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Six more people tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan, cases rise to 123

The virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain.

21 Oct 2018 7:24 PM

8 new Zika cases in Rajasthan, people infected in outbreak climbs to 117

Rajasthan health dept has formed 5-member committee to investigate, examine and track Zika virus disease.

20 Oct 2018 8:29 PM

Ministry junks proposal to extend OPD timings

Through the plan, the government had aimed to address the problem of overcrowding plaguing specialty and premier hospitals like Safdarjung and AIIMS.

21 Aug 2018 1:29 AM

HRD ministry to reconsider conducting NEET twice a year

Health ministry raised concerns about extra stress due to exam calendar and about problems online exams may cause students from rural areas.

10 Aug 2018 6:57 PM

Centre plans to extend Safdarjung OPD hours

The plan is a pilot project of the government’s larger proposal for 24x7 health care services in government hospitals.

14 Jul 2018 3:38 AM


Maximum kids hooked to tobacco in Meghalaya

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma has acknowledged the seriousness of prevailing scenario.

14 Jul 2018 2:04 AM

Nipah situation in Kerala under control, assures Health Minister JP Nadda

The NCDC team has visited the house in Kerala's Perambra from where the initial death was reported and found many bats in a well.

22 May 2018 7:24 PM

Clearly explain tobacco text warnings: Delhi government

Health ministry advised to print early death message on products.

01 May 2018 1:00 AM

Many listed medicines not available in AIIMS

“But many medicines out of these 230 listed drugs are not available at the AIIMS for more than a year now.

18 Apr 2018 6:04 AM

India cuts back funding for National Health Mission

The National Health Mission is one of the world’s largest health programmes and forms the backbone of public services in India.

23 Nov 2017 11:30 AM


Govt asks AIIMS to furnish info on user charges

“The finance ministry has asked the AIIMS to conduct a review of its user charges which have not been revised since 1996,” the official said.

16 Oct 2017 2:32 AM

5L die each year due to lack of organs: Health ministry

Around 2L die due to liver issues and 50K due to heart diseases.

29 Aug 2017 1:33 AM

Organ donation to get easier

Mulling over considering non-immediate kin as near relatives.

29 Aug 2017 1:28 AM

Punctual health ministry employees to get awards

Significantly, arrival in the office after 9.30 am and departure from office before 5 pm will be reckoned as half day casual leave.

08 May 2017 12:40 AM

Ministry working on new regulation for milk banks

There is a substantial online trade in breast milk in the US, where women advertise their expressed milk for sale.

16 Apr 2017 6:54 AM


RML Hospital set to have 23-storey hostel building

Over 1.5 acres of land has been allocated for the construction of the building.

17 Mar 2017 6:26 AM

AIIMS to counsel guards to make them people-friendly

AIIMS handles 20,000 patients in the OPD and 1,200 in the emergency section daily.

27 Feb 2017 1:48 AM

Centre to solve adolescent issues with new mobile app

Under the programme, 1.6 lakh boys and girls will work as peer educators and respond to queries of adolescents.

21 Feb 2017 6:24 AM

Ministries may junk bad snacks

This is not the first time that the issue of “healthy eating and banning junk food” has been raised.

19 Feb 2017 6:47 AM

Two new vaccines to tackle under-5 mortality rate

As per the government statistics, the rubella infection approximately affects 25,000 children every year in India.

22 Jan 2017 2:12 AM