India readies launch of Health and Wellness Centre under Ayushman Bharat; Bijapur in Chhattisgarh to set the new revolution in strong primary care

Seen in the picture Peoples Prime Minister  Narendra Modi interacting with the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, in New Delhi on April 11, 2018. PM to Visit Aspirational District in Chhattisgarh and launch Health and Wellness Centre under Ayushman Bharat on 14 April 2018.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Bijapur, Chhattisgarh, on April 14, 2018. He will be visiting the Jangala Development Hub, situated in a panchayat that has emerged as a model panchayat, where he would be interacting with people, local ‘Champions of Change’ including officials of the district administration, who despite all odds and being at the epicentre of Left ...

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With Worlds largest healthcare programme: Ayushman Bharat; India reinstates its leadership role in South-East Asia Region on world Health Day 2018

International Health Day 2018

Taking a clear leadership position on Universal Health Coverage call of the World Health Organisation on the International Health day; India has reinstated the important role it has to play in the South-East Asia Region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on World Health Day 2018, said, Good health is the foundation of human progress. This World Health Day… I welcome the theme ‘Universal health ...

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Digital India plans to wage decisive battle on malnutrition with e-based Poshan Abhiyan

On his recent trip to Rajasthan- Prime Minister, Narendra Modi seen  launching the National Nutrition Mission, at a function, in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan on March 08, 2018. (File Picture)

PM Narendra Modi’s call for waging a decisive battle to end evils of malnutrition in India- the POSHAN Abhiyaan- launched on 8th March 2018 by the Prime Minister in Jhunjhunu got a shot in the arm with the first National workshop on POSHAN ABHIYAAN on 20 March 2018. Poshan Abhiyaan targets to reduce stunting, under-nutrition, anemia (among young children, women and adolescent girls) ...

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Niti Aayog with Health Index spurs competitive spirit to better National Health Mission reach among states

Niti Aayog's annual Health Index , a check-up for the States' health sector will encourage preventive & promotive health policies across the country in line with the National Health Mission.

“Healthy States, Progressive India”: A comprehensive Health Index report was released by NITI Aayog released on 09 February 2018 at a function in the capital. The report ranks states and Union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance with respect to each other. The report was released jointly by the CEO, NITI Aayog; ...

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(Stained) Periods…what’s the big deal?

R Balki and Sonam Kapoor at the Unstoppable #PadMan awards creating awareness on importance of sanitation and menstrual hygiene.

India’s 69 Republic Day celebration was historic in may ways. In addition to bringing it close to the 10 ASEAN nations, who’s chiefs had arrived a day before on invitation of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to commemorate the 25 years of India-ASEAN relations and be the Chief guest on the 26 January 2018. This years republic Day Parade 2018 witness a new record ...

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India swears to maintain polio-free status; President launches countrywide Pulse Polio Programme for 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind launching the Pulse Polio Programme 2018 by Administering Polio Drops to Children, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on January 27, 2018 as Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda and the MoS Health & Family Welfare, Anupriya Patel looks on.

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, launched the Pulse Polio programme for 2018 by administering polio drops to children less than five years old, at the Rahstrapati Bhawan, in the presence of the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, J P Nadda and Ministers of State (Health) Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Anupriya Patel, on 27 January 2018 on the ...

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India’s emphasis on institutionalisation of Homeopathy in public health draws global attention

Homoeopathy-AYUSH Minister-UK Expert

Rachel Roberts, international expert of Homeopathy from Homeopathy Research Institute and Faculty of Homeopathy, U.K. called on Shripad Yesso Naik, Union Minister of State (IC), for AYUSH in Goa on 21 January 2018. In the meeting, Roberts told the Minister that the international homeopathic community looked up to India for the integrated healthcare model being adopted by India. She said ...

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India to impart professional training in Panchakarma therapy to Malaysian experts

5th Bilateral Meeting on cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine between India and Malaysia underway in New Delhi on 10 January 2018

The 5th Bilateral Technical Meeting on cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine between Govt. of India and Malaysia was held on 10 January 2018 at New Delhi, as part of an agreement signed between both countries in 2010. The Meeting was presided by Pramod Kumar Pathak, Joint Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH from Indian side and Deputy Director General Health ...

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Safe & Nutritious Food integral to goals set in National Health Policy 2017

J P Nadda presiding over First Health Ministers Roundtable on Food Safety & Nutrition that had participation from Health Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Puducherry, Jharkhand and Delhi present at the roundtable.

Speaking at the First Health Ministers Roundtable on Food Safety & Nutrition function, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, MoS (Health) stated that promoting and building the mechanisms for availability and consumption of Safe & Nutritious Food is central to attainment of the goals laid out in the National Health Policy 2017 which focuses on “promotive and preventive health care” and targets to reduce ...

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VP calls for affordable healthcare revenue model to meet challenges of New India: Vice President

VP- M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the 11th Global Healthcare Summit organised by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, in Kolkata on December 30, 2017. The Governor of West Bengal,  Keshari Nath Tripathi, the Minister for Urban Development, West Bengal,  Firhad Hakim are also seen.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we need an affordable health care revenue model to meet the challenges of modern day lifestyle. He was addressing the 11th Global Health Care Summit – 2017, organised by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), in Kolakata on 30th December 2017. The Governor of West Bengal, ...

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Hypertension enhances risk of cardiovascular disease

The Secretary (DHR) and DG, ICMR, Soumya Swaminathan addressing the participants, at the launch of the India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI), in New Delhi on November 28, 2017 along with Secretary MoHFW Preeti Sudan and other diginitaries.

Around 200 million adults in India have high blood pressure, yet control rates for the condition remain low. Studies suggest that in rural areas in India, only one quarter of people with hypertension are aware of their condition, and only around 10 percent have their blood pressure controlled. In urban areas, around 40 percent of people with hypertension are aware ...

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Tamil Nadu adjudged Best State in Organ Donation@ 8th Indian Organ Donation Day

Anupriya Patel. MoS, MHFW felicitating the Director General, BSF,  K.K. Sharma, at the ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day’, organised by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO), in New Delhi on November 27, 2017. Minister of Health, Tamil Nadu, C. Vijaya Baskar is also seen.

“When seen from the perspective of reason and rationale, the gift of life is the ultimate gift that one could give and organ donation is, therefore, a ‘God like act’ and needs to be encouraged.” This was stated by Anupriya Patel, Minister of State (HFW) on the occasion of ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day’, organised by the National Organ and ...

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