IMA organises ‘Chalo Dilli’ 60,000 doctors participate in protest

The last few months have seen several other initiatives by the IMA on this front such as Stop NMC Sathyagraha, two National Protest Days against violence on doctors, NO to NEXT strike in medical colleges, and the National Black Day against West Bengal Clinical Establishments Act

IMA organises ‘Chalo Dilli’ 60,000 doctors participate in protestMore than 60,000 doctors from across India participated in the protest organised by the Indian Medical Association – umbrella body of modern medicine practising doctors in India. While around 43,000 doctors were protesting online, Dr KK Aggarwal, the national president of IMA said around 15,000 where present in Delhi to raise voice against atrocities faced […]

India assures the global community about its commitment to eradicate TB by 2025

A recent study published in Lancet Infectious Disease journal states that by 2040, one in every eight TB cases in India will be multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB. According to health ministry figures, India has 2.8 million cases of TB every year. Of these, 2.8% are new cases of MDR while another 11.2% are acquired cases of multi-drug resistance

India assures the global community about its commitment to eradicate TB by 2025Alarmed by the rising threat of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, the health ministers of G20 countries discussed the immediate action plan to fight TB. The 29th coordination committee board meeting of ‘Stop TB’ programme was held in Berlin, Germany. Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, JP Nadda had represented India in the global leaders’ summit. […]

Nadda inaugurates national training for universal screening, control of common NCDs

Under the universal screening of common NCDs program everyone above the age of 30 will be screened in 100 districts of India in first phase. Gradually, it will cover the entire country and around 50 crore people will be covered

Nadda inaugurates national training for universal screening, control of common NCDsThe Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, JP Nadda, inaugurated the National Training for Universal Screening and Control of five Common Non-Communicable diseases (NCDs). The five common NCDs include hypertension, diabetes and three common cancers: cervix, breast and oral cavity, here today. “In the last three years our efforts have been towards building a […]

Body donation now just a click away, NGO launches body donation directory

The ORGAN India team took six months to gather data from all states of India, where body donation is possible. Singh further explained that the directory is available on the website www.organindia.org and any person in any state in India can go to the directory

Body donation now just a click away, NGO launches body donation directoryWhen flooded with queries on how to donate a body, the organ receiving and giving awareness network (Organ) has decided to come up with a directory for body donation. “We at Organ India have been receiving lot of calls on our helplines from all over India on how to donate a body. People have called […]

Central govt launches new vaccine for pneumonia

The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) has reached approximately 21 lakh children in Himachal Pradesh, parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. This health scheme for kids will be extended to Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan by next year and will be expanded across the country in phases

Central govt launches new vaccine for pneumoniaIn order to boost to the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) across the country, the Union government introduced the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) its ambitious programme for the economically-weaker sections of the society. Union Minister for Health JP Nadda launched the PCV in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday. The PCV that has been rolled out reached approximately […]

JP Nadda inaugurates first-ever induction training programme for medical officers

The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare urges them to imbibe new thoughts and experiences to enhance their skills

JP Nadda inaugurates first-ever induction training programme for medical officersUnion Minister for Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda inaugurated first-ever induction training programme for newly appointed General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs) of the Central Health Service Cadre at National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), at New Delhi, on Monday (May 1). Also in attendance were Faggan Singh Kulaste and Anupriya Patel, Ministers […]

Union Cabinet approves National Health Policy

Government officials said Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its nod to the policy. The policy proposes to provide “assured health services to all” in India

Union Cabinet approves National Health PolicyAfter being deferred twice before, the Union Cabinet approved the National Health Policy on Wednesday (March 15). The policy proposes to provide “assured health services to all” in India. Government officials said the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its nod to the policy. The policy makes health an entitlement, but not […]

Committed to high-impact actions required for eliminating TB by 2025, says JP Nadda

Addressing the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Health Ministers’ Meeting on Tuberculosis, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare also highlighted achievements of India in containing TB

Committed to high-impact actions required for eliminating TB by 2025, says JP Nadda“My government has committed itself to the high-impact actions required for eliminating TB by 2025 and will be reinforcing the implementation of our national efforts so that we succeed,” said JP Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Health Ministers’ Meeting on tuberculosis (TB), held in Delhi […]