HEALTH

Committee formed to protect Unani Medicine in Delhi

Delhi govt abolishes Deputy Director post in Unani AMN / New Delhi: Alarmed over bais against Unani system of medicine by the Delhi government and Department of AYUSH, in the National Capital and the country as whole, Unani practitioners and sympathizers have formed a Joint Action Committee which will strive to safeguard the interest of … Continue reading Committee formed to protect Unani Medicine in Delhi

Govt establishes Homeopathy Laboratory for standardization of medecine

AMN / The Central Government has constituted Central Council of Homoeopathy under the provisions of Homeopathy Central Council Act, 1973 to regulate education and practice of Homoeopathy. The Central Government has also established Homeopathy Pharmacopoeia Laboratory for standardization of Homoeopathic Drugs, Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy to carry out research activities in different aspects … Continue reading Govt establishes Homeopathy Laboratory for standardization of medecine

Centre to establish 20 Cancer Institutes, 50 Tertiary Care Centres

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare JP Nadda today announced that government would establish 20 State Cancer Institutes and 50 Tertiary Care Cancer Centres in the country . He said that these institutes and centres will mentor all cancer related activities in their respective areas. He was addressing a gathering after performing the bhumi … Continue reading Centre to establish 20 Cancer Institutes, 50 Tertiary Care Centres

1,700 more beds to be added to AIIMS

AMN / Union Health Minister J P Nadda has said that an additional 1,700 beds will be added in the existing capacity of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi to accommodate more patients. In reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Health Minister said, besides AIIMS, the capacity of Safdarjung Hospital … Continue reading 1,700 more beds to be added to AIIMS

Govt to open institution for higher education in AYUSH

A Akhter / Centre has approved setting up of All India Institute Ayurveda in, New Delhi to conduct Post-graduate and Ph.D. courses in Ayurveda and North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy at Shillong in Meghalaya to conduct Under-graduate, Post-graduate, Doctoral and Post-doctoral courses both in Ayurveda and Homoeopathy. Further, under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme … Continue reading Govt to open institution for higher education in AYUSH

Vaccine against dengue fever to be available soon

AMN / The first-ever vaccine against dengue fever which affects more than 400 million people across the world will be available for the first time after being cleared for use in Mexico, French manufacturer Sanofi announced Wednesday. It’s a very important moment in the history of public health, Olivier Charmeil, head of the company’s vaccines … Continue reading Vaccine against dengue fever to be available soon

Organ transplant facility in every medical college Soon: Minister

Union Health Minister JP Nadda has said that the government is working towards creating an organ transplant facility in every medical college of the country. Launching the Nationwide Registry for Organ and Tissue Donation in New Delhi Friday, Mr Nadda said that this will help bridge the gap between demand and availability of human organs … Continue reading Organ transplant facility in every medical college Soon: Minister

Pneumonia: The deadly childhood disease

By Shobha Shukla / Despite being preventable, pneumonia continues to be a top killer of children under five. It also wreaks ‘breath-taking’ havoc in the lives of adults, particularly the elderly, and people living with HIV. According to the 2015 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report released recently by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at … Continue reading Pneumonia: The deadly childhood disease

Policy on use of antibiotics soon

AMN / The Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR, Dr Soumya Swaminathan has said that an antibiotic resistance survey is being done in the country and its findings would form the basis for the formulation of a national policy to regulate use of antibiotics. Dr Swaminathan said that the policy, if framed, … Continue reading Policy on use of antibiotics soon

AMU organises Seminar on ‘Modernization of Unani Pharmacy’ 

Our Correspondent Aligarh: A two-day National Seminar and Workshop on ‘Modernization of Unani Pharmacy, Need and Importance’ was organised at the Hakim Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College in Aligarh Muslim University November 14-15. The conference was jointly organised by the Department of Saidla (Pharmacology), AMU and National Council for Promotion Urdu Language (NCPUL) Delivering the keynote … Continue reading AMU organises Seminar on ‘Modernization of Unani Pharmacy’ 

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