Health Sector Current Affairs, GK & News

Ayushman Bharat Diwas: April 30

Every year, the Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated on April 30 in India. Why is Ayushman Bharat Diwas celebrated? The Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated to achieve twin missions. They are to promote health and wellness to the poor and also to provide insurance benefits to them. Ayushman Bharat Scheme The Scheme was launched by ..

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Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India

NITI Aayog has recently released a white paper titled Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India. It is part of its work to strengthen health systems in India. The paper calls for integration of the three tiers of healthcare system in India  viz. primary, secondary and tertiary into Ayushman Bharat. It also calls for enhanced ..

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Cure for Corona Virus: AYUSH recommends Unani Medicines

The World Health Organization recently increased the spreading risk of Corona Virus from medium to high. With the virus spreading to different parts of the world like Japan, US, UK, Sri Lanka, Germany, India has found its cure! Highlights A Siddha Doctor from Tamil Nadu has claimed to have formulated a herbal medicine to cure ..

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October 20: World Osteoporosis Day

The World Osteoporosis Day is observed by the International Osteoporosis Foundation annually. The purpose is to create awareness for the prevention, treatment and diagnosis of osteoporosis. It was launched in 1996. Only in 1998 and 1999, the WHO acted as a co-sponsor of the campaign. Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mass. It leads ..

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CCEA approves 75 new Government Medical Colleges by 2021-22

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved establishment of 75 additional Government Medical Colleges by 2021-22. These colleges will be attached with existing district/referral hospitals under Phase-III of the ongoing Centrally Sponsored scheme. These wew medical colleges will be set up in under-served areas having no medical college ..

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