Laws to prevent food and milk adulteration will be made more stringent and a task force set up to revisit the current legislation has been asked to give its report in 45 days, Health Minister J P Nadda informed Lok Sabha on Monday.
Six new AIIMS have been set up across the country in order to correct the "imbalance" in availability and affordability of tertiary health care, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda told parliament Friday.
NDA ally PMK, which has been campaigning against liquor and tobacco use, on Thursday welcomed the Centre's proposed steps to curb smoking, but expressed doubts over success since their implementation lay with the state governments.
Terming the death of five newborns at Ludhiana Civil Hospital as "complete criminal neglect", Punjab Congress on Monday sought resignation of state Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jyani over the incident.
Hours after it was reported that an Indian national who was cured of Ebola in Liberia has been quarantined in Delhi, Union Health Minister JP Nadda said that the government is cautious and there is no need to panic.
Union Health Minister JP Nadda will soon lay foundation stones of two cancer hospitals at Fazilka and Hoshiarpur in Punjab and has issued instructions to expedite the proceedings so the work on these projects could start soon.
Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Thursday said the Centre will provide all necessary assistance for the judicial inquiry initiated by Chhattisgarh Government in the sterilization tragedy that claimed the lives of 13 women in Bilaspur.
New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP on monday slammed the Narendra Modi government over the appointment of JP Nadda as the Union Health Minister as it claimed that he was responsible for the controversial removal recently of the Chief Vigilance Officer of AIIMS.
National Health Assurance Mission, which the Centre plans to roll out next year, will be accountable to people for deficiencies in delivery and a regulatory authority will be formed to oversee enforcement of the norms, the government announced today.
A high-level delegation of medical experts from Tanzania led by its Health Minister Seif Suleiman Rashid on Thursday visited the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences here to study its tele-medicine programme with a view to setting up a similar facility in their country.
A Delhi court on Thursday fixed December 2 for hearing arguments on charges in a case in which former union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, along with others, was chargesheeted for allegedly allowing a medical college to proceed with admissions without sufficient faculty and clinical material.