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Can India end diarrheal deaths due to Rotavirus by 2022?

New Delhi, Oct. 27 -- Centre has announced the countrywide coverage of Rotavirus vaccine that protects young children from severe diarrhea caused by rotavirus infections, but high burden of the diseas... Read More


Stringent regulations underway for nanopharmaceuticals

New Delhi, Oct. 25 -- The government has mooted stringent regulations for pharmaceutical products manufactured using nanotechnology. Aiming to attract private investments, the Ministry of Science and... Read More


World unprepared for infectious disease outbreaks, India ranks low at 57

New Delhi, Oct. 25 -- The world is unprepared for outbreaks of major infectious diseases, with Asian countries facing significant risks, according to Global Health Security (GHS) Index, 2019, released... Read More


Ahead of Diwali, govt to step up surveillance on food adulteration

New Delhi, Oct. 24 -- While the festival of Diwali is round the corner, union health ministry has asked the state governments to step up the surveillance regarding food adulteration. Along with holdin... Read More


Tobacco labs to undertake research on product constituents

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- The National Tobacco Testing laboratories apart from testing tobacco samples for nicotine will also undertake relevant research and generate scientific data on products' constitu... Read More


Mission Indradhanush to follow pulse polio programme strategy

New Delhi, Oct. 22 -- Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that the government is working towards ensuring 100% coverage with all lifesaving and absolutely free of cost vaccines availab... Read More


Technology in healthcare presents major opportunities for US-India collaboration

New Delhi, Oct. 21 -- Increasing role of technology, artificial intelligence, data analytics and digitisation of healthcare in India, present a huge opportunity for collaboration between the United St... Read More


Harsh Vardhan shares India's UHC vision at G20 Okayama Health Ministers' meet

New Delhi, Oct. 21 -- Government has a special vision for its projected 20% elderly population by 2050, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said at G20 Okayama Health Ministers' Conference in Japan on... Read More


NHA report recommends common hospital registry for Ayushman Bharat

New Delhi, Oct. 21 -- There should be a unique common hospital registry, empanelment process, grading of hospitals and package cost harmonisation for effective utilisation of healthcare infrastructure... Read More