Food donation: FSSAI frames law to ensure its promotion

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has started an initiative called ‘Save Food Share Food Share Joy’ to create a food recovery ecosystem. This initiative aims to bridge the gap between food companies, surplus food distribution agencies and beneficiaries

Food donation: FSSAI frames law to ensure its promotionThese regulations aim to establish a uniform national regulation to protect organisations and individuals when they decide to donate food in good faith. This law has been framed by the food regulator to promote food donation by businesses and reduce wastage of good food. “Food Authority has come up with the Food Safety and Standards […]

Shocking: Woman with no history of smoking develops lung cancer

If there is one thing that Delhi is synonyms with after the Red Fort and street food, then it has to be the chronic levels of air pollution. It is said that inhaling the air in Delhi for one day is equivalent to smoking 100 cigarettes a day

Shocking: Woman with no history of smoking develops lung cancerBut what are the harms it can cause and could it lead to deadly diseases like cancer? A recent case which has come forward can now testify that it indeed does so. Air pollution around the world is increasing at alarming levels. This has especially taken a toll on the health of people in developing […]

Meet Delhi’s ‘Medicine Baba,’ who begs for medicines to save poor and needy

What do you do with the medicines which are left over? Simply dump it somewhere and forget it right? But, these medicines can save someone’s life that is in dire need and does not have money to buy it. Meet Delhi's octogenarian who begs for medicines which he distributes among the poor and needy

Meet Delhi’s ‘Medicine Baba,’ who begs for medicines to save poor and needyIf a beggar approaches you for food or money what would you do? Our general reaction is we turn a blind eye towards him/her or sometimes out of compassion offers to help them. But, have you ever heard about a beggar who begs for medicines? NO?! Then you must meet an 82-year-old octogenarian from Delhi […]

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 […]

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

For the first time, all biomedical and health research is going to be regulated through the ethics committees. ICMR National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research becomes mandatory to be adhered to for all biomedical research in the country

ICMR makes national ethical guidelines compulsory for biomedical and health research across IndiaThe 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 […]

Doctors from India, Pakistan come together to help save a 3-yr-old Afghan girl

Pakistan-based doctor, Dr Huma Cheema, whom the girl was originally referred to, raised the fund for the transplant. The Apollo hospitals’ doctors assisted the surgery and were able to save the life of the girl after a 12-hour long surgery

Doctors from India, Pakistan come together to help save a 3-yr-old Afghan girlIn a heart-warming tale of compassion and cross-border harmony, a three-year-old Afghan girl, Hadia Nesari, was saved by the diligence of Dr Huma Cheema, a Pakistan-based Paediatric Hepatologist, and the liver transplant team at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. The Apollo team comprising of Dr Neerav Goyal, Dr Anupam Sibal, Dr Shishir Parikh, Dr Arun […]

Dr Balram Bhargava takes over as Director General of ICMR

Professor Balram Bhargava had taken charge of Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-cum-Secretary Department of Health Research (DHR) on April 16

Dr Balram Bhargava takes over as Director General of ICMRDr Bhargava is also a professor of Cardiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (AIIMS); he is a leader in the field of biomedical innovations public health and medical research. He graduated in medicine (MBBS) and he went on to secure MD and DM with specialisation in Cardiology. He is a […]

Professor Balram Bhargava appointed as Director General of ICMR

Prof Bharagava who is at present Professor/Senior Consultant Cardiologist at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), has been appointed to the post for a period of three years or until attainment of age of 60 years

Professor Balram Bhargava appointed as Director General of ICMRAIIMS professor Dr Balram Bhargava was today appointed the Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research according to an order issued by the Personnel Ministry. Dr Balram Bhargava is an Indian cardiologist, medical educationist and innovator, known for his expertise in the trade and for […]

AIIMS doctors to PM: ‘Be a doctor for a day’

On Sunday, in a letter to Modi, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) urged the PM Narendra Modi to understand the tremendous pressure on doctors at government hospitals due to the poor infrastructure and misbehaviour of patient’s kin during emergency situations

AIIMS doctors to PM: ‘Be a doctor for a day’Resident doctors of AIIMS backed protests by their counterparts in Rajasthan for higher pay and promotions, and asked PM to ‘live their life for a day’ to understand their stress. The AIIMS Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) wrote to the PM on Sunday and urged him to understand the pressure on doctors at government hospitals due […]