On Wednesday the Cabinet finally cleared the much-delayed National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) – a move that will help the ruling government bag about another achievement to showcase in next year’s parliamentary polls. The
She is a harbinger of hope for millions of village women across India - whether it is to take a pregnant woman to the hospital for delivery, vaccinating a child or ensuring family planning. For that is what her name, ASHA,
Super specialty Narayana Nethralaya launched a novel community paediatric eye programme in the tech hub Bangalore under the state-run National Rural Health Mission to become the country's first eye hospital to screen eyes of
The union health ministry is planning to set up a separate central drug controller for traditional systems of medicine and homeopathy to keep in pace with global developments in drug control. Inaugurating the International
India will be in the forefront of the war against child deaths and ensure that no child dies owing to causes that can be prevented, union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Thursday. ‘India will
United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi said in Thane on Wednesday that the government is paying maximum attention to the health and welfare of women and children, especially those in the backward areas of the
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Wednesday that there was an urgent need to overcome the male-biased sex-ratio in the country through a combination of strategies, including new laws and advocacy. ‘There is an urgent
In the presence of Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad the $50 million second phase of the Norway-India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) on reducing infant and maternal mortality was signed at a joint steering committee meeting in New
Emergency Response Service (ERS) to provide 24-hour medical facilities to patients at their doorstep will soon be launch by the Tripura government under a central scheme, officials said in Agartala on Friday. The health
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,
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Thursday that the main focus for 12th Five Year Plan is to move towards universal healthcare. He, however, cautioned that concerns have been expressed about the capacity of the state
Reviewing the dengue situation in the region, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Friday that the local bodies should take more steps to prevent the spread of dengue in southern states.
Azad was in
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav launched the Samajwadi Swasthya Seva, the biggest emergency medical transport service in the country. Yadav flagged-off 133 ambulances under the ambitious service launched in 13
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday rapped the CBI for the tardy progress in the multi-crore rupee National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scandal. A bench of Justice Imtiyaz Murtaza and Justice A.K. Singh asked