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Health Ministry directs private hospitals to display data of C-Section and normal deliveries

Health Ministry directs private hospitals to display data of C-Section and normal deliveries

A statement by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said, the instruction is applicable to all the private hospitals empanelled under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).

World Population Day 2017: Know the advantages of injectable contraceptive

World Population Day 2017: Know the advantages of injectable contraceptive

When the first World Population Day was observed in 1990, the global population stood at a little over five billion. Now, it's over half that, measuring at about 7.6 billion.

India’s Health Minister JP Nadda gets WHO’s special recognition for tobacco control

India’s Health Minister JP Nadda gets WHO’s special recognition for tobacco control

Mr Nadda is among the two recipients of the special global award this year. 

Health Minister JP Nadda launches genetic testing lab in Delhi

Health Minister JP Nadda launches genetic testing lab in Delhi

Union Health Minister launched the testing lab with the aim to provide proper diagnosis for all kinds of genetic disorders, including cancer and reproductive disorders.

Health Minister JP Nadda launches pneumonia, meningitis vaccine

Health Minister JP Nadda launches pneumonia, meningitis vaccine

Union Minister of Health JP Nadda on Saturday launched the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine under the Universal Immunisation Programme that protects a child against severe forms of pneumococcal disease.

PM Narendra Modi's EPI: JP Nadda sets example

Union Health Minister JP Nadda set an exemplary precedent of humanity for other ministers and dignitaries to follow.

Health Minister JP Nadda announces National Health Policy 2017

Health Minister JP Nadda announces National Health Policy 2017

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda on Saturday announced the National Health Policy 2017 as one of the many progressive strides being made by the country.

Govt aims at providing universal health cover for all citizens: JP Nadda

Govt aims at providing universal health cover for all citizens: JP Nadda

JP Nadda said the government aim is to take healthcare including free drugs and diagnostics and other benefits under various government schemes in an assured manner to all so that nobody is deprived of health facilities.

TDP MP revolts against Chandrababu Naidu

Union Health Minister JP Nadda today said the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) was "being implemented" in Tamil Nadu also and asked the state government to consider giving reservation to rural students.

Tamil Nadu can give reservation to rural students under NEET: Union Health Minister JP Nadda

Tamil Nadu can give reservation to rural students under NEET: Union Health Minister JP Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda today said the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) was "being implemented" in Tamil Nadu also and asked the state government to consider giving reservation to rural students.

HIV/AIDS Bill passed in Parliament: All you need to know

HIV/AIDS Bill passed in Parliament: All you need to know

The HIV/AIDS Bill ensures equal rights to the people affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admissions in educational institutions and jobs.

Efforts being made towards making health a fundamental right, says JP Nadda

Efforts being made towards making health a fundamental right, says JP Nadda

The Union Health Minister also said that there was a need to decriminalise suicide and after consulting all stakeholders, doctors, the government decide to take this progressive step.

Mental Healthcare Bill: Here's why JP Nadda said thanks to Shashi Tharoor

Mental Healthcare Bill: Here's why JP Nadda said thanks to Shashi Tharoor

During the discussion on the Bill in Lok Sabha on March 24, Tharoor made an emotional speech revealing his experiences of living with a victim of mental illness while giving a host of suggestions.

 

HIV and AIDS Bill that ensures equal rights to people passed in Rajya Sabha: All you need to know

HIV and AIDS Bill that ensures equal rights to people passed in Rajya Sabha: All you need to know

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Prevention) and Control) Bill, 2014, moved by Health Minister J P Nadda, was passed in the Upper House by a voice vote after it remained pending for more than three years.

National Health Policy 2017: All you need to know

National Health Policy 2017: All you need to know

It seeks to provide and deliver healthcare services, particualarly to underprivileged and socially vulnerable groups of people in the country.

National Health Policy: Cabinet nod a huge milestone in history of health sector in country, says JP Nadda

National Health Policy: Cabinet nod a huge milestone in history of health sector in country, says JP Nadda

We will develop standards if treatment is not done properly then tribunals will be set up to take the matter,” Nadda said in the Lok Sabha.

Cabinet approves National Health Policy aimed at affordable healthcare for everyone

Cabinet approves National Health Policy aimed at affordable healthcare for everyone

Government sources said the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its nod to the policy which has been pending for the last two years.

WHO assessment of India's National Regulatory Authority big boost to govt efforts towards quality healthcare: Nadda

WHO assessment of India's National Regulatory Authority big boost to govt efforts towards quality healthcare: Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday said the successful World Health Organisation (WHO) assessment of India's National Regulatory Authority will boost the government's efforts towards quality healthcare.

Rotavirus vaccinaion launched for five more states to combat diarrhoeal deaths

Rotavirus vaccinaion launched for five more states to combat diarrhoeal deaths

Rotavirus vaccination was launched for five more states in the country to immunise children against diarrhoea deaths.

PM Modi has soft corner for North East: Nadda

A total of Rs 189 crore was sanctioned for Nagaon medical college, which will be the ninth in the state, Nadda said.