Harsh Vardhan

World Day Against Child Labour: Raising awareness against exploitation of kids

Child labour across the globe has risen to 160 million with an increase of 8.4 million in the last four years. The pandemic is putting many more children at risk.

Jun 12, 2021, 11:57 AM IST

Harsh Vardhan writes to Rajasthan Health Minister over wastage of COVID vaccine

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan wrote to Rajasthan minister Raghu Sharma citing a media report which highlighted that more than 500 vials of COVID-19 vaccines were found dumped in the waste bins of 35 COVID vaccination centres in the state. Vardhan said 'this is not acceptable and must be investigated.'

May 31, 2021, 23:52 PM IST

World Tobacco Day: WHO honours Dr Harsh Vardhan for his efforts in tobacco control

Every year, WHO recognises individuals or organisations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control

May 31, 2021, 17:36 PM IST

Politics over corpses Congress style: Harsh Vardhan’s scathing reply to Rahul Gandhi

Vardhan took a dig at the Congress leader for trusting a foreign publication more than the government.

May 26, 2021, 21:53 PM IST

After Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's letter, Baba Ramdev apologises for remarks allopathy medicines, here's that happened

After Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan called Ramdev's statement on allopathic medicines "extremely unfortunate" and asked him apologise, the yog guru issued an apology on his official handle on Twitter.

May 23, 2021, 23:25 PM IST

COVID-19: India will be in position to vaccinate at least all of its adult population by end of 2021, says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Harsh Vardhan stated that between August and December 2021, India will have procured 216 crore coronavirus vaccine doses.

May 22, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

Hope DRDO's anti-COVID drug 2-DG will serve the world and not just India, says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Harsh Vardhan was speaking after the release of the first batch of 2-DG by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. 

May 17, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

Manipur BJP chief S Tikendra Singh dies due to COVID-19

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday (May 13) will convene a meeting with the Health Ministers of six states including Delhi, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu to review the COVID-19 vaccination drive there. 

May 13, 2021, 08:44 AM IST

Need to augment health infrastructure: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Harsh Vardhan's statement came hours after Mamata Banerjee wrote to PM Narendra Modi requesting him to increase the allocation of medical oxygen for West Bengal. 

May 08, 2021, 07:36 AM IST

History would be kinder to you if Congress took your advice: Harsh Vardhan’s reply to ex-PM Manmohan Singh's letter

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday (April 19) took it to his Twitter to share his response to former PM Manmohan Singh's letter on tackling the COVID-19 crisis addressed to PM Narendra Modi. 

Apr 19, 2021, 13:10 PM IST

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to chair GoM meet to review COVID-19 situation and vaccination drive

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will on Friday chair the 24th meeting of the High-level Group of Ministers (GoM) to discuss the current national and international scenario of coronavirus pandemic and strategies that are to be adopted for availability and distribution of vaccines in the coming days.

Apr 09, 2021, 06:26 AM IST

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan slams states for failing to curb COVID-19 surge, slow vaccine supply

Harsh Vardhan hit out at Maharashtra and said that the 'lackadaisical attitude' of the state government has 'singularly bogged down' the entire country's efforts to fight the virus.

Apr 08, 2021, 08:08 AM IST

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, wife take second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

They had taken the 1st dose of indigenously developed Covaxin by Bharat Biotech on March 2. Vardhan has been appealing to all those aged 60 and above and aged 45 and above having specified co-morbidities to immediately take the vaccine.

Mar 30, 2021, 12:01 PM IST

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Mar 02, 2021, 14:30 PM IST

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, SC judges to get COVID-19 vaccine today

Dr Harsh Vardhan took to Twitter on Monday and tweeted, “Now that I am eligible to get inoculated, I shall schedule to get vaccinated tomorrow. I urge each & every citizen to get vaccinated at the earliest whenever eligible. Tt's the best tool to end this #pandemic”

Mar 02, 2021, 07:12 AM IST

World on verge of defeating coronavirus, says Harsh Vardhan at WHO meet

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan chaired the 148th session of WHO Executive Board through video conference. He said, "Allow me to thank the member nations that despite the wide disparity in their epidemiological trends, we are on the verge of defeating the pandemic by adopting a pre-emptive, proactive and collaborative strategy."

Jan 27, 2021, 18:32 PM IST

Volunteered to get vaccinated as...: Here's what Manish Kumar said after getting first COVID-19 jab in Delhi

34-year-old Manish Kumar, a machine operator at AIIMS, became the first person in the national capital to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Jan 16, 2021, 20:59 PM IST

COVID-19 vaccines 'Sanjivani' in fight against pandemic: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

COVID-19 vaccines are 'Sanjivani' in the fight against the pandemic, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday. PM Modi today launched the world's largest vaccination programme,

Jan 16, 2021, 13:46 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to flag off India's COVID-19 vaccine drive in less than 12 hours; Centre reviews preparedness

The first phase of the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive will be flagged off on Saturday.

Jan 15, 2021, 23:25 PM IST