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Health Ministry submits report on Covid-19 to Election Commission

Health Ministry submits report on Covid-19 to Election Commission

🕔14:05, 27.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Monday submitted a report on the rising Covid cases along with the new variant Omicron and the status of vaccination coverage across the nation to the Election Commission. According to a

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Election Commission to discuss Covid situation with top health officials

Election Commission to discuss Covid situation with top health officials

🕔06:57, 27.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Election Commission will convene a meeting with senior officials of the Union Health Ministry on Monday to discuss the current Covid situation in the five poll-bound states, sources said. A source said that the Commission

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India’s 60% eligible population fully vaccinated: Mandaviya

India’s 60% eligible population fully vaccinated: Mandaviya

🕔13:39, 23.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) India on Thursday achieved a new milestone in the fight against Covid pandemic as over 60 per cent of the total eligible population is now vaccinated with both doses of vaccines, said the government. Union Health

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No evidence to suggest existing vaccines don’t work on Omicron: Govt

No evidence to suggest existing vaccines don’t work on Omicron: Govt

🕔07:34, 22.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) There is no evidence to suggest that existing Covid vaccines do not work on the Omicron variant, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesday. “While there is no evidence to suggest that existing vaccines do

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Delhi reports second case of Omicron variant

Delhi reports second case of Omicron variant

🕔11:32, 11.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Second case of Omicron variant of the coronavirus has been reported in the national capital. As per Delhi government sources, the person — fully vaccinated, came from Zimbabwe and had travelled to South Africa. The B.1.1.529

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India’s Covid vaccination exceeds 131.18 cr mark

India’s Covid vaccination exceeds 131.18 cr mark

🕔07:28, 11.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) With the administration of 74,57,970Avaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 131.18 crore as per provisional reports till 7 a.m. on Friday, the Union Health Ministry said. This has been

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Health Ministry expresses concern over declining mask usage

Health Ministry expresses concern over declining mask usage

🕔07:26, 11.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Friday expressed serious concern over the declining trends of mask usage in the country even amid Omicron threat, citing a recently conducted survey which outlined that this has significantly dropped from

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‘Health Technology Assessment bridging gap between researchers, real world’

‘Health Technology Assessment bridging gap between researchers, real world’

🕔07:22, 11.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is bridging the gap between the researchers and the real world, Minister of State for Health Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar on Friday while addressing the International Symposium on Health Technology Assessment.

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25 Omicron cases detected in India so far: Govt

25 Omicron cases detected in India so far: Govt

🕔19:53, 10.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A total of 25 cases of new Covid variant Omicron have been detected so far in India, across five states, a top Health Ministry official said on Friday, Addressing a press conference to brief on Omicron

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New Omicron cases in UK nearly double in a day

New Omicron cases in UK nearly double in a day

🕔12:18, 10.Dec 2021

London, Dec 10 (IANS) An additional 249 people have tested positive for the Omicron Covid-19 variant in the UK, which increased the total number of cases with this strain to 817, health authorities confirmed. Thursday’s figure is nearly double of what

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Centre approves five genome sequencing machines for MP

Centre approves five genome sequencing machines for MP

🕔07:41, 10.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) In a key development on Thursday, the Union Health Ministry approved five genomen sequencing machines for Madhya Pradesh. The machines have been provided to the state in view of the emergence of the new Covid variant,

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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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