Women SHG’s Ayurvedic products a hit at Baliyatra

Secretary of the group, Lubna Jafrin, who is a certified ayurvedic practitioner, said before the intervention of ORMAS, the group’s members were struggling to earn enough to support their families.

published on : 2nd December 2023

Drones begin delivery of medicines in Rayagada

The drone service will facilitate the people in the remote areas by providing immediate examinations of samples,medicines and vaccination. 

published on : 18th November 2023

Ma Subramanian rejects drug shortage charge, tells Edappadi K Palaniswami to join him in field check

Regarding vacancies, Subramanian said posts of 1,021 doctors, 986 pharmacists, 1,066 health inspectors and 2,222 village health nurses are vacant.

published on : 15th November 2023

Private hospital booked for administering expired meds in Bengaluru

Three-year-old girl was taken to the hospital as she had fever; Father informs administration about matter, but reportedly gets cold reply 

published on : 5th November 2023

Kerala Health minister Veena George refutes allegations on supply of expired meds to public

Veena attributed the procurement of substandard medicines to the previous UDF government’s bulk purchases, emphasising that the issue of proper disposal had arisen consequently. 

published on : 26th October 2023

Med Service Corp supplying expired medicines to hospitals in Kerala: Satheesan

“Of the 54,049 batches of drugs, only 8,700 were subjected to quality checks. No quality control checks were carried out on 46 types of medicines," he said.

published on : 25th October 2023

AIIMS Delhi expands list of medicines given free of cost to underprivileged patients

With the latest addition, aimed to increase accessibility to healthcare, the portfolio of free medicines has now swelled up to 359 such medicines.

published on : 20th October 2023

Govt cites ease of doing business to omit rule against misleading ads for Ayush medicines

In response to RTI activist Dr KV Babu, the ministry said that the decision was taken by the Ayurveda, Siddha, and Unani Drugs Technical Advisory Board in its meeting on March 15, 2021.

published on : 5th October 2023

Dengue medicines available in all govt hospitals: Telangana Health Minister

Cases dip to 5,263 this yr as against 7,988 in 2022: Health minister

published on : 27th September 2023

More voices of protest against NMC rules binding doctors to prescribe only generic drugs 

As per the new regulations, the doctor would be penalised, including suspension of their license to practice for some time, if they don't prescribe generic drugs.

published on : 23rd August 2023

Kerala's drug control department initiates action against Divya Pharmacy

The drug inspectors in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Kozhikode and Kollam have started legal action against the company’s controversial drug promotions, according to an RTI.

published on : 7th August 2023

Drones to deliver meds in Odisha's Kandhamal

Drones will be used to transport medicines and vaccines to  remote areas where communication facilities are poor.

published on : 18th June 2023
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