Health & Wellness

Indore has topped the Ayushman Bharat list by enrolling about 80% of its target population into the scheme. This is one of the biggest healthcare schemes sponsored by the Union of India, which aims to cover health benefits for about 50 crore citizens and nearly 10 crore underprivileged families, free of cost. While 2 crore individuals in MP have registered to avail its aid, the maximum share of beneficiaries hail from Indore, stated authorities.

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With ardent leadership and assiduous planning, Indore has always been a hub of creativity when it comes to implementing welfare initiatives. Amid all the growth and new developments, the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh has become a witness to another interesting project called 'She-Kunj'. This project was started with an aim to set up specialised resource centres for women that would help them with specialised and required amenities.

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The Indore district health authorities concluded the first week of COVID-vaccination drive for frontline workers on Saturday, successfully vaccinating about 21,667 beneficiaries with the first dose. As per the CMHO reports, about 50% of the target was met on Saturday in the city. The district health department had scaled through 6 departments and identified about 29,000 frontline workers for the vaccination. With two more sessions on February 15 and 17, Indore aims to immunise over 7,000 listed beneficiaries.

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Does the thought of planning a travel itinerary often take you to the mysterious mountains? If yes, hear us out as and you might end up being all set for a cool weekend trip within a few moments, right here!

Beaming amidst the bejewelled landscape of Madhya Pradesh, Janapav Kuti makes for a magical spot for your long-awaited vacation. Located closely to the crowded confines of Indore, the village with its serene hills serves for a soothing escape that would surely energise your spirits and enrich your soul. Famously called the 'Ayurvedic village', Janapav Kuti is a treasure trove of Malwa's richest endowments.

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The second round of COVID vaccination in Indore has finally picked momentum, towards the target. About 54% of health and frontline workers were vaccinated during the Wednesday session; a great leap from the initial day's measly 19%. Though the vaccine response was lukewarm in Indore, city officials, healthcare workers and persons of authority got the jab, encouraging peers and subordinates to follow suit too.

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The Indore district initiated its COVID-19 vaccination drive in sync with the launch of the nationwide inoculation drive flagged off today by the Prime Minister. The state authorities have identified about 15,000 people as the first phase beneficiaries of the vaccination drive, about 5 prominent city hospitals have been designated as vaccination centres to conduct the drive smoothly. These include MY Hospital, Aurobindo Hospital, Rajshri Apollo, Bombay Hospital, and ESIC, which are equipped to shoulder a load of 100 recipients every day.

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The first consignment of the Covishield vaccine, carrying about 1,51,520 doses, reached the city of Indore on Wednesday. As per the statement of the Regional Director, this batch will cater to the requirements of 15 districts falling under the Indore and Ujjain Division in Madhya Pradesh. 15,000 beneficiaries have been identified in Indore, who'll be first in line to receive the booster shot in the first phase of vaccination drive, launching on January 16. Based on this list, the city's requirement stands at about 33,000 doses, 2 for each person, which need to be administered 28 days apart.

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The coronavirus pandemic has gripped the district of Indore, marking it off as one of the most adversely hit city in Madhya Pradesh. However, the new year brings in new troubles for Indore as an avian epidemic targets the city as well. About 50 crows, who fell dead in the city about three days ago have tested positive for bird flu. This has alerted the civic health officials of approaching troubles, amid covid spread.

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The District Health Authorities in Indore have identified and shortlisted around 4,000 probable vaccinators, who can administer the dosage of COVID-19 vaccine in the first phase of the mass immunisation drive in the district. The vaccinators are the working staff of healthcare facilities running in the district, who would be trained to properly conduct a glitch-free vaccination procedure, under the state and district machinery.

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A 3-month long study conducted by the blood bank of the government Maharaja Yashwantrao hospital (MYH) in the heart of the Indore city has revealed a gradual increase in resistance to the infection of coronavirus among common people. An analysis of the data showed that out of a total of 4,041 samples of new blood deposited in the MYH blood bank in the last three months, IgG (immunoglobulin G) antibodies were found in 29 per cent (1,179) samples. IgG antibodies are the most commonly found antibody among others. Found in the blood and other bodily fluids, these defend the human body against the invasion of foreign bacteria and virus. According to research, IgG takes time to form after an infection or immunization.

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Indore and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh have been offered new relaxations, in an attempt to give the commercial activities a much-needed boost, while also ensuring staggered customer rush. The relaxations allow all markets in Madhya Pradesh's capital and commercial hub Indore to remain open till 10 PM, against the earlier cap of 8 PM, which was imposed to arrest the transmission of coronavirus infection in the state.

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