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He Is A Doctor, She A Nurse: How Language Carries Gender Bias Into Algorithms, Perpetuates Status Quo

He Is A Doctor, She A Nurse: How Language Carries Gender Bias Into Algorithms, Perpetuates Status Quo

In a society that is heavily becoming dependent on big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning systems, it is crucial to ensure that this data comes free of any cultural or human bias. Unfortunately, this is hardly ever the case.

07 May 2022
1.96:1000 Nurse-To-Population Ratio In India At Present: Govt To Rajya Sabha

1.96:1000 Nurse-To-Population Ratio In India At Present: Govt To Rajya Sabha

Responding to a question in the Upper House, the Health Minister said that the nurse-population ratio in the country at present is 1.96 nurses per 1,000...

05 April 2022

Kerala: Woman Who Kidnapped Infant Had Clear Plan, Says Investigating Official

Mathew said the security measures inside the hospital and the maternity ward were up to the mark but the woman was able to bypass all of it as she was...

Children Honour 'Corona Warriors', Send Handmade Rakhis And Cards For Doctors And Nurses

Children Honour 'Corona Warriors', Send Handmade Rakhis And Cards For Doctors And Nurses

Children from SOS Children's Villages of India, a pan-India NGO, at Greenfields, Faridabad, have sent handmade 'rakhis' and greetings cards to doctors, nurses...

21 August 2021

Hungary: Health Care Workers Protest For Higher Wages

Hungary's health care system has struggled to cope with the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, which ravaged the country in fall and winter

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04 July 2021
Kejriwal Writes To PM Seeking Bharat Ratna For Doctors, Nurses For Service During Pandemic

Kejriwal Writes To PM Seeking Bharat Ratna For Doctors, Nurses For Service During Pandemic

It will be a true homage to doctors who lost their lives, says Kejriwal.


09 June 2021
'No Malayalam' Circular: Delhi Hospital Official Apologises

'No Malayalam' Circular: Delhi Hospital Official Apologises

The hospital had withdrawn the circular on Sunday, saying it was issued “without any instruction or knowledge of the hospital administration and the Delhi...


15 May 2021
Body Of Kerala Nurse Killed In Israel Rocket Attack Reaches India

Body Of Kerala Nurse Killed In Israel Rocket Attack Reaches India

Minister of External Affairs V. Muraleedharan was personally present to receive the remains.


13 May 2021
Sisters And Covid Warriors: A Big Salute

Sisters And Covid Warriors: A Big Salute

International Nurses Day is observed to mark the birth anniversary of founder of modern nursing Florence Nightingale. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised...


12 May 2021
International Nurses Day: The Covid Warriors And Real Bravehearts

International Nurses Day: The Covid Warriors And Real Bravehearts

The stories and experiences that nurses have had since the pandemic is beyond compare but the lessons learned are here to stay.


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15 December 2020
Delhi HC Restrains AIIMS Nurses From Continuing Indefinite Strike

Delhi HC Restrains AIIMS Nurses From Continuing Indefinite Strike

The court has issued notice to the nurses union and listed the matter for hearing in January 2021.


19 September 2020
Rajya Sabha Bill 2020: The New Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill Safeguard Healthcare Workers

Rajya Sabha Bill 2020: The New Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill Safeguard Healthcare Workers

Health Minister introduced the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in parliament today to replace an ordinance issued by the government in April. The...


01 July 2020
'Huge Recognition For Frontline Warriors': AIIMS Nurse On Conversation With Rahul Gandhi

'Huge Recognition For Frontline Warriors': AIIMS Nurse On Conversation With Rahul Gandhi

Krishnan was one of the four nurses who were selected for Gandhi’s interaction on ‘Doctor’s Day’, in which they spoke about the challenges faced by...


11 June 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic: Adam Gilchrist Lauds Efforts Of Indian Nurse, Sharon Verghese In Australia

Coronavirus Pandemic: Adam Gilchrist Lauds Efforts Of Indian Nurse, Sharon Verghese In Australia

Sharon Verghese, who is a student at the University of Wollongong, has been working as an aged-care worker during the lockdown enforced by the coronavirus...


23 May 2020
Covid-19 Diary | From Reel To Real Life, From Leading Actress To An Obsessed Nurse

Covid-19 Diary | From Reel To Real Life, From Leading Actress To An Obsessed Nurse

Shikha Malhotra, the actor-turned-nurse, has been working at a COVID-19 ward in a Mumbai hospital since March 27. (This article was first published on 23 May,...


25 April 2020
A Force Unto Themselves, Why Malayalis Are Synonymous With Nursing

A Force Unto Themselves, Why Malayalis Are Synonymous With Nursing

Kerala received Rs 85,092 crore as remittances (March 2018), accounting for 35 per cent of the state's GDP. The nursing brigade has changed the Kerala's...


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25 April 2020
Opinion | Why Do We Value Doctors More Than Nurses? How About An App For Sisters?

Opinion | Why Do We Value Doctors More Than Nurses? How About An App For Sisters?

Most women who do well in nursing could probably have become doctors too. If nurses were paid on a par with doctors, then for sure we would learn their names,...


25 April 2020
The Sisters We Forgot: Nurses Risk Their Lives To Save Ours, But Are We Grateful To Them?

The Sisters We Forgot: Nurses Risk Their Lives To Save Ours, But Are We Grateful To Them?

In India, the public perception about nurses is still one of those who merely carry out instructions of doctors. During COVID-19 times, they are being hailed...


22 April 2020
Coronavirus: Centre Brings Tough Law For Attack On Health Workers; Guilty Could Face 5 Years In Jail

Coronavirus: Centre Brings Tough Law For Attack On Health Workers; Guilty Could Face 5 Years In Jail

Asked whether the new changes in the law will be applicable even after the threat of COVID-19 is over, Javadekar said that the ordinance has been approved to...


19 April 2020
Two Doctors, Six Nurses Test Positive For Coronavirus At Delhi Medical College

Two Doctors, Six Nurses Test Positive For Coronavirus At Delhi Medical College

The hospital has initiated a contact tracing to find out who all had come in contact with them in the last few days.


25 March 2020
Doctors And Nurses, The Real Soldiers Fighting Coronavirus, Can't Even Get To Hospitals With Dignity

Doctors And Nurses, The Real Soldiers Fighting Coronavirus, Can't Even Get To Hospitals With Dignity

Though the government has exempted essential services such as hospitals to function without any hindrance, hospitals and doctors associations have claimed that...


20 March 2020
Meet The Corona Warriors: Mridula S. Sree, The Rookie Nurse Who Treated A Wuhan-Returned Patient In An Isolation Ward

Meet The Corona Warriors: Mridula S. Sree, The Rookie Nurse Who Treated A Wuhan-Returned Patient In An Isolation Ward

Barely half a year into her career at Government TD Medical College Hospital in Alleppey, Mridula was tasked with the biggest duty of her life as a nurse


09 June 2019
Rahul Gandhi Meets Kerala Nurse Who Held Him As A Newborn

Rahul Gandhi Meets Kerala Nurse Who Held Him As A Newborn

Rahul Gandhi hugged her and held her hand when Vavathil and her family came to meet him at a guest house in Kerala this morning.


25 May 2018
Pestilence And A Shrouded Angel

Pestilence And A Shrouded Angel

Epidemic alert as Nipah virus hits Kerala and a nurse is ­martyred in the line of duty



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