HEALTH

Govt to set up Medical Tourism Board on World Tourism Day

AMN / Central government will set up Medical Tourism and Wellness Board on the occasion of World Tourism Day September 27th. At a Radio progamme, Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Mahesh Sharma said, the government will give a new shape to medical tourism keeping in view its importance in the country. Replying to listeners’ … Continue reading Govt to set up Medical Tourism Board on World Tourism Day

Health Minister directs hospitals not to turn away dengue patients

AMN / Union Health Minister J P Nadda has directed all hospitals under the central government that no patient suffering from fever or suspected to have dengue should be denied treatment. He directed that the number of beds, if needed, should be increased to accommodate all patients who are visiting the hospitals for treatment for … Continue reading Health Minister directs hospitals not to turn away dengue patients

Doctors should work for welfare of society: PM

AMN / Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked doctors to work for the welfare of society by focusing their attention on the unprivileged. Presenting the gold medals to the outstanding medical students in the 34th convocation of the PGI, Chandigarh Prime Minister appealed to the doctors to focus on the patients instead of the diseases … Continue reading Doctors should work for welfare of society: PM

US bans imports from another Indian drug manufacturer

AMN / US Food and Drug Administration has banned imports from another India-based drug manufacturing plant over quality control concerns. The FDA’s import alert on Mumbai-based Polydrug Laboratories Pvt Ltd’s Ambernath manufacturing plant comes two months after Canada banned the same site, citing data integrity issues. Europe also barred imports from the plant in early … Continue reading US bans imports from another Indian drug manufacturer

Govt will do everything to check infant and maternal mortality rates: PM

Gobal summit on ‘Call to Action’ on prevention of maternal and child deaths TIA Correspondent / Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed confidence that Millennium Development Goal on low infant mortality will be achieved. inaugurating the the global summit ‘Call to Action’ on prevention of maternal and child deaths, Prime minister said that has said … Continue reading Govt will do everything to check infant and maternal mortality rates: PM

All India Institute of Ayurveda to become functional by 2016

Our correspondent / AYUSH Ministry is setting up an All India Institute of Ayurveda in Delhi, which is conceived as an Apex Institute of Ayurveda along the lines of AIIMS. It is expected to start working by 2016 and it is the vision of the Government to have such hospitals in every state, said Union … Continue reading All India Institute of Ayurveda to become functional by 2016

Health Ministry reviews preparedness on Dengue in Delhi

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has been reviewing the preparedness of various central government hospitals in Delhi to prevent and control Dengue, under the direction of the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda who has been personally reviewing the situation. To review the preparedness of AIIMS, Lady Hardinge Medical … Continue reading Health Ministry reviews preparedness on Dengue in Delhi

10 million people with epilepsy in India

AMN / The Health Minister, J P Nadda today informed the parliament that there were about 8-10 million persons with epilepsy in the country. he said that While health is a state subject, the Government of India supplements the efforts of State Governments to provide health services including treatment of epilepsy. General facilities for “early … Continue reading 10 million people with epilepsy in India

Adequate medicines available for H1N1 influenza: Nadda

TIA Correspondent / Health Minister J P Nadda has said there is no shortage of medicines in the states affected by H1N1 influenza. Replying to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha today, Mr Nadda said, adequate stock of drugs and protective equipment are available in the states. He said all the states have also been imparted … Continue reading Adequate medicines available for H1N1 influenza: Nadda

Govt takes Several Initiatives to overcome scarcity of Doctors

 By A Akhter / The Government has taken several steps to meet the scarcity of doctors in the country.The Health Minister, J P Nadda a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today said that that following steps have been taken to meet the shortage of doctors: I. The ratio of teachers to students has been … Continue reading Govt takes Several Initiatives to overcome scarcity of Doctors

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