Venkaiah Naidu: ‘Make mandatory posting of fresh MBBS graduates in rural areas’

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a possible solution to address the shortage of doctors in rural areas could be mandatory posting of fresh MBBS graduates in rural areas before granting them their first promotion. He suggested this while addressing the inaugural session of 15th World Rural Health Conference with the theme ‘Healing the Heart of Healthcare - Leaving no one behind,’ organised by the Academy of Family Physicians

Venkaiah Naidu: ‘Make mandatory posting of fresh MBBS graduates in rural areas’While addressing the inaugural session of 15th World Rural Health Conference with the theme ‘Healing the Heart of Healthcare – Leaving no one behind,’ organised by the Academy of Family Physicians, the vice president said that the rural-urban divide in terms of providing effective healthcare services is more pronounced in the low income countries and […]

‘Homeopathy should become a mass movement,’ says Vice President Naidu

The Vice President asked everyone concerned to take homoeopathy to masses in the interior, remote places, where it is practically difficult to dispense medicines, owing to lack of logistics, or due to limited resources. Since homoeopathy is cost-effective, easy to administer and has no side-effects, it provides an apt solution for many challenges we are facing in health due to paucity of resources

‘Homeopathy should become a mass movement,’ says Vice President NaiduThe Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Swatch Bharat leads to Swasth Bharat and Samruddhi Bharat. He was addressing the gathering on the occasion of World Homeopathy Day. He added that scientific validation is a must, a checkpoint for everything adding that we need scientists and health researchers to give their […]

‘This profession is a mission and not commission’

At graduation ceremony in Tata Memorial Centre (TMH), Mumbai, vice president M Venkaiah Naidu emphasised on tackling cancer, which is a major public health issue in India and across the world. He also suggested, teaching yoga in schools. The Vice President also congratulated all those who graduated from TMH. On this occasion; Governor of Maharshtra C Vidyasagar Rao and Vinod Tawde, the state Education Minister were also present

‘This profession is a mission and not commission’In its projection, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said in 2016 the total number of new cancer cases is expected to be around 14.5 lakh and the figure is likely to reach nearly 17.3 lakh new cases in 2020. Over 7.36 lakh people are expected to succumb to the disease in 2016 while […]

Was cheated by weight-loss pill ad, says Venkaiah Naidu

Even vice president M Venkaiah Naidu has not been spared from the menace of fake advertisements. The vice president ended up losing around Rs 1,230 to a promising weight-loss pill. On Friday, Naidu revealed his experience in Rajya Sabha, of which he is the chairperson, during a discussion on the problem of misleading and fake advertisement

Was cheated by weight-loss pill ad, says Venkaiah NaiduWe all wish to lose weight and look slim and trim. Owing to which, we constantly look for the solutions, opt for dieting or consuming weight-loss pills which are advertised on the Television promising to help us lose weight. As, for individuals with a strong desire to lose weight, diet, weight loss pills may seem […]