Do not insist on pass for health workers: Odisha DGP

Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay on Tuesday instructed the department officials to allow movement of doctors, nurses and other health personnel during lockdown based on their Identity Card till March 27. He asked the police not to insist on pass. In a letter, the DGP informed they are working to develop a web-based system of passes for all exempted category

Health issues normal for people of my age: Pele

 Brazil’s three-time World Cup winner Pele, who is suffering from a “kind of depression” as per his son, said on Friday that health issues are “normal for people of my age”. According to a BBC Sport report, the legendary Pele in a statement said: “I am not avoiding fulfilling the commitments in my always busy schedule.”


Universal health coverage or UHC is WHO’s number one goal globally

A well-functioning primary care system that meets most of a person’s health needs, throughout the life course, is central to universal health coverage,” said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia, on World Health Day, celebrated every year on April 7. The theme of the day this year is Universal Health Coverage, ‘Health for All: Everyone, Everywhere.