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National Cancer Awareness Day (NCAD)

In India, the National Cancer Awareness Day (NCAD) is observed every year on 7th of November to remove all stops to lower the national cancer burden by generating awareness about early detection and avoiding leading cancer causing lifestyles. The main motto of the special day is to educate people on early detection & cure of ..


Andhra Pradesh to become first Indian state to use auto-disable syringes for all clinical purposes to prevent infection

Andhra Pradesh will become the first Indian state to use auto-disable syringes for all clinical purposes to prevent infection. The move will be enforced from the World Hepatitis Day (WHD-2018) when the state government will declare itself as “Safety Injection Use State”. The initiative will ensure one injection will be given from one syringe by ..



National Health Policy, 2017: Tangible Aims & Objectives

The National Health Policy, 2017 policy aims at attainment of the highest possible level of health and wellbeing for all at all ages. It is to be achieved through a preventive and promotive health care orientation in all developmental policies, and universal access to good quality health care services without anyone having to face financial ..


Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP)

The Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP) is a disease surveillance scheme under the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs in India, assisted by the World Bank. The scheme aims to strengthen disease surveillance for infectious diseases to detect and respond to outbreaks quickly.  The scheme seeks to set up a Central Disease Surveillance Unit and ..


Radha Mohan Singh launches Livestock Disease Forewarning (LDF) Mobile App

Radha Mohan Singh, the Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, has launched Livestock Disease Forewarning –Mobile Application (LDF-Mobile App) in New Delhi. It is developed by ICAR-National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics (ICAR-NIVEDI), Bengaluru. This app will be beneficial for the consumers and stakeholders engaged in disease control programmes. Apart from early warning, ..


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