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New Delhi [India], Oct 22 (ANI): An estimated 260 lakh babies are born every year in India of which 31.2 lakhs children are unable to complete full round of vaccination, according to the latest figures by Health Management Information System which compiles report card prepared by every sta
New Delhi (India), Oct 22 (ANI): In its bid to cover the areas identified as low immunisation pockets, the Union Health Ministry will carry out massive immunisation program in 271 districts across the nation and 652 blocks located in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar from December 2 under the "Mission
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Okayama [Japan], Oct 20 (ANI): In a short span of time, India has made commendable progress by implementing a national action plan, establishing a national antimicrobial resistance surveillance system, and its decision to contribute to global Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Research and D
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Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): A mob on late Wednesday night pelted stones at the house of former Shiv Sena leader Harshvardhan Jadhav, which is located in Kannad tehsil area of the city.
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New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (ANI): Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday launched Food Mitra Scheme which aims at motivating and facilitating food business operators (FBOs) and people for maintaining food hygiene.
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New Delhi [India], Oct 15 (ANI): Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off Sewa Service Trains at New Delhi Railway Station and stated that these trains will benefit in connecting small towns to major cities in different states.
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New Delhi [India], Oct 14, (ANI): Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has finalised 25 members of the National Medical Commission (NMC), which will replace the Medical Council of India (MCI).
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New Delhi [India], 11 Oct, (ANI): A first-ever nationwide Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) released by the Union Health Ministry has revealed that about 35 per cent of children in the country under five years are stunted, 17 per cent wasted and 33 per cent are underweight.
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New Delhi, [India], Oct 11 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday awarded the first prize to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi for working dedicatedly towards the mission of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' and maintaining cleanliness within the institute
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New Delhi [India], Oct 10 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday urged the health ministers from states and union territories to increase healthcare spending to a minimum 8 per cent in their state budget so as to meet the goals of healthcare spending of National Health
New Delhi [India], Oct 10 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry's first National Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy Survey (2015-19) has revealed that the prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is 16.9 per cent while the prevalence of sight-threatening DR is 3.6 per cent.
New Delhi [India], Oct 10 (ANI): In a significant achievement, India has reduced the prevalence of visual impairment by about 52 per cent, surpassing the target of 25 set by World Health Organisation (WHO), according to National Blindness Visually Impaired Survey (2015- 2019).