The opposition parties seconded the MHA’s advisory and demanded her resignation as Chief Minister.
The Calcutta High Court had, on Friday, refused to pass any interim order on the strike by the junior doctors.
Till now, over 130 have been hospitalised in the district.
The state’s healthcare system has been in a coma since Tuesday, due to a cease-work by junior doctors demanding security at hospitals.
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has directed members of all its state branches to stage protests and wear black badges to work on Friday.
The syllabus for the new course including health science was developed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), and will be added to the existing CBSE curriculum for Classes 9, 10, 11, and 12.
Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September last year, the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), would provide a cover of up to Rs. 5 lakh per family per year, for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday accused the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government of obstructing the implementation of the flagship healthcare programme Ayushman Bharat by laying siege to post offices, sending police officers and Members of Parliament and MLAs to snatch the scheme’s cards.
A total of 49 people have died of the H1N1 flu in the state this year and 1,233 people have been found positive. “Had the Congress-led state government been alert, swine flu would not have claimed so many lives in the state,” Ms Raje said on Monday. Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje attacked the Congress government over its “failure” to tackle swine flu menace in the state.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has unexpectedly left for the US for a medical check-up relating to his kidney ailment, sources said.
Recent research shows that spending time with nature may bring many health benefits, and many environmental programmes around the world are trying to decrease ‘nature-deficit’ and ‘child-nature disconnectedness’ in order to improve children’s health.