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Health Minister reviews RT-PCR testing facilities at IGI airport

Health Minister reviews RT-PCR testing facilities at IGI airport

🕔07:26, 6.Dec 2021

New Dec 6 (IANS) The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday reviewed the RT-PCR testing facilities for passengers coming from abroad at the IGI airport. A total of 35 rapid RT-PCR testing machines are functional and with this the passengers

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Omicron risk: Samples be sent to labs tagged in INSACOG network only, says Centre

Omicron risk: Samples be sent to labs tagged in INSACOG network only, says Centre

🕔16:32, 3.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Amid the threat of new Covid variant Omicron, the Health Ministry on Friday reiterated that the samples of those test positive must be sent to the laboratories tagged to the state and UTs in the INSACOG

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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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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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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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Centre rushes high-level teams to states, UTs to manage dengue outbreak

Centre rushes high-level teams to states, UTs to manage dengue outbreak

🕔12:26, 3.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday rushed high-level teams to nine states and Union Territories having high caseload of dengue. The teams have been sent in accordance with directions of Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya during the review

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G20 agree to accept each others’ WHO certified vaccines

G20 agree to accept each others’ WHO certified vaccines

🕔06:09, 1.Nov 2021

New Delhi/Rome, Nov 1 (IANS) The Rome Declaration at the conclusion of the G20 Leaders’ Summit on Sunday has agreed to mutually accept Covid-19 vaccines that are deemed safe and efficacious by the WHO, a development that will be useful for

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ZyCoV-D vaccine pricing close to being finalised: Mandaviya

ZyCoV-D vaccine pricing close to being finalised: Mandaviya

🕔08:29, 27.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 27  Ongoing discussions on pricing of children’s vaccine ZyCoV-D are in their last stage, and it will be rolled out soon, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesda. The RNA-based vaccine, meant for the age group

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Smart hospitals to be worth $59 bn globally by 2026: Report

Smart hospitals to be worth $59 bn globally by 2026: Report

🕔08:24, 27.Oct 2021

London, Oct 27 (IANS) The market value of smart hospitals will reach $59 billion by 2026, up from $29 billion in 2021, according to a report on Tuesday. The estimate represents an average annual growth of 15 per cent, revealed the

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Amazon to start Alexa-based programme for hospitals, senior care

Amazon to start Alexa-based programme for hospitals, senior care

🕔21:21, 25.Oct 2021

New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Amazon on Monday announced the launch of two new programmes which will integrate its voice-based assistant Alexa into hospitals and senior living communities. The new programmes, run through Alexa Smart Properties, will help healthcare workers to

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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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Centre Reviews Status and Progress of COVID Vaccination with States/UTs

Centre Reviews Status and Progress of COVID Vaccination with States/UTs

🕔21:03, 23.Oct 2021

States/UTs urged to increase Pace and Coverage of Second Dose States to generate district wise list of beneficiaries for administration of second dose Advised to draw District-wise Plan involving District Magistrates for saturation of beneficiaries New Delhi, Oct 23: Rajesh

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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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100 cr vax is Diwali of Atmanirbhar Bharat: Mandaviya

100 cr vax is Diwali of Atmanirbhar Bharat: Mandaviya

🕔16:35, 21.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After India achieved 100 crore vaccination against Covid, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday said it is Diwali for Atmanirbhar Bharat. He said, the country was able to achieve this landmark because of the firm

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India doesn’t need Covid booster dose immediately: Experts

India doesn’t need Covid booster dose immediately: Experts

🕔08:03, 21.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As India is set to reach the milestone of vaccinating 100 crore people, the country is currently focused on providing both the doses to all of its adult population and the need for a third or

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