Doctor On Wheels.

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'Doctor On Wheels' Strives To COVID Healthcare Reach To Rural Areas

Startup Lung care foundation, ‘DoctCo,’ and the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee launched 'Doctor on Wheels' initiative at Delhi's Bangla Sahib Gurudwara on June 5. Under the initiative, a bus equipped with one doctor, two paramedics onboard and other medical facilities will travel to rural areas across India to provide healthcare to Covid-19 patients. Meanwhile, the bus will travel to villages in western Uttar Pradesh over the next… read-more

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 08:20 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, Doctors, paramedics, Rural India, COVID-19 outbreak

Courtesy: NDTV

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Parliament Clears National Commission for Allied, Healthcare Professions Bill

The Parliament, through the Lok Sabha's voice vote on March 24, cleared the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2021. The bill, incipiently tabled by Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, stipulates a statutory body for authorizing even education and professional standards for paramedics and allied healthcare workers. Reportedly, the commission, alongside a two-term Chairman and Vice-chairman, will comprise members… read-more

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 09:56 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: lok sabha, voice vote, National Commission for Allied, Healthcare Professions Bill, Dr Harsh Vardhan, paramedics, healthcare workers

Courtesy: The Hindu