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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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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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Bharat Biotech & Washington Univ developing nasal vax for Covid: Minister

Bharat Biotech & Washington Univ developing nasal vax for Covid: Minister

🕔06:54, 19.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 19  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday informed that Bharat Biotech will develop an intranasal vaccine for Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The minister said that the Hyderabad-based drugs and vaccine research and manufacturing company

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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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30 COVID vaccine candidates being developed: Health Ministry

30 COVID vaccine candidates being developed: Health Ministry

🕔07:30, 19.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 19  : Nearly 30 Covid vaccine candidates in pre-clinical and clinical stages are under development by pharmaceutical industry and academia in India. While three of them are in advanced stage of Phase I/II/III trials and 4 are

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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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Health Ministry official Lav Agarwal tests Covid-19 positive

Health Ministry official Lav Agarwal tests Covid-19 positive

🕔07:39, 15.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 15  Health Ministry’s Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal, who was the face of the Covid-19 press briefing at the start of the pandemic’s outbreak, has tested positive for the viral disease, an official said on Friday. A top-ranking

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Pvt-public partnership is working to bring Covid vaccine in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Pvt-public partnership is working to bring Covid vaccine in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

🕔09:24, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  The governments point man on the gravest health emergency confronting the world and India is Dr Harsh Vardhan, our very own Health Minister, a Chandni Chowk MP. A doctor himself and in the main an Otorhinolaryngologist,

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COVID-19: 9,352 positive cases in India, 324 deaths so far: Health Min

COVID-19: 9,352 positive cases in India, 324 deaths so far: Health Min

🕔19:19, 13.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 13  The total number of novel coronavirus cases in India, stood at 9,352, including 72 foreign nationals, with 324 deaths so far, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday. In an evening update, it

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Modicare to be ready for launch by July end

Modicare to be ready for launch by July end

🕔20:31, 22.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 22  The Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission (NHPM), hailed as the world’s largest public funded health insurance scheme, would be ready for launch by July end, informed Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda said

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Bill to set up National Medical Commission introduced in LS

Bill to set up National Medical Commission introduced in LS

🕔15:02, 29.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 29  A Bill for setting up a National Medical Commission that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday by Health Minister J.P. Nadda. The Bill would lead

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Harsh Vardhan offers to help Pakistan fight polio

Harsh Vardhan offers to help Pakistan fight polio

🕔10:28, 25.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 25  Health Minister Harsh Vardhan offered Pakistan full cooperation in eradicating polio from that country. Pakistan at present accounts for 85 percent of the world’s polio cases. On the occasion of World Polio Day, Harsh Vardhan welcomed

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The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and the Health Minister, Bhutan, Tandin Wangchuk

The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and the Health Minister, Bhutan, Tandin Wangchuk

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Himachal to ban sale of loose cigarettes

Himachal to ban sale of loose cigarettes

🕔10:54, 25.Jul 2014

Bangalore, July 25  The Himachal Pradesh government will soon impose a ban on sale of loose cigarettes and also enhance value-added tax (VAT) on tobacco products, Health Minister Kaul Singh said. “The state is making concerted efforts on tobacco control

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Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

🕔12:02, 7.Jul 2014

Bangalore, July 7  Taking a cue from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, oral health experts here urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to levy high taxes on tobacco products to curb the youth from getting addicted to smoking or chewing tobacco. “Increasing

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High tax on tobacco will safeguard citizens: Health groups

High tax on tobacco will safeguard citizens: Health groups

🕔11:16, 3.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 3 Health Minister Harsh Vardhan’s proposal to the finance ministry on increasing taxes on tobacco products in the upcoming budget was Wednesday welcomed by various health groups, who said the increase in taxes will help in safeguarding

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Sale of tobacco should be regulated: Harsh Vardhan

Sale of tobacco should be regulated: Harsh Vardhan

🕔15:54, 29.May 2014

New Delhi, May 29  The sale of tobacco should be regulated to achieve the goal of controlling non-communicable diseases in India, said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan here Thursday. “It makes perfect economic sense to regulate the use of tobacco

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