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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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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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Indian Inc explores global opportunity in Pharma & Healthcare @ ‘iPHEX’ 2018

The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu addressing at the inauguration of the 6th International Exhibition of Pharma and Healthcare (iPHEX), the annual flagship event of the Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion of India (PHARMEXCIL), in New Delhi on May 08, 2018.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry is fully committed to promoting the Indian pharmaceuticals industry globally, said Commerce and Industry Minister, Suresh Prabhu, after inaugurating ‘iPHEX’ in New Delhi on 8 May 2018. The 6th annual International Exhibition of Pharma and Healthcare (iPHEX) is being attended by over 650 delegates from 130 countries, including scores of regulators. The Minister said that Government ...

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Urban rural divide in providing medical care must end: Vice President

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu at the First Graduation Day function of Malla Reddy Institute of Medical & Dental Sciences, in Hyderabad, Telangana on April 21, 2018.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that urban-rural divide in providing medical care must end adding that people living in rural areas must have access to affordable and quality healthcare. He was addressing the gathering at First Graduation Day function of Malla Reddy Institute of Medical Sciences & Malla Reddy Institute of Dental Sciences in Hyderabad, ...

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Scientific Convention on World Homoeopathy Day 2018 draws to close with emphasis on research and innovation

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.

A Day after Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the two-day “Scientific Convention on World Homeopathy Day” organised by the Ministry of AYUSH- the event drew to close with emphasis on promoting research and innovation in the said field. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH-Shripad Yesso Naik presided over the valedictory function today on 11 April 2018 along with Member of Parliament, ...

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Global 2018 Partners’ Forum to galvanise global action for women children and adolescent health in New Delhi from 12-13 December 2018

A delegation of Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) including the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda calling on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and present the logo for the 2018 Partners’ Forum, in New Delhi on April 11, 2018.

“Convergence between Ministries, States and stakeholders is critical to achievements of shared goals for health of women, children and adolescents.”  This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at the curtain raiser event for the 2018 Partners’ Forum, a global event which will provide a unique platform for learning and exchange between countries on ...

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AYUSH on World Homoeopathy Day 2018 deploys scientific convention on theme “Innovate: Evolve; Progress: Exploring Science since 40 years

Vice President  M. Venkaiah Naidu paying homage at the bust of Dr. Hahnemann who created the system of alternative medicine called Homeopathy, on the occasion of the World Homoeopathy Day, in New Delhi on April 10, 2018. 
The Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik is also seen.

 A two-day scientific convention is being organised in New Delhi by Ministry of AYUSH on the occasion of World Homoeopathy Day, on 10-11th April 2018. The Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu is the chief guest at the function and Minister of State (I/C) for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik presided over the deliberations during the event. This day is observed to commemorate the ...

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