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India to play pivotal role in advancing global collaboration in Homoeopathy

Shripad Yesso Naik-Goa

The World Integrated Medicine Forum on the regulation of Homoeopathic Medicinal Products with the theme ‘Advancing Global Collaboration’ was inaugurated Shripad Naik, Union Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of AYUSH. The three-day forum is being organised by Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH), with the support of Ministry of AYUSH, Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the United States (HPCUS) and ...

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Yoga is India’s greatest legacy and most glorious gift to the world: Vice President

Bharatiya Sanskrit Pitham

Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Yoga is India’s greatest legacy, its most glorious gift to the world. He said that the massive participation of people from all over the world on International Yoga Day celebrations was a testament to the fact that the world has accepted Yoga and was celebrating it. Addressing the gathering after ...

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ELISA kits to play pivotal role in control and eradication of glanders from India

Glanders is a fatal infectious and notifiable disease of equines including horses, donkeys and mules. Seen in the picture is Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh releasing recombinant ELISA kits on 8th January 2019.

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh on 8th January 2019 released recombinant Enzyme-linked immune sorbent assay (ELISA) kits: one for Glanders and other for Equine Infectious Anaemia. Both these diseases are notifiable diseases in India and require special diagnosis for control and eradication in the country. Glanders is a fatal infectious and notifiable disease of equines including ...

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AYUSH in quest to promote traditional Indian system of medicine lines up grand celebration for third edition of Unani Day 2019

AYUSH

The Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), will commence a 50-day countdown for Unani Day 2019 from 23 December 2018. During the next 50 days, the CCRUM and its regional institutes / centres would organise a host of activities and events as a run up to Unani Day which is celebrated on 11th February every year. The countdown activities would ...

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Medical Value Travel in India is 10 times more affordable globally: Sangita Reddy @ Advantage Health Care – India 2018

4th International Summit on Medical Value Travel - India

World of Medical Value Travel is evolving very fast across the globe! For various reasons including people have to look at Medical Value Destination that offer quality medical care at best competitive price.  Stakeholder from across the public and private realms deliberated on these trends and the advantageous position India has at the recently held 4th International Summit on Medical Value Travel) organised ...

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Skills upgrade must for healthcare workforce for India to achieve national goal of Health for All

CII Health Summit 2018

Many countries depend on the Indian Healthcare Supply Chain (that mainly include skilled doctors and paramedics) to meet the medical needs of their own population. However, in India, there is a significant deficit in medical manpower” . To address this issue both in the long and short term the Minister of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship,  Dharmendra Pradhan emphasised the need for ...

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Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in Zero attempts to move people look at people with disabilities (PWD) beyond wheelchairs @ World Disability Day 2018

Zero-starring Shahrukh Khan

Anushka Sharma is a well established name in the film fraternity. Having explored so many genres in the film industry, the actress is back with a bang with another challenging role as a cerebral palsy (CP) scientist in soon to be released movie “zero”. In zero, she gets to share screen space with Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. Anushka seems ...

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New India’s biggest health welfare scheme – Ayushman Bharat unveiled by PM Modi @Ranchi, Jharkahnd

Narendra Modi in Ranchi, Jharkahnd on September 23, 2018

India took a giant leap towards providing accessible and affordable healthcare to the common man with the launch of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 23rd September, 2018 at Ranchi, Jharkhand. Under the vision of Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) shall be implemented so that each and every vulnerable ...

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Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts for nationwide IT based healthcare program on NCD’s

MoHFW MoU exchange ceremony with the Tata Trusts and Dell

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, on 20 September 2018  exchanged the MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform fornationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfarepresided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary ...

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India to usher in two year long celebration to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi; President of India launches logo, web portal participative

Mahatma Logo

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind launched the logo and the web portal for commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, at Rashtrapati Bhawan on 18 September 2018. The logo was released in the presence of Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change,  Mahesh Sharma and Secretary Culture, Arun ...

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NITI Aayog cycles to spread awareness on clean mobility and sets ball rolling for India’s transition to renewable energy and electric vehicles @ MOVE: Global Mobility Summit

India to move to electric and hybrid vehicles

MoS Kiren Rijiju & Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog flagged off MOVE Cyclathon on 2 September 2018, a cycle rally to promote cleaner, accessible modes of transport. The cyclathon was held in the run up to the MOVE: Global Mobility Summit on September 7, 8 in New Delhi, and saw a participation of over 500 enthusiastic cyclists. Speaking at the event, ...

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Ayushman Bharat furthers core tenets of Universal Health Coverage: Nadda @ 71st Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

Ayushman Bharat @ WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia

“India has fast-tracked many initiatives aimed at achieving all the core tenets of Universal Health Coverage i.e, strengthening health systems, improving access to free medicines & diagnostics and reducing catastrophic healthcare spending.” This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at the inauguration of  the ‘71st Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East ...

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