HEALTH

Minister inaugurates Unani and Siddha Centres at Safdarjung Hospital

ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI Giving a big boost to traditional system of medicine, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH and Defence Shripad Yesso Naik today inaugurated an Unani Medical Centre and Siddha Clinical Research Unit at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. The Unani Medical Centre has been established by the Central Council for Research … Continue reading Minister inaugurates Unani and Siddha Centres at Safdarjung Hospital

WHO: Stronger focus on nutrition could save 3.7 million lives by 2025

WEB DESK Health services must integrate a stronger focus on ensuring optimum nutrition at each stage of a person’s life, according to a new report released by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is estimated that the right investment in nutrition could save 3.7 million lives by 2025[1]. “In order to provide quality health services … Continue reading WHO: Stronger focus on nutrition could save 3.7 million lives by 2025

CGHS services to be made available in 100 cities

AMN / NEW DELHI Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched a new scheme of Annual Health Check-up for CGHS beneficiaries who are pensioners of the age of 75 years and above. He also inaugurated state-of-the-art CGHS Bhawan in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Harsh Vardhan stated that CGHS services should be made available … Continue reading CGHS services to be made available in 100 cities

75 new medical colleges to be set up in India by 2021-22

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi In a major step towards healthcare, the Union Cabinet today approved setting up of 75 new Medical Colleges across the by 2021-22. The move will add 15,700 more MBBS seats in the country. These medical colleges will be established in under-served areas having no such colleges with at least 200 … Continue reading 75 new medical colleges to be set up in India by 2021-22

80% decline in new HIV cases in India

SUDHIR KUMAR / NEW DELHI The government ON Monday said that there has been more than 80 per cent decline in new HIV infection cases in the country since its peak in 1995. The global average of decline in new infection is estimated at 47 per cent. Talking to reporters at a function here, Health … Continue reading 80% decline in new HIV cases in India

40 lakh people avail cashless treatment under Ayushman Bharat Scheme: Govt

WEB DESK More than 39 lakh people have availed cashless treatment worth over six thousand crore rupees for serious illnesses since the launch of Ayushman Bharat -Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana, AB-PMJAY. This has resulted in savings of over 12 thousand crore rupees to the beneficiary families. Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan stated this while … Continue reading 40 lakh people avail cashless treatment under Ayushman Bharat Scheme: Govt

Govt to monitor price of orthopaedic knee implants

AMN / NEW DELHI Government has decided to monitor the ceiling price of orthopaedic knee implants so that the price increase of implants do not increase beyond 10% in a given year. The NPPA notified the ceiling price of orthopaedic knee implants on 16th August, 2017 by invoking extraordinary powers, in public interest, under Para … Continue reading Govt to monitor price of orthopaedic knee implants

President gives nod to National Medical Commission act 2019

AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind has given his nod to National Medical Commission act 2019. The move came after Parliament passed the bill in the just-concluded session. The Bill seeks to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. It has provisions to set up the National Medical Commission which will frame policies … Continue reading President gives nod to National Medical Commission act 2019

NMC Bill: AIIMS and Safdarjung doctors call for indefinite strike

While the Centre has called the NMC bill a game-changer set to transform medical education and services in India, many members of the medical fraternity disagree. WEB DESK In protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, the doctors of All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS) and Safdarjung Hospital in the national capital has … Continue reading NMC Bill: AIIMS and Safdarjung doctors call for indefinite strike

2,0000 more Health Centres to become functional by March 2020: Govt..

AMN / NEW DELHI Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that around 20 thousand more Health and Wellness Centres under Ayushman Bharat Scheme will become functional by March next year. At present, around 20 thousand such Centres are functional in different parts of the country. Dr Vardhan was replying in the Rajya Sabha today … Continue reading 2,0000 more Health Centres to become functional by March 2020: Govt..

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