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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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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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Tamil Nadu a role model state in terms of Health Care Facilities: Kovind

The President, Ram Nath Kovind inaugurating the Kidney Transplant Unit and Cardiac Unit of the Sri Narayani Hospital and Research Centre, Thirumalaikodi, at Vellore, in Tamil Nadu on May 04, 2018. The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Banwarilal Purohit is also seen.

President of India Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion to mark the Centenary Celebrations of Medical Education programme of Christian Medical College, revived the memories of pitiable health conditions in India during the Colonial rule and compared it to the advances New India is making in terms of creating state of the art healthcare infrastructure in tandem with its economic progress ...

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India accedes to WHO FCTC with aim to enable reduction in disease burden and mortality led by tobacco

Protocol under WHO Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco should help curtail use of Tobacco products. Seen in File Picture is the new warning Image New Specified under Health Warning on Tobacco Products packs put under implementation recently

The Union Cabinet Chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval to accede to the Protocol under World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. It will be applicable to both smoking and chewing or smokeless tobacco (SLT) forms as  negotiated and adopted under Article 15 of the World Health Organization ...

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Private sector must join hands with the government to ensure that healthcare is accessible and affordable: Vice President @ 8th Convocation of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, RML

Vice President V Naidu ​​felicitating students post his address at the8th Convocation of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu advised the doctors to Treat Patients with Patience, Empathy and Compassion. He was addressing the 8th Convocation of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, on 26 April 2018. The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda, the Ministers of State for Health & Family Welfare, ...

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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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