Union Health Ministry
India  /  Published 11.09.21

ICMR issues Covid death ceritificate rules

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the health ministry and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have come out with guidelines for issuing "official document" for Covid-relat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.09.21

Govt's claim on jabs: 1=2, but please take 2 doses

The Union health ministry on Thursday claimed the Covid-19 vaccines used in India offered nearly the same protective effect against death after the first dose as after the second dose, baffling expert...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.08.21

India: 50.62 cr jabs administered

The cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 50.62 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday. Over 50 lakh doses have been administered on Saturday, according...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.08.21

Rice fortification flawed: Experts

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.08.21

Centre calls for Covid curbs in 46 districts

The Union health ministry on Saturday flagged concerns about daily rising Covid-19 infections and growing epidemics in 10 states and asked 46 districts across India to consider imposing strict curbs o...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 21.07.21

Serum Institute asks for drug regulatory reforms

World's largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India (SII) has written to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya suggesting reforms in the existing drug regulatory system, inc...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Govt: Study health gaps for Covid cash

The Union health ministry on Thursday asked states to “conduct a quick gap analysis” of their healthcare infrastructure that could be addressed through the Rs 23,123-crore Emergency Covid-...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.07.21

Govt: 3rd wave not casual like weather update

People are talking about the third wave of coronavirus as casually as a "weather update", the government said on Tuesday, noting that "gross violations" of Covid-appropriate behavi...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 08.07.21

Vaccine shortages: Health ministry issues statement

Amid Covid-19 vaccine shortage from various parts of the country, the Union ministry of health and family welfare has released a statement clarifying that all states and Union territories (UTs) are in...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.21

Centre nod for O2 plants in hills

The Union health ministry has decided to set up two oxygen plants at the district hospitals of Darjeeling and Kalimpong and has also assigned two central agencies to execute the projects. Raju Bista,...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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