Ministry of Health

Expert panel examining proposal to reduce gap between 2 and 3rd dose of Covid-19 vaccine: Mandaviya

Poonawalla had recently suggested that the government should think of reducing the gap between the second dose and the third dose to six months from the present nine months.

published on : 12th April 2022

SC allows Centre’s plea to probe into false Covid-19 compensation claims

The Supreme Court order comes on a plea filed by the Union Government that sought a time limit for submitting claims for Covid-19 death compensation and also seeking measures to clear out fake claims.

published on : 24th March 2022

Evacuation of Indians from Ukraine: Centre revises International Travel Guidelines on humanitarian grounds 

As of February 28, 2022 (till 12:00 Hrs), 5 flights (one in Mumbai and four in Delhi) carrying Indians from Ukraine have arrived in India carrying a total of 1156 passengers.

published on : 28th February 2022

India strongly poised to implement framework of 'Total Health and One Health': Mandaviya 

Mandaviya said telemedicine and the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission will rightly propel India towards a revolution in the healthcare sector.

published on : 26th February 2022

Maharashtra: Centre denies Rajesh Tope's vaccine shortage claim

Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday said that the state is facing shortage of both Covaxin and Covishield vaccines.

published on : 14th January 2022

Covid-19: Gradual rise in hospitalizations, Mallikarjuna Kharge tests positive for the virus

Nearly 100 doctors and staff of Goa Medical College have reportedly tested positive for Covid-19, resulting in postponement of all routine surgeries and also functioning of out-patient departments.

published on : 13th January 2022

Omicron Cases: Trust authentic source of information, not any that might create panic, says Centre

The Joint Secretary further informed that the Government of India stresses home isolation for dealing with the Omicron variant and they have reduced its time from 10 days to seven days.

published on : 10th January 2022

Centre denies expired vaccines are administered under its national Covid-19 vaccination programme.

India on Monday started vaccinating children aged 15 to 18 against the coronavirus, even as the country recorded 33,750 new Covid-19 cases and 123 deaths in the last 24 hours.

published on : 3rd January 2022

30 Iraqi children with congenital heart diseases operated upon at Delhi hospital

Max Healthcare, in collaboration with Iraq's Ministry of Health, carried out these surgeries and added that more such surgeries are planned in the next 10 days.

published on : 27th December 2021

'Preliminary positive' first Omicron case reported in Singapore's Changi Airport

If confirmed, the woman, on whom various tests are being carried out, would be Singapore's first local Omicron case, according to the report.

published on : 10th December 2021

COVID test mandatory at airport for travellers landing in India from 'countries at risk' 

The present guidelines also mandate that 5% of travellers coming from countries that are not in the ‘at risk category’ will also be tested on a random basis at airports for COVID-19.

published on : 29th November 2021

Resident doctors in Karnataka to go on strike from Monday

In a separate press statement, they said the state government has announced COVID-19 allowance of Rs 10,000 per month in May 2021.

published on : 29th November 2021

Central teams scan health schemes in Odisha's Sundargarh

The teams inspected all aspects of healthcare delivery, status of implementation of schemes under the National Health Mission (NHM) and State government, utilisation of funds, resource availability.

published on : 15th November 2021

ZyCoV-D vaccine roll out expected to be rolled out in Odisha soon

Director of Family Welfare and nodal officer of COVID vaccination Dr Bijay Panigrahi said the orientation-cum-training programme is being conducted in phases.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Centre imposes quantitative restriction on export of syringes to boost domestic production, supply

The ministry stated that syringes are vital to sustaining the momentum of the program to vaccinate all eligible citizens in the shortest possible time.

published on : 9th October 2021
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