Tag Archives: Health Ministry

Doctor’s Prescription in CAPS to Made Mandatory in a Week: Health Ministry

Finally, the health ministry has woken up to an age-old problem of doctors writing in illegible English with an advisory issued on Thursday asking them to write prescriptions in “CAPITAL” letters preferably in a move to make it a norm soon. The necessary gazette notification as per the Medical Council of India Regulations will be issued to mandate the doctors ...

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Swine Flu: Telangana reports 4 new cases

Telangana has reported 34 fresh cases of swine flu with the death toll at 46 so far this year from the H1N1 virus. “In the current year from January 1 till February 18, 3,571 samples have been tested, out of which 1,162 found to be positive and number of deaths because of other complications and swine flu are 46,” said ...

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Kenya’s Medical Workers Ready to Move to Ebola-Hit West Africa

Health Ministry of Kenya is all prepared to send its 700 medical workers to Ebola-hit West African countries by November last, on Friday. According to the country’s Cabinet Secretary for Health James Macharia, about 700 doctors and nurses have enrolled in a regional voluntary programme to assist Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in fighting against Ebola, Xinhua reported. Macharia told ...

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