HEALTH WORKERS

  • Guinea offers USD 10,000 to families killed by Ebola October 23, 2014

    Conakry: The families of every Guinean health worker who has died in the Ebola outbreak will be compensated for their loss with USD 10,000 (7,800 euros), the government has said. A total of 42 families are currently eligible for the payout, said Sakoba Keita, the minister in charge of the...
  • West Bengal: No Eid holiday for health workers July 29, 2014

    Kolkata: With encephalitis claiming over 100 lives in northern West Bengal this year, all leave of public health workers has been cancelled for a month, a minister said Tuesday. She added that awareness drives have been stepped up. Health workers in the state's Jalpaiguri district used the occasion of Eid Tuesday to...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda announces grant for health workers June 20, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday announced an additional allowance of Rs 400 per month to multipurpose health workers and supervisors in the state. According to an official spokesperson, the state government will grant washing or uniform allowance of Rs 400 per month to male Multi Purpose...
  • Health Officer arrested for sexually harassing 37yearold worker February 6, 2014

    A 55yearold health officer of Madhya Pradesh government has been arrested on the charges of sexually harassing a 37yearold woman health worker at a clinic in Bhopal, police said on Thursday. "The accused Dr RS Parihar was apprehended yesterday after the woman filed a complaint against him for allegedly making indecent...
  • Pakistan clerics to protest against polio worker killings December 20, 2012

    Islamabad: An alliance of Pakistani clerics will hold demonstrations across the country against the killings of polio eradication campaign workers, leaders said on Thursday, as the death toll from attacks this week rose to nine. Tahir Ashrafi, who heads the moderate Pakistan Ulema Council, said that 24,000 mosques associated with...
  • Display of communal harmony in J&K village January 28, 2011

    Srinagar: A village in Jammu and Kashmir poured out in hundreds to grieve and perform the last rites of a Kashmiri Hindu woman who died due to prolonged illness. 40yearold Daisy's family did not migrate from Kashmir when hundreds of pundits fled enmasse in 1990. Daisy's end came on Thursday night...