Dr Harsh Vardhan

Harsh Vardhan steps down as Union health minister ahead of cabinet reshuffle

The first rejig in PM Modi's second term will see 43 new ministers taking the oath of office.

published on : 7th July 2021

In letter to Harsh Vardhan, Gautam Gambhir, Manoj Tiwari seek AIIMS-like hospital in east Delhi

The parliamentarians, in a letter to the minister, said that over 80 lakh people living in the ‘Yamuna paar’ area have been suffering due to poor healthcare facilities.

published on : 3rd July 2021

For third time, KTR asks Modi government to set up vaccine certification and testing laboratory in Hyderabad

He also pointed out that Hyderabad has emerged as the vaccination capital of the world, as one-third of global vaccine supply is produced here.

published on : 20th June 2021

Covid: Missing facts, misdirected discourse

The current stentorian discourse sans facts, which shifts the blame on to the government for the supply chain failures of hospitals, misses a more critical fact.

published on : 27th April 2021

COVID disrupted food security for millions; will reverse progress on ending hunger by 2030: Dr Harsh Vardhan

UN's Amina Mohammed stressed that the pandemic has devastated livelihoods, exacerbated injustices and inequalities, and threatened decades of development progress.

published on : 20th April 2021

0.46% COVID-19 patients on ventilators, 2.31% in ICU: Harsh Vardhan

The health minister lauded India's vaccination drive saying that the latest figures suggested that 9,43,34,262 doses have been given to people in India.

published on : 9th April 2021