Tag: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Over six COVID-19 Vaccines In Offing In India: Health Min Harsh Vardhan
India Will Have 51.6 Crore COVID19 Vaccine Doses By End Of July: Union Health Min

Detailing the ramping up of vaccine production, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said, "We will have 51.6 crore vaccine doses by the end of July including the 18 crore doses already administered. Sputnik has been approved."

  • Saturday, 15 May 2021
SC agrees to hear PIL on doctors' security at government hospitals

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking deployment of security in government hospitals in view of frequent assaults faced by doctors. A Vacation Bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant listed the matter for hearing on Tuesday. The plea sought the court’s direction to the Centre […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Harsh Vardhan cycles to WHO SEARO meet

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan arrived to attend the 72nd session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) South East Asia Regional Office (SEARO) meet on Tuesday riding a bicycle. The Minister left his residence around 6 a.m. and was at the venue, Hyatt Hotel, in 30 minutes. Inaugurating the week-long event on Monday, […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Novel Coronavirus reaches Indo-Nepal border

New Delhi: There will now be an intensive screening of people along the Indo-Nepal border to deal with the menace of Novel Coronavirus. This decision has been taken after confirmation of coronavirus being found in Nepal. The Union Health Ministry will make arrangements for screening on the Nepal border bordering Uttarakhand with immediate effect. Union […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Union health minister advocates public-private collaboration to combat COVID-19

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday urged the public and private sectors to work in alliance and build on the strengths of each other to tackle novel coronavirus (COVID-19). “It is time for public and private sectors to come together and work as an alliance in the spirit of collaboration and co-ordination […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Coronavirus patients are stable, showing signs of recovery: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan spoke to a few coronavirus patients admitted at Medanta and Safdarjung hospitals through video calls on Tuesday and said all the people infected by the disease were stable and showing signs of recovery. Vardhan also called up Health Ministers of Delhi, Haryana, Kerala, Telangana, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Punjab, […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
NPR, first phase of Census 2021 exercise postponed amid COVID-19 lockdown

New Delhi: The Union government on Wednesday announced to postpone the first phase of Census 2021 and the National Population Register (NPR) exercise owing to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. The exercise slated to begin on April 1 this year has been “postponed until further orders”, the office of the Registrar General and […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Health Min Harsh Vardhan: Fighting COVID Is Foremost Dharma, Celebrate Festivals At Home

New Delhi: As festivities are around the corner, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday requested people to not adhere to complacency amid the raging wrath of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Minister warned people to stay away from large congregations and diligently follow the Covid guidelines issued for precautions against the deadly viral disease. He […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
'Work Risk, Disease Severity To Be Factors In Vaccine Dispensing'

New Delhi: The government would look at two key considerations for prioritisation of the Covid-19 vaccine — the occupational hazard and risk of exposure to infection, and secondly, the risk of developing severe disease and increased mortality, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday. Besides, the supply of vaccines is anticipated to be available […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Centre Introduces ‘Wards Of COVID Warriors’ Category For MBBS/BDS Admission In 2020-21

New Delhi: Health Ministry has approved a new category for selection and nomination of candidates from ‘Wards of COVID Warriors’ under central pool MBBS/BDS seats for the academic year 2020-21. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said the move aims to dignify and honour the noble contribution made by COVID-19 warriors who have lost their lives […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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Don't Pay Heed To Rumours Against Covid-19 Vaccine: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: As India braces up to launch world’s largest immunisation drive, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday appealed people not to pay heed to the rumours against the much-awaited Covid-19 vaccine. “I want to appeal to people to not believe in any rumors. Our prime criteria in the vaccine trial is the safety […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Covid-19 Vaccine To Be Provided Free Of Cost Across India: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: As India gears up to launch the world’s largest immunisation drive against coronavirus and began the dry run for the vaccination across several states and union territories, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday that the vaccine will be provided free of cost across the country. “Not just in Delhi, it will […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021