu

PATIALA:  Punjab Health and Family Welfare and Labour Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that providing better education and health services in the state, was one of the top priorities of the Punjab Government under the leadership of Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab.

77 new ALS and BLS ambulances to cater COVID surge in Punjab- HM, Balbir Singh Sidhu

CHANDIGARH / MOHALI:In order to ensure quick emergency services to the patients during the tough time of the pandemic, 77 new ambulances are being pressed into operation, informed Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu, Health Minister, Punjab.

Punjab Health Minister bans transfers & leave until September 30, 2020

CHANDIGARH: In view of the rising cases of Corona virus in Punjab, Health & Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu has issued orders for complete ban on departmental transfers and leave till September 30, 2020 with immediate effect.

What Delhi model are you talking about ? Punjab Health Ministers asks Cheema citing high death rate in Delhi

CHANDIGARH: Ridiculing the so-called Delhi model as nothing more than a desperate bid by the Arvind Kejriwal government to divert attention from its own failures, Punjab Health & Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Sunday said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was making a laughing stock of itself with its absurd claims on Covid management in the national capital.

Gian Sagar Hospital at forefront in fighting Coronavirus

PATIALA: Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital, a charitable hospital, has emerged a front runner in treatment of Coronavirus infected patients. Out of a total of 1089 Covid-19 patients admitted to the hospital from March 24 to August 2, as many as 855 have been discharged after recovery while 234 patients are presently undergoing treatment.

Health & Family welfare minister lays foundation stone of primary Health Centre at village Jhordan near Raikot today

CHANDIGARH / RAIKOT ( LUDHIANA)Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr Balbir Singh Sidhu today laid the foundation stone of a 10-bedded Primary Health Centre (PHC) at village Jhordan near Raikot town of district which had been announced by the Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh. This PHC is being constructed in memory of Shaheed Hawaldar Ishar Singh of Saragarhi War and he belonged to village Jhordan

All private healthcare establishments to provide treatment to referred COVID-19 patients

CHANDIGARH:In view to ensure healthcare services to the COVID-19 patients, the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government has directed the all Private Hospitals/Nursing Home/ Clinics for tertiary care (HDU & ICU) under the Epidemic Disease Act 1897 (COVID-19 Regulation 2020), referred by the Health Department.

Punjab Health Minister appeal the National Health Mission Staff not to go on Strike

CHANDIGARH: In wake of the reports that staff working under National Health Mission Punjab is proceeding on strike, Punjab’s Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu today appealed these employees not to go on strike or any mass casual leave.

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