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Health ministry gives selective truth in AIIMS case affidavit

Ministry of health’s affidavit in Delhi high court in response to a public interest litigation (PIL)  of Center for Public interest litigation (CPIL) is a piece of document that hides mo

Landmark resolutions at WHA but old problems persist

The World Health Assembly (WHA) concluded its 68th session in Geneva on May 26 with Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda, the president for this year’s assembly, saying &lsqu

Wrong lifestyle responsible for spike in diabetes cases: JP Nadda

Union minister of health and family welfare, JP Nadda on Thursday said that there is urgent need for the government to focus on the youth and plan a multi-sectoral approach with other departments t

On world health day, Govt announced several e-health initiatives

Stressing on the need to utilise technology for improving health standards of people, union health minister

India loses 1.6% GDP to nicotine addiction

Health ministry is in favour of imposing deterrent taxes on tobacco industry to end the growing nicotine addiction among Indians. Stating this, director general of health Dr Jagdish Prasad,

Is suicide decriminalised?

The Rajya Sabha passed the Mental Health Care Bill, 2013, on August 8. While the proposed law would usher in landmark changes in healthcare and rights of the mentally-ill, if cleared by the

Why a hero gets a zero

Remember Sanjiv Chaturvedi? The one who won the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay for his crusade against corruption. The whistle-blower officer has been facing difficulties from various regimes, and th

Tobacco users reduced by 81 lakhs: Nadda

 Tobacco users have gone down by 81 lakhs and youth consuming tobacco has also seen a marked decrease, said union health minister JP Nadda at the National Consultation on Accelerating Implemen

Why on earth did Rahul Gandhi meet Chinese envoy?

 There is a huge difference between chalk and cheese. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, it appears, has not developed acumen to decipher it. He is not a quick learner. But, when a major st

“Anti-tobacco campaign can’t hurt the nation”

Amid media reports of adverse comments by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) on “adverse economic impact” of the anti-tobacco campaign, Dr Kailash Sharma, director (Academics) of Tata Memoria

“Anti-tobacco campaign can’t hurt the nation”

Amid media reports of adverse comments by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) on “adverse economic impact” of the anti-tobacco campaign, Dr Kailash Sharma, director (Academics) of Tata Memoria

Government spent Rs 1,526 on your health

Wondering how much the government spent on your health? Well, it was exactly Rs 1,526 in 2016-17. Union health minister JP Nadda informed parliament that the per capita expenditure o

Cabinet approves national health protection mission

The union cabinet on Thursday approved the centrally sponsored national health protection mission (NHPM) having central sector component under Ayushman Bharat, anchored in the ministry of health an



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