Work hard to reclaim old glory, Vardhan urges med fraternity

 Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan today urged the medical fraternity to work hard and stand united to reclaim the ancient medical glory of India.

We should launch a war against cancer: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Friday called for the launching of a countrywide war against cancer.

Govt launches Indian Newborn Action Plan to reduce infant deaths

The government on Thursday launched the Indian Newborn Action Plan (INAP) to reduce infant mortality rate in the country.

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J&K floods: Centre assures all-out healthcare assistance

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday reviewed the situation in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir and affirmed that all assistance would be provided to the state health authorities to tackle any possible epidemic in the aftermath of the devastating floods.

J&K gears up for lurking health emergency, over two lakh people rescued

 With the threat of disease outbreak lurking in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, efforts have been initiated on a war-footing to provide medical staff and medicines even as rescue operations were slightly hampered today due to return of rains in the Valley.

J&K floods: Harsh Vardhan reviews situation, assures all-out healthcare assistance
J&K floods: Harsh Vardhan reviews situation, assures all-out healthcare assistance

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday reviewed the situation in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir and affirmed that all assistance would be provided to the state health authorities to tackle any possible epidemic in the aftermath of the devastating floods.

Harsh Vardhan promises more medical consignments to flood-hit J&K

Noting that the flood tragedy in Jammu region had acquired "great proportions", Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday pledged additional consignments of medicines and other essentials to the state.

Harsh Vardhan in J&K to oversee medical relief efforts

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is visiting Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of medical relief operations in the flood-hit state.

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.

India, Bangladesh sign MoU on traditional medicine, homeopathy

India and Bangladesh Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of traditional systems of medicine and homeopathy.

Convert health issues into community movement: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Tuesday stressed upon turning health issues into a social and community movement, saying that the "power of belief" has gone a long way in taking on health challenges.

India, Bangladesh to focus on research collaboration

Research collaboration, exchange of experts and training will be part of an agreement on traditional medicines and homeopathy to be signed between India and Bangladesh, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Monday.

Government to encourage children for organ donation

The government would work to encourage children to develop a positive attitude towards organ donation, particularly for eye donation, union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said.

Soon an email repository of doctors: Harsh Vardhan

The government will soon set up an email repository to establish better connectivity between the government and all doctors in the country, union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here Saturday.

Aus PM Abbott visits AIIMS Trauma Centre

Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott visited the Trauma Centre at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Friday. He was accompanied by Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.

Australian PM commends rise in life expectancy in India

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot Friday commended India for the "dramatic" increase in life expectancy, and pledged AUS$20 million to facilitate the partnership between the countries in the health sector.

Australian PM commends rise in life expectancy in India

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot Friday commended India for the "dramatic" increase in life expectancy, and pledged AUS$20 million to facilitate the partnership between the countries in the health sector.

'Rotavirus vaccine can reduce infant mortality'

The introduction of the Rotavirus vaccine in India is one of the most pro-people decisions as it has the potential to drastically reduce infant mortality, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Wednesday.

Network for organ, tissue transplants to be expanded

The government will expand the network for procuring and distributing organs and tissues for transplant being carried out at the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Monday.