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New India needs to focus both on food security as well as nutrition security: VP @ International Conference on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

National Institute of Nutrition

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon scientists, policy makers and planners to adopt new strategies to tackle the problem of malnutrition, which in its various forms is a looming threat to our development. Addressing the valedictory session of the International Conference on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (ECDs), organised to mark the completion of centenary celebrations of National Institute ...

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AYUSHCHARYA revolves around apt Dincharya, Ratrichrya and Ahar-Vihar

Shripad Yesso Naik

All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi organised a National conference ‘AYUSHCHARYA’ on Dinacharya (Daily Regimen) and Ritucharya (Seasonal Regimen) for public health promotion” on 10th and 11th of December, 2018. About 200 academicians, physicians, scientists and researchers from all over country attended the Conference.  The Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik delivered the valedictory address at the ...

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Private sector hospitals must work in tandem to offer accessible and affordable treatments: VP @ Rainbow Children’s Hospital

Banwarilal Purohit

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the private sector must ensure that the treatment provided by them is not only accessible but also affordable. Addressing a gathering after inaugurating Rainbow Children’s Hospital, in Chennai on 2nd December 2018, the Vice President hoped that the Hospital would provide specialised but affordable care to children and contribute to ...

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Healthcare sector in India ripe for investment, collaborations and partnerships: Trehan @ India Health Summit 2018

Naresh Trehan-Cardiologist

Speaking at “India Health Summit 2018“, organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Healthcare Council during a panel conversation, Naresh Trehan, renowned Cardiologist, spoke about the various new initiatives envisaged by the private sector doctors and the CII Healthcare Council. He said, Indian Healthcare is passing through one of the most exciting times for investment, collaborations and partnerships. Trehan expressed optimism at ...

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NITI Aayog to conduct dialogue on Health today titled Health Systems for A New India: Building Blocks

New India and Healthcare

NITI Aayog will begin a series of Development Dialogues to engage experts, thought leaders and government stakeholders across key avenues of long-term social and economic development. The first event shall be a conference on “Health Systems for A New India: Building Blocks” on November 30. The conference will feature senior government functionaries, and eminent national and international experts in the healthcare space. ...

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AYUSH on 3rd Ayurveda day calls for businesses to Start up, Invest and Make in India

Shripad Yesso Naik lighting the lamp at the National Conference on Entrepreneurship and Business Development in Ayurveda, organised by the Ministry of AYUSH, in New Delhi on November 03, 2018 along with Mahesh Sharma, and the CEO NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant and the Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha.

India is determined to usher in a neo-wellness revolution based on its traditional prowess in traditional medicine- especially on Ayurveda! Nearly 800 participants from across the country are expected to participate in the main function of 3rdAyurveda day. “The seminar is expected to develop awareness among stakeholders about the business opportunities, encouraging young entrepreneurs to use of modern technologies and modern ...

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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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