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Apr 10, 2019
Commerce ministry asks health ministry to frame law to ban manufacture, sale of e-cigarettesThe commerce ministry has asked its health counterpart to frame law banning manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in the country as in the absence of a domestic legislation, it would not be possible to put a blanket ban on its imports, sources said
Jan 30, 2019
Swine flu: Toll rises to 169 across India as 4,571 test positive for H1N1 virus; Rajasthan accounts for 75 deathsWith the swine flu numbers going up, the health ministry recently held a meeting with the states and asked them to strengthen their surveillance for early detection. It also asked them to keep beds reserved in hospitals to deal with acute cases.
Oct 23, 2018
Zika outbreak in Rajasthan: Genetic modification a solution to mosquito menace? Labs are buzzingAmid the Zika outbreak in Rajasthan, scientists are looking at genetic modification as a probable solution as mosquitoes have developed resistance to the standard ways of extermination.
Oct 21, 2018
JP Nadda says 1 lakh people benefitted from Centre's Ayushman Bharat scheme in a monthThe health ministry has said the Ayushman Bharat scheme will help in reducing expenditure on hospitalizations and help mitigate the financial risk arising out of catastrophic health episodes.
Oct 14, 2018
Zika virus in Rajasthan: Total number of cases rises to 61, those infected include 11 pregnant womenThe Centre will review the outbreak of Zika in the capital city of Rajasthan on Monday, a source in the health ministry said.
Oct 09, 2018
Zika virus outbreak in Rajasthan: 29 people test positive for disease in Jaipur; health ministry says 'everything under control'The Health Ministry on Tuesday appealed to people not to panic and assured them that the Zika outbreak was under control after 29 people were tested positive for the disease in Rajasthan's Jaipur.
Oct 04, 2018
Health ministry says surveillance against Polio virus Type 2 enhanced in UP, Maharashtra, Telangana after traces of virus found in statesThe Health Ministry on Wednesday said surveillance has been enhanced in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana after traces of Polio Virus Type 2 were found in some batches of oral polio vaccine, and asserted that the country must continue to remain polio-free.
Sep 30, 2018
Probe ordered after eradicated type 2 polio virus found in oral vaccine; Ghaziabad pharma company MD heldThe Health Ministry has ordered a probe after traces of polio type 2 virus were found in some batches of oral polio vaccine (OPV) manufactured by a Ghaziabad-based pharmaceutical company, even as the firm's managing director was arrested Saturday
Sep 25, 2018
PMJAY scheme has impressive list of benefits, but 'flawed model', lack of funds have medical experts scepticalAccording to an expert from TISS, the low 2018-19 budget for PMJAY was the fundamental flaw with the health insurance scheme under Ayushman Bharat.
Sep 13, 2018
Government bans Saridon and 327 other fixed dose combination drugs: Here's the full list of banned medicinesThe Ministry of Health on Wednesday banned the manufacture for sale or distribution of 328 fixed-dose combination (FDC) drugs, including Saridon with immediate effect, stating that there is no therapeutic justification for the ingredients.