Page-2 of Union Health Minister Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Aayushman Bharat • Health and Education Cess • Health Services Expenditure • Higher Education Funding Agency • National Health Policy 2017 • National Health Protection Scheme • Union Health Minister
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 ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
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 ..
Topics: Australian Digital Health Agency • GDHP • Global Digital Health Partnership • Global Digital Health Partnership Summit • Global Digital Health Partnership Summit 2019 • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare • New Delhi • Union Health Minister • WHO • World Health Organization
The Swedish Health Minister Lena Hallengren after the meeting with Union Health Minister J P Nadda announced that Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) is really dangerous and India and Sweden intend to boost cooperation to tackle it. Cooperation to tackle Anti-Microbial Resistance India and Sweden have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the field of various issues, including AMR, communicable diseases ..
The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Modi has approved the restructuring of existing National Health Agency as National Health Authority. The existing society, “National Health Agency” has been dissolved and it is now restructured as an Authority to effectively the implement Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY). The National Health Authority would be ..