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Sep 08, 2019
Govt working on using cow urine for medicines, treating cancer, says health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey'It is used even for the treatment of incurable disease like cancer', he said
Aug 09, 2019
Health Ministry to conduct activities to promote breastfeeding every month till 2022Theme of World Breastfeeding Week is 'To empower parents, enable breastfeeding: Now and for the future'.
Jul 24, 2019
Union govt proposes central digital repository for Ayushman Bharat health data, invites suggestionsThe NDHM is meant to be a central digital repository for all the data coming under the health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat.
Jul 13, 2019
Union health ministry appoints sub-committee to draft law protecting doctors, medical professionals against violenceUnion health ministry set up an eight-member sub-committee to draft a central law to check violence against doctors and medical professionals.
Jul 12, 2019
Health ministry working towards using AI in safe and effective way, says Union Minister Harsh Vardhan in Lok SabhaHealth Minister Harsh Vardhan also said in Lok Sabha on Friday that to address gaps in India's AI ecosystem and realise its economic impact, the central government has prioritised building AI technology capabilities.
Jul 01, 2019
Health ministry asks state govts not to partner with anti-tobacco foundation funded by Philip MorrisWhen the Foundation was launched in 2017, the WHO had said it will not partner with the foundation and asked governments around the world and public health communities to follow the agency’s lead.
Jun 24, 2019
CJI Ranjan Gogoi writes to PM for removal for Allahabad HC judge: Case reveals rot in judiciary; mere touch-up won't cure epidemic“The judge is not a knight errant” quoted former CJI Dipak Misra while striking down an order passed by Justice SN Shukla; who now faces impending ‘impeachment’. Will judiciary take its former captain's word seriously?
Jun 06, 2019
Narendra Modi govt 2.0 and its 1,000-day agenda: With focus on housing, ministries start work on 75 welfare projects to be completed by June 2022As promised in the 2019 election manifesto, the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has hit the ground running to complete 75 milestone projects by June 2022, just a few months before the 75th anniversary of India's Independence.
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.