“More than 39 lakh people have availed cashless treatment worth over Rs 6,100 crore,” states Dr Harsh Vardhan

“I am pleased to know that more than 39 lakh people have availed cashless treatment worth over Rs. 6,100 crore for serious illnesses since the launch of AB-PMJAY. This has resulted in savings of Rs. 12,000 crore to the beneficiary families,” this was stated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare […]

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Indian Medical Association calls off nationwide strike

A delegation of IMA under the leadership of IMA National President, Dr Santanu Sen along with other senior leaders, medical student representatives and junior doctors met with Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare. In view of the certain clarifications and assurances given by him and considering the prevailing situation in Jammu […]

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Dr Harsh Vardhan to address G20 session in Japan

In 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 […]

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Union health minister reviews the flood relief measures in Kerala

J P Nadda, union minister for health and family welfare reviewed the flood relief measures with senior officials of the ministry. Senior officials of the health ministry briefed the union minister that government is closely monitoring the disease surveillance data for potential outbreak of epidemic prone diseases. A rising trend is indicated in cases of […]

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‘Digital health has great potential towards reducing inequity in healthcare,’ says JP Nadda

“Digital health has great potential towards reducing inequity in provisioning and distribution of healthcare resources and services and it can greatly facilitate proactive treatment for disabled patients, children with developmental delays and deformities and people suffering from mental health illnesses and for those suffering from stigmatic infections such as HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis.” This was […]

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‘India is committed to reforms in health services using ICT,’ says JP Nadda

‘India is committed to reforms in health services using ICT,’ says JP Nadda

“Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has great potential towards improvement of delivery of healthcare services. India is committed to reforms in health service delivery using ICT under Digital India Program of Government of India,” stated J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare during his address at Global Digital Health Partnership Summit, at […]

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Health ministry gears up to tackle vector-borne disease

Health ministry gears up to tackle vector-borne disease

The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, held a high level meeting to review the preparedness of the Health Ministry for prevention and control of vector borne diseases (dengue, malaria, chikungunya) in the country today. During the meeting, Nadda asked the states for mounting aggressive IEC campaigns to enhance awareness on […]

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Union govt launches ‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’ initiative to save lives

Union govt launches ‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’ initiative to save lives

J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the ‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’ initiative at a function, here on Tuesday June 6th. Speaking on the occasion Nadda said that India enjoys a demographic dividend as more than 65% youth are below the age of 35 years and the government is […]

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

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

Alarmed 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. […]

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