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

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

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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Vigilance Awareness Week

Last week of October is observed as Vigilance Awareness Week under the aegis of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC). This year, the week falls from 28th October, 2019 to 2nd November, 2019. Theme: Integrity-a way of life. The week is to be launched with an Integrity-pledge of the staff and officers of the ministry to fight ..

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