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Tag: Harsh Vardhan

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Odisha In An Immediate Need Of 25 Lakh Doses Of Vaccine: Naba Das To Union Health Min

Odisha Health Minister Naba Das put forth a demand of 25 Lakh doses of COVID vaccines before the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan while discussing the vaccination drive in the State on Wednesday.

Percentage Of COVID-19 Patients Requiring Critical Care, Oxygen Down: Health Minister
Percentage Of COVID-19 Patients Requiring Critical Care, Oxygen Down: Health Minister

New Delhi: The percentage of COVID-19 patients requiring critical care and oxygen support has gone down as compared to two days ago, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday…

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Harsh Vardhan Slams Manmohan Singh, Says Cong-Ruled States Busy Raising Doubts About Vaccines

New Delhi: Hitting back at senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh for his critique of the government’s COVID-19 management, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday alleged the second wave of…

Covaxin Production To Increase 10 Times By September: Union Health Minister
Covaxin Production To Increase 10 Times By September: Union Health Minister

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by September while manufacture of remdesivir jabs, an anti-viral…

18-19 COVID-19 Vaccines In Different Stages Of Trials: Health Min
Govt To Widen Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Soon: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Amid surge in coronavirus cases, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan said that the Central government is planning to widen the umbrella of vaccine beneficiaries soon to cover other sections of the population. While addressing ‘Reshape Tomorrow Summit’ organised by The Economic Times on Friday, he also spoke about the […]

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Dharmendra Pradhan Bats For Virology Institute In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday wrote to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan requesting him to set up one of the four proposed National Institutes of Virology in Bhubaneswar. Justifying his demand, Pradhan said that Bhubaneswar has emerged as a prime centre of medical research and education in Eastern India with the presence […]

Covid-19 Vaccine For Journalists: Odisha Govt Writes To Centre
Get Vaccinated 24x7 At Your Convenience: Union Health Min Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: In a bid to speed up the pace of the coronavirus vaccination drive, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday announced that citizens will now be able to take vaccine round the clock as per their convenience. The minister took to microblogging website Twitter and said: “The government has ended the time constraint […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Drive 2nd Phase: Senior Union Ministers Get First Vaccine Jab
COVID-19 Vaccination Drive 2nd Phase: Senior Union Ministers Get First Vaccine Jab

New Delhi: A day after the start of the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, senior Union ministers, including Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, got themselves inoculated on Tuesday and appealed to all eligible people to take the jab. Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas […]

18-19 COVID-19 Vaccines In Different Stages Of Trials: Health Min
18-19 COVID-19 Vaccines In Different Stages Of Trials: Health Min

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday that 18-19 potential vaccines against novel coronavirus were in different stages of clinical trials, adding that vaccination of around 27 crore Indians above the age of 50 will begin three weeks from now. “Some are in Phase I, some in Phase II, and a few […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Of Those Above 50 Three Weeks From Now: Health Min Harsh Vardhan
COVID-19 Vaccination Of Those Above 50 Three Weeks From Now: Health Min Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: The Union government will begin vaccination drive for around 27 crore Indians above the age of 50 three weeks from now, Union Health Minister Harsh vardhan said on Monday. “Three weeks from now, the government will start giving doses of coronavirus vaccines to 27 crore persons above the age of 50,” he said […]

India Developing 7 More COVID-19 Vaccines: Union Health Minister
India Developing 7 More COVID-19 Vaccines: Union Health Minister

Kolkata: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that the country is developing seven more COVID-19 vaccines and also working on further vaccine development to inoculate every citizen of India. He said the Centre does not have any immediate plan to make the vaccines available in the open market and a decision will be […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Drive: 3rd Phase To Begin In March, Will Cover Those Above 50
COVID-19 Vaccination Drive: 3rd Phase To Begin In March, Will Cover Those Above 50

New Delhi: The most vulnerable age group of people in the country, those aged above 50 will get the first jab in March second week onwards, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan informed Parliament on Friday. The Health Minister said since the drive for the second phase to cover over 2 crore frontline workers is under […]

Health Minister Reviews Preparedness For COVID-19 Vaccine Dry Run On Friday
Health Minister Reviews Preparedness For COVID-19 Vaccine Dry Run On Friday

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday interacted with the Health Ministers, Principal Secretaries, and Additional Chief Secretaries of the states and UTs to review the preparedness for the nationwide mock drill for coronavirus vaccination scheduled for Friday. The second nationwide mock drill on the Covid19 vaccination will be held at three session […]

Health Minister Stresses On Need For Expeditious COVID-19 Vaccination Drive To cover Targeted Population
Health Minister Stresses On Need For Expeditious COVID-19 Vaccination Drive To cover Targeted Population

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday stressed the need for an expeditious COVID-19 vaccination drive to cover the entire target population estimated to be around 30 crore. “India’s COVID 19 pandemic growth has dropped to 2 per cent and case fatality rate is among the lowest in the world at 1.45 per […]

Ayushman Bharat Revolutionised Healthcare Delivery Model: Harsh Vardhan
Ayushman Bharat Revolutionised Healthcare Delivery Model: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday chaired an event to mark Universal Health Coverage and emphasised that Covid-19 has greatly magnified the need for building resilient health care systems and ensuring their equitable access to all without discrimination. “We must do away with the status quo that got us here and […]

Health Ministry Says No Compromise On Regulatory Norms For COVID Vaccine
Health Ministry Says No Compromise On Regulatory Norms For COVID Vaccine

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday emphasised that no compromise has been made on scientific and regulatory norms related to the Covid-19 vaccine. The Minister’s assertion holds importance at a time questions are being raised on both the safety and efficacy of the vaccines which are being developed at a phenomenal rate […]

Health Ministry Wary Of Malnutrition, Genetic Disorders Among Tribals
Health Ministry Wary Of Malnutrition, Genetic Disorders Among Tribals

New Delhi: It is a matter of concern that the tribal population in the country today suffers from a high prevalence of malnutrition, genetic disorders and infectious diseases, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday. He said the government has undertaken a slew of measures for the welfare of the tribal population in the […]

Bharat Biotech, Washington Varsity Developing Intranasal Vaccine For Covid: Union Health Min
Bharat Biotech, Washington Varsity Developing Intranasal Vaccine For Covid: Union Health Min

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday informed that Bharat Biotech will develop an intranasal vaccine for Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The minister said that the Hyderabad-based drugs and vaccine research and manufacturing company has entered into an agreement with Washington University and St. Louis University for the trials of the […]

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Parents Written Consent Mandatory For Students To Attend Classes At School: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Students would need written consent from their parents before attending classes at school, while attendance would not be made mandatory, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday. “The guidelines by the Ministry of Home Affairs state students may attend school only with the written consent of parents and that attendance will not […]

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Centre To Procure COVID-19 Vaccine By July To Cover 25 Crore People: Union Health Min

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday that the Centre is working on plans to procure 400-500 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, which will be administered to up to 25 crore people by July 2021. “Government plans to receive and utilise 400-500 million Covid-19 vaccine doses. Our target is to cover 20-25 […]

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COVID-19 Battle Far From Over, Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Sounding a note of caution, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday told the Rajya Sabha that the battle against Covid-19 is far from over, at a time when India’s total tally has neared the five million-mark. “I would urge all Members of Parliament that the coronavirus battle is still far from over. […]

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COVID-19 Has Given Chance To Structurally Re-Imagine Public Health Infrastructure: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: The COVID-19 pandemic has given a chance to revisit and structurally re-imagine a robust public health infrastructure for the country, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday. Speaking at the inaugural session of the two-day Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Public Health Conference virtually, Vardhan expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s […]

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PM Modi: Containment, Contact Tracing Key To COVID Management

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a review meeting with Chief Ministers or representatives of 10 states badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and advised that containment, contact tracing, and surveillance were key to effective management of the virus infections in the country. In his address during the video conference meeting, the […]

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Union Health Min Harsh Vardhan Bats For Total Ban On Tobacco, Its Products

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on the World Tobacco Day on Sunday said the battle against tobacco was a personal fight for him and he wanted a total ban on it and its products. “The battle against tobacco is a personal fight for me. As an ENT surgeon, I’ve been the first-hand witness […]

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Union Health Min Harsh Vardhan Takes Charge As WHO Executive Board Chairman

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who is at the forefront of India’s battle against COVID-19 pandemic, took charge as the chairman of the 34-member WHO Executive Board on Friday, officials said. Vardhan, who succeeded Dr Hiroki Nakatani from Japan, offered his condolences at the loss of lives due to the coronavirus pandemic across […]

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