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Dr Harsh Vardhan


Harsh Vardhan launches mobile app to enable people have easy access to blood

June 25, 2020 7:47 pm

Developed by the E-Raktkosh team of Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) under the Digital India scheme, the application will bring transparency and facilitate single-window access to blood services of the Indian Red Cross Society, officials said.

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan urges state govt to carry out Covid vulnerability mapping

June 12, 2020 3:42 am

Dr Harsh Vardhan also advised the state to strengthen its ICU, ventilators and testing labs ecosystem. He said health workers should be trained online to improve the quality of healthcare.

Simply Put: WHO response, under review

May 27, 2020 10:55 am

World Health Assembly has resolved to review WHO response to Covid, and for failing to question China. What is it that WHO could have done, and where do various countries including India stand on this?

Harsh Vardhan set to take charge as WHO Executive Board Chairman today

May 22, 2020 11:10 am

The proposal to appoint India’s Union Health Minister to the Executive Board was signed by the 194-member World Health Assembly on Tuesday

What Dr Harsh Vardhan as WHO Executive Board chairman means for India

May 28, 2020 7:52 am

The WHO, a specialised agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health, is currently at the forefront of global efforts towards containing the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Harsh Vardhan set to be WHO Executive Board chairman: Report

May 20, 2020 8:23 am

Dr Harsh Vardhan taking over the post seems to be a formality after the decision that he will be India's nominee as the WHO's South-East Asia group had unanimously decided last year that India would be elected to the executive board for a three-year-term beginning May.

Delhi: Harsh Vardhan steps in after North body commissioner calls sacked doc a thief

April 18, 2020 12:55 pm

The doctor, Piyush Pushkar Singh, a student in the orthopaedics department, alleged he was asked to leave as he highlighted lapses and wrongdoing, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Singh is also part of the hospital’s Resident Doctors’ Association.

Coronavirus updates March 10: 14 more cases reported from Kerala, Karnataka, Pune; 58 Indians brought back from Iran

March 10, 2020 8:58 pm

The first batch of 58 Indians was brought back from Iran, one of the countries worst-hit by the coronavirus outbreak, where the death toll surged to 237 on Tuesday.

Dr Harsh Vardhan on coronavirus: ‘Considering country of our size, we have handled the situation to best of our ability’

March 10, 2020 7:30 am

"We have advised Indian citizens to refrain from travel to China, Iran, Republic of Korea, Italy and Japan and to avoid non-essential travel to other COVID-19-affected countries," says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

COVID-19 India updates March 5: Cases rise to 30; more visa curbs imposed; 28,529 persons under surveillance

May 16, 2020 11:49 pm

Coronavirus India updates March 5: On Thursday, the Union Health Ministry asked states to form rapid response teams at the district, block, and village levels, stating cases of community transmission have been observed.


Political leaders attend Shahnawaz Hussain and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's Eid celebration

June 09, 2019 6:38 am

BJP leaders and Union Ministers Shahnawaaz Hussain and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hosted Eid celebration programme at their respective residences in New Delhi. Their celebrations were attended by their fellow BJP leaders as well as leaders from other parties.