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Union Health Ministry


Health Ministry mulling slashing fees for medical courses

December 09, 2019 10:58 am

The ministry has also asked private medical and dental colleges across the country to charge fee for only the first year from students at the time of admission.

AIIMS, Health Ministry launch 'eDantSeva' website and app

October 07, 2019 4:36 pm

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said the digital platform will provide oral health information gathered from authentic scientific resources and connect the people to timely advise for managing any dental emergency or oral health problem.

Government plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill

June 10, 2019 10:26 pm

The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which was introduced in December, 2017, lapsed with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha.

Educational institutes asked to designate Tobacco Monitors to check nicotine use

June 02, 2019 3:49 pm

The guidelines calls for educational institution managements to ensure that no tobacco product is sold inside premises and in an area within 100 yards from the premises.

Health ministry puts stem cell in ‘new drugs’ list, man moves court to continue treatment

April 12, 2019 1:06 pm

On a video call, Bhatia slowly mouths his words. “Muscles in my face, shoulder and arms have become weak again. Imagine simple acts of speaking, smiling, kissing, lifting a cup. I can’t perform them easily”.

Health Ministry asks states to set up mental health authority, review boards

October 21, 2018 1:48 pm

This initiative of the ministry is aimed at addressing the gap between requirement and availability of professionals to handle persons with mental illnesses.

Eight states, Four UTs sign MoUs with health ministry to implement Ayushman Bharat mission

June 09, 2018 3:35 pm

The eight states which signed the MoUs to implement the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission include Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand.

Include 'early' to revised text warning on tobacco packets: Delhi govt suggests Union Health Ministry

April 30, 2018 2:00 pm

Last month, the Centre had extended the duration of existing health warnings on packets of tobacco products till August 31, from its earlier deadline of March 31.

Union health ministry gets award for Swachhta drive

October 03, 2017 3:59 pm

The Swachhta Pakhwada, observed from February 1 to 15 this year, saw several ministries and government departments organising activities to promote hygiene in their offices, centrally funded hospitals and public health facilities across 36 states and UTs, the release said.

Health ministry opposes govt plan to privatise HLL

July 31, 2017 3:04 am

The Department of Disinvestment and Public Assets Management, under the Finance Ministry, has circulated a draft Cabinet note on disinvestment of what was once Hindustan Latex Limited.