Force Motors in association with Bhartiya Jain Sanghatan initiates mobile doorstep dispensary

first_img Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app By EH News Bureau on April 27, 2020 MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” Share Bhartiya Jain SanghatanCOVID-19Force Motorsmobile doorstep dispensary Related Posts WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story Force Motors in association with Bhartiya Jain Sanghatan initiates mobile doorstep dispensary News Read Article Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha Comments (0) The team of doctors, medics with these vans are fully equipped to identify COVID-19 symptoms and direct infected suspect cases to designated hospitalsMaharashtra remains to be leading state in the number of COVID-19 cases with 8,000 reported till April 26. Presently, there is immense pressure on the doctors and medical staff due to increasing positive cases daily. To address this issue Force Motors in association with the Bhartiya Jain Sanghatan (BJS, Pune) has initiated a mobile doorstep dispensary facility ‘Doctor Aplya Daari’ in Maharashtra.This initiative started on April 1, with 30 mobile dispensary vans completely equipped with doctors, support staff, medicines moving to various economically weaker localities in Pune and PCMC as per a pre-intimated schedule. The team of doctors and medics with these vans are fully equipped to identify COVID-19 symptoms and direct infected suspect cases to the designated hospitals.All the medicines that are prescribed or given out on free of charge basis. Mobile units can check 2,500 people every day and can examine the symptoms of around 500 patients in a day. Doctors in the vans monitor patients for cold and flu conditions and also inform patients about preventive measures to be taken against coronavirus spread. Over 1,11,679 residents have been checked and more than 1070 suspected COVID-19 patients were transferred to government hospitals in the last 26 days. This service will continue until Coronavirus is fully contained.Speaking on this initiative, Prasan Firodia, Managing Director, Force Motors said, “As  Maharashtra has become a hotspot in the country, it has created huge pressure on doctors and medical staff. We are proud to be associated with this noble initiative.”He further added, “Apart from this initiative our group (Dr Abhay Firodia Group) has earmarked Rs 25 crore to support COVID-19 relief activities. This deployment will be aimed at supporting upgradation of healthcare infrastructure, enhancing blood collection capability, facilitating mobile clinic /testing capabilities and providing free food to the needy.”The citizens, as well as the local administration, have welcomed this initiative and Force Motors have already extended this initiative to other key markets like Pune, Aurangabad, Dhule, Nashik, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Solapur and others cities across Maharashtra. With close to 84 vans this is one of the largest mobile healthcare initiatives in the country.Speaking about the initiative, Shantilal Mutha, Founder, BJS said, “The Firodia family has always wholeheartedly supported his organisation’s social work initiatives, right from inception over three decades back”. Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 Add Commentlast_img read more

Juventus’ Carlos Tevez reckons Atletico Madrid can win Champions League

first_img “Now the real Champions League starts.” “They close the space really well and are dangerous on the counter. I see them as one of the candidates to win the Champions League.” Upd. at 17:17 CET “They’re a team the play together really well,” Tevez said of Diego Simeone’s side. “They are a difficult rival. The Argentine striker’s Juventus side got the point they needed against the Spanish champions to progress to the knockout stages themselves, but never looked liked recording the two goal win they needed to finish top of the group. Atleti were beaten in the final last season by Real Madird; they’ll hope to go one better this time round.center_img EFE / Sport EN “Getting to the next round was the objective we had,” he continued in his interview with ‘Canal Plus’. “Last year we didn’t achieve that, so we have hit an important target. 10/12/2014 The former Manchester City striker wasn’t dwelling on coming second in the group; instead he was happy to make the last 16 after crashing out in the group stages last season. Carlos Tevez says Atletico Madrid can win the Champions League seasonlast_img read more

Leaf profile: Andrew Walton says ‘no big deal’ to play out his junior career in Nelson

first_imgThroughout the KIJHL season The Nelson Daily Sports Editor Bruce Fuhr will take a capsule look at the players on the Nelson Leafs hockey club. Today the focus in on starting netminder Andrew Walton.If someone in the crowd last year during a Nelson/Castlegar game had said in a year from now Andrew Walton would be wearing the Green and White and tending goal for the Nelson Leafs the response would have been:“Are you crazy?”But there was 6’1”, 170-pound Sunflower City native backstopping the green and white to a 3-0 victory over their Murdoch Division counterparts, in his hometown of Castlegar, no less, on opening night of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.“I felt pretty good but that was definitely not the same (Castlegar) team as last year,” Walton said about the eventful night at the Community Complex.“(Sniper Ryan) Anysley wasn’t there so it’s not the same team as last season.”Fact is the 20-year-old goalie has moved on.Fact is Walton moved on last season when he asked for a trade in the middle of Castlegar’s amazing run that saw the Rebels make it all the way to the KIJHL final.“I just wanted to assure myself of playing in the Cyclone Taylor tournament,” Walton said when asked about the mid-season deal, a blockbuster trade by KIJHL standards.Walton got his wish. However, it was the road to the Cyclone Taylor Cup that he might have wanted to be traveled a little different.His former mates from Castlegar knocked Walton and the Ghostriders out of the playoffs during the Kootenay Conference Finals.A hiccup during the opener in Fernie proved to be the difference as the Rebels ousted the Riders in six games.Walton did get the last laugh against his former mates as Walton got a free pass to the Cyclone while Castlegar lost a heartbreaking KIJHL final to the Osoyoos Coyotes.But just when it appeared Walton would sip from the cup of Cyclone victory, the Peninsula Panthers skated away with a 5-3 victory in the tourney final.“That definitely sucked a lot,” Walton, still feeling that bitter taste in his mouth when the subject is brought up, said. “All of us could have played a lot better, including myself. But I thought during the game lot of the bounces went their way for sure.”But that was last year and this is a new opportunity for Walton.To be back in the West Kootenay, closer to family, and finish out his junior hockey career with the Green and White in Nelson.“I don’t really think it’s that big a deal,” said Walton about playing in Nelson. “It’s not like I necessarily going to be remembered for playing junior B in Castlegar.”Fans may not remember Walton in Castlegar in a few years.But the current Leaf players, especially the defence, will definitely have fond memories of Walton during this season.“He’s like another defenceman back there,’’ said Leaf rearguard Tyler Parfeniuk, one of two 20-year-olds, including Walton, that will be called upon to provide veteran leadership to this band of younger players on the Leafs.“He’s so cool under pressure and handles the puck so well.”Walton, enrolled in the carpentry program at Selkirk College, is eager to make this final season in junior hockey a successful one.After last season’s musical goalies between the pipes for Nelson, it’s obvious Walton will be a welcome edition to the Leafs.“I want to help Nelson go really far and win the league this year,” Walton prophesized. “I think we have a really good team here. We’ve got a really good bunch of guys and we’re only going to get better as the season goes on.”Andrew Walton Fast FactsPosition: GoalHeight: 6’1″Weight: 170 poundsHometown: CastlegarAge: 20:Favourite music: anything but countryFavourite NHL team: None really, but in a pinch Detroit Red WingsFavourite NHL player: Pavel DatsyukFavourite hobby other than hockey: Playing video games, NHL 12iPhone or BlackBerry: Knock off cell [email protected]last_img read more

Connacht Rugby chief speaks about Pat Lam’s departure

first_imgConnacht Rugby CEO Willie Ruane (above right) was in studio this morning chatting about yesterday’s shock announcement that Head Coach Pat Lam was leaving at the end of the season for Bristol. Ruane told Keith Finnegan about the process involved in replacing the man who has made such an impact in his 4 years in charge… Audio Playerhttps://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/sports.podcast/Willie+Ruane+Studio.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume..print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

CPS board considers extension for Supt. Stiepleman

first_imgThe Columbia Public Schools board on Monday night was set to consider a contract extension and a raise for Superintendent Peter Stiepleman.The new deal would give him more money starting in July, and keep him with the district through the 2021-22 school year.Stiepleman has been Columbia’s superintendent since July 1, 2014.last_img

a month agoSouthampton boss Hasenhuttl: Slow start cost us

first_imgSouthampton boss Hasenhuttl: Slow start cost usby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveSouthampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl felt a slow start wrecked their chances in defeat to Bournemouth.Nathan Ake and Harry Wilson scored first-half goals with Callum Wilson clinching the win late on after James Ward-Prowse gave the Saints hope.“The first half was too bad to get a point,” said Hasenhüttl.“We lost this game in the first half. We haven’t showed a few of the qualities we showed in the last games.“The second half was completely different. We really tried to stress them, we won nearly every second ball and 26 shots on goal in 90 minutes is also not so bad, but these stats are not so interesting.“What’s interesting is the goals, but we couldn’t score more today, so it was not the result we wanted.”The Saints boss continued: “We knew it would be a difficult game today and we knew Bournemouth are strong in counter-attacks.“They didn’t have that many chances, but for the first one from the corner, we lost one duel in the centre and it’s a goal.“We invested a lot. I think everybody saw that we tried until the last minute to turn the table, but in the end we didn’t. We have to keep our heads up and move forward.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

MidSize Tankers to Experience Recovery from 2018

first_imgzoom The mid-size tanker market is heading toward a potential recovery from 2018 onwards on the back of the next burst of US exports through infrastructure build outs.“While the increase in US seaborne exports is positive for tankers, the volume of exports isn’t likely to materially move the freight market. For now…,” according to tanker shipping firm Teekay.Given the robust delivery schedule for large tankers in the first half of 2017, which is likely to put downside pressure on freight rates, the positive demand fundamentals resulting from increased US exports could offset some of the burden of fleet growth.US crude exports out of the US Gulf are set to continue increasing, while the build out of a new export-capable Aframax terminal in the US Gulf will make it easier to ship barrels out, showing positive signs for the mid-sized tanker market.Prior to lifting the crude oil export ban in 2015, US crude exports went almost entirely to Canada. However, movements to global markets, particularly to Asia and Europe, increased significantly in the second quarter of 2016. Movements to Asia have increased 83 kb/d from the first quarter of 2015, while volumes to Europe have increased 55 kb/d during the same period. These increases have largely offset exports to Canada, which have decreased by 145 kb/d.last_img read more

A giant step forward new 10 bill featuring Viola Desmond to enter

first_imgThe new banknote featuring a picture of Viola Desmond will go into circulation tomorrow, and the civil rights activist’s sister will be the first person to use it.Wanda Robson will make the first official purchase with the new $10 bill during a ceremony tomorrow at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg.The 91-year-old is set to buy a book that she co-wrote with Cape Breton University professor Graham Reynolds about Demond’s life and legacy.Robson says she’ll give the book to give to her 12-year-old granddaughter so she can learn more about her great-aunt’s story.Desmond will be the first black woman to be featured on a Canadian banknote.She was arrested in 1946 after she refused to leave the whites-only area of the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, N.S., which has since become one of the most high-profile incidents of racial discrimination in Canadian history.But it was only after Desmond died in 1965 that her story was widely told.She has since received numerous accolades, including having a Halifax Transit ferry named after her and recieving a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame.Robson hopes the new bill will bring even more awareness to her sister’s story and will be a “giant step forward” in terms of continuing Desmond’s work toward equality.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

Boats being used to help evacuees from the Old Fort

first_imgA bus will meet the boat at the Taylor Boat launch to take them to the reception center in Fort St. John FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Boats have arrived and will help to move residents who wish to evacuate from the Old Fort.The PRRD has co-ordinated the transportation for people who want to leave the area affected by the evacuation alert.   Boats will leave from the beach behind the house at 8711 Old Fort Loop.The Boats will continue to come to the community until all the people that want to leave have left.last_img read more

Ministry broadens hiring credentials for new frontline workers

first_imgWhile this change allows hiring managers to draw from a larger pool of applicants, the Ministry says potential employees are still required to meet the same core competencies as before and must demonstrate equivalent skills and experience before they can be hired.Once hired, employees must take additional training not covered by degree programs. On-the-job training is under the direct supervision of a senior social worker and a supervisor. Employees must complete a six-month probation period that tests classroom teaching in the real world.Implementation of Grand Chief Ed John’s report is a priority in the minister’s mandate letter. This is the first change to frontline worker entry-level qualifications in 20 years.The move is expected to help address ongoing challenges in recruiting and retaining frontline staff.It is intended to give the Ministry more flexibility to identify community-specific needs, particularly for Indigenous and remote communities, and hire appropriately by considering an applicant’s combination of education and experience in relevant fields beyond social work.The revised criteria align with hiring practices in most jurisdictions in Canada. VICTORIA, B.C. – The Ministry of Children and Family Development has expanded the educational and experiential requirements for new frontline workers, in line with recommendations from Grand Chief Ed John’s report on Indigenous child welfare, to better respond to the evolving needs of vulnerable children and families.According to MCFD, preference will continue to be given to applicants with a degree in social work or child and youth care. With this expansion, however, hiring managers are now also able to consider the combination of a related degree, post-graduate diploma or post-graduate certificate in a human services field, along with a minimum two years of post-degree work experience.The Ministry says this will enable more diversity in the workforce and a greater number of skilled applicants for positions in hard-to-recruit areas of the province.last_img read more