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Niranjan Pujari new Odisha health minister after Naba Das’ demise
Niranjan Pujari new health minister of Odisha after Naba Das’ demise

Niranjan Pujari, who is also the Excise Minister of the State, will remain in additional charge of the Health department. 

  • Monday, 30 January 2023
Odisha Police Crime Branch
Cuttack: Crime Branch takes over South Point Hospital BSKY fraud case

As per reports, some staff of the hospital along with some middlemen were allegedly withdrawing lakhs of rupees from the government exchequer by creating false bills under the BSKY without actually hospitalising patients.

  • Thursday, 19 January 2023
Ayushman-Bharat Yojana
New system to measure, grade performance of hospitals under Ayushman Bharat

National Health Authority (NHA) is introducing a new system to measure and grade hospital performance under the flagship scheme Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY).

  • Monday, 09 January 2023
Omicron BF.7 threat
Reports claiming Omicron sub-variant ‘may be fatal to brain’ is MISLEADING: Health Ministry

The ministry has also asked to be alert to unverified and misleading news and messages on social media platforms

  • Tuesday, 03 January 2023
PM Modi reviews Covid-related situation in country at high-level meeting
PM Modi reviews Covid-related situation in country at high-level meeting

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Home Minister Amit Shah, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and top officials attended the virtual meeting.

  • Thursday, 22 December 2022
Gear up genome sequencing of positive cases to track Covid variants: Centre to states
Gear up genome sequencing of positive cases to track Covid variants: Centre to states

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, in the letter, has said that such an exercise will enable timely detection of newer variants, if any, circulating in the country and will facilitate undertaking of requisite public health measures for the same.

  • Tuesday, 20 December 2022
Pneumococcal Vaccine
Report claiming shortage of Pneumococcal vaccine false and misleading: Health Ministry

Responding to a media report in a national daily that has claimed shortage of Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine across the country

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
WHO
Indian Medicine Samples sent for testing: Health Ministry on WHO alert on India-made cough syrup

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has sent the samples of the same batch of the four Maiden Pharmaceuticals Ltd-manufactured medicines, on which the WHO issued alert, for testing and further course of action will be decided after the results are received, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

  • Thursday, 06 October 2022
Suspected Tomato Flu Patient
Centre issues advisory on 'Tomato Flu' to states

Tomato Flu was first detected in Kollam district in Kerala on May 6, and as of July 26, over 80 children less than five years of age were infected by the disease, as per reports from local government hospitals.

  • Tuesday, 23 August 2022
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Health ministry releases dos and don'ts to prevent contracting monkeypox

Among the dos, the ministry advised isolating the infected person from others so that the disease does not spread, use of hand sanitisers, or washing hands with soap and water, covering mouth with masks and hands with disposable gloves when close to a patient, and using disinfectants to sanitise the environment around.

  • Wednesday, 03 August 2022
Health Ministry notifies new specified warnings for tobacco products
Health Ministry notifies new specified warnings for tobacco products

Those manufactured, imported or packaged on or after December 1, 2023 will display another image with the textual health warning 'TOBACCO USERS DIE YOUNGER'.

  • Friday, 29 July 2022
Health Ministry raises alarm on monkeypox, issues guidelines
Health Ministry raises alarm on monkeypox, issues guidelines

Intensive risk communication directed at healthcare workers, identified sites in health facilities (such as skin, paediatric OPDS, immunisation clinics, intervention sites identified by NACO, etc.) as well as the general public about simple preventive strategies and the need for prompt reporting of cases needs to be undertaken.

  • Thursday, 14 July 2022
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Mandaviya to chair high-level review meeting on Friday over rising COVID-19 cases

India has been witnessing an increase in coronavirus infections over the last couple of weeks.

  • Wednesday, 22 June 2022
Union Health Min Mansukh Mandaviya
Over 60% India's teenagers fully vaccinated against Covid

India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 191.96 crore as of Friday morning. This has been achieved through 2,41,17,166 sessions.

  • Friday, 20 May 2022
NEET PG 2022: No delay in exam, fake letter being circulated: Health Ministry
NEET PG 2022: No delay in exam, fake letter being circulated: Health Ministry

In response to the letter, the Ministry said: "It has come to the notice of NBEMS that some unscrupulous elements are circulating false and bogus information using spoofed notices in the name of NBEMS."

  • Saturday, 07 May 2022
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