Dr Harsh Vardhan Current Affairs, GK & News

Health Minister launches revamped health schemes

Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, launched revamped health schemes and has digitized the versions of Flagship Health Schemes. Schemes were launched on IT platform of National Health Authority (NHA). Key Points Harsh Vardhan launched revamped Central Government Health Schemes (CGHS) apart from Umbrella Schemes of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) and Health Minister’s Discretionary Grant ..

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Union Health Minister chairs 74th World Health Assembly

Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Chairman of WHO Executive Board, Dr Harsh Vardhan, chaired 74th World Health Assembly in virtual mode on May 24, 2021. Highlights Director-General of World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros, also participated in the event. According to Dr Harsh Vardhan, executive board has asked for further efforts which can ensure ..

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What is IA 2030?

The IA 2030 is Immunisation Agenda 2030. It was launched by World Health Organisation, GAVI and the UNICEF. It has been titled as the “A Global Strategy to leave No One Behind”. It aims to maximise lifesaving impact of vaccines. The Immunisation Agenda 2030 was launched during the World Immunisation Week. Key Features of IA ..

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7th annual summit of NATHEALTH

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan, addressed the 7th annual summit of NATHEALTH in virtual mode on March 26, 2021. The summit focused on ‘Indian Health system expansion in post-COVID era’. Highlights While addressing the summit the minister reiterated the commitments of government for fulfilling goal of Health for all. He ..

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan appointed as Chairman of ‘Stop TB Partnership Board’

The Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, has been appointed as the chairman of “Stop TB Partnership Board” on March 18, 2021. This appointment was made to recognise his outstanding contribution towards the movement of eradicating Tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025. He will be serving the global body for a three-year term from July ..

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