Sunday, February 25, 2024

Topic: Health workers

More women work in healthcare but they earn 24 per cent less than men: Report

Women working in the health and care sector earn nearly 25 per cent less than their male counterparts – a larger gender pay gap than in other economic sectors, two UN agencies said in a new report on Wednesday.

COVID-19: Health workers face ‘dangerous neglect’, warn WHO, ILO

Health teams worldwide need much safer working conditions to combat the “dangerous neglect” they have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN health and labour agencies said on Monday. 

700-plus healthcare workers and patients killed in attacks on health facilities: WHO

More than 700 healthcare workers and patients have died, and more than 2,000 have been injured in attacks on health facilities since December 2017, according to a three year analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) released on Tuesday.

COVID-19: Amnesty analysis reveals over 7,000 health workers have died around world

New analysis by Amnesty International has found that at least 7,000 health workers have died around the world after contracting COVID-19. At least 1,320 health workers are confirmed to have died in Mexico alone, the highest known figure for any country.

COVID-19 positive doctor charged Rs 1.20 lakh at private hospital for a day stay in Hyderabad

Dr. Sultana, who is a Duty Medical Officer (DMO) at government-run Fever Hospital in Hyderabad and a COVID-19 patient was charged around 1.20 lakh for a day hospital stay and allegedly detained by the authorities of Thumbay New Life Hospital, a private hospital in Hyderabad.

Nurses, doctors are in COVID-19 war but you are busy in filing FIRs, Supreme Court to Delhi

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that doctors and nurses are COVID-19 warriors and they needed to be protected.