Dr Harsh Vardhan releases the National Digital Health Blueprint report

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) report in the public domain for inputs from various stakeholders, on July 15

Dr Harsh Vardhan releases the National Digital Health Blueprint reportIt will strengthen Digital India and accelerate our efforts towards Universal Health Coverage, stated Dr Harsh Vardhan Speaking on the occasion, the Union Health Minister said that the Government under the guidance of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is committed to ensuring high-quality healthcare, accessible to all up to the last mile. “The digital health […]

‘Health ministry working towards using AI in public health,’ Dr Harsh Vardhan

While addressing the Lok Sabha, the Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan spoke about the various developments which are currently taking place in the health ministry and the achievements which the ministry has reached. The Union Health Ministry is working towards using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in a safe and effective way in public health in the country

‘Health ministry working towards using AI in public health,’ Dr Harsh VardhanHealth Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan also said in Lok Sabha on Friday that to address gaps in India’s AI ecosystem and realise its economic impact, the central government has prioritised building AI technology capabilities. “We will be using artificial intelligence to use solve our unsolved issues. We are going to be an important nation to […]

#WorldPopulationDay: ‘Let us work towards not losing any pregnant woman and child to preventable causes’

Union health minister D Harsh Vardhan appeals to NGOs for dedicating one month every year towards the cause of population stabilisation

#WorldPopulationDay: ‘Let us work towards not losing any pregnant woman and child to preventable causes’“Let us work towards not losing any pregnant woman and child to preventable causes,” stated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at the inauguration of National Workshop on International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) at 25 years – Leveraging Partnerships’ on the occasion of World Population Day 2019 that […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan to address G20 session in Japan

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare who will attend the G20 Summit at Osaka, Japan has left for the meeting on Thursday, June 27. He will also address the Joint Session of Health and Finance Ministers on June 28

Dr Harsh Vardhan to address G20 session in JapanIn the meeting, India will reiterate and endorse the importance of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) financing in developing countries, stressing on the significance for generating domestic resources, while using external aid strategically towards achieving UHC and recognizing that achieving UHC will promote sustainable development. Japan is hosting the first-ever joint session of Health and Finance […]

AES mortality rate has come down: Dr Harsh Vardhan

The strategic interventions made by the Health Ministry have started paying off and are showing positive results as the mortality rate has come down significantly, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare stated this as he continues to review the status of AES cases of Bihar with senior officers of the Health Ministry

AES mortality rate has come down: Dr Harsh VardhanIn the past forty-eight hours there have been only five Acute Encephalopathy Syndrome (AES) related admissions at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH). Dr Harsh Vardhan further said that a round the clock point-of-care testing facility has been set up in SKMCH to monitor vital parameters such as blood gases, electrolytes, lactate etc,. of […]

Central and state teams have finalised site and design of 100 bedded PICU: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has reviewed the status of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) cases of Bihar with senior officers of his Ministry in New Delhi. Dr Harsh Vardhan said, the central and state teams have finalized the site and design of 100 bedded paediatric intensive care unit at Muzaffarpur, which will be supported under a centrally sponsored scheme

Central and state teams have finalised site and design of 100 bedded PICU: Dr Harsh Vardhan“The central and state teams have finalised the site and design of 100 bedded PICU at Muzaffarpur, which will be supported under a centrally sponsored scheme.” Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare stated this after reviewing the status of AES cases of Bihar with senior officers of the health Ministry on […]

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra

On Saturday, June 15, Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan met Union Health Minister in Delhi and apprised Dr Harsh Vardhan about the need of increasing the MBBS seats. The union health ministry has responded positively and has increased the number of medical seats in Maharashtra by 970 seats 

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for MaharashtraThe union health ministry has approved an increase of 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra. The total seats increased all over India is 4,465 Maharashtra has witnessed the highest number of increase in seats compared to other states The union health ministry has issued the orders on Friday, June 21 Maharashtra Chief Minister […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses encephalitis threat in Bihar in the Lok Sabha

Speaking at the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha, Union Health Minister spoke about the encephalitis menace in Bihar. On Sunday, June 16, the minister had visited Bihar to take stock of the situation

Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses encephalitis threat in Bihar in the Lok SabhaWhile speaking in the Lok Sabha on Monday, June 17, the union health minister stated, “Our teams are stationed there and are working from the very first day. I have gone there and met the patients. I even went through their case sheet and spoke to doctors in details.” Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on […]

MBBS seats to increase in Maha, union health ministry give in-principal approval

The medical education minister of Maharashtra, Girish Mahajan had a meeting with the union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in Delhi on Saturday, June 15. The meeting ended on a sweet note as the union health minister has given an in-principle nod to several key demands which will help boost Maharashtra’s health infrastructure

MBBS seats to increase in Maha, union health ministry give in-principal approvalThe Union Health Minister and Girish Mahajan discussed various issues pertaining to medical education and increasing the health infrastructure in Maharashtra. The Union Health Minister has in-principle approval the demands raised by the Maharashtra government in the meeting. Soon, undergraduate medical seats (MBBS) in Maharashtra are set to increase. The Union Health Ministry has given […]

Enact strict law to protect doctors against attacks: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Expressing deep concern over the recent act of violence against doctors, the Union Health Minister stated that incidents of assaults on doctors are reported from different parts of the country and this leads to sudden strike by doctors, gravely affecting the healthcare services

Enact strict law to protect doctors against attacks: Dr Harsh VardhanRepresentatives from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Delhi Medical Association (DMA) also called on Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday, June 15. “State governments that do not have specific legislation to protect doctors and health professionals to consider enacting one immediately,” stated Dr Harsh Vardhan. In view of the recent assault on doctors in West […]