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Saturday, December 07, 2019



Summit on innovations in public healthcare to begin today

November 16, 2019 2:42 am

The two-day summit will share some of the most innovative efforts undertaken by states in public health, and will help explore which programmes are scalable at the national level, and which could be adopted by other states.

Health programme to be rolled out in schools

October 11, 2019 1:13 am

The first look of the programme was unveiled on the first day of a meeting of the Central Council of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.

Niti Aayog Health Index: Chief Secretary pulls up officials for ‘poor performance’ on health

June 28, 2019 2:08 am

Chief secretary JN Singh said he would look into the micro-level data and the government would crack the whip on underperformers.

Janaushadhi Suvidha scheme: A look at the challenges it faces a year after its launch

June 12, 2019 4:33 pm

Currently, such kendras are located in areas like Shakarpur, Mayur Vihar, Sangam Vihar, Malviya Nagar, Okhala, Hari Nagar, Subash Nagar in New Delhi; Bhopal, Dewas, Gwalior, Indore in Madhya Pradesh; Patna, Muzaffarpur, Gaya in Bihar; and Ambala, Faridabad, Rohtak in Haryana to name a few.

Sarangpur dispensary gets power after 18 days; doctors, patients heave sigh of relief

June 12, 2019 2:49 pm

Electricity to the dispensary was cut off on May 23 as it was unable to pay a bill of Rs 2,75,059 since 2017, including a late payment surcharge of Rs 10,573, due to lack of funds.

Bad infrastructure at 35 Delhi govt hospitals: Report in HC

May 18, 2019 6:04 am

Among the hospitals in the list are Delhi government-run ones such as Lok Nayak, DDU, GB Pant, GTB and Baba Saheb Ambedkar hospitals.

Govt drafting separate policies for general and super-speciality hospitals: Gujarat CM Rupani

April 12, 2019 12:54 am

Giving credit to PM Narendra Modi, Rupani said it was due to his vision of development during his tenure as CM of Gujarat, the state had moved ahead in all sectors, especially in healthcare.

A Rare Opportunity

April 11, 2019 5:59 am

New rare disease policy is a chance to create an inclusive public health imagination.

No fund allotted to treat rare diseases despite claim in court: Centre

December 19, 2018 5:39 am

A petition on behalf of families of patients of rare diseases has sought government aid for treatment. It states that the ESI has the obligation not only under the Employees’ State Insurance Act but also Article 21 of the Constitution, which guarantees every person the right to life with dignity.

Ahmedabad: Row erupts over Mayor’s push to limit beds at V S Hospital to 500

December 17, 2018 1:36 am

“It is inappropriate to call a board meeting without adequate notice. It seems that BJP councillors are under pressure to clear the legal hurdles before the inauguration of the new hospital,” Dr Nishith Shah, one of the donor-trustees of V S Hospital, said.