Health Ministry

Infrastructure, manpower shortage ails services at Health and Wellness Centres: Report

The only state, which faced no healthcare workers shortage, was Mizoram.

published on : 20th May 2022

Nation's health centres functioning hampered by lack of infrastructure

Overall, there has been an improvement in inequity in access, despite existing constraints such as infrastructure availability and status of peripheral health facilities.

published on : 20th May 2022

Don’t fall for fake news, NEET-PG on schedule

The Union Health Ministry on Saturday clarified that the National Eligibility Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET-PG) will be held on May 21 as per the schedule.

published on : 8th May 2022

WHO Covid death report 'baseless', attempt to 'tarnish' India's image, say health ministers 

India is likely to raise the issue at the World Health Assembly and other multilateral forums, sources in the ministry said.

published on : 7th May 2022

India reports 3205 new Covid cases, 31 fatalities 

An increase of 372 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload which now stands at 19,509, according to the data.

published on : 4th May 2022

AP bags national award for malaria elimination

For the last three years, the AP government has strived to make the State malaria-free and succeeded in bringing down malaria cases from 6,040 in 2018 to 1,139 in 2021.

published on : 25th April 2022

Delhi, Bihar government to reimburse Centre for using COVID jabs as free precaution dose

The Delhi government had written to the Union Health Ministry, saying that the uptake of precaution doses at private COVID vaccination centres was not very promising.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Centre writes to five states, asks them to monitor spread of COVID infection amid surge in cases

In a letter to these states, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said a few states are reporting a higher contribution to India's cases and higher positivity.

published on : 20th April 2022

Daily COVID-19 cases nearly doubled in past 24 hours to more than 2,000: Union Health Ministry

The country logged 2,183 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,30,44,280, while the active cases declined to 11,542.

published on : 18th April 2022

COVID: After silence, health ministry holds meeting on Omicron's XE subvariant

The minister chaired a review meeting with experts and officials on the new variant, which is 10 per cent more transmissible.

published on : 13th April 2022

Germany may have to junk 3 million COVID shots by late June 

Ministry spokesman Hanno Kautz told reporters in Berlin that “not many doses” have been destroyed so far, though he couldn't give an exact figure.

published on : 12th April 2022

BJP criticises CM for not inviting PM to inaugurate Puri Medical College and Hospital

He said there is enough time for the Chief Minister to show his magnanimity and invite the Prime Minister to the inauguration programme scheduled on April 11, 2022.

published on : 11th April 2022

India logs 795 new COVID-19 cases; active cases dip to 12,054: Union Health Ministry

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.

published on : 5th April 2022

111 MBBS, BDS seats under All India Quota still vacant in Tamil Nadu

According to data from State Selection Committee, 85 MBBS seats and 26 BDS seats remain vacant after the mop-up round.

published on : 4th April 2022

Surprise inspection at 12 private medical colleges over complaints of lapses, one shut down

Show-cause notices have been issued to the rest of the medical colleges and the NMC will decide the further course of action against them.

published on : 3rd April 2022
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