Health and Family Welfare Current Affairs, GK & News
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently notified eight items to be regulated under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act. According to the ministry, this had come into effect on April 1, 2021 under the Medical Devices Rules, 2017 that was enacted in 2017. What are the new eight medical items? The new eight medical ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Topics: all implantable devices • Bone Marrow • bone marrow separators • CT Scan • defibrillators • Drugs and Cosmetics Act • Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 • Health and Family Welfare • Medical devices • MRI equipment. • PET equipment • X-ray machine
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently sanctioned 162 Pressure Swing Adsorption Plants to increase oxygen capacity in the country. Key Highlights The new plants will reduce the burden on the National grid for its supply of medical oxygen. Of these 162 Pressure Swing Adsorption plants, 33 have been installed. Of these five have ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently released the Rural Health Statistics Report. According to the report, there is an overall shortage of specialist doctors at the Community Health Centres. Key findings of the report There is an overall shortfall of 76.1% specialist doctors at the Community Health Centres in rural areas. There are ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: community Health Centre • General Physician • Gynaecology • Health and Family Welfare • Health and Wellness Centres • National Health Mission • National Health Policy • Primary Healthcare • Surgeon
On May 7, 2020, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare began clinical trials of AYUSH medicines. The trials are to be conducted on voluntary health workers that are working on the frontline of COVID-19. Highlights The Clinical trials of AYUSH medicines such as Ashwagandha, Guduchi, Yashitimadhu are to be conducted on voluntary health ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Students from IIT Bombay, Islamic University of Science and Technology, NIT Srinagar have come together to invent a low-cost ventilator called “Ruhdaar”. About Ruhdaar The cost of production of one ventilator is Rs 10,000. The design was initiated by the first-year student of IIT Bombay from Kashmir. He began to design the ventilator after learning ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs