Sanjiv Chaturvedi contests Harsh Vardhan's statement

Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who was recently removed as the Chief Vigilance Officer of AIIMS, has contested Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's statement that he was not qualified for the post.

New health policy to address reproductive illness

The new national health policy being brought out by the government will address the rising incidents of reproductive illnesses in young urban women, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Thursday.

AIIMS starts proceedings against Himachal IAS officer

 

Shimla: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has approved "disciplinary proceedings" against a senior Himachal Pradesh IAS officer who is facing a CBI inquiry into allegations of financial irregularities during his previous stint with the AIIMS in Delhi.

'Centre finalises universal health assurance programme'

The central government is in the process of finalising the Universal Health Assurance (UHA) programme and it will be presented to the nation within the current financial year, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Wednesday.

Health Ministry to promote cycling in a big way

In a bid to encourage physical activity, the Health Ministry wants to develop cycling tracks across the country as it embarks on a campaign to promote cycling for a healthy lifestyle.

20 new cancer treatment centres across India: Harsh Vardhan

 The government will set up 20 new advanced cancer treatment facilities across India over the next few years to meet the rising burden of the disease, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here Tuesday.

20 new cancer treatment centres across India: Harsh Vardhan

The government will set up 20 new advanced cancer treatment facilities across India over the next few years to meet the rising burden of the disease, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here Tuesday.

AAP protests AIIMS CVO removal at Minister`s residence

The Aam Aadmi Party today protested outside the residence of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan over the removal of AIIMS Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi.

Six medical college hospitals in UP will be upgraded: Harsh Vardhan

Six medical college hospitals in Uttar Pradesh will be modernised and converted into super- speciality facility on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here on Sunday.

Central hospitals under scanner: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Saturday that all systems in India`s central hospitals have been placed under critical review to end "systemic and symptomatic" corruption.

Efforts on to end corruption in central hospitals: Harsh Vardhan

Under attack for removing whistleblower IFS officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi as AIIMS Chief Vigilance Officer, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said various forms of corruption exist in central hospitals and efforts are on to end the "systemic and symptomatic" corruption.

AIIMS CVO controversy: CVC rejected Chaturvedi`s name twice, says Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday termed as a "fine farce" the controversy surrounding the removal of AIIMS CVO Sanjeev Chaturvedi, and defended the government decision saying the CVC had rejected his name twice and his continuation as CVO was irregular and indefensible.

Arvind Kejriwal slams Centre over removal of Sanjiv Chaturvedi as AIIMS CVO

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal slammed the Centre over removal of Sanjeev Chaturvedi from the post of chief vigilance officer of AIIMS.

Special oral health hospitals across India soon

The government plans to set up hospitals exclusively for oral health care at both the national and regional levels, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Thursday.

Health Minister defends AIIMS CVO Chaturvedi`s removal

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday defended the removal of AIIMS Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi saying he was "not eligible" for the post.

Removal of AIIMS CVO routine thing: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday said the removal of AIIMS chief vigilance officer (CVO) Sanjeev Chaturvedi was a "routine thing" and should not be turned into a "controversy".

Centre directs Meghalaya to ban all forms of smokeless tobacco

The Centre has directed Meghalaya and two other states in the North East region to impose ban on all forms of processed/flavoured smokeless tobacco to save people from oral cancer, an official said today.

No need to panic about Ebola: Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said there is no case of Ebola virus disease in the country and there is no need for panic about it.

Vardhan to review progress of NRHM, medical colleges in Karnataka

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will take stock of the progress of National Rural Health Mission in Karnataka and the upgradation of three medical colleges in the state.

Person back from Nigeria tests negative for Ebola

A person arriving from Nigeria, who was kept at the IGI Airport isolation facility for two days for showing Ebola symptoms upon his arrival and was taken to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, has tested negative for the virus.