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Indian researchers design mobile group oxygen concentrator

Indian researchers design mobile group oxygen concentrator

🕔07:49, 2.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 2  The Union Ministry of Science and Technology said on Thursday that researchers have designed a robust, mobile group oxygen concentrator — ‘OxyHani — that can be used in rural settings and also be rapidly deployed in

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Masks are simplest, most powerful weapon against Covid: Harsh Vardhan

Masks are simplest, most powerful weapon against Covid: Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:33, 19.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 19  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said that masks are the simplest as well as the most potent and powerful weapon against the coronavirus. The Minister distributed masks among ‘frontline workers’ at the Union Health Ministry

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Time to act is now, says Harsh Vardhan at virtual WHO meeting

Time to act is now, says Harsh Vardhan at virtual WHO meeting

🕔21:33, 2.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 2 Addressing the 149th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) executive board meeting on Wednesday, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that all must rise to the occasion to save the powerless and the voiceless, to see

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Preparedness costs only fraction of impact of pandemic: Harsh Vardhan

Preparedness costs only fraction of impact of pandemic: Harsh Vardhan

🕔18:20, 20.May 2021

New Delhi, May 20  Covid-19 has taught that preparedness costs are only a fraction of the impact of a pandemic, but the returns on this investment are exponential, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said. The Minister also underlined the need

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Centre will give 50% vaccines free: Harsh Vardhan clarifies

Centre will give 50% vaccines free: Harsh Vardhan clarifies

🕔12:27, 26.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 26  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has clarified on the issue of vaccines after concerns were raised from various quarters including the Congress. The clarification came on late Sunday night. Harsh Vardhan said, as per the new

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Harsh Vardhan takes 2nd dose of Covid vaccine

Harsh Vardhan takes 2nd dose of Covid vaccine

🕔11:47, 30.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 30  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and his wife Nutan Goel on Tuesday took the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute. He took the second jab of indigenously developed Covid-19

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Harsh Vardhan named Chairman of ‘Stop TB Partnership Board’

Harsh Vardhan named Chairman of ‘Stop TB Partnership Board’

🕔20:52, 17.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 17  Indian Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan has been appointed Chairman of the ‘Stop TB Partnership’ Board, the ministry said on Wednesday, adding that he will serve a three-year term. The Stop TB Partnership is

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‘Absolutely insignificant’: Health Ministry stops sharing AEFI data

‘Absolutely insignificant’: Health Ministry stops sharing AEFI data

🕔11:12, 12.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 12  With the launch of the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination in the country from March 1, the Union Health Ministry has discontinued the dissemination of publishing Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) reported among beneficiaries. Explaining the

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FICCI seeks inclusion of retailers in the list of frontline workers

FICCI seeks inclusion of retailers in the list of frontline workers

🕔06:37, 12.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 12  Industry body FICCI has urged the government to include the retail industry in the list of ‘frontline workers’ and among the early recipients of the Covid-19 vaccine. In a letter written to health minister Harsh Vardhan,

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Covid pandemic in endgame in India: Harsh Vardhan

Covid pandemic in endgame in India: Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:20, 8.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 8  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan stated on Sunday that the Covid-19 pandemic which brought the whole world to its knees is in the endgame here in India, given that the people adhere to three steps. “We

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Introduce uniform taxation on smokeless tobacco products: Doctors

Introduce uniform taxation on smokeless tobacco products: Doctors

🕔13:53, 17.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 17  Shram, a self-help a group with large number of doctors and professionals, working in the field of health and education to build awareness campaigns against tobacco and alcohol has appealed to Harsh Vardhan, Health Minister and

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Harsh Vardhan holds policy consultation with scientific diaspora

Harsh Vardhan holds policy consultation with scientific diaspora

🕔07:32, 9.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 9  Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday held policy consultations with Indian scientific diaspora in a virtual meeting and invited them to play active role in formulation of the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

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India on road to be trans fat free by 2022: Harsh Vardhan

India on road to be trans fat free by 2022: Harsh Vardhan

🕔18:18, 16.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 16  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said that due to the unprecedented challenges faced by the world on account of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a renewed focus on food, nutrition, health, immunity and

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Vaccines developed abroad will be checked for safety: Harsh Vardhan

Vaccines developed abroad will be checked for safety: Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:00, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that Covid-19 vaccines developed outside India will have to undergo bridging studies to prove their safety and immunogenicity in the Indian population. “We are open to assessing the

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Elimination of TB govt’s priority despite pandemic: Harsh Vardhan

Elimination of TB govt’s priority despite pandemic: Harsh Vardhan

🕔08:52, 3.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 3  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan stated on Wednesday that elimination of tuberculosis is a priority for the Indian government, while adding that the government is committed to scaling up access for free diagnosis through rapid molecular

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Harsh Vardhan inaugurated trauma centre in Karnataka

Harsh Vardhan inaugurated trauma centre in Karnataka

🕔09:20, 1.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sept 01  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday remembered former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and former Health Minister Sushma Swaraj after inaugurating a super speciality trauma centre in Karnataka. Reminiscing late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s

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India to have coronavirus vaccine by 2020 end: Harsh Vardhan

India to have coronavirus vaccine by 2020 end: Harsh Vardhan

🕔13:13, 23.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 23  Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday that the country will have a vaccine against the deadly coronavirus by the end of the year. Speaking to reporters here, he said that

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Voluntary blood donation best way to serve mankind: Harsh Vardhan

Voluntary blood donation best way to serve mankind: Harsh Vardhan

🕔17:50, 14.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 14  Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Friday inaugurated a voluntary blood donation campaign at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) dedicated to soldiers and Covid-19 warriors who lost their lives while

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Coronavirus spread contained in country, says Harsh Vardhan

Coronavirus spread contained in country, says Harsh Vardhan

🕔18:31, 6.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 6  India’s Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday asserted that the spread of coronavirus has been contained in the country, citing how half the total cases are from three states only and another 30 per cent from

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Covid caused immense damage to world economy: Harsh Vardhan

Covid caused immense damage to world economy: Harsh Vardhan

🕔08:46, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 01  India’s Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said that the magnitude of the damages caused by the coronavirus pandemic to the world economy is “immense”. “About 17 million people have been infected by

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