Health Minister

Delhi's biggest sero-survey to be conducted in 280 wards 

According to the government, the survey will take around two weeks to complete, with one week given for sample collection and another week for the results to come out.

published on : 26th September 2021

TS Singh Deo's supporters protest over case against Chhattisgarh Congress Secretary

Congress MLA Shailesh Pandey called the police action "unfortunate" while adding that Pankaj Singh was implicated for his closeness to Deo.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Brazilian minister who attended UNGA session tests positive for coronavirus in New York

Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga also had a meeting with investors and was also present at the bilateral meeting between Bolsonaro and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

published on : 22nd September 2021

TN govt's preventive measures kept Zika, Nipah virus at bay: Health Minister

The government has been monitoring the situation by setting up 13 check-posts in Coimbatore district which is close to Kerala on the directives of CM M K Stalin, the minister told reporters.

published on : 19th September 2021

Tamil Nadu gets new facility to identify different variants of COVID-19

Till now, the state government had to send the samples of Delta plus variants to the inStem, health minister Ma Subramanian said after his visit to the special vaccination camp in Tirunelveli.

published on : 12th September 2021

G20 health ministers agree vaccine confidence measures

The G20 Health Ministers' Meeting in Italy this week is focused on building on strong cooperation and collaboration to end the COVID-19 pandemic and support recovery around the world.

published on : 7th September 2021

BJP-BJD blame game over AIIMS in Sundargarh

Health Minister Naba Kishore Das, however, said the medical college and hospital in Sundargarh will be made operational from this year. 

published on : 7th September 2021

After Nipah death in Kerala, Tamil Nadu intensifies screening in border districts

Due to spike in Covid-19 cases, health department officials were already conducting fever surveillance in Tamil Nadu-Kerala border.

published on : 6th September 2021

12-year-old who recovered from Covid dies of Nipah in Kozhikode

Arrangements have been made to set up a special Nipah ward at Kozhikode Medical College Hospital (KMCH).

published on : 5th September 2021

Bill on land rights to slum dwellers passed in Odisha State Assembly

“If a slum dweller is in possession of land less than 30 sq mt, land shall be settled as the extent of occupation,” Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said.

published on : 3rd September 2021

India administers over 1 crore Covid vaccine doses, highest in a day

According to the CoWIN portal, 1,00,64,032 jabs were administered on Friday.

published on : 27th August 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya takes charge as Stop TB Partnership Board chairman

The Stop TB Partnership is a United Nations-hosted partnership program that aims to fight against tuberculosis collectively.  

published on : 26th August 2021

Delhi preparing to tackle third wave of coronavirus, says Satyendar Jain

Several experts over the past few weeks warned of a third wave looming, expressing concerns that it may affect the children specifically.

published on : 24th August 2021

Lanka's Health Minister replaced in Cabinet reshuffle as COVID-19 cases surge

Pavithra Wanniarachchi has been sworn in as the Transport Minister while Keheliya Rambukwella is the new Health Minister.

published on : 16th August 2021

Fuel tanker explodes in Lebanon, killing 20, wounding dozens

The explosion comes as Lebanon faces a severe fuel shortage that has been blamed on smuggling, hoarding and the cash-strapped government's inability to secure deliveries of imported fuel.

published on : 15th August 2021
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