The Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday announced a health programme under which critical illness of children studying in government schools will be covered. All children up to class 12, except children of serving or retired
Himachal Pradesh will recruit 100 doctors through walk-in interviews to overcome the acute shortage of doctors in the state, Health Minister Kaul Singh said. The cabinet at its last meeting gave the nod to recruitment of
Four people from Himachal Pradesh have so far succumbed to swine flu this year, an official said on Wednesday. Two patients of H1N1 virus died at Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital in Shimla while two passed away at
A programme to make school children free from anaemia was launched in Himachal Pradesh on Friday, an official said in Shimla. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched the Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation Programme, Principal
Swine flu (H1N1) continues to spread in Himachal Pradesh with 19 cases reported this year, an official said on Sunday. Two people have died of the disease this year in this hill state. At Shimla's Indira Gandhi Medical College
A round-the-clock helpline for women in distress will be started within a month in Himachal Pradesh, a minister said in Shimla on Friday.
‘Safety of women is top priority. A toll-free helpline will be set up in a month's
According to official sources on Friday, over 700,000 children will be administered polio drops in a two-round campaign beginning this month in Himachal Pradesh.
More than 5,850 booths, each catering to a population of 125,
Concerned over ‘inflated’ prices of some life-saving drugs, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has constituted a committee of experts to guide the court on availability of cheap medicines. ‘No doubt the pharmaceutical
The remote Lahaul and Spiti district, in Himachal Pradesh has no case of AIDS and HIV, a health official said here Saturday. "There is no case of HIV positive and AIDS reported from Lahaul and Spiti, the only district in the
Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said in Shimla on Monday that Himachal Pradesh was able to achieve 95 percent of targets under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM),.
In a letter to union Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad,
The death toll in a hospital here from a disease caused by infected mites has risen to 10, a doctor said Saturday. Two more people have died due to scrub typhus at the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, the doctor told
The Akilesh government is under the scanner yet again. Following the gutka ban war, the Allahabad court has directed the Akhilesh Yadav government to explicitly spell out its stand on banning gutka (tobacco pan masala) . The
The Delhi government's decision to ban gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, and related products has been widely welcomed though there is scepticism over how effective it will be with some already foreseeing a thriving black
Buying gutka in the capital may soon become a thing of the past as the Delhi government has decided to enforce a complete ban on it and other related products in the city. "The ban would include manufacture, sale, display,