Health issues should find place in diplomacy: Harsh Vardhan

Issues related to health should find a permanent place in international diplomacy, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Friday.

Isolation ward in Mecca to check Ebola virus

Saudi Arabia will establish a 50-bed exclusive isolation ward at Arafat Hospital in Mecca during the Haj pilgrimage as a preventive measure against the Ebola virus and other communicable diseases, Arab News reported Tuesday.

10 labs to be set up for testing viral Hepatitis

At least 10 regional laboratories will be set up by the National Communicable Disease Centre (NCDC) for the surveillance of viral Hepatitis, a health ministry official said Monday.