Union Health Ministry
Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.20

Home quarantine in coronavirus fight

The East Singhbhum administration has kept under home surveillance 26 persons who had come to the city and outskirts from China and other South East Asian countries, district civil surgeon Dr Maheshwa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 11.02.20

Medical device norms

All medical devices, from digital thermometers to nebulisers to imaging equipment, will be governed by the same rules as drugs, the Union health ministry said in notifications on Tuesday that propose ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.05.20

‘Shame’ label on analysis

Sections of health experts have expressed surprise at the presence of one of the world’s biggest private consulting firms in the Union health ministry’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.NDTV r...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.18

2 who tested positive for Zika die in MP

Two persons who tested positive for the Zika virus died over the past 10 days in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal district, officials said Tuesday, as the number people suffering from the disease mounted to ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.01.20

China travel health alert

The Union health ministry on Friday released a travel advisory for China and reviewed India’s preparedness for the novel coronavirus (nCoV) that causes pneumonia-like illness and has affected 41 peo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 18.02.19

PM’s hospitalisation-cover plan could eat up healthcare funds

The bill for the Narendra Modi government’s flagship programme that provides up to Rs 5 lakh hospitalisation cover yearly to poor households could balloon to unforeseen levels and threaten other hea...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 16.01.19

Close to schools lurk killer-stick suppliers

 A 20-city survey across the country has found multiple tobacco companies selling cigarettes through vendors within 100 metres of school premises, consumer health groups said on Wednesday, callin...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.03.20

Preachers’ meet prompts major search

Authorities launched a nationwide search on Tuesday for participants of a huge religious congregation held earlier this month in the national capital's Nizamuddin area, which has become the new epicen...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.06.20

Red flags go up over virus count

India’s new overnight counts of coronavirus patients increased for the first time by over 10,000 on Friday amid global estimates suggesting that India now has the second largest number of “serious...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.05.20

Only severe cases to be tested before discharge: Union health ministry

Coronavirus-infected patients developing severe symptoms or having compromised immunity will have to test negative through RT-PCR test before being discharged by a hospital, the Union health ministry ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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