Union Health Minister Current Affairs, GK & News

Mansukh Mandaviya: India’s new Health Minister

Mansukh Mandaviya, Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat, has been appointed as new Health Minister of India in a major cabinet reshuffle. Key points Mandaviya has replaced Dr Harsh Vardhan who was in charge of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Ministry of Science & Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences since 2019. Mandaviya will ..

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Health Minister launches revamped health schemes

Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, launched revamped health schemes and has digitized the versions of Flagship Health Schemes. Schemes were launched on IT platform of National Health Authority (NHA). Key Points Harsh Vardhan launched revamped Central Government Health Schemes (CGHS) apart from Umbrella Schemes of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) and Health Minister’s Discretionary Grant ..

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Union Health Minister chairs 74th World Health Assembly

Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Chairman of WHO Executive Board, Dr Harsh Vardhan, chaired 74th World Health Assembly in virtual mode on May 24, 2021. Highlights Director-General of World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros, also participated in the event. According to Dr Harsh Vardhan, executive board has asked for further efforts which can ensure ..

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Mobile Application ‘eBloodServices’ launched by Union Health Minister

As the COVID-19 pandemic has restricted activities and movement of people across the globe, one challenge that has emerged for all the States and as well as Central Government of India is in ensuring safe blood for the citizens who require regular blood donation for blood or bleeding disorders such as hemophilia, etc. On 25th ..

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72nd session of WHO Regional Committee of South-East Asia inaugurated in New Delhi

Union Minister of Health, Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the week-long 72nd session of World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for South-East Asia (SEA) in New Delhi. This is the 2nd occasion that India is hosting Regional Committee meeting. Last meeting was also hosted by India in New Delhi. Indian Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan was unanimously elected ..

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