Health & Wellnes

J P Nadda Releases National Health Profile-2018; India’s First Ever Nationwide Healthcare Establishment Census

Seen in File picture os leading from front- Union Health Minister JP Nadda on International Yoga Day 2017!

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Health Profile (NHP)-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI), on 19 June 2018. The E-book (digital version) of the annual document was also released. The National Health Profile covers demographic, socio-economic, health status and health finance indicators, along with comprehensive information on health infrastructure ...

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Polio Experts commend India for maintaining polio-free status; India now has polio-free status for more than seven years

India now has polio-free status for more than seven years . Seen in the picture  President of India Ram Nath Kovind Administering Polio Drops to Children, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on January 27, 2018 had also asserted that India should continue to maintain its status as a Polio free Nation.

Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW) chaired the 27th Meeting of the Polio India Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) to review the country programme activities and make recommendations on 13 June 2018. The expert member group concluded that ‘the country is on the right track’. The experts commended the strong leadership of the Government of India, as well as the ownership of the state ...

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PM Modi adds spark to India’s fitness challenge; challenges Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy-Table Tennis Player Manika Batra and senior IPS fraternity

IDY 2018

Small-Small drops, all counts up to form a massive force when it joins the ocean! In today’s social media and online inclined world – there are ways of pushing through meaningful message, and yes here we are not taking of Fake News that social media has become so notoriously prone to! India love cricket and our Prime Minister Modi is known to ...

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India records reduction of Maternal Mortality with 22% reduction since 2013; Uttar Pradesh with 30% decline has topped the chart in the reduction of Maternal Deaths

According to recent report: Nearly one thousand fewer women now die of pregnancy related complications each month in India. Seen in File picture Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda addressing a press conference, in Shimla on May 29, 2018. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment,  Thaawar Chand Gehlot and other dignitaries are also seen.

India registered a significant decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio, according to the recently released SRS bulletin (2016), with impressive gains in reduction of Maternal Mortality that has shown 22% reduction in since 2013. Nearly one thousand fewer women now die of pregnancy related complications each month in India. Maternal Mortality Ratio of India has declined from 167 in 2011-2013 to 130 in 2014-2016. The ...

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MSME to extend AYUSH industries SIDBI advantage

MoS MSME Giriraj Singh and MoS AYUSH Shripad Naik witnessing signing of MoU in New Delhi

Ministry of MSME and Ministry of AYUSH signed an MoU in the presence of the Ministers of AYUSH and MSME on 4 June 2018 in New Delhi. The MoU will create synergies through the institutions and schemes of both ministries for the development of AYUSH enterprises in the country. The objective of this partnership is to position India as a world ...

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World MS Day 2018 calls to bring global MS community together

MSIF on World MS Day 2018- has chosen the theme 'research'.

In 2009, MSIF and our members initiated the first World MS Day and have reached hundreds of thousands of people around the world, with a campaign focusing on a different theme each year. World MS Day is the MS movement’s annual campaign to raise awareness of the condition, and to support and connect the 2.3 million people living with it worldwide. ...

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WHO on World No Tobacco Day brings focus Tobacco and Cardiovascular Disease; risks to non smokers

On World No Tobacco Day 2018 the focus is to expose the link between Tobacco and cardiovascular disease. Hence-
Tobacco Breaks Hearts-is the message that goes out on World No Tobacco Day 2018.

World No Tobacco Day 2018 will focus on the impact tobacco has on the cardiovascular health of people worldwide. Tobacco use is an important risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Despite the devastating harms of tobacco to heart health, and the availability of solutions to reduce tobacco-related death and disease, knowledge among large sections ...

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Public and Private Stakeholders bats out Nipah Virus scare from Kerala; no cause for panic!

All Tourists from within India and Overseas Kerala are advised not to fall prey to rumours surrounding the NIPAH Virus outbreak! God's Own Country is centre of wellness and one should not miss any chance to rejuvenate here: Message from Public and Private Sector! Pic Courtesy: Kerala Tourism

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J P Nadda said that the government is closely monitoring the situation arising out of reported cases and deaths due to Nipah Virus in Kerala. The team comprising of Minister and Secretary (HFW) Preeti Sudan and DG (ICMR) Balram Bhargava has been keeping a tight vigil on the said developments and has directed for ...

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Jharkhand to get a new AIIMS @ Deoghar

Deoghar is a Hindi word and the literal meaning of 'Deoghar' is abode ('ghar') of the Gods and Goddesses ('dev'). Soon with AIIMS here- people will have access to better modern healthcare facilities in times to come! Image for representation purposes only!

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand. A provision of funds worth Rs. 1103 crore has been approved for the project and the said AIIMS will be set up under the Pradhan MantriSwasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). The AIIMS at Deoghar will ...

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World comes calling to India for its rich legacy of traditional medicine, medicinal plants and health tourism

Love for India's traditional medicine is rising. Seen in the picture are delegates from all over the world seen with the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik in a group photograph at the Valedictory Function of Scientific Convention on the World Homoeopathy Day, in New Delhi on April 11, 2018.

India has a rich legacy of traditional medicine, which the world is realising can be crucial element for affordable and efficient healthcare system. Recently, India signed MoU Cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine with Equatorial Guinea and Colombia. For the uninitiated, the Traditional Systems of Medicine in India are well organised, codified and well documented and comprise of Ayurveda, ...

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Innovation in Healthcare hogs limelight @ 20th National Technology Day 2018

The President, Ram Nath Kovind at the 20th National Technology Day celebrations, in New Delhi on May 11, 2018. The Union Minister for Science & Technology Harsh Vardhan, the Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Ashutosh Sharma, the DG, CSIR, Dr. Girish Sahni and other dignitaries are also seen.

Emphasising that technology is destiny, the President of India Ram Nath Kovind has said that technology must also be equity and its fruits must be accessible to all.  Addressing the 20th National Technology Day celebrations at Vigyan Bhawan on 11th May 2018, the President said that finances and resources must be available to all technologists who wish to turn entrepreneurs and to migrate ...

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Jitendra Singh releases RSSDI’s researched ‘Indian Guidelines for Diabetes Management’

Jitendra Singh and RSSDI office Bearers at release of updated Indian Guidelines for Diabetes Management

With more than 70% of India’s population below the age of 40 years, Jitendra Singh said, a tight management of Diabetes Mellitus, particularly in the young, has become a national priority. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh, who ...

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