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.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.