NURSES

  • Spanish nurse aide declared negative for Ebola virus 2 days ago

    A Spanish nurse's aide who had contracted Ebola after caring for a patient with the deadly disease, is now free of the virus. She tested negative in the third test. ...
  • US: 1st Dallas nurse with Ebola arrives in Maryland 5 days ago

    Frederick, Maryland: The first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man at a Dallas hospital walked gingerly down the stairs of an executive jet into a waiting ambulance at a fog-shrouded airport Thursday. Nina Pham was being transported to the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center...
  • Second nurse affected by Ebola faces flak for breaking travel restrictions 6 days ago

    A second nurse affected by Ebola virus is now facing flak after she traveled across the country on a commercial flight, a day before being diagnosed. Authorities say she has endangered at least 132 other passengers. In her defense she says she was not told to not fly on the...
  • Ebola outbreak: US nurse endangers 132 others 6 days ago

    Second US nurse affected by Ebola faces flak for breaking travel restrictions and endangering 132 others. US President Barack Obama has said that at the earliest ebola outbreak will be controlled which is a raging epidemic in West Africa. ...
  • Spanish nurse is first to contract Ebola outside Africa October 7, 2014

    Madrid: A Spanish nurse who treated two Ebola victims at a Madrid hospital has contracted the virus herself in the first case of contagion outside of Africa, health officials said on Monday. "She is a health professional who took care of the infected with the disease who were repatriated and cared...
  • Australian Radio station prank leads to nurse's death, donates USD 550,000 to her family September 13, 2014

    Melbourne: An Australian radio station, which aired a prank on an Indiaborn nurse who later took her life after the broadcast of the prank, has donated USD 550,000 to her family to help them rebuild their lives. Southern Cross Austereo said it was donating the money to a trust fund...
  • London: Indiaborn nurse's royal hoax inquest opens in UK September 11, 2014

    London: An inquest into the death of Indiaborn nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanged after she took a hoax call at a hospital here about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, opened on Thursday after being delayed by almost a year. The 46yearold was found in the nurse's quarters of the King Edward VII...
  • Liberian nurses go on strike amid Ebola outbreak September 3, 2014

    Monrovia: Nurses at a main treatment centre for the Ebola virus disease were on strike on Wednesday to demand more pay and better protection against the fatal disease which is spreading through West Africa. John Togba, a spokesman for the nurses at the John F. Kennedy Hospital in the Liberian capital...
  • Delhi: Nurse allegedly gangraped by two men in a five star hotel August 19, 2014

    A 28yearold nurse on Monday was allegedly gangraped by two youths in a reputed fivestar hotel in southeast Delhi. The nurse was hired by the hotel owner to take care of his ailing wife. She alleged that she was sexually assaulted by two men. The two accused, identified as Neeraj...
  • Delhi: Nurse alleges rape at hotel by owner's personal staff August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A 28yearold nurse, who hailed from Tibet was allegedly gangraped by two youths in a reputed fivestar hotel in Hazrat Nizamuddin area of southeast Delhi, police said. The two accused, identified as Neeraj and Rajan, in their early 20s, have been arrested. "The 28yearold nurse has alleged that she...
  • Doctor's remove additional electrical wire from nurse's heart August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: As an emergency nurse at a city hospital, 21yearold Rakhi (name changed) is required to be alert and efficient while at work. Rakhi's health had begun to fail around four months ago when she suddenly started perspiring and a sense of constant fatigue had settled in her. She...
  • Kochi: Indian nurses return from Libya to an emotional reunion with their families August 6, 2014

    Kochi: It was an emotional reunion at the Cochin International Airport when 44 nurses from waraffected Libya returned to their homeland safe. These are the first batch of nurses that came from Tripoli while many more are waiting for their chances. There was happiness and relief as Indian nurses returned...
  • 44 Keralite nurses arrive in Kochi from Libya August 5, 2014

    Kochi: Relief writ large on their faces, 44 Indian nurses arrived here this morning from strifetorn Libya from Dubai even as four others are bound for different destinations in the country. While 44 reached Kochi by an Emirates flight, another three were bound for Delhi, CEO of NonResident Keralite Affairs Department...
  • 43 Indian nurses return to Kerala from Libya August 5, 2014

    Kochi: In a relief, 43 nurses who were working in the conflict zone of Libya have returned to India. They landed in Kochi in Kerala on Tuesday morning. This is the second group of nurses who crossed over to Tunisia from Tripoli on Monday. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy had written...
  • 44 nurses from Libya to reach Kerala on Tuesday August 4, 2014

    Kochi: The first batch of 44 Keralite nurses, stranded in strife torn Libya, would arrive on Tuesday. The nurses, working in various hospitals in Libya, had reached Tunisia, from where they will be reaching Dubai to take the scheduled flight to Kochi and arrive on Tuesday morning, CEO of NonResident...
  • 58 nurses on way back, Government again asks Indians to leave Libya August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: 58 Indian nurses from Libya are on their way back home, the government said on Friday while making a fresh appeal to all the Indians in the strifetorn nation to leave in view of deterioration in situation with a promise to make all arrangements for evacuation. External Affairs Ministry...
  • Indian nurses who survived Iraq look for jobs in Gulf July 29, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Less than four weeks after Sunni insurgents freed them in Iraq, the nurses who returned home after days of terror are already looking for new jobs in the Middle East. But none of the 46 women, including one from Tamil Nadu, wants to return to Iraq, a country now caught...
  • India rescues 58 more nurses from troubled Iraq July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: India has rescued 58 Indian nurses from violencehit Iraq in an "extremely difficult" operation, days after rescuing 46 Indian nurses who were in the control of the Sunni jihadists in Tikrit. Indian external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said the 58 nurses were "brought out through the land route"...
  • Meeting on July 11 to discuss nurses rehabilitation issue July 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday informed the assembly that a meeting would be held on July 11 to discuss issues related to rehabilitation of 46 Keralite nurses, who returned after being stranded in violence hit region in Iraq. The nurses and the institutions that had offered jobs to...
  • Nurses face financial crisis after returning from Iraq July 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: After the relief of escaping Iraq's conflict zone, the Kerala nurses abducted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant militants, now face a grim financial reality. Having been forced to return to India without receiving their salaries, they are now looking to the government for support. Smitha Surendran,...
  • UAEbased Indian businessman offers jobs to 46 Indian nurses July 6, 2014

    Dubai: A leading UAEbased Indian businessman has offered jobs to 46 Indian nurses who returned to their homeland after being stranded for about a month in the militantsheld region in Iraq. NMC Healthcare Group CEO Dr B R Shetty has made the offer to nurses, assuring them he would find place...
  • Each sound reminds us of gunshots, nurses back from Iraq recall horror July 6, 2014

    Kochi: After about 25 nights of sleeplessness, distress and fear of not making it alive out of wartorn Iraq, 46 Indian nurses returned home on Saturday. Smiles, joy filled tears and hugs filled the Cochin International airport as they reunited with their families. While they are back in the safe confines...
  • BJP lauds government efforts in bringing back Indians from Iraq July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday lauded the government for its efforts in ensuring safe return of Indians from strife torn Iraq and expressed hope that the remaining stranded countrymen would also be brought back safely to their motherland. "We are grateful to the Narendra Modiled Indian government for the way they...
  • Iraq: Mass evacuation of Indians on, 600 more to return home on Sunday July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In more relief for the families whose loved ones are stuck in wartorn Iraq, 600 more Indians are set to return from the strifehit country on Sunday. As many as 200 people from Najaf and 400 Indian nationals from South Baghdad will head for their homeland on Sunday. The...
  • Nurses vow not to go back to Iraq July 5, 2014

    Kochi: After about a month's long ordeal in the strife torn Iraq, 46 Indian nurses returned to their homeland on Saturday with most of them vowing not to go back risking their lives. "We will not go back. There is no question of going back. We are not prepared to endanger...
  • Watch: Indian nurses on board the flight on their way back from Iraq July 5, 2014

    46 Indian nurses who were abducted by ISIS militants in Iraq returned to their homes safely in Kochi on Saturday. Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy welcomed the nurses at the airport and thanked the Narendra Modi government for their cooperation in bring the nurses back from the wartorn country. ...
  • Kerala CM Oomen Chandy thanks Centre for return of nurses July 5, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday thanked the Narendra Modi Government for ensuring the return of the Indian nurses from strifehit Iraq with their safe evacuation capping days of anxiety for the state as it waited for a resolution to the crisis. A visibly relieved Chandy expressed his gratitude...
  • Indian nurses freed from Iraq return to Kochi, welcomed by Kerala CM July 5, 2014

    Kochi: Bringing an end to the ordeal, 46 Indian nurses have returned to Kochi after being held in captivity by ISIS militants in the war torn Iraq. Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy was present at the airport to receive the Indians returning from Iraq. Relieved to have the nurses back in...
  • Special flight with 46 Indian nurses freed from Iraq takes off from Mumbai, to land in Kochi July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The special Air India flight carrying 46 Indian nurses freed from Iraq has taken off for Kochi after making a halt in Mumbai for refueling and catering supplies. From Kochi the flight will go to Hyderabad and then to Delhi. 46 Indians nurses and 130 other Indians are on...
  • Special flight carrying 46 nurses, 130 other Indians from Iraq to reach Mumbai today July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The ordeal ends for the 46 Indians nurses and 130 other Indians as they finally return home from Iraq after being held in captivity by ISIS militants the war torn country. The special Air India flight carrying the nurses and 137 others would first land in Mumbai around...