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Indian Traditional Medicine sector gets a boost

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal announced major initiatives to boost the traditional medicinal practice including Sowa Rigpa, Ayurveda and Naturopathy in ...

Article about 1 month ago

Sensitization programme on Tuberculosis held in Sikkim

Te State TB Cell, Sikkim (NTEP) organized a sensitization programme on Tuberculosis for the Elected Members of the Sikkim Legislative Assembly at Gangtok.The programme was attended by state Chief ...

Article about 7 months ago

2-day situational and GAP Analysis workshop concludes

A situational and GAP Analysis workshop programme for the implementation of Ujjyalo "Disability Inclusive Universal Eye Health Programme In Sikkim" concluded recently. The 2 -days workshop was ...

Article about 7 months ago

Sikkim Chief Minister Tamang hails ASHA workers

ASHA Sammelan 2021, organised by All Sikkim ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) Welfare Association in collaboration with Health and Family Welfare Department was held at Manan Kendra recently. ...

Article about 7 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

Covid-19: Sikkim hospital gets PSA Oxygen Plant

Sikkim Roads and Bridges minister Samdup Lepcha recently launched a PSA Oxygen Plant, which was provided by the Centre under PM  Cares Fund at the at District Hospital at Megan. Addressing ...

Article about 9 months ago

Schools shut down after a week of reopening

The Sikkim Government has decided to close all schools in the state once again as positive cases of COVID-19 were reported amongst students.G P Upadhaya, Secretary, Education Department said that ...

Article about 10 months ago

Daily Covid-19 positive cases drop by 26% in Sikkim

Sikkim is in the midst of a runaway second wave of Covid-19  infections and the effects of the partial lockdown in slowing down transmission will still take some more days to reflect in the ...

Article about 1 year ago

Let it be a spring of health and wellness

The first stirrings of spring are visible and it should augur positive and fresh beginnings in health and wellness too. Well for starters, as we all know the Union Budget has just been announced. We ...

Article about 1 year ago

Women in Sikkim are smiling …and not without reason

Sikkim, a small and beautiful state situated in the Himalayan region shares international borders with Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal in the north east, south east and west (respectively) and with the ...

Article about 1 year ago

Vaccination in Sikkim at a glance

Like in the rest of the country, the vaccination programme that kick started in Sikkim on Saturday was supported by the CoWIN app that facilitates online entry of the beneficiaries, individualized ...

Article about 1 year ago

So what's in store this week?

We (as a human race) have entered 2021 after beating and triumphing against a slew of odds unleashed by the pandemic in 2020. Therefore the week starts with an article that celebrates this collective ...

Article about 1 year ago

Webinar on mental health of frontline health workers

Sikkim Manipal College of Nursing (SMCON) has recently conducted a national level webinar focusing on impacts of stress during COVID times. One of the most under rated and under discussed aspects ...

Article about 2 years ago

Now students are getting back to offline classes

The ongoing COVID 19 pandemic has made a lot of things uncertain, complex and fragile and the education sector is perhaps the sector that has had the hardest time while coming to terms with the new ...

Article about 2 years ago

SMIT student sets record by completing 267 courses

While the world is reeling under the dark shadow of the ongoing pandemic, many people have risen above this adversity and set an inspiring example for others. Shivam Kashyap who has recently completed ...

Article about 2 years ago

The changing paradigm of health communication

Health communication is of relevance in every aspect of today's health environment, be it disease prevention or treatment. A noticeable paradigm shift in health communication has been the impact of ...

Article about 2 years ago

We get you thinking on health yet again

Ever wondered where all the medical waste goes to? Is there a proper disposable system that facilitates biodegradation? Concerns related to medical waste have magnified in this COVID era. With this ...

Article about 2 years ago

Shift to organic farming is the healthy need of the hour

The most unique feature of Mother Earth is existence of life and the most extraordinary feature of life is it's diversity, which is termed as biodiversity. Sikkim is a small hilly mountainous state ...

Article about 2 years ago

A fit and agile body is possible at every age

A grandmother of three, 82 year old Dukmit Lepcha has just become the oldest paraglider in Sikkim. The oldest paraglider registered by Sikkim Paragliding Association before Dukmit Lepcha was a 68 year ...

Article about 2 years ago

There is always a lot more to health

The definition and parameters of good health are constantly expanding and evolving. So what are the things that facilitate good health? We at Fit Northeast believe in going beyond the straitjacketed ...

Article about 2 years ago

World Walking Day honoured

Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, (SMCPT) had celebrated the occasion of World Walking Day on 4th October at its premises by adhering to all social distancing protocols. The event was supported ...

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

North East India is a happy health stop

A few decades ago, some cities of India were the veritable hotspots in terms of quality healthcare. For instance Vellore, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi were the chosen destinations for complex ...

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