Doctor writes to PM over bridge course for doctors to become IAS officers

A doctor has sent a letter to the Prime Minister Officers with a suggestion to PM Narendra Modi to create or form an inclusion of bridge course for MBBS doctors to become IAS officers

Doctor writes to PM over bridge course for doctors to become IAS officersDoctor writes to PM over bridge course for doctor to become IAS officers Strap: A doctor has sent a letter to the Prime Minister Officers with a suggestion to PM Narendra Modi to create or form an inclusion of bridge course for MBBS doctors to become IAS officers Team MMM As the government mulls bridge […]

No more commercial wombs for hire: Lok Sabha passes Surrogacy Regulation Bill

The lower house of parliament, on Wednesday, December 19 passed the Surrogacy Bill (2016)  tabled in house by Union Health Minister, J P Nadda.The Bill will help prevent commercial exploitation of mother’s womb and also ensures that the surrogate mother’s rights are protected under the ambit of law

No more commercial wombs for hire: Lok Sabha passes Surrogacy Regulation BillIt is an historic moment the Lok Sabha has passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016, which will ensure protection of women’s rights and also help families who do not have children to have their own biological child. Experts state that this is a positive and progressive step taken by the union government. Crucial highlights of […]

J P Nadda inaugurates ‘2nd World Conference on access to medical products’

At the function, J P Nadda released the Position Paper and launched the Information Sharing Platform Gateway for South-East Asia Regulatory Network (SEARN) developed by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, which will promote regulatory and health collaboration among the countries of the South-East Asia Region

J P Nadda inaugurates ‘2nd World Conference on access to medical products’“India is deeply committed nationally and globally to achieving all public health goals. Together we are working towards providing highest possible standards of health care for our citizens. Universal health coverage is key to the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 agenda and to which India is firmly committed.” This was stated by J P Nadda, Union […]

Health minister: MTP bill in process of finalisation

The health minister said the draft Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) (Amendment) Bill, 2014, was placed in public domain for comments. Taking account of both public opinion and the recommendations from the deliberations, the proposed MTP (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been drafted and is under the consultative process for finalisation

Health minister: MTP bill in process of finalisationWhile answering a question on the steps taken by the Government to review and strengthen the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Amendment Bill, 2014, Union Health Minister, JP Nadda, in the Lok Sabha, on Monday, said that MTP is in the process of finalisation. The minister, in the reply, said, “Following the inter-ministerial consultations, the […]

J P Nadda launches national viral hepatitis control program

We are strongly committed towards eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030, states Union health minister, J P Nadda at an event health to observe World Hepatitis Day

J P Nadda launches national viral hepatitis control programAddressing the participants, Nadda said that under the guidance of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi the Ministry is aggressively addressing the preventable diseases. J P Nadda said that there has been a paradigm shift in designing the programme. “Programmes are now designed at the ground level and all stakeholders are taken into the consideration. We are […]

Southern India worst hit by dengue: Union health minister

While answering a question on the incidence of dengue-related cases, union health minister, J P Nadda, said, three out of the five worst dengue hit states are in South India namely Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka

Southern India worst hit by dengue: Union health ministerHe further informed that in 2017, due to dengue, as many as 325 deaths were reported across the country, out of which 65 and 37 deaths were reported from Tamil Nadu and Kerala respectively. In 2018 (till June), of the total 22 deaths, one death from Tamil Nadu and 14 deaths from Kerala are reported […]

India witnessing an increase in cancer cases, states JP Nadda

The union health minister, J P Nadda, further mentioned that in the year 2015, 2016 and 2017, the number of cancer cases registered nationwide were 13,88,397, 14,51,417 and 15,17,426 respectively, indicating a rise in the cancer cases

India witnessing an increase in cancer cases, states JP NaddaWhile answering a question on whether the cancer cases have increased in a country union minister for health mentioned that National Cancer Registry Program shows some increase in incidence of all types of cancer. While explaining the measures that government is taking he said, “A population level initiative for prevention, control and screening for common […]

Over 16 lakh people pledged to donate their organs

The NGO’s working in the field and the doctors have expressed their happiness over the number of people who pledged for organ donation. While these pledges do not have any legal backing, experts say, this will help in building awareness in the country

Over 16 lakh people pledged to donate their organsWhile answering a question in the legislative assembly, union health minister JP Nadda informed that as per data available with NOTTO, around 16.5 lakh people have pledged to donate their organs after death. Health minister, in his reply, said that there is an increase in awareness levels. Amruta Deogaonkar, President of Rotary district 3131, Gandhi […]

Empower us to substitute branded medicines with generic drugs: Pharmacists to Health Minister

The Maharashtra Registered Pharmacist Association has demanded that the Health Ministry should empower them to substitute generics with branded medicines. Also, the pharmacists have suggested the government revise the Drug and Cosmetic Act, 1940, to supply cheaper medicines to the common people

Empower us to substitute branded medicines with generic drugs: Pharmacists to Health MinisterThe Maharashtra Registered Pharmacist Association (MRPA) has written a letter to the Union Health Minister JP Nadda. The pharmacists have demanded to allow them to give generic medicine to the patients as a substitute for branded drugs. Generic drugs are cheaper compared to the branded drugs and are available in the market. A few days […]

Ayushman Bharat: 20 states sign MoU for implementing National Health Protection Mission

JP Nadda emphasised that the success of the scheme hinges upon the active participation of the states. States need to own the scheme while centre will design the policy framework with all possible flexibility and support

Ayushman Bharat: 20 states sign MoU for implementing National Health Protection MissionUnion Minister of Health and Family Welfare, JP Nadda exchanged the Memorandum of Understanding with the state health ministers of 20 states marking their commitment towards the launch of the Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) at a Health Ministers conclave today. Expressing gratitude to the Prime Minister, JP Nadda stated that we […]
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