New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju has been moved to the department of consumer affairs, while AIDS Control department Secretary Luv Verma has been given additional charge as health secretary, a statement said Thursday.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:12:18 PM
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Observing that cost of treatment should not be an impediment to save the life of a child suffering from a rare disease, the Delhi High Court Thursday directed the central and city governments to decide if a policy can be framed to provide treatment to terminally-ill patients.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 10:30:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Every year malnutrition kills over 5,000 children in India alone and the problem is costing billions of dollars to Asian countries, says former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 3:16:19 PM
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) A local trader was fined Rs.1 lakh for storing banned tobacco-based products, an official said Thursday.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:58:03 AM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The ministry of human resource development has written to all state education departments asking them to effectively implement the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), an official release said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 10:34:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Hailing India's victory over polio, President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday commended the nearly 2.3 million vaccinators and health workers who were the backbone of the polio eradication campaign.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 9:28:03 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was opposed to pleas for "mercy death" as this was contrary to law and morality and no judicial pronouncement could be made in its favour.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 9:20:06 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The central government will scale up the use of Pentavalent vaccines in 11 more states in India following demand from them, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told parliament Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 9:04:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to review its verdict on the disproportionate compensation imposed on doctors and hospitals for medical negligence.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 7:46:19 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Tobacco products are the number one cause of cancer in India and the use of chewed tobacco products is directly linked to oral cancer, a report released Tuesday said. The World Lung Foundation report said more than one million Indians die prematurely from tobacco-related diseases each year.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 6:42:16 PM
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