All assistance to Odisha in the health sector: Harsh Vardhan

Promising all central assistance to Odisha in the health sector, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today said quick steps would be taken to complete unfinished work and open new facilities at AIIMS here.

Govt to back indigenous innovation in health sector: VM Katoch

The Centre will back indigenous innovation in the health sector that will help provide affordable facilities to people, a senior government official said.

Interim budget 2014: Health ministry gets Rs.30,145 crore

Rs.30,145 crore was allocated to the health ministry in the interim budget for 2014-15 by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram .This move is being hailed as "positive" by the health sector.

India urgently needs independent watchdog for health sector: Dinesh Trivedi

On Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, Dinesh Trivedi urges for strong will and commitment at every level to pull India out of the ICU.

J&K govt `devoting extra attention to health sector`

The Jammu and Kashmir government was paying "extra focus" to the health sector in the state with focus on improving medical facilities, especially in remote and far-flung areas, minister of state for health Shabir Ahmed Khan said.

India, China favour more cooperation in health sector

India and China Wednesday decided to strengthen bilateral cooperation, specially in the fields of maternal and child health, infectious diseases and other emerging health challenges, officials said here.

Healthy or not so healthy Budget 2013-14?

The Union Budget proposal to integrate rural and urban heath missions has been received well though experts lamented the rather ‘poor’ outlay under the combined scheme.

Health sector is priority of J&K govt: Deputy CM

Recognising that health sector is priority area for the state government, J&K Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand has said that it is working towards bringing modern medical facilities.

Ramesh for more pro-active role of states in health sector

Observing that health sector in the country has "collapsed", Union Minister Jairam Ramesh batted for participation of states to improve the scenario saying Bangladesh have superior health indicators.

`Only one doctor for every 2,000 Indians`

India has a doctor for every 2,000 persons and a nurse for every 1,130 persons.

`Only one doctor for every 2,000 Indians`

India has a doctor for every 2,000 persons and a nurse for every 1,130 persons.

Omar to upgrade health and education sector in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has asked the Task Force on Health Reforms to make concrete recommendations for upgrading health
and medical education sector in the state.

Give details of budget allocation for health sector: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government to inform it about the budget allocation for health sector for 2011-2012.

PM agrees on need for greater investment in health sector

PM Manmohan Singh has emphasised on greater investment in the health care sector and called a meeting of officials to discuss recommendations of the Planning Commission panel on health before finalisation of 12th five-year plan.

India, Pak to increase interaction in health sector

India and Pak have favoured increasing interaction between the two countries in the health sector with Islamabad evincing keen interest in schemes for welfare of new mothers and "novel experiments" like condom-vending machines.