‘97 errant hospitals have been de-empanelled from Ayushman Bharat’: Dr Harsh Varshan

The union health minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan stated that a strong fraud prevention, detection and control system is proving to be critical for PM-JAY, to ensure that frauds are largely prevented and even if they are attempted, they are quickly detected and strong action is taken

‘97 errant hospitals have been de-empanelled from Ayushman Bharat’: Dr Harsh Varshan  “The Ayushman Bharat journey which began on 14th April 2018 with the inaugural of a HWC at Jangla, a remote place in Chattisgarh, culminated in the launch of the second pillar of Ayushman Bharat- the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) on 23 September, 2018 in Ranchi, Jharkhand. I am happy to announce that […]

Disallow doctors from stocking medicines: Pharmacists urges centre

Registered pharmacists from all over India have joined forces and have come together to express their dissatisfactions with doctors. They have alleged that doctors are hoarding medicines and stockpiling drugs

Disallow doctors from stocking medicines: Pharmacists urges centreIn the past, instances have come to light where doctors have been hoarding medicine and have been dispensing them to patient. This has miffed pharmacists across the country. As it is not the responsibility of the doctors to distribute medicines. They have urged the Union Health Ministry to amend Schedule K of Drugs and Cosmetics […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan commends AIIMS doctors for performing rare surgery on conjoined twins

Applauding this rare feat, Dr Harsh Vardhan stated that the doctors of AIIMS have demonstrated extraordinary talent, expertise, determination and compassion in achieving it. This is the result of meticulous planning and precision of thinking

Dr Harsh Vardhan commends AIIMS doctors for performing rare surgery on conjoined twins  “It is such a great coincidence that Jagga and Balia will reach home on 7th September and Chandrayaan II will also touch the moon on the same date. It’s not only India’s scientists that are doing India proud, it is the commendable determination and commitment of the doctors also that is making India proud. […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan launches FSSAI’s Eat Right India Movement

The campaign ‘Eat Right India’ with its new logo and tagline ‘Sahi Bhojan. Behtar Jeevan’ were released by the Union Health Minister, at an event in New Delhi on September 05, during the side-lines of the 5-day ‘72nd Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia’

Dr Harsh Vardhan launches FSSAI’s Eat Right India Movement“Eat Right, Stay Fit, Tabhi India Super Fit”, Dr Harsh Vardhan said this as he launched the Eat Right India Movement of FSSAI, the new healthy eating approach which places citizens at the centre of a Health Revolution through food and fitness. Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW), Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia […]

#DoctorAttack: Culprits to be imprisoned for 10 years under central law

The number of incidents relating to violence against doctors is increasing day-by-day; now in order to address this the union government has drafted a central law which will guarantee a strict punishment on the offenders

#DoctorAttack: Culprits to be imprisoned for 10 years under central lawThe recent attack on a doctor in Jorhat, Assam has shocked the medical fraternity. The violent incident claimed the doctor’s life. Dr Deben Dutta who was serving voluntarily for patient welfare group was lynched by a mob following the death of a patient. The doctor was not allowed by the mob to be taken to […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates state-of-the-art National Food Laboratory of FSSAI

The Union Health Minister also laid the foundation stone of the FSSAI Tower along with the Minister of State (HFW), Ashwini Kumar Choubey. At the function, Dr Harsh Vardhan released a report “Food Laboratories in India: a Meta Study” and awarded Certificate of Recognition to 13 National Reference Laboratories

Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates state-of-the-art National Food Laboratory of FSSAI“We not only have to provide right food, but also ensure that there is strict implementation of laws and the compliance of standards to assure that citizens have safe and wholesome food,” stated Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. He was speaking at the inauguration of the first ever state-of-the-art National […]

‘Amend 108 discriminatory laws against leprosy patients,’ asks Dr Harsh Vardhan

Dr Harsh Vardhan writes to Ministers of Law and Justice, and Social Justice and Empowerment for amending 108 discriminatory laws against persons affected by Leprosy. The union health minister also wrote to Chief Ministers of 23 states/UTs for amending such laws in their states

‘Amend 108 discriminatory laws against leprosy patients,’ asks Dr Harsh VardhanDr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare today wrote a letter to the Union Minister of Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment,  Thaawarchand Gehlot, seeking amendment of the existing discriminatory laws against persons affected by leprosy. “It will be a befitting tribute to […]

#DoctorAttack: Union health minister approves draft on central act for violence against doctors

Union health minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan has given his approval to the draft of a central law to prevent assaults on doctors. He stated this during a press conference which was held on August 13. This is a positive step as doctors from the Indian Medical Association have been demanding this law since several years

#DoctorAttack: Union health minister approves draft on central act for violence against doctorsThe incidents of doctors attacks have been rising across the country and a centralised law is needed to address this issue. Various states have their own laws, but they prove inadequate and inefficient to bring justice to the victims. While speaking to the press, Dr Harsh Vardhan stated, “I want to convey to doctors that […]

“Every child will now get rotavirus vaccine,” assures Dr Harsh Vardhan

The union government is committed to ending morbidity and mortality in children due to diarrhoea by 2022

“Every child will now get rotavirus vaccine,” assures Dr Harsh Vardhan“The Health Ministry has drawn an ambitious plan under the 100-days agenda of the newly elected government, wherein it has been decided to provide Rotavirus vaccine to every child across all 36 states and UTs by September, 2019.” This was stated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare while speaking on […]

“Health Ministry to observed Breasfeeding Week every month,” Dr Harsh Vardhan

The Union Health Minister released a Report Card on Breastfeeding & Infant & Child Feeding Practices with data from the State and UTs, along with new communication material in the presence of Ashwini Kumar Choubey, MoS (HFW) and Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW), senior officers of MoHFW, and representatives of various Development Partner agencies

“Health Ministry to observed Breasfeeding Week every month,” Dr Harsh Vardhan“Breastfeeding should not be seen as an issue that concerns only women and mothers. Let’s make the breastfeeding a shared societal responsibility where not only the mother but all in her family, community and also at workplace are considerate and support the feeding mother by creating an enabling environment.” This was stated by Dr Harsh […]
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