Health Ministry

Reports claiming 11 lakh children missed first measles vaccine in 2022 'inaccurate': Health ministry

There have been some media reports alleging that an estimated 11 lakh children in India missed their first measles vaccine dose in 2022 according to a report from WHO and CDC. 

published on : 18th November 2023

'24 die at Gaza's Al Shifa hospital in 2 days due to power cuts,' says Hamas health ministry

On Monday, the ministry said 27 adult intensive care patients and seven babies had already died as Gaza's largest hospital ran out of fuel to run its generators.

published on : 17th November 2023

Israeli airstrike on hospital kills at least 500 people, says Hamas-run Health Ministry

It said at least 500 people had been killed. Photos purportedly from al-Ahli Hospital shared widely on social video showed fire engulfing the building.

published on : 18th October 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.

published on : 24th September 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.

published on : 21st September 2023

Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi pitches for AIIMS in Darbhanga

Tejashwi, who is also the state health minister, highlighted the benefits of the land earmarked for the proposed AIIMS in Darbhanga.

published on : 21st August 2023

Rs 5,000 crore plan to boost India's pharma and medtech sector

Scheme aims to propel value of pharma industry from current USD 50 billion to USD 130 billion by 2030.

published on : 16th August 2023

Tamil Nadu regains top spot in cadaver organ donation

​According to officials, the state was ranked number one for six consecutive years from 2015-2020.

published on : 4th August 2023

Parliamentary panel seeks reasons from centre for not bringing euthanasia law

The ministry in 2018 had said that the matter regarding the formulation of legislation on Passive Euthanasia is under consideration.

published on : 27th July 2023

Seat waste: 47 doctors barred from NEET PG counselling in TN

The MCC has strengthened the rules this year to prevent medical seats from going waste as several students fail to join agreed courses.

published on : 27th July 2023

Kerala govt announces reservation for transgender students in nursing courses

Varsha told TNIE that the move would help ensure the participation of transgender persons in the medical sector.

published on : 26th July 2023

Nurses defer stir after Centre offers to create new post

The nursing professionals questioned the decision stating that the move was against the government’s own norms and will adversely affect the hierarchy.

published on : 20th July 2023

Display of anti-tobacco warning now must for OTT platforms

Expressing concern over rising tobacco consumption, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya appealed to people to break free from the shackles of tobacco and embrace a healthier lifestyle.

published on : 1st June 2023
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