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

It 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 […]

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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 […]

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Health minister: MTP bill in process of finalisation

While 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 […]

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J P Nadda launches national viral hepatitis control program

J P Nadda launches national viral hepatitis control program

Addressing 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 […]

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India witnessing an increase in cancer cases, states JP Nadda

India witnessing an increase in cancer cases, states JP Nadda

While 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 […]

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Over 16 lakh people pledged to donate their organs

While 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 […]

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

The 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 […]

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

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

Union 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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