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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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Centre to raise Health Services Expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan while addressing a query during Question Hour in Rajya Sabha announced that Government has set a target to raise health services expenditure to 2.5% of country’s GDP (Gross domestic product) by 2025. He also highlighted that public expenditure on health services has increased continuously over the years and continues ..

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Lancet Study on TB

Medical Journal Lancet had undertaken a study on Tuberculosis (TB) in three high-burden countries, including India. The findings of the burden of TB in India are: India’s goal to end the epidemic by 2025 was too “ambitious” and “unrealistic”, Hence unattainable. 57% reduction in incidence and 72% reduction in mortality will been seen only by ..

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India hosts Global Digital Health Partnership Summit

The 4th Global Digital Health Partnership Summit being held at New Delhi was inaugurated by the Union Health Minister J P Nadda in the presence of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology. The summit provides an opportunity to support governments and health system reformers in improving ..

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