Kavita Bajeli-Datt

Over 5.6 crore hospital admissions worth Rs. 69,000 crore under PM-JAY scheme: Mandaviya

At the occasion, he also felicitated five-year-old Karishma, the first beneficiary of the scheme in the country and who is as old as the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

27 Sep 2023

CBSE announces Central Teacher Eligibility Test results

The mark sheet and qualifying certificate of the candidates will also be uploaded in DigiLocker shortly, the statement said.

26 Sep 2023

Tuberculosis eradication by 2025 an uphill task: Parliamentary panel

Under the Ni-Kshay Mitra initiative, community support is provided to TB patients so that they can be adopted and cared for by an individual, elected representatives or institutions.

25 Sep 2023

Enormous task ahead to meet end TB target by 2025, says parliamentary panel

India has set the target of eliminating TB by 2025, five years ahead of the global deadline of 2030.

24 Sep 2023

Regulate sale of ultra-processed food; report urges government to take action

The group also wants the government to amend television advertising rules to stop promoting unhealthy food.

22 Sep 2023

Social media addiction linked to aggression in kids: Survey

Though children have been back in school post-Covid since early 2022, their internet usage for leisurely activities has only gone up, as per the survey conducted by LocalCircles.

22 Sep 2023

NEET-PG cut-off reduced to zero; association, doctors divided 

The decision was taken following the recommendation of the Union Health Ministry. However, the move ignited fierce debate among the medical associations and practitioners.

21 Sep 2023

Yoga guru Ramdev's Bhartiya Shiksha Board gets pan-India accreditation on lines of CBSE, ICSE

In its recent circular, the All India Council for Technical Education, a national-level council for technical education, said that the Bhartiya Shiksha Board is a pan-India school education board.

20 Sep 2023

India among six countries to report dip in maternal mortality: WHO

The Sustainable Development Goal set by the United Nations in 2015 is to reduce the global MMR to less than 70/lakh live births by 2030.

19 Sep 2023

High-pressure jobs taking a toll on the health of corporate employees

Stress can manifest in various ways and lead to psychological issues such as anxiety, substance abuse and depression. In extreme cases, it can lead to hopelessness and self-harm.

19 Sep 2023

National Medical Commission members fail to comply with asset disclosure norms

Kerala-based RTI activist Dr K V Babu said he had flagged the issue with the Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and wrote to him on August 15.

18 Sep 2023

Two Nipah virus deaths in Kerala, Mandaviya confirms; central team dispatched

Apart from Kerala, the presence of Nipah viral antibodies in bats was also found in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal, Assam Meghalaya and Pondicherry.

13 Sep 2023

Myths busting

Dr Pragya Shukla, Head of Clinical Oncology, Delhi State Cancer Institute, clears misconceptions about cancer treatment

12 Sep 2023

G20: IMF chief dances to Sambalpuri tunes, Pradhan says ‘Odia pride’

Seeing the colourfully dressed folk dancers dancing to the tunes of Odisha’s famous Sambalpuri song, she could not resist and grooved to the tunes of the upbeat folk song. 

08 Sep 2023

Drugs watchdog issues alert against antacid Digene gel, Abbott initiates voluntary recall

The public notice issued on August 31 by Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) Rajeev Singh Raghuvanshi, said: “The impugned product may be unsafe, and its use may result in an adverse reaction.”

06 Sep 2023