Rajesh Bhushan

TN raises health demands with Centre, Ma Subramanian meets Union Health Secretary

The State also requested the Union Health Ministry to release the first tranche of funds for financial year 2022-23 under National Health Mission.

published on : 7th September 2022

Centre asks states to promote blood donation as country needs voluntary, unpaid blood donors

The Centre has asked the states to set up blood group testing facilities at primary health centres, community health centres and district hospitals on World Blood Donor Day.

published on : 5th June 2022

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on key WHO panel at 75th World Health Assembly

Each year, the World Health Assembly (WHA) reviews a long list of health challenges and responses.

published on : 24th May 2022

Centre asks states/UTs to review health facility preparedness amid rising temperature

Rainwater harvesting and recycling plants may also be explored for self sufficiency in water, the letter highlighted.

published on : 1st May 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

COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 12-14 years to start from Wednesday

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan had earlier stated that only the Corbevax vaccine would be used for the beneficiaries in the age group of 12 to 14 years.

published on : 16th March 2022

Omicron Surge: 5 to 10 percent of active cases needed hospitalisation so far, the situation may change rapidly: Centre

The rise, it appears, is being driven by "Omicron" and the continued presence of "Delta." In this context, augmenting human resources, particularly Health Care Workers assumes importance.

published on : 10th January 2022