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Feb 26, 2019
Charter of Patients' Rights: Time for govt to put in place mechanism to prevent medical malpractices, negligence in private hospitalsNHRC finalised a comprehensive 17-point charter of Patients’ rights in April last year and circulated this to the Union and State governments for comments
Feb 06, 2019
In 2019, swine flu cases mount to over 1,000 in Delhi, says report; govt sets up helpline for awarenessOne death due to swine flu and 124 fresh cases of Influenza A (H1N1) was Tuesday recorded in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the disease in the city this year to 1019, according to a report.
Dec 21, 2018
Madras HC reserves order on pleas seeking stay on banning online sale of medicines; suspends ban for nowThe Madras High Court Thursday reserved its verdict on miscellaneous petitions seeking to stay a single judge bench's order banning the online sale of medicines.
Dec 20, 2018
DCGI orders Johnson & Johnson not to use talc raw material for any production till further ordersOn the directions of the CDSCO, drug inspectors collected samples of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder from both the plants on Wednesday.
Oct 21, 2018
Health Ministry asks states to set up mental health authority, review boards to implement Mental Health Care ActThe Union Health Ministry has asked all the states to set up State Mental Health Authority and District Mental Health Review Board to ensure effective implementation of the Mental Health Care Act, 2017.
Oct 13, 2018
India eyes biggest Zika outbreak with 50 confirmed cases in Jaipur; teams deployed to carry out fogging, anti-larvae treatmentThe state government has been provided information to create awareness about Zika virus.
Jul 13, 2018
Ayushman Bharat scheme underscores issues with SC's interim orders in MarchThere is nothing to prevent the government from making Aadhaar mandatory for Ayushman Bharat.
Jun 05, 2018
Health ministry bans 86 medical colleges from accepting fresh batch of students; plan to open 68 new colleges also shelvedThe Union health ministry has banned 82 medical colleges, 70 private and 12 government, from accepting students for the academic session 2018-19
Jun 01, 2018
Health ministry recommends Hepatitis-B vaccination for workers at increased risk of acquiring infectionThe Union Health Ministry announced that the Hepatitis-B vaccination is recommended for all healthcare workers with occupational exposure to the virus.
Dec 15, 2017
Gurugram child dies of dengue: NPPA says Fortis overcharged patient's family by margin as high as 1700%Fortis hospital at Gurgaon charged as high as 1,700 percent margin on consumables and medicines used for the treatment of a dengue patient who subsequently died of the illness, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said