Assam health department geared up for post-flood scenario

Assam's Health and Family Welfare department was providing immediate medical care in the relief camps and was also geared up to combat any outbreak of epidemics in the post-flood scenario.

Another scam in health department under Nitish Kumar, claims Sushil Modi

Senior BJP leader Sushil Modi on Thursday alleged that a scam of several crores of rupees had taken place in the health department last year when the portfolio was with the then Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Odisha health dept join hands with other dept to fight dengue

The Health and Family Welfare department has sought active cooperation from industries, steel and mines, home and housing and urban development departments to tackle the vector-borne disease.

Malaria kills 55 in Tripura

A malaria epidemic has killed at least 55 people, including 46 children, in Tripura this month while thousands have fallen ill, officials said here Sunday.

21 diagnosed with Typhoid in Jorhat

The state Health department along with the Jorhat Medical College has opened a special facility to speed up treatment of typhoid patients after 21 persons suffering from the disease were admitted to hospitals, a government official said.

Goa govt abolishes 416 posts in Health dept

Overturning a major recruitment drive initiated by the erstwhile Congress government, Manohar Parrikar-led BJP government in Goa has abolished over 400 posts in the health department.

Karnataka to construct Rs 90 crore Aarogya Soudha

The Karnataka government would construct a Rs 90 crore `Aarogya Soudha` in Bangalore to house all offices coming under the Health and Family Welfare Department.

Haryana taking steps to check spread of swine flu; toll 38

Haryana Government is taking effective steps to check spread of swine flu in the state, where 38 persons have died of the disease since January and 373 cases reported positive.

MP govt calls for alertness about swine flu

Madhya Pradesh Health Department has issued directives to the district collectors and chief medical and health officers to remain alert about cases of swine flu in the state.

UP govt orders action plan to check Japanese encephalitis

In efforts to check the spread of mosquito-borne Japanese encephalitis, the Uttar Pradesh government has directed departments to prepare a detailed action plan by November 30 and warned officials that serious action will taken if any new case of the disease is reported.

22 new dengue cases in Odisha

Health officials Saturday confirmed 22 new cases of dengue in Odisha, taking the total number of people in the state infected with the disease to 2,051 this year.

‘Haryana has been polio free since Jan 2010’

Haryana’s health department on Tuesday said the state has been polio free since January 2010.

Four accused in health dept scam remanded to police custody

Four persons, arrested in
connection with alleged financial irregularities in Family
Welfare and Health department, were today remanded to two days
of police custody, officials said.

Spanish clinic probed for `treating` gays: Health department

The government in Spain`s Catalonia
region said on Tuesday it was investigating a clinic in Barcelona
that is allegedly offering treatments to "cure" homosexuality.