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Friday, April 10, 2020

Ministry of Health


Coronavirus India updates March 12: 76-year-old man from Kalburgi India's first casualty, says Karnataka govt

March 13, 2020 7:30 am

Reassuring that there's no need to panic, the health ministry said mask is not always necessary if a person maintains effective social distance.

Coronavirus hits Kerala, 7 under watch in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kozhikode, Pathanamthitta

January 25, 2020 1:25 pm

Kerala health officials said at least 73 people were being kept under close watch at their homes for coronavirus.

Union Ministry of Health Scheme: PGIMER plans to start dental sealant programme for students in city schools

August 08, 2017 8:34 am

There has been a rise in the number of children suffering from dental cavities. According to PGI doctors, around 70 per cent of the children aged 12 years suffer from dental cavities.

Telangana Government launches healthcare app for health ministry

December 22, 2014 4:01 pm

The app will be available in both Telugu and English and can be downloaded for free through the Google play store.

India under-reporting dengue cases: study

October 07, 2014 9:42 am

Average of 6 million cases annually from 2006 to 2012, 282 times what Health Ministry claims.

Doctors end strike after govt puts rural posting ‘in abeyance’

February 14, 2014 2:45 am

Health Ministry officials had met representatives of the protesting doctors over their concerns.

152 of 162 approvals given before new norms came

October 21, 2013 3:22 am

80 people died due to illegal clinical trials in the last seven years.

Emergency response system hits roadblock

August 17, 2013 2:53 am

After the December 16 gangrape incident,the government had mooted a proposal to start an emergency response system on the lines of the United States.

In the works,an Epidemic Intelligence Service

July 22, 2013 4:12 am

India has quietly started training a small batch of public health professionals in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),Atlanta,to become part of an elite Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS).

Travellers’ nightmare: Yellow fever vaccine stocks run out,production unit awaits repair

May 20, 2013 3:16 am

With the only government-run production unit for yellow fever vaccine in Kasauli out of order for nearly two years