For any coronavirus vaccines introduced in India, eVIN will allow data-based decision-making and planning so optimum stocks are maintained, the ministry said.
NHM Arunachal Pradesh recruitment 2020: 100 vacancies for post of nurse, walk-in interviews to be conducted on 15 May
The selection of candidates will be done through a walk-in interview, which will be conducted on 15 May at the office of mission director (NHM) from 9 am.
Community radio stations across India brave lockdown, severe fund crunch to ensure last-mile awareness on COVID-19
Had it not been for the proactiveness of the community radio stations across India, the crisis would have exploded even more for the Centre and the state governments, particularly in rural India.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Despite personal loss, Assam hospital cleaner stays put in quarantine; doctors, nurses spend time reading, watching shows
Quarantine is definitely more screentime albeit on the consumers' end. Be it the mobile phone or the television, perhaps both are the best tools to be exploited to the core when in quarantine.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Led by Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam medical fraternity takes a leap of faith in fight against COVID-19
Everyone in the country is nervous, only that people like Jenita Baruah, Dhiraj Pathak, Arun Kumar Konwar, Swapna Bhumic Das, Ratnawati Doley and many other unknown faces from the medical fraternity are braver than the rest.
Madhya Pradesh govt scraps circular that set sterilisation targets for male health workers, transfers official who issued notice
The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday scrapped a controversial circular that set sterilisation targets for male multi-purpose health workers (MPHWs) and warned of salary loss for not meeting goals.
The NDHM is meant to be a central digital repository for all the data coming under the health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat.
Six more people die of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam as toll rises to 82; 11 cases of JE detected in Arunachal Pradesh
Six more people died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam on Monday, taking the toll to 82, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said.
In UP's Mahoba district, amid govt's family planning initiatives, male sterilisation seems like a faraway goal
45 districts from Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in the country, make the cut for Mission Parivar Vikas.
Shiv Sena’s Chandrakant Khaire claims he can ‘cure’ people by chanting mantras, using ash at National Health Mission event
Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire has claimed that he can "cure" people by feeling their pulse, chanting mantras and giving them vibhuti (residual wood ash from ritual fires).
Primary Healthcare Centres in rural UP under-stocked, patients forced to buy expensive medicines from private pharmacies
Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in the country, has only 3621 functioning PHCs — a shortfall of 30%, as there is a requirement of 5194 PHCs in the state. These existing PHCs, as few as they are, are also providing only inadequate services. A Planning Commission report found that 66.67% of all beneficiaries expressed non-availability of medicines as one of their primary reasons for dissatisfaction with the functioning of PHCs.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday inducted Rotavirus vaccine in the routine immunisation programme to protect 57 lakh children in the state from diarrhoea.
Clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways and electricity still a concern in rural India, says report
Rural India remains 'unlit' and without clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways
Kerala floods: Health ministry approves grant of Rs 18.71cr to village health, sanitation and nutrition committees
The Union health ministry has approved a grant of over Rs 18 crore under the National Health Mission (NHM) for disbursing to village health, sanitation and nutrition committees in flood-ravaged Kerala.
There is a 24%-38% shortfall in the availability of medical personnel at primary health centres, sub centres, and community health centres in 28 states/union territories of India, according to the latest audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
State governments had to release the money to state health societies within 15 days of receiving it, and if they failed to do so state governments were liable to pay interest — 5.75 percent to 7.25 percent
BRD Medical College: Yogi Adityanath govt should fill up vacant posts of doctors, not hide encephalitis deaths
When asked the reason for the shortage, the BRD Medical College principal says all vacant positions are part of the National Health Mission and under it, doctors are paid a lesser salary.
Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protection
More than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to national health data.
Health ministry seeks more funds for family planning in Budget even though 40% of last year’s corpus unused
Financial Management Report 2016-17 says only 60% of funds allocated for family planning were used this year
India and Norway have signed a Letter of Intent to extend health cooperation, especially in the areas of reproductive, maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health, said a statement on Thursday.