New education minister planning 5-day school week for grades 7-12

[ad_1] New Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton plans to shrink the school week for middle school and high school students in Israel from six to five days starting next year. The new schedule will supposedly come into effect after the summer vacation, which kicked off on June 20 and will end on September 1. Schools will … Read more

Why I despair at our sexist NHS, by health minister Nadine Dorries

[ad_1] Why I despair at our NHS: Former health minister Nadine Dorries says sexism is rife in the system and urges women to stand up to doctors who try to ‘fob us off’ Nadine Dorries accused many doctors of failing to listen to female patients She said health service had been guilty of ‘shutting down’ … Read more

Health Minister Nadine Dorries says NHS can be ‘sexist’ and ‘shuts down’ women’s complaints

[ad_1] A Health Minister has admitted she thinks the NHS can be sexist and “shuts down” complaints by women over their care. Nadine Dorries said there have been “unconscious biases against women since the beginning of time” as she revealed she had been “fobbed off” herself when seeking treatment. But in a fiery clash on … Read more

Delta variant ’40 percent more transmissible’: UK health minister

[ad_1] Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: NIH/NIAID The Delta variant of the coronavirus is estimated to be 40 percent more transmissible than the Alpha variant … Read more

Delta variant ’40 percent more transmissible’: UK health minister

[ad_1] Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: NIH/NIAID The Delta variant of the coronavirus is estimated to be 40 percent more transmissible than the Alpha variant … Read more

Review Meet: Finance minister asks states, insurance companies to expedite settlements of claims under key schemes

[ad_1] Faster claim settlements have assumed greater significance in recent months, given the ferocity of the pandemic that has claimed 3.44 lakh lives in the country. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday asked insurance companies to expedite settlements of claims under key schemes. She also directed states to take up Covid claims of health workers … Read more

Review Meet: Finance minister asks states, insurance companies to expedite settlements of claims under key schemes

[ad_1] Faster claim settlements have assumed greater significance in recent months, given the ferocity of the pandemic that has claimed 3.44 lakh lives in the country. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday asked insurance companies to expedite settlements of claims under key schemes. She also directed states to take up Covid claims of health workers … Read more

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal admitted to AIIMS with post-Covid complications

[ad_1] Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has been admitted to New Delhi’s All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) due to post-Covid complications. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been admitted to AIIMS following Covid complications (PTI photo) Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has been admitted to the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) … Read more