The presence of marshals/bouncers in hospitals serves as a confidence-booster to doctors and nurses to impart the right treatment to patients without fear of violence from patients’ relatives/caregivers, say industry body representatives.
The new Omicron sub-variants have been detected in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka. Officials say there is no reason for panic as the variants detected in India so far haven’t been associated with severe disease.
A three-member panel has flagged knowledge gaps in wound assessment and treatment of rabies victims in Kerala for the deaths of people who suffered animal bites, and given a clean chit to anti-rabies vaccines used in the state.
According to private hospital associations, the government has added detailed clauses on terms of operation, termination, penalty and performance, but there are no payment terms in the agreement.
Over 19 crore people have been provided Ayushman Bharat cards so far under the scheme spanning its coverage in 33 states and Union Territories, Mandaviya said.
The event will see active participation of global and national experts from the healthcare sector along with representatives from the academia, think-tanks, industry and the media, according to a health ministry statement
The minister also said that Nutrient Based Policy (NBS) for Phosphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilisers for the Rabi season (October 2022 to March 2023) will be announced shortly.
The Indian economy surpassed UK's economy to become the fifth biggest economy, Indian Twitterati reacted to the good news and highlighted various reasons for the country's economic progress.
Out of 84,874 samples tested by various drug controllers, up to 2,652 samples were not of standard quality last year, the Centre informed Parliament in July.
”Modi Govt stands resolute to further strengthening the healthcare infra and research facilities at the institute to serve people better,” Mandaviya said in a tweet.
Jain says IPA, which represents Indian research-based pharmaceutical companies, has recommended to the government that the pricing policy should help manufacturers attract investments as a reward for innovation.
The government had on July 15 launched a special 75-day special drive to administer precaution doses to all aged 18 years and above at public vaccination centres free of cost.
Half of the states and Union Territories in India don’t have access to a district hospital in each district, the Centre has informed the Lok Sabha.
India's official tally of monkeypox cases has climbed to seven, with four cases being detected so far in Kerala and three in Delhi, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in the Parliament.
In a written reply to a question on whether the government has any proposal to implement ”rotational headship policy” in AIIMS, New Delhi, the minister said, ”The recommendations of various committees on the issue of rotational headship have been divergent and marked by absence of consensus”.
The Centre aims the scheme will help the existing pharmaceutical clusters' in attaining sustained growth.
In order to provide impetus to the research in pharmaceutical sector, Mandaviya said that the union government has drafted a separate policy for research and development.
On the second day of his visit after visiting Puducherry, Mansukh Mandaviya took part in a series of events and also participated in the foundation stone laying ceremony of a Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) centre in neighbouring Avadi.
"India has tremendous opportunities in green hydrogen due to its geographical advantage", he said. Addressing an event. Mandaviya said the government alone cannot achieve the target of green energy. Synergy among industries, academia and the government is required.
The review meeting came on a day India reported 13,313 new infections in a day and active cases went past 83,000
India has been witnessing an increase in coronavirus infections over the last couple of weeks.
The cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country have exceeded 195.67 crore, according to the Health Ministry's provisional reports till 7 am on Thursday.
The minister said the government has already imported 16 lakh tonnes of urea, which will be shipped in the next 45 days.
Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya talks about India’s healthcare and wellness centre, preparedness for monkeypox, fertiliser subsidy, and more.
The seven-day event in Geneva is the first health assembly being held in-person since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic