#WorldPopulationDay: ‘Let us work towards not losing any pregnant woman and child to preventable causes’

Union health minister D Harsh Vardhan appeals to NGOs for dedicating one month every year towards the cause of population stabilisation

#WorldPopulationDay: ‘Let us work towards not losing any pregnant woman and child to preventable causes’“Let us work towards not losing any pregnant woman and child to preventable causes,” stated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at the inauguration of National Workshop on International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) at 25 years – Leveraging Partnerships’ on the occasion of World Population Day 2019 that […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan to address G20 session in Japan

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare who will attend the G20 Summit at Osaka, Japan has left for the meeting on Thursday, June 27. He will also address the Joint Session of Health and Finance Ministers on June 28

Dr Harsh Vardhan to address G20 session in JapanIn the meeting, India will reiterate and endorse the importance of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) financing in developing countries, stressing on the significance for generating domestic resources, while using external aid strategically towards achieving UHC and recognizing that achieving UHC will promote sustainable development. Japan is hosting the first-ever joint session of Health and Finance […]

AES mortality rate has come down: Dr Harsh Vardhan

The strategic interventions made by the Health Ministry have started paying off and are showing positive results as the mortality rate has come down significantly, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare stated this as he continues to review the status of AES cases of Bihar with senior officers of the Health Ministry

AES mortality rate has come down: Dr Harsh VardhanIn the past forty-eight hours there have been only five Acute Encephalopathy Syndrome (AES) related admissions at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH). Dr Harsh Vardhan further said that a round the clock point-of-care testing facility has been set up in SKMCH to monitor vital parameters such as blood gases, electrolytes, lactate etc,. of […]

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra

On Saturday, June 15, Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan met Union Health Minister in Delhi and apprised Dr Harsh Vardhan about the need of increasing the MBBS seats. The union health ministry has responded positively and has increased the number of medical seats in Maharashtra by 970 seats 

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for MaharashtraThe union health ministry has approved an increase of 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra. The total seats increased all over India is 4,465 Maharashtra has witnessed the highest number of increase in seats compared to other states The union health ministry has issued the orders on Friday, June 21 Maharashtra Chief Minister […]

Maha govt issues alert on encephalitis to all government hospitals

Maharashtra government has issued directed to all medical college and government hospitals to be alert and report suspected encephalitis cases. The directives have been issued by the Medical Education Ministry

Maha govt issues alert on encephalitis to all government hospitalsThe death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rose to 135, out of which 117 children died in Muzaffarpur alone while 12 died in Motihari and Begusarai. Meanwhile, specialist doctors sent by Union Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan reached Shri Krishna Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday night. Ten additional ambulances have been put into […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses encephalitis threat in Bihar in the Lok Sabha

Speaking at the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha, Union Health Minister spoke about the encephalitis menace in Bihar. On Sunday, June 16, the minister had visited Bihar to take stock of the situation

Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses encephalitis threat in Bihar in the Lok SabhaWhile speaking in the Lok Sabha on Monday, June 17, the union health minister stated, “Our teams are stationed there and are working from the very first day. I have gone there and met the patients. I even went through their case sheet and spoke to doctors in details.” Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on […]

MBBS seats to increase in Maha, union health ministry give in-principal approval

The medical education minister of Maharashtra, Girish Mahajan had a meeting with the union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in Delhi on Saturday, June 15. The meeting ended on a sweet note as the union health minister has given an in-principle nod to several key demands which will help boost Maharashtra’s health infrastructure

MBBS seats to increase in Maha, union health ministry give in-principal approvalThe Union Health Minister and Girish Mahajan discussed various issues pertaining to medical education and increasing the health infrastructure in Maharashtra. The Union Health Minister has in-principle approval the demands raised by the Maharashtra government in the meeting. Soon, undergraduate medical seats (MBBS) in Maharashtra are set to increase. The Union Health Ministry has given […]

Enact strict law to protect doctors against attacks: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Expressing deep concern over the recent act of violence against doctors, the Union Health Minister stated that incidents of assaults on doctors are reported from different parts of the country and this leads to sudden strike by doctors, gravely affecting the healthcare services

Enact strict law to protect doctors against attacks: Dr Harsh VardhanRepresentatives from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Delhi Medical Association (DMA) also called on Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday, June 15. “State governments that do not have specific legislation to protect doctors and health professionals to consider enacting one immediately,” stated Dr Harsh Vardhan. In view of the recent assault on doctors in West […]

#SaveDoctors: Dr Harsh Vardhan appeals doctors to withdraw strike

The union health minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan has taken stock of the nationwide protest of doctors. The protest erupted after a brutal attack done on a doctor in Kolkata. After asking the West Bengal Chief Minister to not make it a matter of prestige, he has requested doctors to end their strike assuring them that he will ensure their safety

#SaveDoctors: Dr Harsh Vardhan appeals doctors to withdraw strikeIn a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. He is critical and fighting for his life. As the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack. Several doctors […]

‘Mohalla Clinics are an utter flop and drastic neglect of patient care is there for all to see’ : Dr Harsh Vardhan hits out at Kejriwal

The union health minister debunked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s claim stating that it is still in the planning stage. Dr Harsh Vardhan hit out at the Delhi CM criticising his inefficiency in the health sector. The union health minister invited the Delhi CM to be part of the historical health sector revolution visualised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

‘Mohalla Clinics are an utter flop and drastic neglect of patient care is there for all to see’ : Dr Harsh Vardhan hits out at KejriwalDr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, on Saturday, June 08, expressed deep anguish at the reply of Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi which was released on social media asserting that Delhi Government shall not implement Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in Delhi. In a letter written to […]
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