The forum will be hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) this December.

Nearly a month after the roll out of the Centre's PMJAY health insurance scheme, one lakh people have availed the benefits of the ambitious programme, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said Sunday.

Most of the cases are from Shastri Nagar area where fogging and other anti-larvae activities are being carried out.

The government has set up a high-level task force to determine how Wild Polio Virus 2 (WPV2) traces surfaced in the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) batches made by Ghaziabad-based Biomed, which is facing

Order of the High Court of Delhi in the matter of Seema Sehgal Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018 regarding sale of e-cigarettes. Delhi High Court directs the Secretary of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to file an affidavit indicating by whag time regulatory measures would be brought into place and enforced. The Court further warned that if it is not satisfied with the response given by the Secretary coercive actions will be taken against the Department.

From September 1, only Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals, a public sector entity, would be permitted to manufacture and distribute Oxytocin.

LUCKNOW: Over one crore Indians are carrying the hepatitis C virus infection, according to a review of some 300 studies on the prevalence of the disease in India.

GUWAHATI, June 27: According to a survey report released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Assam has been listed as the fourth highest tobacco consuming state in the country.

It's no less than a feather in the cap of India's health sector.

The government health spending per person per year in India is Rs1,112 and it has only marginally improved over the years.

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