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Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme completing one year

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New Delhi: 1/10/19:With the government’s flagship Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme completing one year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said efforts are on to make it foolproof and bring about improvements to serve the people better. He said that according to one estimate, due to demand arising out of the scheme in the next 5-7 years, 11 lakh new jobs ...

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MoU Signed between Ministry of Health and Ministry of AYUSH for ‘Tuberculosis Free India’ initiative

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Newdelhi:18/7/19: Ministry of AYUSH and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare have signed MoU today to forge inter-sectoral convergence at the level of policy, planning and programme implementation for accelerated response towards “Tuberculosis Free India” initiative. The intended collaboration between the two Ministries aims at development of linkages and integration of TB care services within the infrastructure and institutional network ...

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Sugary drinks may boost may accelerate the growth of intestinal tumours

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Scientists have found that consuming just one or two cups of sugar-sweetened drinks daily may accelerate the growth of intestinal tumours. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medicine in the US conducted the study on mice. Jihye Yun, assistant professor at Baylor, said that an increasing number of observational studies have raised awareness of the association between ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurate annual conference of Indian Society of Nephrology

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Bhubaneswar:22/12/18;At the annual conference of Indian Society of Nephrology, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik said that deliberations during the conference will inspire new diagnostics and treatment in the field of Nephrology stressing on Odisha Government’s efforts in the treatment of kidney-related diseases. He stressed that more than 35,000 needy patients have been treated with 70,000 dialysis sessions this year alone, free of cost through ...

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NITI Aayog Organises Capacity Building Programme for Urban Water Management

The CEO, NITI Aayog, Shri Amitabh Kant, the Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Parameswaran Iyer and the High Commissioner of Singapore to India, Mr. Lim Thuan Kuan witnessing the signing of a collaboration agreement between NITIAayog, SCE & Temasek, at the Capacity Building Programme for Urban Water Management, organised by the NITI Aayog, in New Delhi on November 26, 2018.

  Newdelhi:26/11/18:NITI Aayog organized todaythe Second Phase of Urban Management Programme on ‘Water Recycling and Reuse’.in collaboration with the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise & TF Internationalat India Habitat Centre in the capital today.  CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant,Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation,ParameswaranIyer, along with High Commissioner of Singapore to India Lim ThuanKuan, CEO, Singapore Cooperation Enterprise, Kong WyMun, and ...

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Naveen Patnaik announced incentives for doctors under Odisha Medical Health Services cadre

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Bhubaneswar:3/8/18:In cognition of the dedication shown by doctors and to further motivate them, Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik announced incentives for doctors under Odisha Medical Health Services cadre. Doctors with super specialisation from MCI-recognized institutes will get ₹30,000/month while those with Post Graduation from a MCI-recognized institute will get ₹20,000/month. Doctors with a Post Graduate Diploma from a State Government-recognized institute will ...

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Odisha government is planning to constitute a district level multi-task cancer care committee

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Bhubaneswar:9/7/18: Aware of rise in the incidence of the fatal disease, Odisha government is planning to constitute a district level multi-task cancer care committee for proper integration and implementation of the programme as Odisha Comprehensive Cancer Care Programme (OCCCP). The inaugural Advisory Committee Meeting of OCCCP was held today under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi in secretariat conference ...

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India and Italy sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in the health sector 

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri J.P. Nadda and the Health Minister of Italy, Ms. Beatrice Lorenzin signed the Memorandum of Understanding for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, in New Delhi on November 29, 2017.

  Newdelhi:29/11/17;India and Italy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, here today. Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Ms. Beatrice Lorenzin, Health Minister of Italy signed the MoU in the presence of senior officers from the Health Ministry and a high level delegation from Italy. Shri J ...

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The first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda to be dedicated to the Nation by the Prime Minister on Ayurveda Day

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Newdelhi:14/10/17:The First ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), set up along the lines of AIIMS, will be dedicated to the Nation by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on Ayurveda Day on 17th October, 2017 at New Delhi. Set up as an apex institute under the Ministry of AYUSH, the AIIA will bring synergy between the traditional wisdom of Ayurveda ...

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Odisha Governor inaugurated the first-of-its-kind stroke care unit at Apollo Hospitals

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Bhubaneswar:16/9/17; Governor Dr SC Jamir inaugurated the first-of-its-kind stroke care unit at Apollo Hospitals here . Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said, “The stroke care unit will not only facilitate timely care to brain stroke patients but also help them get treatment of international standards within the state.” The Governor asked healthcare strategists to ensure that people have access to ...

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