Health: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

World Bank to provide USD 12 billion to fund the tackling of coronavirus outbreak

The World Bank has recently announced a USD 12 billion fast-track aid package that will provide funds to help countries for tackling the coronavirus outbreak. As per the notification of the World Bank President David Malpass, the funds are targeted to the poorest nations of the world and it can be used for medical equipment, ..

National Safety Day observed on 4th March

The National Safety Day is observed on March 4 every year in India and the following week as National Safety Week. The National Safety campaign is organised by the National Safety Council to commemorate its foundation day. This is the 49th year of the Safety Campaign observed in the country. The theme of this year’s ..

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, ..

School Health and Wellness Ambassador initiative launched

Union Minister of Health and Union Minister of HRD jointly launched the School Health and Wellness Ambassador initiative under Ayushman Bharat scheme. Under the initiative, two teachers in every school will be designated ‘Health and wellness ambassador’ to create awareness about health issues. The programme will be implemented in 200 districts, initially and will be ..

India and Norway ink agreements in the field of higher education and research

Authorities from the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research have recently signed agreements with India in the fields of higher education and research, in New Delhi. This agreement is a part of the visit of delegation of important educational institutions of Norway to India. Among the several agreements signed, the significant pact was between the ..