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India to introduce indigenous TB infection skin test ‘c-TB’

India to introduce indigenous TB infection skin test ‘c-TB’

🕔07:09, 20.May 2022

Starting later this year, the Union government will introduce a newly approved ‘Made in India’ tuberculosis (TB) infection skin test called ‘c-TB’, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced on Thursday in the national capital. New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Starting later

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Health and Wellness Centre scheme on track in most states to achieve targets

Health and Wellness Centre scheme on track in most states to achieve targets

🕔06:26, 18.May 2022

The implementation of Ayushman Bharat – Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWC) scheme is on track in most states with a clear roadmap for achieving targets set for December 2022, according to an assessment report of 18 states released on Tuesday.

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‘India should design own model of cost-effective, high-quality healthcare ecosystem’

‘India should design own model of cost-effective, high-quality healthcare ecosystem’

🕔06:09, 13.May 2022

Best practices across the globe can be studied but India should focus on designing its own model to establish a cost-effective and high-quality healthcare ecosystem, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Thursday. New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Best practices across

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Portal to come up for those visiting India for treatment

Portal to come up for those visiting India for treatment

🕔21:45, 12.May 2022

A ‘One Step’ portal is being made for the convenience and ease of credible information for those who want to take treatment in India from abroad, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Thursday. New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A ‘One

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Need to master technology commercialisation for sustainable circle of research-based innovation: MoS Health

Need to master technology commercialisation for sustainable circle of research-based innovation: MoS Health

🕔05:48, 11.May 2022

To create a sustainable circle of research-based innovation and wealth creation, we need to master technology commercialisation, said Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health on Tuesday. New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) To create a sustainable circle of research-based

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Mandaviya to chair 3-day ‘Swasthya Chintan Shivir’ in Gujarat

Mandaviya to chair 3-day ‘Swasthya Chintan Shivir’ in Gujarat

🕔21:59, 2.May 2022

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will chair the 14th Conference of Central Council of Health & Family Welfare (CCHFW), an apex advisory body of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), as ‘Swasthya Chintan Shivir’ at Kevadia in Gujarat from

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Centre writes to states, UTs about plan on heat-related illness

Centre writes to states, UTs about plan on heat-related illness

🕔09:47, 2.May 2022

Amid rising heat wave and temperature touching 46 degrees Celsius at several places, the Union Health Ministry on Sunday wrote a letter to all states and UTs about the National Action Plan on heat-related illnesses. New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Amid

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‘India concerned with methodology for mortality’: health ministry WHO Covid report

‘India concerned with methodology for mortality’: health ministry WHO Covid report

🕔16:17, 17.Apr 2022

India has shared its concerns with the methodology along with other member states through a series of formal communications, including six letters issued to the World Health Organisation, the Union Health Ministry said. New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India has shared

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Govt working tirelessly to augment India’s health infrastructure: Modi

Govt working tirelessly to augment India’s health infrastructure: Modi

🕔10:10, 7.Apr 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the government was working tirelessly to augment India’s health infrastructure. New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the government was working tirelessly to augment India’s health infrastructure.

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PM Modi praises bipartisanship in matters of foreign policy

PM Modi praises bipartisanship in matters of foreign policy

🕔10:01, 7.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday praised bipartisanship in matters of foreign policy. In a series of tweets, Modi said, “Over the last few days, the Parliament has witnessed a healthy discussion on the situation in

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GST Council did not recommend reducing GST on health insurance: FM

GST Council did not recommend reducing GST on health insurance: FM

🕔16:35, 5.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The GST Council has not recommended reduction of the 18 per cent GST rate on health insurance schemes, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Parliament on Monday. At present, GST on health insurance services is levied

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112 ‘aspirational districts’ identified for healthcare facilities

112 ‘aspirational districts’ identified for healthcare facilities

🕔08:35, 2.Apr 2022

The Central government has identified 112 Aspirational Districts based on their performance in 49 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across five themes namely Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources, Financial Inclusion and Skill Development and Basic Infrastructure, said Union

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India’s active Covid caseload falls below 15,000 after 707 days

India’s active Covid caseload falls below 15,000 after 707 days

🕔11:29, 30.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In a significant development, India’s active Covid-19 caseload has declined to 14,704 after 707 days, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday. The active cases now constitute 0.03 per cent of the country’s

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Over 1cr vax doses administered to 12-14 age group: Govt

Over 1cr vax doses administered to 12-14 age group: Govt

🕔07:08, 26.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) More than 1 crore vaccine doses have been administered to those in the 12-14 years age group since the beginning of the drive, the Union Health Ministry on Friday. With over 25 lakh vaccine doses administered

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Allow activities with risk assessment-based approach, Centre to states

Allow activities with risk assessment-based approach, Centre to states

🕔09:40, 24.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Amid declining Covid cases nationwide, the Centre on Wednesday asked states to follow a risk assessment-based approach in the opening of economic and social activities. In a letter to all states and UTs, Union Health Secretary

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India’s vaccination coverage crosses 180 crore milestone

India’s vaccination coverage crosses 180 crore milestone

🕔11:12, 13.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the 180 crore landmark on Saturday. As per the Union Health Ministry report, over 17 lakh vaccine doses were administered till 7 pm on Saturday. Congratulated the nation on achieving the

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Indian e-health sector poised to reach $12 bn in GMV by 2025

Indian e-health sector poised to reach $12 bn in GMV by 2025

🕔17:18, 11.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The e-health sector in India is poised to reach $9-12 billion in GMV (gross merchandise value) by 2025 and $40 billion in GMV by 2030, a new report showed on Friday. India’s e-health sector witnessed a

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Covid: Over 75% in 15-18 age group administered first dose

Covid: Over 75% in 15-18 age group administered first dose

🕔12:37, 9.Mar 2022

Over 75 per cent people in 15 to 18 age bracket have received the first dose of Covid vaccine, tweeted Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday. New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Over 75 per cent people in 15 to 18

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Joint efforts needed for raising awareness about hearing disorders: Mandaviya

Joint efforts needed for raising awareness about hearing disorders: Mandaviya

🕔18:07, 3.Mar 2022

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday stressed on the importance of collaborative efforts for enhancing awareness among communities regarding hearing disorders and impairment on World Hearing Day. New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday stressed

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96.8% adults received first dose of Covid vax, 81.3% second, Centre to SC

96.8% adults received first dose of Covid vax, 81.3% second, Centre to SC

🕔09:03, 3.Mar 2022

The Centre on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that 96.8 percent of India’s adult population have been administered with first dose of the Covid vaccine and 81.3 percent have been administered the second dose. New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Centre

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