Nadda wants to provide easy accessibility to medical services

The Union Health Minister, J P Nadda today called for collective efforts to provide accessibility to medical services and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities.

Airports should adhere to standard protocols to counter Ebola

 Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda Wednesday directed the civil aviation regulator to ensure that all the isolation and quarantine facilities set up at airports adhere to standard guidelines and protocols.

World Heart Day: Health Minister urges disciplined lifestyle

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday announced a series of focused government campaigns centred on major communicable and non-communicable diseases.

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.

Sanjiv Chaturvedi contests Harsh Vardhan's statement

Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who was recently removed as the Chief Vigilance Officer of AIIMS, has contested Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's statement that he was not qualified for the post.

India should have National Hypertension Day: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that there should be a National Hypertension Day in India which should be observed once a year to highlight its dangers.

District hospitals to become medical colleges: Harsh Vardhan

The government has taken steps to improve manpower in health care sector including upgrading district hospitals into medical colleges, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here Friday.

Sunanda Pushkar death controversy: Health Minister seeks report from AIIMS

A day after an AIIMS doctor alleged that he was pressurised to show the death of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor, as `natural`, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday sought a report on the matter from the premier health institute.

Donate blood regularly to stay healthy: Harsh Vardhan

People can safeguard themselves against cancer and heart attacks by donating blood regularly, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said at an event here Saturday on the occasion of World Blood Donation Day.

Sale of tobacco should be regulated: Harsh Vardhan

The sale of tobacco should be regulated to achieve the goal of controlling non-communicable diseases in India, said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan here Thursday.

Coalitions have their compulsions: Azad

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said that coalition governments are laden with compulsions and are not easy to run.

Delhi`s dengue problem massive: Union Health Minister

Union Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi Tuesday expressed concern over the spread of dengue in the capital where the mosquito-borne disease has claimed two lives and affected around 550 people.