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Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya unveils world’s first intranasal COVID19 vaccine, iNNCOVACC

Newdelhi:26/1/23:Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare unveiled the iNNCOVACC COVID19 vaccine today in the presence of Union Minister of State (IC) for Science and Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh. iNNCOVACC is the world’s first intranasal COVID19 vaccine to receive approval for the primary 2-dose schedule, and as a heterologous booster dose. It is developed by Bharat Biotech ...

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Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya Chairs 6th Meeting of Central Institute Body of All AIIMS at AIIMS Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:8/1/23:Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya addressed the 6th Meeting of the Central Institute Body (CIB) of All New AIIMS, here today. He was joined by Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Anil Jain, Member of Parliament, Shri Ramesh Bhiduri, Member of Parliament and Dr VK Paul, Member (Health), NITI ...

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Ayush aims to open new avenues with ‘SMART’ initiative for quality research in Ayurveda

Newdelhi:2/1/23:The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM) and the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), the two prominent institutions under the Ministry of Ayush, Government of India for regulating medical education and conducting scientific research respectively, have launched ‘SMART’ (Scope for Mainstreaming Ayurveda Research in Teaching Professionals) program aimed to boost scientific research in priority healthcare ...

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State Government has expedited the process for the establishment of a comprehensive branch of the National Centre for Disease Control in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: 29/12/22:As another milestone towards qualitative universal health services, the Government has expedited the process for the establishment of a comprehensive branch of the National Centre for Disease Control ( NCDC) in Odisha. Handing over of the registered land deed and possession was done today evening in the Conference hall of the Health and Family Welfare department under the Chairmanship ...

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Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission facilitating Quick OPD registration in hospitals through Scan and Share service

Newdelhi:21/12/22:The National Health Authority (NHA) under its flagship scheme Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) offers faster OPD registration service for patients via Scan & Share functionality. The service which was piloted from a single hospital in New Delhi in October 2022, has now been adopted in 200+ health facilities across 18 states in India. Within 75 days of its launch, ...

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Over 4 crore health records of citizens digitized and linked with their Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA)

Newdelhi:17/12/22:The flagship scheme Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) is making steady progress in building a comprehensive digital health ecosystem for the country. With over 4 crore digital health records linked to the ABHA accounts of individuals, the scheme has crossed a significant milestone. More than 29 crore citizens have generated their unique Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts (ABHA) so far. With ...

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CII organises CSR summit on Maternal Health and Adolescent Health

Bhubaneswar:16/12/22:  Principal Secretary of Child and Welfare Department, Govt of Odisha, Subha Sharma invites corporate world to world together on CSR activities. While talking at the CSR summit organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Odisha State Chapter at Bhubaneswar, she said that if both government and corporate works together on welfare program, then available resources will be utilised prudently ...

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Fall in out-of-pocket Health Spending is based on robust data of NHA 2018-19

Newdelhi:7/10/22:The news report suggesting inaccuracies in National Health Accounts (NHA) especially out-of-pocket expenditure reduction claims is misleading and incorrect. National Health Accounts (NHA) provide detailed information on expenditures incurred within the health sector of the country. These estimates are crucial as they are not only a reflection of the existing health system of the country but also enable the government ...

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 217.82 Cr

Newdelhi:27/9/22:India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 217.82 Cr (2,17,82,43,967) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 4.09 Cr (4,09,58,399) adolescents have been administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Similarly, the COVID-19 precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years also started from 10th ...

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 216.70 Cr

Newdelhi:19/9/22:India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 216.70 Cr (2,16,70,14,127) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 4.08 Cr (4,08,14,780) adolescents have been administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Similarly, the COVID-19 precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years also started from 10th ...

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