May 22, 2018 10:36 AM IST
Addressing the plenary meeting of the 71st World Health Assembly yesterday, Nadda spoke on the theme: 'Health for All: Commit To Universal Health Coverage'.
- Feb 25, 2018 11:20 AM IST
Union Health Minister J P Nadda said the central government has set a target to establish government or private medical colleges in each district of the country.
- Jan 18, 2018 03:20 PM IST
Nadda sought a "bare minimum" budget of nearly $10 billion for 2018-19 - 33 percent higher than last year - in a letter to the finance minister on Nov. 26, which Reuters has reviewed.
- Sep 27, 2017 06:30 PM IST
The decision to this effect was taken today by the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
- Aug 04, 2017 01:09 PM IST
Responding to a supplementary question on whether more such banks will be set up, Health minister J P Nadda said plans are to "enhance" the facility.
- Jul 05, 2017 09:45 AM IST
Of all the state and union territories, the maximum number of cases have been reported in Kerala with 9,104 followed by Tamil Nadu with 4,174 till July 2.
- Apr 12, 2017 07:32 AM IST
Nadda said the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has given in principal approval to national highway projects worth around Rs 19,000 crore in Himachal Pradesh.
- Apr 07, 2017 06:47 PM IST
Around 2,500 health sub-centres have been transformed into wellness centres as part of the Centre's renewed strategy to improve mental health care services in the country.
- Mar 01, 2017 07:50 AM IST
"Big relief to cataract patients : Modi govt approves scheme of Rs 756 crore for the treatment of 786 lakh cataract patients in 5 years," BJP official twitter handle said, which was re-tweeted by Union Health Minister J P Nadda.
- Dec 02, 2016 09:02 AM IST
"Our concerted efforts and strategies have been able to see a success story of India. We can now safely say that we can end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030," Nadda said during an event to mark World AIDS Day.
- Nov 07, 2016 03:56 PM IST
"The prevalence of tobacco use is still unacceptably high. Morbidity and mortality due to its use is also very high. There is a huge economic burden on people and governments due to adverse health consequences of tobacco use.
- Nov 05, 2016 09:50 AM IST
Union Minister J P Nadda today sought
corporate sector and non-government organisations' involvement
to make healthcare services available for people across the
- Nov 04, 2016 08:00 AM IST
Although India has already implemented 85 per cent pictorial warning on tobacco products, the issue of plain packaging, that refers to packaging that requires the removal of all branding, "will still be on the mind" during the deliberations at the Conference, the official said.
- Oct 18, 2016 12:14 PM IST
All the three power projects -- Koldam HEP (4x200 MW) of NTPC, Parbati HEP Stage-III (4x130 MW) of NHPC and Rampur HEP (6x68.67 MW) of SJVN -- are equipped with generating equipment supplied and commissioned by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), state-owned BHEL said in a statement today.
- Oct 13, 2016 07:44 AM IST
Nadda, addressing a four-day global conference on head-neck cancer here, also said the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at Jhajjar will be commissioned in July 2018.
- Jul 05, 2016 07:22 AM IST
There has been phenomenal rise in devolution of funds to the state and share in central taxes had been increased from 32 to 42 percent while the grants-in-aid have increased.
- Jun 24, 2016 06:44 AM IST
Nadda was speaking after reviewing the special immunisation drive undertaken in Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts in the wake of VDPV being found here, with state Health Minister C Laxma Reddy and officials.
- May 24, 2016 08:50 AM IST
A report by NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said that nearly 84 per cent of 38 commonly available brands of pre-packaged breads, including pav and buns, tested positive for potassium bromate and potassium iodate, banned in many countries as they are listed as "hazardous" for public health.
- May 16, 2016 07:30 AM IST
The Chief Minister made these observations while addressing gatherings at Rajouri district of Jammu after laying the foundation stone new medical colleges in the state.
- May 11, 2016 09:34 PM IST
Expressing concern over larger pictorial warnings on tobacco products, industry bodies CII and FICCI on May 12 said it has led to spurt in illegal import of
cigarettes and the government must take steps to curb such
activities while maintaining the status quo on the matter.
- May 06, 2016 02:56 PM IST
Noting that there is no age-wise data of cancer patients, Health Minister J P Nadda said the disease kills five lakh people annually and while men usually suffer from throat and stomach cancer, women suffered from breast, cervix and uterus cancer.
- Feb 29, 2016 02:20 PM IST
Similar views were echoed by other ministers of the ruling party with Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi calling it a "perfect, people-friendly and progressive Budget".
- Feb 26, 2016 06:30 PM IST
The government has approved a scheme to strengthen the drug regulatory system for detecting distribution and marketing of spurious drugs in the country, Lok Sabha was informed today.
- Feb 11, 2016 03:34 PM IST
Launching the National Framework for Malaria Elimination (2016-2030) here, the minister said 70 percent of malaria cases and 69 percent of malaria deaths among South East Asian Region countries, occur in India.
- Jan 17, 2016 12:29 PM IST
Foreign direct investment in the food processing sector is likely to go up by at least 25 percent as FSSAI streamlines regulations to ease product approvals, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said.