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Ministry of Health


World chips in: French oxygen plant at Apollo, US oximeters in Safdarjung

May 06, 2021 7:30 am

At least 14 countries have already started sending their material in aircraft and ships, and they are being sent out, mostly to government hospitals.

Centre flags ‘need for more contact tracing, lack of Covid-appropriate behaviour’

April 12, 2021 5:33 am

Family Welfare Rajesh Bhushan has mentioned that the teams have been providing feedback on a daily basis to the state as well central government.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: South Africa strain of virus found; state reports 760 new cases

March 11, 2021 8:27 am

Karnataka health minister Dr K Sudhakar said while guidelines have been issued to restrict large public gatherings at marriage and other functions, there are no restrictions on inter-state travel.

Covid-19 vaccination: ‘Scrap age bar for the disabled, include all categories of disabilities’

March 02, 2021 8:16 pm

In a statement, the Disability Rights Alliance (DRA) has said though coverage of some disabilities in phase II vaccination is welcome from the inclusion point of view, "it is still not enough".

India third on list of countries with highest cumulative vaccination numbers: Health Ministry

February 18, 2021 2:06 pm

Till 8 am on Thursday, the cumulative vaccination coverage of healthcare workers (HCWs) and frontline workers (FLWs) against COVID-19 in the country has crossed 94 lakh, the ministry said.

Bombay HC notice to Centre, NMC on disabled woman being refused admission to medical course

January 18, 2021 1:00 am

The student, Anita Shinde, has claimed that in the past, many like her had got admission to such courses and she being denied the same opportunity was arbitrary.

India far from achieving herd immunity against Covid-19, ICMR probing reinfection cases: Harsh Vardhan

September 27, 2020 9:21 pm

On emerging evidence that Covid-19 infection not only impacts the lungs but other organs too, Harsh Vardhan said the Ministry of Health had already set up expert committees to look into these facets of the infection.

Unlock 3.0 Day 12: Janmashtami celebrations in Rajasthan temples go digital; cycles in demand amid closed gyms and more

August 12, 2020 10:32 pm

On day 12 of unlock 3.0, here are some interesting stories.

Senior bureaucrat Rajesh Bhushan takes charge as health secretary

July 31, 2020 11:49 pm

"Rajesh Bhushan, IAS (Bihar:1987) took charge as Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on superannuation of Preeti Sudan, at Nirman Bhawan today," the health ministry said.

Coronavirus India July 16 updates: Cases in India cross 10-lakh mark, death toll over 25,000

July 17, 2020 8:50 am

As many as 1,27,39,490 samples have tested for the virus till July 15, out of which 3,26,826 samples were tested on Wednesday, the Indian Council of Medical Research said.