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Mumbai: Baby who had broncho-pulmonary disorder treated with stem cells

In October 2018, doctors pumped 8 ml of diluted umbilical cord stem cells into the baby’s lungs, through a pipe inserted in his mouth. The stem cells regenerated the underdeveloped lung muscles, vessels and alveolar lining in the lungs.

Gujarat: Centre nod to 150-seat Banas Medical College

Institute has been mired in controversies since its inception


Centre completes first phase of measles-rubella vaccination campaign

Under the measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign, all children in the age group of 9 months to less than 15 years will be vaccinated in a phased manner across the nation. Following the campaign, MR vaccine will become a part of routine immunization and will replace measles vaccine.

Denied NORI certificate by government, jobless researcher moves court

To plug the skewed doctor-patient ratio in the country, the health ministry has since August 2013 stopped issuing NORI certificates to doctors except those above 65 years of age.

MoHFW team visits Rajkot to identify site for proposed AIIMS

While presenting the budget for 2014-15, Jaitley had announced to build AIIMs in every state of India.

Health ministry restores MBBS seats at GMCH-32 to 100

The ministry approved the scheme for renewal of MBBS for a total of 73 medical colleges in India.


Transfer of Health Secy kicks off row

Dr Abhay Shukla alleged it was such cavalier transfers that prevent public institutions from performing honestly, transparently and efficiently.

Ex-judges want high arbitration fee: Govt

Justice Rajiv Shakdher did not pass an order on the plea and asked the government to move the arbitration tribunal regarding the fee.

City’s blood donors honoured at PU function

Verma said 84.3 percent of the blood supply in India is through voluntary blood donation.

GMSH under CBI scanner for misuse of Central funds

The Central Bureau of Investigation has started investigation on a complaint alleging irregularities in funds allocated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to the Health department of Chandigarh under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scheme.