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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 26 days 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 1 month 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 5 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago