Health Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav

Union Health Minister will launch the Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav – a nationwide voluntary blood donation drive. Key facts Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav is a nationwide voluntary blood donation drive that will be organized from September 17 to October 1 this year. This special blood donation drive would be organized as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit ..

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Unified Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY Cards

The Health Ministry had recently informed that soon the Ayushman card will be co-branded with the state logo and name of state-specific health schemes as well as the flagship health scheme of the Centre. Key Points This step has been taken by the government to reduce the confusion among the citizens so that they know ..

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Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 Campaign

On 1st June 2022, the Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 campaign began across the nation to ensure that all eligible beneficiaries receive complete Covid-19 vaccination. This campaign gives special focus on the vaccination of those aged between 12 to 14 and precaution doses for those above the age of 60. This is a two-month-long door-to-door campaign ..

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Why India objects to WHO methodology of COVID death toll estimate?

The methodology that has been used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to estimate the COVID-19 related deaths in India has been objected to by India. The health ministry has issued a statement saying that for a large country like India, the same mathematical model cannot be used as it is used for countries with ..

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Block Level Health Melas

From 18th April 2022, block level health melas are being held by the Union Health Ministry at more than one lakh Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Centres across India. Overview: The health melas are being organized in association with all Union Territories, states, and various key ministries such as the Information and Broadcasting, Women and Child ..

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National Policy Guidelines on Bio-Medical Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The National Policy Guidelines on Bio-Medical Innovation and Entrepreneurship was launched by Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya in New Delhi. Overview: The aim of this policy is to develop an entrepreneurial environment in India that will be innovation-driven with the ultimate goal of improving human health and well-being. This policy has been launched as ..

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