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Janaushadhi Week celebrated from March 1 to 7

Janaushadhi Week is being celebrated across the country from March 1 to March 7 2020 and Jan Aushadi Diwas on March 7. During this week, several activities like health check-up Camp, free doctor consultation, free medicine distribution were organised at various Janaushadhi Kendras. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana is an initiative by Department of Pharmaceuticals, ..

Ministry of AYUSH signs pact with defense ministry provide traditional medicine

The AYUSH ministry has signed a MoU with the Defence ministry to provide traditional medicine services at the armed forces’ hospitals and dispensaries. Under the MoU, ayurveda units will be established at palliative care centres at the Army Research and Referral Hospital, Air Force Hospital, Hindon in Ghaziabad and five identified ex-service men Contributory Health ..

World Patient Safety Day 2019

The first-ever World Patient Safety Day was observed on 17th September 2019 with the slogan “Speak Up for Patient Safety”.  The theme of the World Patient Safety Day is ‘Patient Safety: a global health priority’. World Patient Safety Day The World Patient Safety Day has been launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a global ..

2018 International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHCD)

The International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHCD) is observed every year on December 12 to mobilize diverse stakeholders to call for stronger, more equitable health systems to achieve universal health coverage, leaving no one behind. It is promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO). The day is also the anniversary of the first unanimous United ..

Government tighten norms to tackle declining sex ratio

In the direction of effectively arresting the falling sex ratio at birth in the country, the Government has made it compulsory for MBBS doctors to go through training at recognized centres before opening up a sonography centre. The govt will monitor the efforts to curb the menace of foeticide at all levels, including the district ..