Saturday, September 26, 2020

punjab health

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

Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University to promote sports culture in Punjab: Sidhu

PATIALA:  Punjab Health and Family Welfare and Labour Minister  Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University, set up by Capt. Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab in Patiala, would give a major boost to sports culture by imparting education in the fields of sports science, sports technology, sports management and sports coaching in the state.

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.

Punjab Health Dept starts process to fill posts of doctors, nurses and other categories

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Health Department has started process of filling posts of various categories including specialist doctors, General Medical officers, Nurses and Pharmacists.

Punjab Government issues guidelines for phased reopening for unlock 2 from July 1 to July 30

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government today issued guidelines for phased reopening for 'Unlock 2' from 01.07.2020 to 30.07.2020 and decided to reopen more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside the containment zones.

Punjab to rationalize COVID private treatment cost: Balbir Sidhu

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu today said that the state government will soon rationalize the private treatment cost for the COVID patients to make it affordable. He urged the private hospital managements to rise to the occasion and come forward with rational and reasonable cost of the treatment for the COVID-19 patients.

7000 Punjab health employees on extension will be relieved on September 30: Balbir Singh Sidhu

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu today said that about 7000 health employees of Punjab who were given extension till September 2020 would be relieved at the end of Septemer. Punjab has also decided to recruit about 7500 new health employees before September to replace the retiting staff.

Ravi Bhagat becomes Director Public Relations Punjab, replaced Anandita Mitra

CHANDIGARH: Ravi Bhagat IAS so far working as Secretary Punjab Mandi Board has been appointed new Director Public Relations. He has replaced Anandita Mitra IAS Director Food and Civil Supplies who was holding an addtional charge iof DPR. Ravi Bhaat would continue to hold charge of Secretary Mandi Board.

Punjab Health Minister attacks Delh Govt for not conducting Covid-19 tests of symptomatic persons

CHANDIGARH: Failing to get any treatment in Delhi, symptomatic persons are coming to Punjab to get them tested either they are positive or negative.

Don't spit, chew tobacco in public places: Punjab minister

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Sunday appealed to the public not to spit or chew tobacco in public places as it spreads infectious diseases, including COVID-19 and tuberculosis.

Punjab issues comprehensive guidelines for all inbound passengers, says Balbir Singh idhu

CHANDIGARH:  Following Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's announcement mandating quarantine for people entering Punjab, the Health Department on Tuesday issued a detailed advisory specifying health protocol and procedure for International as well as Domestic travellers coming by Air, Rail and by Road.

Punjab health dept issues advisory for barber shops in view of COVID-19

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Punjab achieves 78% recovery rate: State govt

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Tuesday said the state has become the leading state in the battle against coronavirus by achieving a 78 per cent recovery rate.

Sukhbir, Harsimrat and Majithia should apolgise for their misleading comments over Hazur Sahib pilgrims: Sidhu

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu today dared Sukhbir Badal and other leaders of SAD to apologies to Sikh Sangat for their misleading and vicious propaganda over return of Nanded Sahib pilgrims to demoralize our frontline warriors, especially now after 20-25 sewadars of Gurdwara Langar Sahib have tested positive.

Punjab Health Minister Balbir Sidhu in favour of two weeks extension in lock down (Exclusive Interview)

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu today said that he was in favour of extension of lock down for another two weeks for more effective control of Corona Virus.

Gian Sagar Hospital at forefront in fighting Coronavirus

PATIALA: Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital, a charitable hospital, in this district is participating in a big way in the concerted efforts of the Punjab government to fight the deadly Coronavirus. With a view to mitigating the hardships being faced by the needy the hospital has made available to the government 300 beds exclusively for Coronavirus infected patients.

Punjab extends cirfew till May 1, task force to decide on exit policy

CHANDIGARH: Amid apprehensions of community spread of COVID-19, the Punjab Government on Friday decided to extend the curfew in the state till May 1, 2020.

Punjab Health Ministers of four States share best practices to contain COVID-19

CHANDIGARH: Health Ministers of Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Puducherry through video conference late last evening, shared best practices adopted in their states to contain the spread of covid-19.

29 Punjabi people working in Rajasthan entered midnight in the city intercepted by Health dept

AMRITSAR: Twenty nine Punjabi people who were working in the state of Rajasthan entered in the Amritsar here today early in the morning at 2.30 a.m were intercepted by the district administration at outskirt of the city.

Punjab Health minister announces empanelment of Cancer Hospital under Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana

SANGRUR: Health and Family Welfare Minister Punjab Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu, on Monday, said that Punjab Government has empanelled Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Sangrur, a unit of Tata Memorial Centre Mumbai, for cashless treatment upto Rs 5 lakh under Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana. Health minister also announced to upgrade Bhawanigarh's Community Health Centre (CHC) to 50 bedded Subdivisional Hospital.

Punjab Health Minister refutes Majithia's allegations of bungling in medicine purchase

CHANDIGARH: Terming the allegation of Majithia as baseless and fallacious, the Health Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that he will file the defamation suit against Bikram Singh for leveling the false allegations against him in the holy Legislative Assembly. He said that everyone knows about the connection of Bikram Singh, who remained the brand ambassador of Chitta for 10 years in Punjab, with Kingpin of Drug Mafia Jagdish Bhola, so he (Bikram Singh) has to introspect himself before leveling the factless allegations against the Cabinet Ministers of Congress Government. He said that he will also file the defamation case against SAD’s counselors of Mohali who are dancing on the tune of Majithia and trying to malign his image.

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