Health Current Affairs, GK & News

Madhya Pradesh Child Budget

The Madhya Pradesh state government for the first time presented a ‘child budget’ as part of its annual financial plan. The government has allocated Rs 57,803 crore for 220 schemes which will be implemented under 17 departments, including education, targeted at children aged below the age of 18. Overview: The Madhya Pradesh government presented its ..

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Delhi School Health Clinics

Manish Sisodia, Delhi’s Education Minister as well as Deputy Chief Minister has inaugurated, on a pilot basis, a health clinic at a government school located in Delhi’s Moti Bagh. Overview: Health clinics will be established in Delhi government schools as part of the state government’s ‘Aam Aadmi School Clinics’ project, which is similar to the ..

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Centre issues guidelines to set up health infra in rural areas

The Government of India recently issued guidelines to contain COVID-19 in rural areas. What are the guidelines? COVID-19 Care Centre for asymptomatic cases should be established in peri urban and rural areas. These centres should have a minimum of thirty beds. This should be set up mainly in areas where home isolation is not possible. ..

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Integrated Health Information Platform: Key Facts

The Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan recently launched the Integrated Health Information Platform. According to the health ministry, India is the first country to adopt such an advanced surveillance system. About the Platform The Integrated Health Information Platform is to operate under the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme. The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme operates under ..

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National Pharmacy Week celebrated in India

The Indian Pharmaceutical Association in collaboration with Delhi Pharmaceutical Trust celebrated the 59th National Pharmacy Week between November 16, 2020 and November 22, 2020. The National Pharmacy Week was celebrated under the theme Theme: Pharmacists: Frontline Health Professionals The Indian Pharmaceutical Association has been organizing the National Pharmacy Week every year during the third week ..

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