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Health ministry associates good health with 'vegetarianism'; deletes tweets after protests

Sources pointed out that on Sunday, the ministry had put out a message to promote “good nutrition” but the graphic accompanying it openly promoted vegetarianism and indulged in fat shaming.

published on : 23rd April 2018

‘Multi-million dollar pharmaceutical industry has wide range of career options for students’, says director National Institute of Biologicals

Pointing to a survey by the Union Health Ministry in 2014, he said about 97 per cent of all drugs sold in the country were of standard quality.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Health Ministry bans over-the-counter sale of 14 steroid creams

The move come after dermatologists complained that pharmaceutical companies were selling steroid- based creams and ointments to patients who use them without medical guidance.

published on : 8th April 2018

Government bans antibody rapid test kits for malaria

The Union Health Ministry has banned the use of of Antibody Detecting Rapid Diagnostic Tests for routine diagnosis of Malaria.

published on : 5th April 2018

Health Ministry launches Allied and Health care Professional Database

According to the ministry, more than 3, 000 professionals have already registered on the portal during the testing phase.

published on : 1st January 2018

Dengue killed 250 people, infected 1.5 lakh in 2017: Health Ministry

The maximum dengue deaths were reported from Tamil Nadu, where the disease claimed 63 lives out of the total 23,035 cases reported.

published on : 31st December 2017

National Medical Commission Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

A bill to replace the apex medical education regulator -- Medical Council of India with a new body, to ensure transparency, was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

published on : 29th December 2017

Centre to roll out biggest health insurance plan in 2018

The Centre is considering to revise the proposed National Health Protection Scheme for providing health insurance benefit of about Rs 3 lakh to about 50 per cent population in the country.

published on : 27th December 2017

Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry: Soon, more officers for food safety in every district

The decision has been taken in view of the lack of food safety authorities in districts and also to give general public an option for grievance redressal.

published on : 27th December 2017

India now free of infective trachoma, says JP Nadda

Active trachoma is considered eliminated if the prevalence of active infection among children below 10 years is less than 5 per cent.

published on : 9th December 2017

Health Ministry urges all states to implement Clinical Establishment Act

Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan has written to all the Chief Secretaries in this regard and has warned all health care establishments including private hospitals not to indulge in unethical practi

published on : 24th November 2017

Adya death: Health ministry asks Haryana government to initiate "urgent" probe on Fortis Hospital 

Health Secretary Preeti Sudan has asked for an action taken report within two weeks in a letter to the principal secretary of Haryana's health department.

published on : 21st November 2017

Delhi pollution: People with breathing problems should stay indoor says advisory

The Union Health Ministry today issued an advisory in view of the severe air pollution in the city, asking children and persons with breathing difficulty to not venture out in the open.

published on : 8th November 2017

No ID proof, no treatment: Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday said that people in Goa will not be treated in hospitals if they do not show a valid ID proof.

published on : 28th October 2017

Health ministry asks AIIMS to review user charges

The direction comes at a time when the All India Institute of Medical Sciences was planning to do away with charges on diagnostic procedures, like blood tests and X-rays which cost less than Rs 500. 

published on : 15th October 2017
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