Ministry of Health Current Affairs, GK & News

What is ‘eSanjeevani’ telemedicine service?

Recently, ‘eSanjeevani’ telemedicine service completed about 3 lakh tele-consultation (online cosultations) . eSanjeevani is the platform of the Union Health Ministry that provides tele-consultations. There are two components of  teleconsultation services- eSanjeevani and eSanjeevaniOPD. About eSanjeevani The eSanjeevani is a telemedicine service which is implemented under Ayushman Bharat health initiative for doctor-to-doctor interaction. It aims ..

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India plans to set up Covid-19 registry

The government has decided to launch a National COVID 19 Clinical Registry to collect the standardized data regarding clinical and laboratory features, treatments, and outcomes of hospitalized patients in the country. How will it work? The Indian Council of Medical Research has asked for all the relevant information from the hospitals treating the COVID 19 ..

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February 29: World Rare Disease Day

Every Year, last date of February is observed as World Rare Disease Day. It was first launched by Eurordis in 2008. It aims to create awareness about the impacts of the disease. This year, it is observed on the theme Theme: Reframe Rare for Rare Disease Day Rare Diseases The rare diseases include Thalassemia, Haemophilia, ..

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Five Judges of Supreme Court infected with Swine Flu; Ministry of Health takes immediate actions

On February 25, 2020, five judges of Supreme Court were infected from Swine Flu. Though the disease caused by H1N1 virus is seasonal, the Ministry of Health took several preventive measures in order to prevent further spread of the disease. Highlights Under the guidance of Ministry of Health, Prophylactic treatment was given to all the ..

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Teams set up by Health Ministry to monitor Corona Virus in villages at Nepal Border

The Ministry of Health has constituted teams to examine for Corona Virus in villages that are bordering Nepal. The spread of Corona Virus is increasing with number of people infected in China touching 70,000 as of February 17, 2020. Highlights According to the Ministry of Health, the villages in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, ..

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