Health & Wellnes

CSIR-IITR get ‘Make in India’ Mission potable water for domestic and communities

Bluebird Pure

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow has developed an innovative technology for “Drinking Water Disinfection System” with Trade name “OneerTM” which was transferred to Bluebird Water Purifiers, New Delhi in the presence of Union Minister of Science & Technology and Vice-President, CSIR, Dr. Harsh Vardhan on 17 October 2018. It is useful for ...

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Narela in Delhi to get 100 bedded National Institute of Homeopathy

The Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the National Institute of Homeopathy, at Narela, Delhi on October 16, 2018. The Member of Parliament, Udit Raj is also seen.

Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik laid the foundation stone of National Institute of Homeopathy at Narela on 16 October 2o18. This will be a National level Institute and would be established as an extension of National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata. Addressing the gathering, Naik said that Homoeopathy is gaining acceptance and growing in popularity all over the world and in India. ...

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MoS releases Digital India’s analytical report of National Health Profile-2018

Digital India

Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released an Analytical Report of the National Health Profile-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI), under the aegis of the Directorate General of Health Services at Patna, on 13 October 2018. The National Health Profile covers demographic, socio-economic, health status and health finance indicators, along with comprehensive ...

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Healthy lifestyle and organ donation are co-related: Anupriya Patel

‘Dialogue with Organs for Allied Health Force

Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare inaugurated a symposium cum exhibition on ‘Dialogue with Organs for Allied Health Force – A step to enhance cognitive skills,’ organized by the Department of Anatomy at Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, on 4th October 2018. Speaking at the function, Anupriya Patel stated that it is imperative to ...

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India- Romania to revive negotiations on India-EU-BTIA as VP envisages multifaceted Indo-Romanian partnership

Growing popularity of Ayurveda in Romania+

Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has thanked Romania for agreeing to take lead to re-start negotiations on India-EU-BTIA. He was making a Joint Press Statement following delegations level talks with the Prime Minister of Romania, Viorica Dancila, in Bucharest, Romania on 20 September 2018. The Minister of State for Finance, Shiv Pratap Shukla and other dignitaries were present on ...

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India broadbases Poshan Abhiyan with call for Anemia Mukt Bharat

Poshan Abhiyan

Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the two-day National Dissemination Workshop on Anemia Mukt Bharat and Home-Based Young Child Care(HBYC), on 18 September 2018. V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog was also present at the inaugural function. The objective of this workshop is to orient the state program managers for rolling out these ...

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India ups ante against Anemia in Poshan Maha; Health Ministry organises ‘Anemia Test & Treat’ Camp at Nirman Bhawan

As part of Poshan Maha, MoHFW has identified a total of 10 priority themes have been identified to improve health and nutrition in the community and these are (a) antenatal care (b) optimal breastfeeding (c) complementary feeding (d) full immunization and vitamin A supplementation (e) anemia prevention control (f) growth monitoring (g) food fortification (h) diarrhea management (i) girl education and age of marriage (j) hygiene, sanitation and safe drinking water.

Health Ministry commenced a 10 day ‘Test and Treat’ camp for anemia has at Nirman Bhawan on 17 September 2018.  The objective of this camp is to generate awareness in community regarding anemia. Facilities of hemoglobin testing and nutrition counselling will be provided at the camps by National Centre of Excellence and Advanced Research on Anemia (NCEAR-A). Nutrition counselors from National ...

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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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Indian Healthcare Industry unites to Commit to Ethical Professional Conduct; leading stakeholders endorse FICCI’s Code of Ethics for Health Services Industry

FICCI Code of Ethics for Health Services Industry

Amidst rising concerns of trust deficit between the patients and healthcare service providers, various healthcare providers united and pledged to be part of the FICCI Code of Ethics for Health Services Industry, released on 31st August 2018. The FICCI Code of Ethics was released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda and Member (Health) NITI Aayog, ...

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NHA and NSDC sign MoU to train 1 lakh Arogya Mitras; India set to roll out Ayushman Bharat on 25 September 2018

skilling 1 lakh ArogyaMitras

“29 states and UTs have signed the MoU and have started working on implementation of the PradhanMantri Jan ArogyaYojna.The pilots have started in 16 States / UTs. Other states/UTs will also start pilots before fully launching the scheme on 25thSeptember.” This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare during a press conference on Ayushman ...

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Vice President inaugurates KIMS-ICON Hospital @ Vishakhapattanam

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the gathering after inaugurating the KIMS-ICON Hospital, in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on August 24, 2018.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Hospitals and Doctors must interact with patients & their families with empathy and compassion.  He said that such approach will give the patients a healing touch and help them feel better during their treatment. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the KIMS-ICON Hospital, in Vishakhapattanam, Andhra Pradesh on ...

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Ayushman Bharat will be a game-changer in Indian healthcare: VP@ AIIMS Odisha

Convocation @ AIIMS

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that doctors must be trained to be more sensitive to the sufferings of patients. He was addressing the first convocation of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on 25 August 2018. The Governor of Odisha,Ganeshi Lal, the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda, the ...

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