Blood banks go begging door to door in Bengal

Donation, generally low during summer, has fallen drastically because of the lockdown By Meghna Das Chowdhury Kolkata: Blood banks across the country have been facing a shortage of donors following the COVID-19 lockdown. Now, several private health-care providers and NGOs in West Bengal have launched public campaigns and even door-to-door blood-collection drives. Blood banks are […]

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COVID-19: FROZEN FOOD SHELVES EMPTY AS PEOPLE PANIC BUY

Most of the grocery shops in Coonoor are running out of frozen foods as people are panic buying. The delays in transportation are making it difficult for shopkeepers to keep up to the demand. Most of the grocery shops in Coonoor are running out of frozen foods as people are panic buying meat products and […]

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No doctor at hospital, health of Muddebihal at stake

The Muddebihal Taluka Hospital which treats nearly 500 patients a day is operating without a permanent doctor. Labani Mahanandy M. B. Mullar, a resident of PK Nagar colony, was relaxed about her delivery as she lives just beside the Taluka Hospital, Muddebihal. She lives with her old mother-in-law as her husband goes away for work. […]

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Tuberculosis is Prevalent in Remote Areas of Karnataka

Yelburga registered 392 TB cases and 23 deaths in 2019. The number of TB notification from Koppal District is 217 cases per one lakh population. Late detection is one of the major causes of a vulnerable tb patient’s death. Tuberculosis affects thousands’ life in several parts of North Karnataka. Mortality rate of Yelburga is more […]

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