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Reports on CGHS beneficiaries `misleading`: Health ministry

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 21:56

Health Ministry termed as "misleading" reports that private hospitals on the panel of CGHS are denying credit facilities to eligible beneficiaries for delay in settlement of hospitals bills.

10,000 more MBBS seats in India

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 23:55

The government Thursday approved a proposal to increase the number of MBBS seats in the country by 10,000.

Japan`s population logs record drop in 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 14:27

Japan`s population fell by a record 244,000 in 2013, according to health ministry estimates released today, highlighting concerns over an ever-dwindling workforce supporting a growing number of pensioners.

At least 152 deaths due to dengue reported this year

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 20:27

A total of 152 dengue deaths have been reported from the country this year and Maharashtra has topped the chart with 35 causalities, the government said Tueday.

Retd ADG of Health Ministry gets three-year jail in DA case

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 14:40

A 67-year-old retired Assistant Director General of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been sentenced to three years in jail along with Rs 75 lakh fine by a Delhi court in a 17-year-old case for possessing disproportionate assets of over Rs 13 lakh.

Health Ministry bars MCI from taking major policy decisions

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 22:53

The Centre has directed Medical Council of India not to take any policy decisions or hold important meetings in the wake of an ordinance granting legality to its board of governors lapsing.

AIIMS asked to fill posts in line with current quota policy

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 11:36

The Health Ministry has asked AIIMS to go ahead with filling 148 posts of super speciality faculty as per the current quota policy even as the government`s review petition is pending in the Supreme Court which had disfavoured reservation for such posts.

Centre stops funding of ambulances with Badal`s picture

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 10:54

Display of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal`s pictures on partly central-funded ambulances in Punjab has drawn the ire of the Centre which has stopped funds to the state on this account.

Health min suggests guidelines for National Ambulance Code

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 20:36

In a bid to have a uniform design and nomenclature for all ambulances, the Health Ministry has suggested to retain design of National Ambulance Service under NRHM while formulating guidelines for National Ambulance Code.

NHRC seeks Health Ministry views on clinical trial guidelines

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 23:47

The National Human Rights Commission has written to Union Health Ministry seeking their views on draft guidelines on clinical trials including compensation and risks involved.

H5N1 outbreak: Union Health Ministry team goes to Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 19:08

Following reports about the outbreak of Avian flu in poultry farms in Durg and Bastar districts of Chhattisgarh, a team of Union Health Ministry has gone there to take stock of the situation.

Health Ministry wants a review of SC order on common medical test

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 23:55

Union Health Ministry wants a review of the Supreme Court judgement on common admission exam for all medical courses in the country and has written to the Law Ministry for its opinion on the matter.