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Govt health expenditure share in GDP increases from 1.15% to 1.35%

Govt health expenditure share in GDP increases from 1.15% to 1.35%

🕔15:26, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) There has been an increase in the share of government health expenditure in the total GDP of the country, according to the National Health Account Estimate report. It has increased from 1.15 per cent in 2013-14

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Deploy state officials to motivate people for full vaccination: Mandaviya

Deploy state officials to motivate people for full vaccination: Mandaviya

🕔14:37, 22.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday urged the states to deploy all government officials, one day in a week, to visit every eligible house with the message of full vaccination. “We are in the last

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110 countries recognise India’s Covishield, Covaxin: Source

110 countries recognise India’s Covishield, Covaxin: Source

🕔07:10, 19.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) As of now as many as 110 countries have recognized India’s Covid vaccines — Covishield and Covaxin — and have agreed to mutual recognition of Covid-19 vaccination certificates with India, said official sources in the Union

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Mandaviya seeks NGOs, others’ help to strengthen ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign

Mandaviya seeks NGOs, others’ help to strengthen ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign

🕔07:13, 17.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) “Pradhan Mantri Narendra Modi Ji had reiterated that achievements with regard to vaccination belong to the entire country and not the government alone,” said Union Health Minister Mandaviya on Tuesday while interacting with representatives of various

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Over 12 cr people due for 2nd dose of Covid vaccine in India: Mandaviya

Over 12 cr people due for 2nd dose of Covid vaccine in India: Mandaviya

🕔06:51, 12.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) More than 12 crore people are due for their second Covid-19 vaccine shot in India, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Thursday. Of the total eligible adult population, only 79 per cent has got the

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Mandaviya to meet state, UT Health Ministers on vaccination drive

Mandaviya to meet state, UT Health Ministers on vaccination drive

🕔08:18, 11.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will hold a meeting on Thursday with Health Ministers of all states and UTs on Covid vaccination, and accelerating the recently-launched doorstep vaccine campaign – “Har Ghar Dastak”. The meeting, to

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Centre initiates digital mission for digitisation of health records

Centre initiates digital mission for digitisation of health records

🕔17:37, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry has initiated digital registration of all medical facilities and doctors under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission. In a letter to state secretary and directors of health mission, the health ministry made it

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Two of eight WHO approved emergency use vaccines from India: Mandaviya

Two of eight WHO approved emergency use vaccines from India: Mandaviya

🕔07:51, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said out of eight World Health Organisation-approved vaccines against Covid-19 in Emergency Use Listing (EUL), two vaccines – Covaxin and Covishield – are from India. He also said that

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96 nations agree to mutually recognise vaccination certificates with India

96 nations agree to mutually recognise vaccination certificates with India

🕔19:23, 9.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A total of 96 nations across the globe have agreed to mutual recognition of vaccination certificates with India. The persons travelling to and from these nations are being provided certain relaxations. “Reflecting worldwide recognition of India’s

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Over 15 cr vaccine doses still available with states: Health Ministry

Over 15 cr vaccine doses still available with states: Health Ministry

🕔17:14, 5.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) More than 15.54 crore balance and unutilized Covid-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, said Union Health Ministry on Friday. The exact number of unutilized Covid vaccine doses available

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G20 needs to help in increasing available funds to WHO: Mandaviya

G20 needs to help in increasing available funds to WHO: Mandaviya

🕔21:52, 29.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 29  Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday that G20 needs to help in increasing available funds to WHO, primarily funds which are not earmarked, besides supporting ongoing multi stakeholder mechanisms such as GAVI, CEPI, ACT-A

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Govt to now launch doorstep vax campaign ‘Har Ghar Dastak’

Govt to now launch doorstep vax campaign ‘Har Ghar Dastak’

🕔07:20, 28.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh L. Mandaviya on Wednesday announced that “Har Ghar Dastak” campaign to start soon in the poor-performing districts to enthuse and motivate people towards full Covid vaccination. After a meeting with states Health

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PM interacts with domestic vaccine manufacturers

PM interacts with domestic vaccine manufacturers

🕔21:13, 23.Oct 2021

PM praises the efforts of the vaccine manufacturers which has resulted in India crossing the 100 crore vaccination milestone PM exhorts that the country needs to institutionalise the best practises learnt during the last one and a half years Vaccine

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Worst is not yet over, 100 cr vaccinations is a safety net: VK Paul

Worst is not yet over, 100 cr vaccinations is a safety net: VK Paul

🕔19:50, 21.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) “The worst is not over yet. We have created a safety net of 100 cr vaccinations but those who have not been vaccinated yet should come forward to get the vaccine to complete this safety net”,

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Mansukh Mandaviya releases State of the World’s Children report of UNICEF

Mansukh Mandaviya releases State of the World’s Children report of UNICEF

🕔07:42, 6.Oct 2021

Report throws light on impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in children and Young People “Health of the Body and Mind are inseparable in Indian traditions of Medicine which emphasize Holistic Health” It is vital to address mental health issues

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Work towards PM’s vision to transform health system: Mandaviya to doctors

Work towards PM’s vision to transform health system: Mandaviya to doctors

🕔19:34, 16.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 16  The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday exhorted doctors to work towards the Prime Minister’s vision to holistically transform the health system for New India. He said that doctors are the crucial pillars of healthcare

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Covid vaccine slot can be booked on WhatsApp now

Covid vaccine slot can be booked on WhatsApp now

🕔07:17, 25.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 25 The Union Health Minister announced on Tuesday that people can now book slots for Covid vaccination using the MyGov Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp. The messaging app has partnered with the Health Ministry to provide the users vaccination

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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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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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