Ministry of Health & family Welfare Current Affairs, GK & News

Tele-MANAS initiative

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day (October 10, 2022), the Indian Government launched the Tele-MANAS initiative. Key facts Launched by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Tele Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States (Tele-MANAS) initiative is a round-the-clock mental health service that aims to increase access to mental healthcare across ..

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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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Corona Virus: GoI launched CoNTeC to connect Doctors in India with AIIMS

On March 28, 2020, the Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched CoNTec. CoNTeC is COVID-19 Telecommunication Centre. The platform aims to connect the doctors in the country with AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences). Highlights The platform is to be active 24/7. Doctors will be available in the platform throughout to answer queries ..

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Health Ministry issues toll-free number for inquiry about COVID-19

The Union Health Ministry has issued a toll-free number 1075 for the public to inquire about coronavirus (COVID-19). As the number of infections keeps rising, a high-level meeting of the Group of Ministers COVID-19 was held in New Delhi under the chairpersonship of Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan. Travel of passengers from member countries of ..

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Mumbai Central railway station certified as country’s first ‘Eat Right’

The Mumbai Central Terminus of Western Railway has been certified as India’s first ‘Eat Right Station’ with a 4-Star rating awarded by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), as a part of ‘Eat Right India’ movement launched in 2018. FSSAI is an autonomous body under Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW). ..

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30 November: 10th Indian Organ Donation Day celebrated

The 10th Indian Organ Donation Day was celebrated on 30 November 2019. Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare presided over, Dr. Harsh Vardhan presided over 10th Indian Organ Donation Day at a function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The celebration was organised by NOTTO (National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization. Background: Union Ministry ..

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