Reproductive health Current Affairs, GK & News

Government launches Surakshit Matritva Aashwasan( SUMAN) initiative

Union Minister for Health along with several State Health Ministers recently launched Surakshit Matritva Aashwasan (SUMAN) initiative for Zero Preventable Maternal and Newborn Deaths. The initiative aims at ensuring dignified, respectful and quality health care at no cost and zero tolerance for denial of services for every woman and newborn visiting the public health facility ..


2019 edition of World Population Day (WPD)

The World Population Day (WPD) is observed every year on 11th of July to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. Unlike every year, this year (2019) there is no specific theme but the day aims to draw attention towards maternal health. This year, the day calls for global attention to the ..


National Health Policy, 2017: Tangible Aims & Objectives

The National Health Policy, 2017 policy aims at attainment of the highest possible level of health and wellbeing for all at all ages. It is to be achieved through a preventive and promotive health care orientation in all developmental policies, and universal access to good quality health care services without anyone having to face financial ..


1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products

J P Nadda, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, has inaugurated the 1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health in New Delhi. The Conference is organized by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare with the support of WHO Country Office for India and in ..


Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA)

The Union Government has launched Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) to provide free health check-ups to pregnant women at government health centers and hospitals. The Scheme was unveiled by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda in New Delhi. Key facts PMSMA has been launched as a national programme with an ..



Gates’ Foundation inks MoU with UP on health, agro-based issues

Microsoft co-founder and co-chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, inked an MoU with the Uttar Pradsesh Govt in order to work on health and development related issues. Objective: MoU will aim at providing technical, management and programme design support in Neonatal, Child health, Vaccination and other health and agriculture related issues. The foundation also ..