India reaffirms commitment to Universal Health Care @ World Health Day 2019

WHO Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge

Universal health coverage is WHO’s number one goal. Key to achieving it is ensuring that everyone can obtain the care they need, when they need it, right in the heart of the community. Progress is being made in countries in all regions of the world. But millions of people still have no access at all to health care. Millions more are forced ...

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UN calls IT for enabling persons with disabilities @ World Autism Awareness Day 2019

Theme for World Autism Day

Autism awareness has grown worldwide in recent years. For the United Nations, the rights of persons with disabilities, including persons with autism, as enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) , are an integral part of its mandate. When World leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2015, the international community reaffirmed its strong commitment ...

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Time to get rid of pain in the feet?

Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia beneath foot and is a coming occupational hazard. Pic Courtesy: Amazon

Mornings are beautiful! Fresh hopes, a new start. Many people believe that the first thing you do or face is very crucial to decide the fate of the day. What if the first thing that you experience in the morning time while you attempt to put your first foot down is pain? Its not a choice between a splendid feeling to ...

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Wellness in era of High heels @ International Women’s Day

how to survive high heels

Fabulous success stories come to fore on the eve of International Women’s Day every year! No doubts as to the demanding nature of work and rising pressures every role women is playing in different walks of life today. One battle all these women literally face is ensuring wellness in age of high heel!  Here in India, it’s start of wedding season is around the ...

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Smart Group offers unique wellness experience @ Modi Yoga Retreat at Rishikesh

Rishikesh- Dr M Retreat

On eve of the International Women’s Day- The Spa at Modi Yoga Retreat. a luxury retreat has brought to fore an irresistible wellness experience.  The Retreat has 29 luxury rooms, equipped with all modern amenities to suit the needs of the contemporary traveler. Each room offers a different level of luxury with the promise of discreet comfort, uninterrupted relaxation and complete privacy. The ...

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IHCL initiates philanthropic ‘Dil Se Deejiye’ drive to raise funds for Cancer Patients

Tata Medical Center Kolkata

The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has partnered with Tata Medical Center ahead of World Cancer Day to launch ‘Dil Se Deejiye’, a philanthropic initiative specifically aimed at raising funds for Tata Medical Center, Kolkata. Through this initiative, IHCL will collect a voluntary contribution of INR 100 or more from guests across its hotels. Established to serve all sections of society with ...

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Urgent need to make strategic changes in the health care delivery system: Naik

bust of Swami Athuradasji

The Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH Shripad Naik inaugurated the PG Courses and National Seminar at National Homoeopathy Research Institute in Mental Health in Kottayam on 2 February 2019. On this occasion Naik unveiled the Bronze Bust of Swami Athuradasji who was a founder of the Research institute. On this occasion the Minister said that Swamiji was so committed ...

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India to play pivotal role in advancing global collaboration in Homoeopathy

Shripad Yesso Naik-Goa

The World Integrated Medicine Forum on the regulation of Homoeopathic Medicinal Products with the theme ‘Advancing Global Collaboration’ was inaugurated Shripad Naik, Union Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of AYUSH. The three-day forum is being organised by Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH), with the support of Ministry of AYUSH, Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the United States (HPCUS) and ...

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Anganwadi Workers crucial drivers of making India malnutrition free; 97 AWWs felicitated with National Awards

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi presenting the National Awards to Anganwadi Workers for exceptional achievement for the year 2017-18, at a function, in New Delhi on January 07, 2019. Virendra Kumar and the Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Shri Rakesh Srivastava are also seen.

Union Minister for Women & Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, in the presence of Minister of State for MWCD,  Virendra Kumar conferred National Awards to 97 Anganwadi Workers (AWWs) for Exceptional Achievements for the year 2017-18 on 7 January 2019. The award is given to motivate the AWWs and recognise their exemplary service in the field of child development and related ...

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Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana gets National Health Authority for faster implementation

Narendra Modi in Ranchi, Jharkahnd on September 23, 2018

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the restructuring of existing National Health Agency as “National Health Authority” for better implementation of Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY).  With this approval, the existing society “National Health Agency” has been dissolved and will be replaced by National Health Authority as an attached office to Ministry of ...

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President of India Inaugurates Centre of Excellence for Genetic Blood Disorders in Telangana

Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Anaemia

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Anaemia, Thalassemia and Other Genetic Blood Disorders at the Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences in Karimnagar, Telangana on December 22, 2018. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that India has made significant strides in the field of healthcare. However, it still have a long way to go in evolving a holistic healthcare system, one which ...

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Make India the international capital for Generic Medicines: Vice President

Indian Pharmaceutical Companies

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called up on the pharmaceutical industry to work towards making India an International Capital of Generic Medicines-while addressing the 70th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress at Amity University, Noida on 21 December 2018. Naidu said that India becoming the largest provider of generic drugs globally with the Indian generics accounting for 20 % of global ...

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