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BJP ministers to meet party MPs to brief them about demonetization

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers will be meeting the lawmakers of their party in the coming days to brief them about the government`s demonetisation drive.

Health Ministry approves vaccine for pneumonia

Health Ministry approves vaccine for pneumonia

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday approved the introduction of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) under the Universal Immunisation Programme to be implemented in five states, including Himachal Pradesh, in a planned manner from 2017.

Committed to every plan and programme to curb tobacco use and diseases caused by it: JP Nadda

Committed to every plan and programme to curb tobacco use and diseases caused by it: JP Nadda

Nadda also said WHO FCTC rules are the strongest tool to curb the tobacco use in the world.

Rates of nearly 2000 medicines to become cheaper by 90%: JP Nadda

Rates of nearly 2000 medicines to become cheaper by 90%: JP Nadda

The Minister also said the construction of the Super Specialty block, being built at a cost of Rs 150 crore, would result in provision of quality medical facilities in the state.

Virbhadra should resign on moral grounds: JP Nadda

BJP is fully geared to defeat Congress under any circumstances and who will lead the party in the next polls is of little consequence.

SUM hospital fire tragedy: JP Nadda calls for punitive action, NHRC issues notice to Odisha govt

SUM hospital fire tragedy: JP Nadda calls for punitive action, NHRC issues notice to Odisha govt

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday inspected the SUM hospital where a massive fire mishap had claimed the lives of at least 20 people on Monday.

Centre ready to help Odisha in tackling fire incident: Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda said that the Central Government was ready to extend any help required to tackle the fire incident that killed at least 22 persons at a private hospital in Bhubaneshwar.

Stay mentally fit with these simple tips!

Keeping in mind that mental fitness is equally important as physical fitness, it is vital to make healthy lifestyle choices.

AIIMS Bhopal students throw ink at Union Minister JP Nadda

AIIMS Bhopal students throw ink at Union Minister JP Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Saturday faced an embarrassing situation, while visiting AIIMS Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh.

Centre seeks report on dengue, chikungunya from Delhi govt

The Centre today sought a detailed report from Delhi government on deaths due to dengue and chikungunya, including medical history of the deceased, in the national capital where vector-borne diseases have claimed at least 30 lives and affected nearly 3,000 people.

Convene health ministers' meeting, Satyendar Jain tells Nadda

The Delhi government on Thursday urged union Health Minister JP Nadda to call a meeting of health ministers of Delhi and neighbouring states to review healthcare facilities.

Chikungunya outbreak: No need to panic; have enough medicines, testing facilities in Delhi, says Nadda

As of this morning, Chikungunya has claimed another life, raising the toll to six.

Nearly 60 million Indians suffer from mental disorders

India is short of health professionals to address mental issues, particularly at the district and sub-district level.

Health Minister JP Nadda ​ to lead yoga session at WHO conference

 Health Minister J.P. Nadda will lead the yoga session at the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee of the Southeast Asia region here on Wednesday, a statement said.

Parliament approves admission to medical, dental courses under NEET

Parliament approves admission to medical, dental courses under NEET

The Centre, which will conduct the NEET exam, will provide a national list and a state list and it is for states to decide on priorities they want to assign to rural students etc.

Health Minister JP Nadda launches diabetes campaign

Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday inaugurated diabetes campaign, an initiative through which patients can get information and ways to prevent diabetes via a missed call.

AIDS deaths in India reduced by 55% since 2007: Nadda

India had recorded 1,48,309 deaths caused by AIDS in 2007, whereas, in 2015, the figure stood at just 67,600.

UN declaration backs India's policy on generic HIV/AIDS medicines

More than 80 percent of the antiretroviral drugs for treating HIV/AIDS are supplied by the Indian pharmaceutical industry and they have helped save millions of lives.

PM Modi approves raise in doctors' retirement age to 65 years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the retirement age of 65 years for doctors of central services, in an aim to strengthen the healthcare sector in the country, said an official statement.

NEET: No end to row; now, ordinance to be challenged in Supreme Court

NEET: No end to row; now, ordinance to be challenged in Supreme Court

Now, a fresh petition is expected to be filed in the Supreme Court to oppose the NEET ordinance.