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Health Ministry organised National Workshop for Population Research Centres

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) organized a two-day orientation workshop for Population Research Centres (PRCs) to highlight various features of Health Ministry’s flagship schemes and for their concurrent monitoring. About Population Research Centres Background: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has established the network of 18 PRCs spread over 17 major States ..

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Trends on Babies with Low Birth Weight

The study from the researchers of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) published in The Lancet Global Health makes the following observations: 20.5 million babies (14.6%) were found to have been born with low birth weight (less than 2.5 kg) in 2015. The prevalence in ..

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India develops National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare announced the finalization of India’s comprehensive and multi-sectoral National Action Plan at the ‘Inter-Ministerial Consultation on AMR containment’ held at New Delhi. The consultation was attended by various ministers including Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan, and Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate ..

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Union Government launches Healthy India Initiative magazine and No More Tension mobile App

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched Healthy India Initiative magazine and No More Tension mobile App. It was launched by Union Health Minister J P Nadda for promotion of health and to strengthen the health communications programmes. Key Facts Healthy India Magazine: It will be a quarterly magazine. It will cater ..

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