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Centre reviews Public Health Response to COVID-19 in the light of emergence of OMICRON and Progress of Vaccination with States/UT

Newdelhi:9/12/21:The five-fold strategy of Test-Track-Treat-Vaccinate-adherence to COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) was highlighted as the mainstay of public health response strategy for effective and timely control and management of COVID19 and its variants by Union Health Secretary Shri Rajesh Bhushan as he reviewed the public health preparedness to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 and progress of vaccination with Health Secretaries and ...

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Two confirmed cases of coronavirus Omicron variant have been detected in India

Newdelhi2/12/21; Two confirmed cases of coronavirus Omicron variant have been detected in India so far, informed Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry today. Addressing a press briefing on the Covid situation in India Agarwal said the two cases of Omicron variant of Coronavirus have been detected from Karnataka. The Union Health Joint Secretary said that as of date 373 ...

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Centre reviews Public Health Preparedness with States/UTs in view of new COVID19 Variant (OMICRON) reported by WHO

Newdelhi:30/11/21:Union Health Secretary, Shri Rajesh Bhushan chaired a high-level meeting with States/UTs to review COVID-19 public health response measures and preparedness amid reports of Omicron variant of COVID19 across various countries, here today in the presence of Dr V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog. The meeting was attended by Shri Rajiv Bansal, Secretary, MoCA, Dr. Balram Bhargava, Secretary (Health ...

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PM inaugurates the first Global Innovation Summit of the Pharmaceuticals sector

Newdelhi:18/11/21:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Global Innovation Summit of the Pharmaceuticals sector. Union Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya was present on the occasion Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said that the pandemic has brought the Pharmaceuticals sector into sharp focus. Whether it is a lifestyle, or medicines, or medical technology, or vaccines, every aspect of healthcare ...

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya urges all partners to join hands for Har Ghar Dastak campaign

Newdelhi:16/11/21:Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya today urged the NGOs, civil societies, and development partners to strengthen Prime Minister’s Har Ghar Dastak campaign. Interacting with representatives of various stakeholders helping the Government in furthering the reach and coverage of COVID vaccination across the country, Dr. Mandaviya noted that Jan-Bhagidari is essential for such a mammoth exercise like India’s vaccination programme. He ...

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Health experts have warned people to exercise caution before consuming antibiotic drugs

Bhubaneswar:14/11/21:Health experts have warned people to exercise caution before consuming antibiotic drugs. Addressing the National Conference of Paediatric Infectious Disease (NCPID)-2021 in the State Capital Bhubaneswar, specialists shed light on the dangers of overuse of antibiotics and asked the public to adhere to protocols. The Indian Association of Paediatrics (IAP), Odisha, on Saturday organised the two-day conference themed ‘Antibiotic Steward: ...

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IIT Bhubaneswar organizes Breast Cancer Awareness programme as part of Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan

Bhubaneswar24/10/21:: IIT Bhubaneswar organized a “Breast Cancer Awareness Programme” at Argul High School in five adopted villages ranging from Argul, Khudupur, Padanpur, Podapada and Kansapada as part of the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) Programme. The event was organized by Wissenaire, IIT Bhubaneswar in collaboration with Umeedein, Carcinova Cancer Hospital, Paranas, as part of the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA), IIT Bhubaneswar. ...

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PM expresses gratitude to doctors and nurses on crossing 100 crore vaccinations

Newdelhi:21/10/21:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed gratitude to doctors, nurses and all those who worked on crossing 100 crore vaccinations. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “India scripts history. We are witnessing the triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians. Congrats India on crossing 100 crore vaccinations. Gratitude to our doctors, nurses ...

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Kailash Kher to promote the vaccination drive across the country launched

Newdelhi:16/10/21:An Audio-Visual Song by renowned singer Padma Shri Kailash Kher to promote the vaccination drive across the country, was launched today by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Shri Hardeep Singh Puri and Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri Mansukh Mandaviya. Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Rameswar Teli, Secretary PNG Shri Tarun Kapoor, senior officers of ...

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya releases UNICEF’s publication ‘The State of the World’s Children 2021’

Newdelhi:5/10/21;Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya today released UNICEF’s global flagship publication – “The State of the World’s Children 2021; On My Mind: promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health in New Delhi today. The report details the significant impact of COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health. Describing significance of the report which focuses on mental health, Mr Mandaviya  said ...

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