According to a notification issued by the School and Mass Education (S&ME) department, the students of Class 1 to 12 will be given IFA tablets from April 19 to June 16, 2023.
Niranjan Pujari, who is also the Excise Minister of the State, will remain in additional charge of the Health department.
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.
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).
The ministry has also asked to be alert to unverified and misleading news and messages on social media platforms
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Home Minister Amit Shah, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and top officials attended the virtual meeting.
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.
Responding to a media report in a national daily that has claimed shortage of Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine across the country
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.
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.
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.
Those manufactured, imported or packaged on or after December 1, 2023 will display another image with the textual health warning 'TOBACCO USERS DIE YOUNGER'.
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.
India has been witnessing an increase in coronavirus infections over the last couple of weeks.
India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 191.96 crore as of Friday morning. This has been achieved through 2,41,17,166 sessions.
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."
Health facilities need to increase resilience to extreme heat by arranging uninterrupted electricity for constant functioning of cooling appliances, installation of solar panels, measures to reduce indoor heat through cool/green roofs, window shades, and shade outside, among others.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a warning against XE, a new variant of Omicron, and suggested that it could be more transmissible than any other Covid strain so far.
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Asked about the Omicron spread in the next three months, the health secretary said that nothing can be said at the moment.