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Byrnihat PHC set to be upgraded to a CHC: Meghalaya CM

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday announced that the Byrnihat primary health centre (PHC) would soon be upgraded to a community health centre (CHC).In this connection, the chief ...

Article about 2 months ago

Tobacco Cessation Clinic for NE cancer patients

UK-based Centre for Health Research and Education (CHRE) has decided to set up a tobacco cessation clinic at the North East Cancer Hospital and Research Institute (NECHRI) in Jorabat on the outskirts ...

Article about 5 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

32 Omicron cases in India with mild symptoms: Health Ministry.Noida Health Department reviews statuses of Oxygen supply in hospitals.Covid update: FDA clears Pfizer BioNTech Booster for teenagers aged ...

Article about 7 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Assam records 134 new cases in the last 24 hours.Omicron may change the pandemic course without action, WHO warns.RT-PCR unlikely to identify Omicron variant BA.2: Experts.State advises adopting a ...

Article about 7 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

As per Government reports, 3 crore vaccines have been administered in Assam till date.Meghalaya Chief Minister allots Rs 10 crore to develop Garo heritage village.Covid toll in Jorhat rises to 383; 2 ...

Article about 8 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Private hospitals begin talks with schools for kids' vaccination.Study finds drug used to prevent miscarriage increases the risk of cancer in offspring.Active Covid-19 cases in India lowest in 266 ...

Article about 8 months ago

Northeast experiences higher burden of cancers: ICMR

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that the Northeast has been experiencing a higher burden of cancers in both men and women.ICMR said that a total of 1.39 million was estimated to ...

Article about 8 months ago

IMR: Two Northeast states record significant achievement

Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh among the northeastern states have achieved a significant reduction in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and it has been appreciated at the national level.As per the latest ...

Article about 8 months ago

Health and Wellness News Headlines Today

Assam scientist Dr. Binoy Kumar Saikia receives SS Bhatnagar award.Meghalaya issues Covid-19 regulations prior to the festive season.Covid testing to begin in Nagaland schools.Prime Minister Narendra ...

Article about 9 months ago

Meghalaya put up a poor show in NIRF rankings

North-Eastern Hill University in Meghalaya has been ranked 90th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (Overall ranking category) by the Union Ministry of Education.The University has ...

Article about 9 months ago

The government of Meghalaya induces relaxations

The initial days in the month of September will mark the relaxation of a number of services. The Government in almost all the states is gearing up to open all the schools and educational institutions. ...

Article about 10 months ago

Meghalaya is ready for the first vaccine shots

The Union Health Ministry has asked all states to submit a list of the people who shall be accorded priority while administering the COVID-19 vaccine (when it is ready) by October end. This was stated ...

Article about 2 years ago

We turn onto another page of wellness... again

The week that passed by had a clear high for Fit NorthEast  as our readership grew almost geometrically. We had some exclusive articles: one that explored the multiple dynamics in the domain of ...

Article about 2 years ago

It can be north east calling now... tourism wise

Tourism has always been a booming industry for both developing and developed countries. It showcases the vast culture and traditions of a county, its unique identity and legacies.Almost every nation ...

Article about 2 years ago

Good health starts from good food

The Northeastern states of India are known for their rich traditions and cultural heritage. They also have some delicious local cuisines which are integral to their identity. Some popular cuisines of ...

Article about 2 years ago

Healthcare reporting is now a sacred responsibility

The world is now at the cusp of a monumental change, owing to the pandemic. Everything about human life and all that is revolving around it shall be directly or indirectly connected to health. The way ...

Article about 2 years ago

Virus tests in Meghalaya are now getting expensive

Nothing is free in Meghalaya. At a time when states like Karnataka, Haryana, Orissa and Gujarat (beside others) have slashed rates for RTPCR testing; the Meghalaya Government has put a cap of Rs 3,200 ...

Article about 2 years ago

Wake up Tripura and North East, too many suicides!

A report published by the National Crime Reports Bureau (NCRB) reveals that Sikkim and Tripura had the highest suicide rates in North-East India in 2019 which exceeded the national (average) level ...

Article about 2 years ago

How far will Meghalaya go with testing alone?

Many have compared the COVID-19 pandemic to the invasion of an invisible army that must be fought with the entire arsenal available in the world. However, it is a stark reality that this arsenal is ...

Article about 2 years ago

This too is crying for attention ...

As the entire nation is grappling with the surge of COVID fatalities, Meghalaya in the north eastern region is contending with an astonishing figure of high infant mortality.The ground reality is ...

Article about 2 years ago

COVID 19 cases in North East today

Today at the time of filling this report, Assam has reported 82,201 infections, 58,294 recoveries and 203 deaths. Tripura follows Assam with a significant gap. The state has reported 7,408 infections, ...

Article about 2 years ago