health

PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission in Varanasi

The prime minister also inaugurated various development projects worth more than Rs 5,200 crore for his constituency.

published on : 25th October 2021

Delhi health minister launches ‘Ayur walk’ to promote healthy life 

Health Minister Satyendar Jain says it will help in building immunity against diseases and wean away people from a sedentary lifestyle.

published on : 25th October 2021

Why medical insurance matters

Medical insurance is a complicated business - with top-up, super top-up, renewable policy, critical illness, etc. - so please engage with an agent.

published on : 25th October 2021

Covid third wave: Testing on kids ramped up in Karnataka

“As children are not eligible for vaccination, and schools have reopened for Class 6 to 12 from August 15, testing was ramped up,” the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services stated.

published on : 25th October 2021

African effort to replicate mRNA vaccine targets disparities

By working to replicate Moderna's shot, South African scientists are effectively making an end run around an industry that has vastly prioritised rich countries in both sales and manufacturing.

published on : 24th October 2021

Collector asks officials to speed up urban clinic works

In a review meeting held with the officials at his camp office in Vijayawada on Saturday, Nivas took stock of the progress of the ongoing works.

published on : 24th October 2021

Snack healthy

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published on : 23rd October 2021

Two CHC staff suspended for abstaining from duties 

The Collector also suspended head nurse Manikumari and senior assistant Yesu Krupa for abstaining from duties without prior information.

published on : 23rd October 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

Bill Clinton, on the mend, ''touched by outpouring of support''

An aide to Clinton said the former president had a urological infection that spread to his bloodstream but was on the mend and never went into septic shock, a potentially life-threatening condition.

published on : 21st October 2021

Mental health literacy focus of week-long virtual meet

The virtual meet has been scheduled to be held from 3.45pm to 7.50pm each day. The first session of talks will be followed by workshops and panel discussions.

published on : 20th October 2021

National Health Mission Fraud: Another accused arrested in Bhubaneswar

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested Abinash Kumar Pradhan, an accused in the embezzlement of Rs 5 crore National Health Mission (NHM) funds.

published on : 20th October 2021

Tobacco tax guidelines under lens of expert group

The Union health ministry has set up an expert group to review the taxation policy for tobacco products, taking into account its implications on public health. 

published on : 20th October 2021

Centre asks States, UTs to focus on second Covid vaccine dose coverage

The cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 inoculation drive has exceeded 99 crore.

published on : 19th October 2021

Expecting one additional piece of info from Bharat Biotech regarding 'COVAXIN': WHO

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, which has developed Covaxin, had submitted EOI (Expression of Interest) to the World Health Organisation on April 19 for its vaccine.

published on : 18th October 2021
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