December 5, 2014
India, the first country to take up ‘family planning’ in 1952, is one of the last to continue to use government machinery to promote something that is wrong on so many levels
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25
With the outbreak of bird flu in parts of Kerala causing serious concern, the State Government today worked out a plan to cull as many 1.5 lakh birds, including poultry, in the three affected dist...
Hyderabad, Nov. 18
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has set a target of reducing the blindness in the world by 25 per cent by 2019. It prepared the five-year Global Action Plan with an aim to achi...
Bangalore, Nov 14
India needs special medical equipment to suit our environment, which is beset with a large rural population and infrastructure shortages, limiting access to healthcare, opined industry watchers at...
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 28
The Congress-led UDF Government in Kerala has proposed a new initiative for addressing social and technical issues related to all major health challenges of the state.
Inaugurating a nati...
October 13, 2014
India’s traditional skills and cost advantage will enable it to become the world’s top health travel destination
New Delhi, September 29
Harsh Vardhan says the aim is to end corruption, inefficiency
Monrovia, Sept 9
Liberia, the country worst hit by West Africa's Ebola epidemic, should see thousands of new cases in coming weeks as the virus spreads exponentially, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Mo...
December 12, 2014
Globally, the number of cases of elder abuse is projected to double, from 542 million in 1995 to about 1.2 billion in 2025. Many countries have rapidly ageing populations whose n...
Mumbai, Dec 1
Round-the-clock service launched on World Aids Day (December 1) »
Kolkata, November 18
Speech, hearing aid chain set to expand
Hyderabad, Nov 14:
Biological E Ltd will be supplying it's five-in-one pentavalent vaccine as part of Govt immunisation programme in Telangana. Proud Moment
The vaccine, which was admi...
New Delhi, November 13
Report lauds rapid progress in health indicators, especially in Maharashtra
October 25, 2014
In a far cry from the past, people in villages today engage in planning their public health services. They not only monitor at the grassroots, but also provide feedback to the government and dialo...
Kochi, October 9
Biocon Ltd conducted a health camp here for elderly patients as part of its patient outreach initiative to mark a decade of excellence in affordable insulin therapy. As a part of t...
Ahmedabad, Sept 23:
To launch operations in Ahmedabad and Gujarat eyeing 1 million households
New Delhi, Aug 21
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said 'corruption was a deadlier than cancer', the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) questioned the Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's decision to &nb...