Mercifully there is a law in place completely banning cigarette advertisements, or else, this Supreme Court judgment could have dented the campaign of health minister Anbumani Ramadoss against film actors smoking in public. It set aside a national consumer forum directive to Godfrey Phillips India to discontinue all advertisements featuring actor Akshay Kumar with a slogan

By the end of May smokers are going to find it difficult to find a safe place to smoke. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is finalising the new rules for restricting smoking in public places and proposes to publicise the same before No Tobacco Day on May 31.

A review meeting is scheduled to take place on April 9 between Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry officials and Health Directors of northeastern States at Guwahati to discuss the recent outbreak

Rupnagar, March 24 The Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice Vijender Jain has urged the people of the state to wage a joint struggle to eradicate female foeticide in Punjab.

With the Union Health Ministry setting its sights on establishing a comprehensive vaccine manufacturing unit with World Health Organisation's licence, the three oldest government vaccine manufacturi

In an effort to curb illegal organ trade and also overcome the massive shortage of organs for transplant, the health ministry is mulling a proposal to introduce the concept of

Health and Family Welfare Minister Ambumani Ramadoss informed the Lok Sabha the other day that 69.5 per cent of children in the age group of six to 59 months are suffering from anaemia of which 63 per

A map, which pin-points the location of India's remote villages worst affected by malaria, will now spearhead the country's war against the vector-borne disease.

On the lines of National Rural Health Mission, the National Urban Health Mission will be launched in 429 towns, having over one lakh population, within four months, Union Health Minister Dr Anbumani R

Key aspects of Tamil Nadu project may be replicated in other States National Urban Health Mission implementation likely in 3-4 months' time Tamil Nadu is the best performer in the implementation of the National Rural Health Mission, Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has said. Speaking to press persons after a review of the implementation of the NRHM in Tamil Nadu, Dr. Anbumani said the team from the Health Ministry was very impressed with the State government's performance in the sector. The number of deliveries in PHCs had increased dramatically