HEALTH MINISTRY

  • Need to be careful about the spread of ebola in India: Doctors 4 days ago

    Since, ebola virus can continue to stay for 90 days, the patient should be isolated for 90 days. According to government officials, a three member team has been constituted to inspect all airports to identify the gaps. It will include officials from the ministries of Health, Civil Aviation and Immigration....
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: A call of action to fight dengue November 3, 2013

    The 2013 Dengue outbreak witnessed the country was the worst in at last six years. According to Health Ministry, the number of dengue cases has been steadily rising since 2008 when the count was 12,561. ...
  • Health Ministry to review ban on antidiabetes drug Pioglitazone July 19, 2013

    The Health Ministry is expected to decide on the fate of antidiabetes drug Pioglitazone on Friday. The verdict is likely to affect millions of users. The drug has been banned in Germany and France because of the sideeffects like gallbladder cancer. ...
  • The Last Word: Is the Govt incompetent or confused over gaysex? February 29, 2012

    Home Ministry opposes gay sex, but Health Ministry says it will help HIV patients get medical help. ...
  • New pictorial warnings for tobacco products May 28, 2011

    The Union Health Ministry has cleared a new set of pictorial warnings for tobacco products such as cigarettes, beedis, gutka, and cigars in India, which will be visible from December 1, 2011. ...
  • New plan aims to create organ donors network December 2, 2010

    More than two lakh Indians require organ transplants every year but only ten percent manage to get them. ...
  • Reports expose rot in Dental Council August 24, 2010

    The health ministry is deciding on disbanding the Dental Council after reports showed the council has been granting permission to substandard colleges. ...
  • Watch: What does new HIV vaccine mean for India? September 25, 2009

    The HIV vaccine developed by the US Army and Thailand Health Ministry is the biggest breakthrough in the battle against the HIV virus. Experts say the vaccine cuts the risk of infection by 30 per cent. ...
  • Sixteen cases of swine flu in India and counting June 13, 2009

    Sixteen cases of swine flu in India and counting. Five new suspect cases are also being reported from Delhi, Bangalore, and Goa. ...
  • Watch: Why India shouldn't worry about swine flu May 4, 2009

    The Indian Health Ministry is on a high alert as the flu has spread worldwide. ...
  • India on high alert as swine flu spreads worldwide April 30, 2009

    The Health Ministry has identified nine airports for enhanced surveillance. ...