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IGMC one of the prestigious medical institution of India: CM

By   /  October 1, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments


Indira Gandhi Medical College has grown to a stature of a modern and prestigious medical institute in the country and now ready to be re-shaped into a ‘Centre of Excellence’ said Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh in his inaugural address while presiding over the Continuing Medical Education programme (CME) cum Conference of Cardiology Department at Indira […]

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State Govt. committed to strengthen health infrastructure in Himachal: Virbhadra

By   /  September 10, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments


Addressing a public meeting at Bhaloh in Gram Panchayat Bhaloh in Shimla Rural assembly constituency, Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh said that the state government was committed to strengthen the health infrastructure in the state and so far 17 health institutions had been either opened and upgraded in Shimla Rural, the Dental college and nursing […]

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Recent scrub typhus death raises questions over health authorities

By   /  July 26, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Srub typhus

On July 18, a 43-years-old man from Sunder Nagar died at IGMC Shimla. It has sparked a debate about government’s seriousness toward the disease. Health Authorities in Himachal Pradesh are facing questions over regular deaths due to scrub typhus every year.  Despite it no special efforts are visible.  Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital is […]

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Health Dept to hold walk-in-interviews for doctors, retirement age raised  

By   /  July 9, 2016  /  Health  /  No Comments

kaul singh thakur

Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur said that about 650 posts of doctors in government hospitals are still vacant.  To cope with the problem, he informed, walk-in interviews will be held at the Directorate of Health services every Tuesday. Retirement age of Medical teachers is increased to provide faculty to medical students.   Retirement age for General Duty […]

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