Ayush Ministry acts upon 960 complaints of misleading Ayurvedic products

Pune’s NIN to celebrate Naturopathy Day, completes 2 years

The National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Pune, will complete its two years on Monday. On this occasion, the students of NIN will spread awareness through different platforms in Pune, and other cities in India. Also, organic food expo and free consultation will be given to the people. Along with that, several competitions are arranged for […]

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Government launches ‘UMMID’ initiative to tackle inherited genetic diseases of newborn babies

Speaking on the occasion in New Delhi, the Minister for Science & Technology brought attention to the issue of ensuring proper treatment to children and creation of awareness amongst the masses and urged upon all to dwell more into finding solutions. Congratulating DBT for supporting this path-breaking initiative. Dr Harsh Vardhan said, “With the program […]

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World Immunisation Week: Adult vaccination, an ignored area in healthcare

The Government of India, as well as the World Health Organization (WHO), considers childhood vaccination as the first priority, but there is not yet focus on adult immunisation. Adult immunisation in India is the most ignored part of healthcare services. Celebrated in the last week of April, World Immunisation Week aims to promote the use […]

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ICMR makes national ethical guidelines compulsory for biomedical and health research across India

The Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research has become mandatory and needs to be adhered to for all biomedical research in the country as per the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules 2019 released recently by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. This will be effective […]

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NATHEALTH recommends expanding ‘PM-JAY’ to provide health insurance to all 

To create a robust healthcare ecosystem in the country and to take Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PM-JAY) under Ayushman Bharat Mission to the next level, apex healthcare body NATHEALTH urged the government to make health insurance coverage mandatory for all citizens in a phased manner initially covering the organised sector. NATHEALTH, in its pre-budget […]

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IMA request doctors in all states to observe Jan 04 as ‘All India Protest Day’

The Consumer Protection Act 1986 is being repealed and replaced by the Consumer Protection Bill 2018.The Bill was passed by Lok Sabha on December 20, 2018. The move to increase the jurisdiction of the district forum from 10 lakhs to 1 crore, and that of the state level from 1 crore to 10 crores, and […]

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President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates the 12th Global Healthcare Summit in Mumbai

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 12th Global Healthcare Summit organized by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin in Mumbai today. Speaking on the occasion, the President acknowledged the professionalism and excellent reputation of doctors of Indian origin in the US. He said India and the US shared complementarities in […]

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NITI Aayog and UN in India sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018-2022

The Government of India-United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) for 2018-2022 was signed by the CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant and United Nations Resident Coordinator in India Yuri Afanasiev, at a special signing ceremony presided over by Vice Chairperson, NITI Aayog, Dr Rajiv Kumar. Members of NITI Aayog and Heads of UN agencies in India […]

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Union health minister reviews the flood relief measures in Kerala

J P Nadda, union minister for health and family welfare reviewed the flood relief measures with senior officials of the ministry. Senior officials of the health ministry briefed the union minister that government is closely monitoring the disease surveillance data for potential outbreak of epidemic prone diseases. A rising trend is indicated in cases of […]

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Organ donation: Hema Malini and Soha Ali Khan spearhead Asli HERO campaign

Organ donation: Hema Malini and Soha Ali Khan lead Asli HERO campaign

An Asli HERO is an acronym for someone who ‘Helps Everyone Recycle Organs.’  The use of the world ‘Help’ in the acronym ‘HERO’ recognises that there is an entire ecosystem that holistically makes organ donation possible. The Asli HERO campaign is jointly presented by the charitable Amar Gandhi Foundation and ROTTO SOTTO (regional and state […]

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