Tag: healthcare workers

India fastest in world to administer over 14 cr Covid-19 vaccine doses: Govt – ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: India has become the fastest country in the world to administer over 14 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses, done in just 99 days, the Union health ministry said on Sunday. Eight states — Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala — account for 58.83 percent of the total doses […]

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Apollo Hospitals Group releases developed guidelines for Covid-19 Management – ET HealthWorld

Apollo Hospitals Group on Friday announced launch of its Covid-19 Red Book on evidence based best practice guidelines on Covid-19 and non-covid cases diagnosis, treatment and management for Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Healthcare Workers. The book also contains guidelines for non-clinical processes, policies, and protocols to facilitate an efficient and good working environment. The book […]

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India Fastest to Administer 13 Crore Covid-19 Vaccine Doses: Health Ministry

India has become the fastest country to administer 13 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses, taking just 95 days to do so, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. The US took 101 days to administer these many doses, while China 109 days, the ministry said. Cumulatively, 13,01,19,310 doses have been administered in India through 19,01,413 sessions, […]

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Andhra develops app to monitor Covid vaccination – ET HealthWorld

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh has developed user friendly app for Covid-19 vaccination drive from Monday. Officials said the app is developed for online monitoring and capturing of individual vaccination data/information from anywhere in the state. All Medical officers would use this app to enter the vaccinated individual’s details as and when he/she got vaccinated, said state […]

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Covid-19: India leads globally with average of more than 34 lakh doses given per day – ET HealthWorld

With an average of 34,30,502 anti-coronavirus doses being given per day, India has topped globally in terms of the number of jabs administered daily, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday. Cumulatively, 9,01,98,673 vaccine doses have been given so far through 13,77,304 sessions, according to a provisional report till 7 am. These include 89,68,151 healthcare […]

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Panaji: Vaccine centres remain open on Sunday, but receive poor response – ET HealthWorld

Panaji: A total of 1,129 people, above the age of 45 years, got vaccinated on Sunday. In a bid to speed up vaccinations, the health ministry has directed vaccination centres to remain open on all Sundays and public holidays during April. The response on Sunday, however, wasn’t as expected and vaccination officers waited patiently for […]

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India crosses 5.5 crore Covid vaccination mark – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Union Health Ministry in its daily vaccination update on Friday said the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 5.5 crore with over 23 lakh inoculated in the last 24-hours. “A total of 5,55,04,440 vaccine doses have been given, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. […]

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Health staff to pay for vaccination at private hospitals – ET HealthWorld

Kochi: After giving free Covid vaccination for all healthcare workers (HCWs) in the first phase of the vaccination drive, the government has informed that HCWs who get vaccinated in private hospitals will have to pay for it. This includes HCWs who received the first dose free of cost at a private hospital. This comes even […]

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Not all adults in India to be vaccinated against Covid-19 – ET HealthWorld

India may not inoculate every adult against Covid-19. Health minister Harsh Vardhan said in Lok Sabha that Covid-19 vaccine would not be under universal immunisation programme.“It is not necessary, scientifically, to give each and every person in the country the vaccine (Covid-19 vaccine), Dr Harsh said responding to questions in Lok Sabha and added, “Not […]

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Covid-19 vaccination coverage in India crosses 1.34 crores – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The nationwide Covid-19 vaccination to healthcare workers and frontline workers crossed 1.34 crores coverage on Friday, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As per the provisional report issued by the Ministry, till Day-42 of the vaccination drive, the 1.34 crore vaccination doses were registered through 2,78,915 sessions. This includes the first […]

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