Surya Samudra- Kovalam It is a heritage property, known not just for its fabulous location, but also for the state of the art spa, which has global acclaim. The Surya Samudra is surrounded by lush greenery on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other. The property has 31 heritage cottages, which are built like traditional Keralite homes. Indulge in long walks around the beach, or take a dip in the infinity pool, which is literally carved out of a rock.The open air verandah style all day dining venue, global cuisine and spectacular views of the ocean; this property has much more to offer. Niraamaya – Cardamom Club – Thekkady The villas are perched among acres of cardamom plantations, surrounded by the lush green jungles. The winding paths lead across sunlit cottages, done up plantation style, with a cheerful and bright ambience. The cottages blend traditional charm with modernity. The resort offers a chance to indulge in some of the state of the art wellness therapies from the Niraamaya Spa as well as a chance to explore nearby sanctuaries, jungles or enjoy a dash of adventure. Kumarakom – A Luxury Boutique Retreat – Kerela Backwaters Located on the edge of the Backwaters, this property houses 28 luxurious villas which have been designed to maximize the glorious views that the lake Vembanad has to offer. The property features wellness as an important factor for guests who want to take a holiday to relax and rejuvenate in the naturally luxurious environs of the retreat.
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Global Renal Care Leader DaVita Inks Pact with Manipal Hospitals
Indiandoctor4u//Officials today announced that DaVita Kidney Care, a global kidney care provider, and renowned city-based healthcare provider, Manipal Hospitals, will come together to provide world-class nephrology services to the citizens of Bengaluru. With this partnership, patients will have seamless access to world-class dialysis centers run by DaVita and the panel of pre-eminent nephrologists from Manipal Hospitals. The partnership brings holistic care to dialysis patients that includes a high-quality dialysis programme and a team of acclaimed nephrologists, dialysis technicians, dieticians and psychologists to improve overall quality of life for patients. In addition to the partnership announcement, groundwork was laid for three new, state-of-the-art dialysis units in Bengaluru. These new centers will be part of the continuum of care between the two entities. DaVita Kidney Care is part of DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500 company that provides integrated healthcare and renal care across 11 countries across the world at more than 2,225 locations. In India, DaVita operates 17 state-of-the-art dialysis and kidney care centers providing holistic care for acute to end stage renal disease patients. Manipal Hospital Bangalore is amongst the top 10 multi-specialty hospitals in India. It has been ranked as the best hospital in […]
As a pioneer in healthcare, Manipal Hospitals is among the largest hospital network in India serving over 2 million patients annually. Its focus is to develop an affordable tertiary care multispecialty healthcare framework through its entire multispecialty delivery spectrum and further extend it to homecare. With its flagship quaternary care facility located in Bangalore, India, 8 tertiary care, 7 secondary care and 2 primary care clinics spread across India and abroad, today Manipal Hospitals successfully operates and manages 5,200+ beds. Manipal Hospitals provides comprehensive curative and preventive care for a multitude of patients from across the globe. Manipal Hospitals is first in India to be awarded accreditation by the AAHRPP for ethical standards in clinical research activities. It is also NABL, NABH and ISO certified. Manipal Hospitals is also the most respected hospital company in India and the most patient recommended hospital in India by consumer survey. For more information, please visit: http://www.manipalhospitals.com/
Ayurveda and Yoga boosting medical tourism in the country
Indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau// “Medical Tourism industry is expected to be worth US$ 4billion by 2017. India has a potential to attract 1 million health tourists per annum which will contribute US$ 5 billion to the economy” CII. Patients from various countries are becoming medical tourists to India for low cost and health restorative alternative treatments. The Medical Tourists undergo health restorative treatments of a combination of Ayurveda, Yoga, acupuncture, herbal oil massage, nature therapies, and some ancient Indian healthcare methods –such as Vedic care, an alternate healthcare service. In past few years, India has originated as one of the most important hubs for medical tourism. The country is emerging as a great destination for medical tourism because it has several pull factors like Excellent medical treatment at low cost, easy accessibility, picturesque locations for excellent holiday, etc. Interestingly, medical packages are combined with leisure activities, fun and fitness to make it complete tourism material for the patients across the globe. According to the government’s Make In India report, the wellness industry in India is worth INR 490 billion, and wellness services alone comprise 40% of the market. The AYUSH sector (Ayurveda, Yogam Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) has an annual turnover […]
7UP® Revive: PepsiCo the new launch for summers
India’s first Hydrotonic drink with vitamins and electrolytes to help you stay hydrated Indiandoctor4u//Bureau// PepsiCo India today announced that it has strengthened its hydration portfolio with the national launch of India’s first-ever Hydrotonic drink – 7UP® Revive™.Unveiled at a press conference with Vipul Prakash, Vice President, Beverage Category at PepsiCo India and health guruMickey Mehta in Hyderabad, the product will now be available in 10 priority markets: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Delhi, NCR, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and West Bengal,along with Tamil Nadu and Kerala where the product was introduced last year with a rousing consumer response . True to its name, 7UP® Revive™ is a ‘Hydrotonic Drink’ with vitamins and electrolytes that help consumers rehydrate and refresh after being out and about or active. 7UP® Revive™ contains Vitamins B3, B6 and B12, which are known to play an essential role in energy metabolism, and electrolytes like Sodium and Potassium needed to replenish some mineral salts that the body loses when sweating. Commenting on the national launch of 7UP® Revive™, Vipul Prakash, Vice President, Beverage Categoryat PepsiCo India said, “Hydration is a critical portfolio for PepsiCo, with 7UP® Revive™ one of our first innovations in this space. 7UP® Revive™ […]
Nat Geo Wild celebrates Big Cats on World Wildlife Day
Indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau// Nat Geo Wild brings you the Big Cat Week to celebrate World Wild Life Day recently. Wildlife enthusiasts in India can get an opportunity to witness the most spectacular and intimate encounters with Big Cats ever seen on television. As always, Nat Geo Wild takes the lead to narrate untold stories of the wild that resonate with the audience. This celebration of the fiercest felines is all set to premiere on Big Cat Week from February 29 to March 6. The Big Cat Week will air multiple shows on the Wild Cats that showcase various aspects of their lives and habitats. Tune into the simulcast of Big Cat Week across the National Geographic Network – National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, National Geographic HD and Nat Geo Wild HD from 29 February to 06 March @ 8 pm. Swati Mohan, Business Head – India, FOX Networks Group said, “National Geographic has been championing the cause of nature and wildlife for 128 years. In India, Nat Geo Wild has always enjoyed a dedicated viewership. Now curated in India, the channel’s commitment to relevant and compelling wildlife storytelling is even more evident with our special line of Big Cat […]
टीबी बीमारी से मुकाबला करने की कोशिशें तेज करने के लिए कृतसंकल्प : जे.पी. नड्डा
केन्द्रीय स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्री श्री जे.पी. नड्डा ने कहा है कि देश में टीबी से लड़ने की कोशिशों को भारत सरकार ने और तेज करने का संकल्प व्यक्त किया है। वे आज यहां विश्व टीबी दिवस की पूर्वसंध्या पर बोल रहे थे। उन्होंने कहा कि टीबी से लड़ाई की प्रक्रिया जारी है। इसलिए इससे पीछे नहीं हटा जा सकता और न ही इधर-उधर भटका जा सकता है। स्वास्थ्य मंत्री ने कहा कि हमारी कोशिश तेज और आक्रामक होनी चाहिए। उन्होंने आगे कहा कि टीबी से लड़ने के लिए संसाधन कभी आड़े नहीं आएगा और सरकार सभी हितधारकों के साथ काम करती रहेगी। यह लघु अवधि और दीर्घकालिक पहल के द्वारा होगा। श्री नड्डा ने टीबी के मरीजों के इलाज के लिए दयाभाव की जरूरत पर भी जोर दिया। इस अवसर पर श्री जे.पी.नड्डा ने बेडाक्वीलिन नामक नई टीबी निरोधी दवा को भी सार्वजनिक किया। यह नई दवा एमआरडी-टीबी के इलाज के लिए है। नई श्रेणी की यह दवा मुख्य रूप से डायरियालक्वीनोलिन श्रेणी की है, जो खासतौर पर माइकोबैक्टीरियल के लक्ष्यों तक पहुंच कर माइकोबैक्टीरियम टीबी और दूसरे ज्यादातर माइकोबैक्टीरिया में ऊर्जा की आपूर्ति के लिए दूसरे आवश्यकएन्जाइम की आपूर्ति में सहायक है। इस दवा के […]
Symposium on Challenges in Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Management at AIIMS
Title-Symposium on Challenges in Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Management Date of Closing-30-03-2016 For More Information PLZ log on to http://www.aiims.edu/en/mainevents/conference-workshops.html?id=4926
Basic Course in medical & health Profession’ Education at AIIMS
VIEW CONFERENCES & WORKSHOP DETAILS Title-Basic Course in medical & health Profession’ Education on 30th March – 1st April-2016 Date of Closing-01-04-2016 CONTACT – All India Institute of Medical Sciences Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110029 +91-11-26588500 / 26588700 Fax : +91-11-26588663 / 26588641
Shri J P Nadda: Both countries will collaborate on research on AMR and development of national integrated surveillance program
indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau//Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) of Japan signed a Letter of Intent on the sidelines of the meeting of the Health Ministers from WHO South East Asia Region and Western Pacific Region countries at Tokyo today, in the presence of Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare. Terming the collaboration as another significant milestone in the strong ties between the two countries, the Union Health Minister stated that this will further help in deepening the relations between the two in research and development in scientific areas, particularly public health. The letter of Intent noted that “Recognizing the global burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and its impact on global health security; Recalling ‘the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of Republic of India in the field of healthcare’ signed on 1 September, 2014; and Desiring to start collaboration between NIID of Japan and ICMR of the Republic of India in antimicrobial resistance research to include but not limited to the following areas: – Development of integrated surveillance program covering […]
CCRH has signed two MOUs with Canada and Armenia during two day International Convention on WHD
indiandoctor4u//Central Council for Research in homoeopathy (CCRH) has signed two MOUs with institutions of higher education of Canada and Armenia. These MOUs between CCRH and College of Homeopaths of Ontario, Canada and another between CCRH and Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia, were signed during two day International Convention on World Homoeopathy Day organized at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Hon’ble Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH in his valedictory address greeted the people of India on the occasion of World Homoeopathy Day and appreciated that Homoeopathy has taken major scientific leaps in the past and its body of evidence is growing by the day. The Minister also complimented the steps taken towards international cooperation during the convention, as it saw the signing of two MoUs in the field of education and research in Homoeopathy. Sh. Naik expressed his hope signing of these MoUs was only the beginning and many such bilateral cooperations will be agreed upon in the times to come. He remarked that with research becoming a prime concern in Homoeopathy, many more international collaborations are possible and highly recommended. The second day of International Convention on World Homoeopathy Day began with a session dedicated to […]
Infographic by CareOnGo on World Hypertension Day
Indiandoctor4u// New Delhi Bureau//CareOnGo has released an insightful infographic on Hypertension on World Hypertension Day which includes the type, symptoms, treatment and effects of the disease. CareOnGo not only caters to the users by providing medicines but it also brings transparency in the healthcare sector as it has a partner CareOnGo app for pharmacies that help them source authentic medicines from retailers to ensure there is no flow of counterfeit medicines in the market. They have raised $300,000 dollars in seed funding and an undisclosed amount in their Pre Series A funding recently by a consortium of investors iled by Farooq Oomerbhoy of FAO Ventures and a consortium of investors.The round also saw participation from US, Singapore and Muscat-based investors. CareOnGo has tie-up with a cohesive network of 700 + pharmacies, is currently operational in Delhi, Delhi-NCR, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata. With an intelligent combination of data analytics , the platform is enabling these pharmacies to cut down their logistic costs, calculate their margins on the spot, and stock up for specific orders for infections that require temperature control.
New Horlicks with 2X Immuno Nutrients now
Indiandoctor4u// New Delhi Bureau// Horlicks, one of the leading Health Food Drink (HFD) is a great combination of natural food nutrients and 23 essential nutrients, and is clinically proven to make children Taller, Stronger, Sharper. GSK Consumer Healthcare has re-launched the country’s much-loved health food drink Horlicks with 2X Immuno Nutrients*. The new and improved Horlicks is enriched with immunity supporting micro-nutrients that support the body’s natural defence mechanism. The recommended daily requirement of children for nutrition may not be met by daily diet. This is true for even urban kids who despite consuming their regular food suffer from hidden hunger. This can in turn impact their immunity and thereby growth. Since immunity plays a big role in overall growth and development of an individual, Horlicks has taken up this cause in its upcoming campaign- Immunity. Horlicks has increased the quantity of two key immunity nutrients like Vitamin D and Selenium by 2 times to ensure that 2 cups of Horlicks everyday provides 100% RDA of immunity nutrients.Talking about the new product, Prashant Pandey, Marketing Head, GSK Consumer Healthcare ISC says, “Science forms the core of our product portfolio that ensures we are relevant all the times and are able to […]
Apollo support to camps on the 9th of every month across India with guidance from State Governments
Indiandoctor4u// Bureau//Inspired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s clarion call to doctors in the country, the entire medical fraternity of Apollo Hospitals was encouraged to pledge their support to devote a day every month for service across urban, semi-urban and rural geographies with guidance from the State Governments. Making the announcement, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals said,“The Hon’ble Prime Minister made a clarion call to the medical fraternity and as a responsible healthcare provider, Apollo Hospitals will conduct camps on the 9th of every month with guidance from the State Governments. Personally, I will participate in this national service endeavour and will also urge all my clinicians to devote a day each month for this laudable programme, which translates to over a million man hours of clinical talent a year. This initiative, I believe, will soon transform the healthcare status of India.” With guidance from the State Governments, on the 9th of every month, Apollo Hospitals will provide consultations to patients. Teams comprising of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists, Paediatricians, Internal Medicine experts and General Surgeons will provide expertise through these camps across the country through its 64 hospitals. According to reports from WHO, India has one doctor […]
Mountain Dew fuels gaming culture in India
indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau// PepsiCo India today announced the launch of Mountain Dew Game Fuel in India – an exciting new and bold variant. Unveiled at a high decibel launch conference in Delhi, Game Fuel encourages you to take challenges head-on, test your limits and unleash the hero within you. As part of the grand launch, Mountain Dew announced the Dew Arena – India’s largest ever gaming championship that aims to engage 30,000+ participants during the entire campaign for a thrilling gaming experience by switching the ‘Hero Mode On’. The world of gaming empowers you to take on risks and challenges that allow you to experience the thrill and exhilaration of that extraordinary life, every day. The Dew Arena is a unique 9-week gaming championship which will give the best gamers in India a chance to have their profile on the Mountain Dew Game Fuel bottle, in addition to the prize pool worth INR 10 Lakhs. Game Fuel will also reach out to gaming enthusiasts physically in the form of a massive, 50-city gaming truck activation. The culmination of these events will result in the Dew Arena finale on September 25, 2016, among the best gamers of the country. Mountain […]
Union Health Minister J P Nadda launches new initiatives to counter Non-communicable Diseases
indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau//“Prevention of disease will always remain in the forefront, whether for Communicable or Non-Communicable Diseases, and awareness regarding a balanced lifestyle and healthy living is a crucial pillar in combating non-communicable diseases”, stated Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. He was speaking at the inauguration of “National Conference on Prevention and Control of Major Non-communicable Diseases in India”, here today. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State (Health & Family Welfare) was also present at the occasion. Shri J P Nadda stated that as most of the major NCDs, generally labeled as ‘lifestyle diseases’ are acquired, there is an urgent need for paying attention to their preventive aspects. Social behaviour change plays a major role in preventing the NCDs, he stated. Emphasising on the need for creating wide awareness among the people regarding healthy living, the Health Minister today launched a media campaign on NCDs that shall leverage on different media forms. Shri Nadda said that following in the vision of the Hon. Prime Minister through his message of Yoga and holistic healthcare by integrating traditional systems of medicines and practices, the International Day of Yoga was observed across the globe recently. […]
A first of its kind dedicated facility for Yoga and Ayurveda at AIIMS
indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau//The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda inaugurated the Centre for Integrative Medicine and Research (CIMR) at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Dr H R Nagendra, Chancellor, S-VYASA University was also present at the occasion. Speaking on the inauguration, Shri Nadda termed this as a momentous step in the country’s healthcare service. “The national centre at the premier institute of the country shall be dedicated to research, documentation and delivery of holistic healthcare” the Union Minister stated. The Center for Integrative Medicine and Research is a pioneering initiative by AIIMS, New Delhi in the quest for convergence of contemporary medicine with India’s ancient and traditional medical practices. It has been envisioned as a “state of the art” research center where top experts from various disciplines of contemporary medicine will collaborate with Yoga and Ayurveda specialists, both for disease treatment, and for preventive healthcare. Shri Nadda further added that this step shall witness an integrated approach to healthcare, where the focus shifts from treatment to wellbeing and prevention of diseases. The Centre will provide a potent platform for integrating the contemporary allopathy with the benefits of traditional knowledge in healthcare […]
Sun Pharma signs Dia Mirza as Suncros brand ambassador New Suncros TVC with Dia Mirza to be launched in mid-June
indiandoctor4u//Mumbai Bureau//Sun Pharma’s Global Consumer Healthcare business in India markets dietary supplements, analgesics and antacids. The business division’s entry into dermatology category offers Sun Pharma’s OTC business a larger play into fast moving consumer goods category. Sun Pharma entered the Consumer Healthcare / OTC Business as a result of Ranbaxy’s merger into Sun Pharma. It is a high margin, high growth business which the company want to use as a base to create a global consumer entity. As part of its plans to grow the Global Consumer Healthcare business, Sun Pharma will focus on Dermatology as the fourth engine of growth for its OTC business. As part of this growth strategy, the company announced recently roll-out of its first dermatology product through the Global Consumer Healthcare business. Branded as Suncros, this is a sunscreen product, offering maximum protection from harmful UV rays till the inner layers of the skin. Currently marketed as a branded prescription product with proven product efficacy has made it the No 1 sunscreen brand to be recommended by dermatologists in the country, Sun Pharma now launched select variants to market directly to consumers. The Suncros range has a highly differentiated product mix that provides an offering […]
Nat Geo brings an exclusive on India’s ancient sport
Indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau// Ancient sport kabaddi is a healthy competition. National Geographic Channel, standing true to its promise of bringing relevant, spectacular and appealing content to the audience, is all set to broadcast yet another path-breaking and inspiring Indian production, Kabaddi- Khel India Ka. The one hour special will examine the ancient sport’s historical and cultural significance, as well as highlight the journey of the sport from local playgrounds to international arenas. This ‘Nat Geo Exclusive’ will analyze how India’s ancient sport has been transformed into a dynamic contemporary sport. It will explain the science that goes behind preparing the athletes to endure this high demanding sport. The exclusive documentary will also go behind the scenes to decode the technology and innovations that have helped the sport to not only become more attractive, but also capture the nation’s imagination. Similar to the highly successful ‘Nat Geo Exclusive’ that premiered on the channel earlier this year (BSF: India’s First Line of Defense & Chennai MegaFloods), this one hour special scores very high on emotional appeal. The exclusive documentary will also present the inspiring journey of the sportsmen – showcasing their undying passion even in the face of difficult challenges, as well […]
High level review meeting on Dengue by J P Nadda
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda, chaired a high level meeting to review the preparedness of the Delhi administration and other stakeholders in prevention and control of Dengue in Delhi and the NCR, here today. Ministers of State (Health) Faggan Singh Kulaste and Anupriya Patel were also present during the meeting along with Health Minister of Delhi Shri Satyender Jain, Mayors of the Delhi Corporations and senior offers of the Union Health Ministry and Delhi Government, officials from National Vector-Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), Medical Superintendents of Central Government hospitals such as AIIMS, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Safdurjung, National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), CPWD etc. Taking stock of the situation, Shri Nadda was briefed on the ongoing preparations of the Health Ministry. Shri Nadda said that the Government has taken all necessary steps to prevent and combat dengue in the upcoming monsoon season. He stated the Ministry has already issued various advisories to the State Governments for its prevention and control. The Health Minister informed that in addition to 33 surveillance labs, 2 apex labs with advanced diagnostic facilities are adequately equipped to undertake Dengue tests. He further said that all State Governments have been […]
Nationwide “Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF)” launched by Health Ministry
Indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau//Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda, Ministry of Health launched nationwide “Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF)”, . The Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) will be observed from 11th to 23rd July across the country. The Ministry also unveiled a package of measures putting the Government’s resolve to end child diarrhoea deaths on the overdrive. As directed by the Health Minister Shri J P Nadda to reach out to the under-five children, the timing of the programme is very critical as this is just the onset of monsoon and diarrhoea is beginning to show up. Various activities shall form part of this fortnight. ASHAs shall visit all households with children below five years of age for pre-positioning the ORS. They shall also explain the benefits of these. The importance of this activity is that ORS will be available in the household when needed at the time of diarrhea. It is often observed that during critical stages of diarrhoea, ORS is not available in the households. Secondly, all health facilities shall have ORS corners which shall continuously demonstrate the way to prepare the ORS mixture. These corners will also administer ORS and Zinc to children who […]
Micro-planning is the key to bringing down the TFR in the country: J P Nadda
Indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau//“The government will re-strategize and focus on the districts where total fertility Rate (TFR) is high in order to bring down the TFR level in the country. There is a need to do micro-planning for these districts and develop need-based programmes to address TFR.” This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare in a function organised by Jansankhya Sthirita Kosh (JSK) to mark the World Population Day, here today. Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Smt. Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Shri B P Sharma, Secretary (Health) and Smt. Gauri Singh, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Madhya Pradesh, were also present at the occasion, along with other senior officials. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Nadda stated that communication skills need to be developed at all the levels so that we can send the right message to the target audience. The Health Minister further stated that to reach out to the unreached we must do mapping and find out who we have missed in the programme. The promotion of family planning – and ensuring access to preferred contraceptives are essential […]
inauguration of the New Indian Nursing Council Office by Health Minister J P Nadda
Health Ministry launches the biggest Leprosy Case Detection Campaign across 19 States/UTs
indiandoctor4u//New delhi Bureau//Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the biggest Leprosy Case Detection Campaign (LCDC) in the country on 5th September 2016 across 149 districts of 19 states/UTs. This fortnight-long campaign will cover 1656 blocks/urban areas of these districts and screen a total of 32 crore people for leprosy. For this purpose, 297604 teams comprising of one lady ASHA worker and one male volunteer each would visit every house in their allotted area and screen all the family members for leprosy. The states and UTs covered in this campaign are Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Delhi and Lakshadweep. The districts having a prevalence rate of more than one case per 10,000 population in any of the last three years have been included in this campaign. The Leprosy Case Detection Campaign is a unique initiative of its kind in the world where each and every member of the targeted population will be examined by the search team constituted of one male and one female volunteer at household level. House to house visits will be done by the search team as […]
Certificates for Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination (MNTE) and Yaws-Free Status by the DG, WHO
indiandoctor4u//Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda being presented the certificates for Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination (MNTE) and Yaws-Free Status by the DG, WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan and the DG, WHO-SEARO, Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, at 69th Session of SEARO, in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 06, 2016.
Private Health sector to give priority to innovations and best practices: J P Nadda
Indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau// “Health Ministry welcomes suggestions and intervention of the private sector to address some of the challenges faced by the Government”, Said by J P Nadda at the FICCI’s annual flagship event FICCI HEAL, here today. The theme of the event was “Re-engineering Indian Healthcare”. He said the private sector must not be concentrated only in urban areas but vulnerable sections of the society and people living in rural areas should also be able to access their services. The Health Minister further said that some formidable challenges still need to be addressed in many states due to lack of sturdy infrastructure and shortage of skilled manpower among other things. “We should not work in silos. There is urgent need to interact and work together in making a meaningful change,” Shri Nadda added. Highlighting the benefits of the Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) outlets, the Health Minister said that t the AMRIT clinics have sold drugs worth Rs. 28 Crores as per the MRP. However, the costs to the patients through these outlets have only been Rs 9 crores. This has resulted in saving of Rs. 19.00 Crore out of pocket expenditure to the patients. Shri Nadda […]
Health Minister offers “Shramdaan” on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti
indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau//Gandhi jayanti is celebrated all over the country and on this occassion several programmes are conducted by the central Government. Among all a special programme on swachh bharat abhiyaan was conducted by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. He offered “Shramdaan” on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti as part of “Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan” at Safdarjung Hospital. Speaking on the occasion Shri Nadda said that to implement the vision and philosophy behind Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan launched by the Hon. Prime Minister, the Health Ministry has also launched the Kayakalp initiative last year to set protocols for hygiene and sanitation at government health facilities.The Health Minister further said that “Kayakalp” initiative will encourage every public health facility in the country to work towards standards of excellence to help the facilities stay clean and hygienic. This does not apply only to physical cleanliness, but to develop and put in place systems and procedures for activities such as bio-waste disposal or protocols etc. The initiative towards total “Swacchta” in public health facilities is aimed towards building confidence of the users in public health facilities, provide quality service and encourage team work, he said. Shri Nadda informed that this year Kayakalp […]
लोगों के स्वास्थ्य को कम जोखिम होता है एविएन इन्फ्लूएंजा ए एच5एन8 से : विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन
नयी दिल्ली // ब्यूरो// एवियन इन्फ्लूएंजा ए एच5एन8 से लोगों के स्वास्थ्य पर जोखिम के बारे में विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन का कहना है, ‘वर्तमान जानकारी के आधार पर पशुजन्य रोग के संचरण के जोखिम को एच5एन8 के लिए कम माना जाता है। गौरतलब है कि दिल्ली स्थित राष्ट्रीय प्राणी उद्यान एवं डियर पार्क और ग्वालियर स्थित प्राणी उद्यान में कई जंगली पक्षियों की मौत हुई है। वहीं इस हफ्ते केरल के अलाप्पुझा जिले से कई बतखों (पालतू पक्षी) की मौत होने की सूचना मिली भी है। इन सभी मामलों में भोपाल स्थित राष्ट्रीय उच्च सुरक्षा पशु रोग संस्थान में जांचे गए नमूने एवियन इन्फ्लूएंजा ए एच5एन8 के लिए पॉजिटिव पाए गए। पर्याप्त सावधानी का उल्लेख करते हुए स्वास्थ्य एवं परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय ने राज्यों के स्वास्थ्य विभागों को सलाह दी है कि मृत/बीमार पक्षियों से निपटने वाले लोगों द्वारा व्यक्तिगत सुरक्षा उपकरणों का इस्तेमाल करना चाहिए, मृत/बीमार पक्षियों के संपर्क में रह चुके लोगों पर करीबी नजर रखी जानी चाहिए और उन्हें रसायन रोग रोधी यानी कीमोप्रोफाइलेक्सिस (दस दिनों तक हर रोज 75 मिलीग्राम ओसेल्टामिविर) दी जानी चाहिए। पशुपालन, डेयरी और मत्स्य पालन विभाग में एक संयुक्त समन्वय समिति स्थिति पर नजर रख रही है, जिसमें स्वास्थ्य एवं परिवार […]
9th International Regulatory Cooperation Meeting for Herbal Medicines
Indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau// “it is very essential to develop evidence based remedies in the field of traditional medicine. It is for this reason that since long we are working on pharmacopoeias and formularies and have laid down quality standards of Ayurvedic drugs including herbal extracts”, Said by the AYUSH minister Shripad Yesso Naik after inaugurating the 9thAnnual Meeting of International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH) in New Delhi yesterday. The three-day meet has been organised by the Ministry of AYUSH in New Delhi from 8-10 November, 2016. Over 33 delegates from 17 countries are participating in the three day-long Annual Meeting of IRCH. Addressing the delegates, Shripad Naik said that Pharmacopoeia work has been given lot of importance and Pharmacopoeia Commission of Indian Medicine is set up to develop quality standards of Indian medicine drugs matchable with global requirements of quality. Shri Naik said that regulatory laws for education, practice and drugs are in place and are amended and reinforced from time to time in accordance with the emerging needs and requirements. He further added that the traditional systems of medicine in India have reached a stage wherefrom we are able to look ahead for globalisation of these systems and offer technical […]
The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda with the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Maithripala Sirisena at the inaugural session of the Seventh Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
J P Nadda(MOH&FW) addressing at the inauguration of the Seventh Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) to the WHO Framework Convention
Dr. Soumya Swaminathan(Secretary (DHR) and DG, ICMR) briefing the media on ICMR’s initiative with the International TB Research Consortium
The Secretary (DHR) and DG, ICMR, Dr. Soumya Swaminathan briefing the media on ICMR’s initiative with the International TB Research Consortium, in New Delhi
“Healthy India Initiative” magazine and “No More Tension” Mobile Application, launched by J P Nadda
indiandoctor4u//Health Correspondent//New Delhi// As is part of the Government’s Digital India programme, Ministry of health & family Welfare with its commitment to prioritize public health and strengthen citizen-centric health services by leveraging India’s expanding mobile phone penetration, J P Nadda released the “Healthy India Initiative/Swastha Bharat-ek pehal” magazine and launched the “No More Tension” Mobile Application. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Nadda stated the importance of stress management in the life of an individual and how stress affects everyone irrespective of age, gender, financial status, etc. The Health Minister said that people suffer from stress related problems due to their busy work life and hectic schedule, which in turn results in loss of productivity. “NCDs are acquired lifestyle ailments, which place a very high burden through the healthcare cost,” Shri Nadda added. The Health Ministry is working on the theme of “Catch them Young” and is working on effecting behavior change among the young to keep away from such habits that cause NCDs, the Minister informed. He added that through pictorial books, health messages shall be brought out that will educate the children and youth about healthy living habits and activities. Health awareness is very important to keep away non-communicable diseases. The “Healthy India […]
Mandatory Internship in Rural Areas
indiandoctor4u//New delhi Bureau// At present, the Government is not considering any proposal for mandatory internship for medical professionals in rural and remote areas. Health being a State subject, provision of healthcare facilities falls under the jurisdiction of respective State Governments. However, to encourage doctors working in remote and difficult areas, the MCI with the previous approval of Central Government, has amended the Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000 to provide :- (i) 50% reservation in Post Graduate Diploma Courses for Medical Officers in the Government service, who have served for at least three years in remote and difficult areas; and (ii) Incentive at the rate of 10% the marks obtained for each year in service in remote or difficult areas as upto the maximum of 30% of the marks obtained in the entrance test for admissions in Post Graduate Medical Courses. Further, under, NHM, financial incentive is also provided to MBBS as well as PG doctors for serving in the rural areas. These incentives are over and above the salaries of the doctors concerned. The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Faggan Singh Kulaste stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.
Central Govt. measures for eradication of AIDS Disease
indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau//The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Faggan Singh Kulaste stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha said that Government of India is committed to eliminating AIDS in consonance with UN Sustainable Development Goals and UNAIDS strategy to eliminate AIDS as a public health problem by 2030. However, HIV virus causing AIDS cannot be eradicated entirely from the country. National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) which was launched in the year 1994 to address epidemic of HIV/AIDS in the country has achieved remarkable success in addressing the issue. The adult sero-prevalence has declined from 0.38% in 2001-03 to 0.26% currently. The number of AIDS related deaths has been reduced by 54% from 2007 to 20015. As on Oct.,2016, 21,406 and 1,636 Integrated Counselling & Testing Centres (ICTC) and Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) centres respectively have been established in the country. There are 12.2 Lakhs PLHIV in active care, out of which 9.97 lakhs are on ART. In addition, the programme is focusing on elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV and all pregnant women are being offered services for HIV testing and preventive therapy to those who are HIV positive. Early infant diagnosis of […]
J.P. Nadda(MOHFW) addressing the Health Ministers from BRICS member countries
संतरा(Orange) एक ऐसा फल है जिसमें भरपूर मात्रा में विटामिन-सी होता है । इसे नारंगी भी कहा जाता है । संतरे में फाइबर की मात्रा भी अधिक होती है । यह फल अगर आप जूस निकालने के बजाय सीधे साबूत खाये तो ज्यादा अच्छा होता है ।
गाजर (Carrot) – सलाद का एक महत्वपूर्ण भाग होती है । वैसे भी सर्दियों में सलाद खाने का मन में ख्याल आता है तो गाजर, चुकंदर, मूली, खीरा ही होता है । गाजर का जूस सेहत के लिए बेहद फायदेमंद है और काफी लोगों को पीना पसंद भी है गाजर से विटामिन-ए मिलता है ।
केला ऐसा फल है जो पूरे सालभर उपलब्ध होता है यह फल में काफी लाभकारी तत्व होते है जो शरीर के लिए आवश्यक होते है इसलिए केले का सेवन करना बेहद लाभकारी है
सुर्ख लाल रंग का फल चेरी सबको बहुत पसंद है स्वादिष्ट और पौष्टिक है चेरी और खासकर सर्दियों में चेरी बाजार में काफी मात्रा में मिल जाती है
A Year End Review, 2016 of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
The Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) is aimed at reducing maternal and infant mortality rates through safe pregnancies and safe deliveries. The national programme will provide special free antenatal care to about 3 crore pregnant women across the country in order to detect and prevent high risk pregnancies. The nationwide programme will provide fixed day assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care to pregnant women on the 9th of every month. Pregnant women can now avail of a special antenatal check-up in their second or third trimesters at Government health facilities provided by gynecology specialists/ physicians with support from private sector doctors to supplement the efforts of the Government sector. These services including ultrasound, blood and urine tests will be provided in addition to the routine antenatal check-ups at the identified health facility/outreach in both rural and urban areas. One of the aims is to identify and follow-up on high risk pregnancies in order to reduce MMR and IMR.
A YEAR END REVIEW, 2016 OF MOHFW- Mission Indradhanush
Mission Indradhanush Second phase of MI continued in Jan 2016 in 352 districts. Phase III was implemented from April to July 2016 in 216 districts of the country. During all the three phases, (as on 1st August 2016, 2.08 crore children have been vaccinated of which 54.5 lakh children have been fully immunized. In addition, 55.4 lakh pregnant women were vaccinated against tetanus toxoid. According to Integrated Child Health and Immunization Survey 2016, full immunization coverage has increased by about 5-7% after the launch of mission Indradhanush.
MOHFW-A YEAR END REVIEW, 2016-New vaccines Introduced by Government of India
New vaccines Introduced by Government of India a) Rota virus vaccine: In order to prevent the morbidity and mortality in children due to rotavirus, Rotavirus vaccine was introduced in Universal Immunization Programme in a four states initially i.e. Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh in April 2016 as recommended by the Expert Committee constituted for the same. b) Adult JE vaccine: Japanese Encephalitis vaccination was expanded in adult population of districts with high disease burden of adult JE. Recently, 21 high burden districts from Assam, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have been identified for adult JE vaccination. Adult JE vaccination campaign activity has been completed in 3 districts of Assam (Darrang, Nagaon and Sonitpur) and selected blocks of 3 districts (Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar) of West Bengal and campaign is ongoing in selected blocks of 6 districts of Uttar Pradesh.
MOHFW-A YEAR END REVIEW, 2016- NATIONAL DEWORMING DAY
National Deworming Day The National Deworming Day, a flagship initiative of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, was observed on 10 February 2016. It is the largest ever single-day public health campaign in the world targeting approximately 27 crore children aged 1-19 year throughout the country at risk of parasitic worm infection, through the platform of schools and anganwadi centres. The target population includes 8 crore and 19 crore children in the age group of 1-5 and 6-19 years respectively across 561 districts of the country. Over 900,000 education and health workers administered Albendazole tablet to crores of children in schools and anganwadis across India yesterday. 137 districts in 14 States have been excluded from the deworming initiative this year as they have already covered during Mass Drug Administration in Lyphatic Filarsis program of the Health Ministry.
Historic growth in the form of infrastructure & other facilities in AIIMS : J P Nadda
indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau//All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi here today signed MoUs with NBCC (India) Limited, HSCC (India) Limited and with HITES HLL Life Care Ltd to expand infrastructure and other facilities. The signing ceremony was presided over by Shri J P Nadda, Hon’ble Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Union Minister for Urban Development, Urban Poverty Alleviation, and Information & Broadcasting. AIIMS signed an MOU worth ₹ 4441 crores with NBCC (India) Limited, ₹ 2500 crores with HSCC (India) Limited and ₹ 729 crores with HITES HLL Life Care Ltd, a cumulative net worth of ₹ 7670. Speaking on the occasion, Shri J P Nadda said that this is one of the most historic days for AIIMS as this is the largest ever health sector investment commitments made by Government in a public health project at one event. “The past two years have witnessed a historic growth in the form of infrastructure & other facilities,” Shri Nadda said. The Health Minister assured that the Government is committed to ensuring that the new AIIMS will meet the same standards of service as AIIMS, New Delhi. No effort will be spared to […]
Inauguration of the International Symposium on ‘Food Composition In Nutrition And Health’, in New Delhi by J P Nadda
International Symposium on ‘Food Composition In Nutrition And Health’, in New Delhi innaugurated by J P Nadda
The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri J.P. Nadda releasing the ‘Indian Food Composition Tables 2017’ (IFCT), at the inauguration of the International Symposium on ‘Food Composition In Nutrition And Health’, in New Delhi.
MoU signing ceremony between AIIMS and NBCC, HSCC and HITES HLL Life Care Ltd., in New Delhi
Will Eliminate Malaria by 2027, National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22) launched by J P Nadda
Indiandoctor4u.com//New Delhi Bureau// Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda launched the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22) at a function, recently. The Strategic Plan gives year wise elimination targets in various parts of the country depending upon the endemicity of malaria in the next 5 years. Speaking at the launch, Shri Nadda said that the government would like to eliminate malaria by 2027 and urged the states for active cooperation. He further stated that the programme has to be owned by the states. Dr.Jagdish Prasad, DGHS, Shri R.K.Vats, Additional Secretary & Director General and Acting WHO Representative to India Dr. Suchaxaya Prakin were also present at the launch function. Recalling the launch of the National Framework for Malaria Elimination (NFME) last year, Shri Nadda stated that NFME outlined India’s commitment for eliminating malaria by 2030. “Today we are here for the launch of the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22) which gives strategies for working towards the ultimate goal of elimination of malaria by 2030,” Shri Nadda elaborated. The Health Minister further said that the National Strategic Plan is for five years and requested the Programme Officers to work with a strategy and follow the operational […]
नवजात शिशु को मिला “सोहम” उपहार, अब नवजात शिशु की श्रवण की जांच सोहम उपकरण से हो पाना आसान
इंडियनडॉक्टर4यू.कॉम // नयी दिल्ली ब्यूरो // विश्व स्तर पर हर साल लगभग 8,00,000 श्रवण रूप से दिव्यांग बच्चें पैदा होते है, जिनमें से करीब 1,00,000 भारत में पैदा होते हैं, इसलिए नवजात शिशु में श्रवण शक्ति की जांच जरुरी है और इस जांच की सुविधा अस्पतालों में होने से शिशु में श्रवण शक्ति दोष की जल्द पहचान जरुरी है । इसलिए शिशु के जन्म के बाद जल्दी स्क्रीनिंग किये जाने की आवश्यकता है। पर अब नवजात शिशु की श्रवण की जांच संभव हो जाएगी । हमारे देश में विकसित नवजात श्रवण स्क्रीनिंग उपकरण – सोहम को नई दिल्ली में विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी तथा पृथ्वी विज्ञान राज्य मंत्री श्री वाईएस चौधरी ने औपचारिक रूप से शुभारंभ किया। नवजात श्रवण स्क्रीनिंग उपकरण को स्कूल ऑफ इंटरनेशनल बायो डिजाइन (एसआईबी) के स्टार्टअप मैसर्स सोहम इनोवेशन लैब्स इंडिया प्राइवेट लिमिटेड ने विकसित किया है। श्रवण बाधिता जन्म विकारों में से सबसे एक सबसे प्रमुख विकार है – जन्म से ही सुनाई न देना, आनुवांशिक और गैर-आनुवांशिक दोनों कारकों का ही परिणाम है। ये कारक भारत में ज्यादातर संसाधन रूप से गरीब अर्थव्यवस्थाओं से जुड़े हैं। उन्नत स्वास्थ्य देखभाल प्रणालियों के विपरीत, श्रवण बाधित का पता ही नहीं चल पाता। इस प्रकार, इसका पता बच्चे की उम्र […]
Mosquito Can Breed at any place
Mosquito Can Breed at any place, even in a Small Cap of Bottle…In Rainy season water may be collected in such small cap. Always pay attention to dispose such material. Prevention is always better than cure…
HPB CERTIFICATE COURSE 2017 at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital , Delhi
HPB CERTIFICATE COURSE 2017 UNDER THE AEGIS OF IHPBA September 11-15, 2017 R.No. 2222, Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplantation Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi – 110 060 Contact No: Off: 011-42252222 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Secretary chairs National Review of National Health Mission
Indiandoctor4u.com/New Delhi Bureau// Health Secretary, Shri C K Mishra emphasised upon the need for innovative approaches to make the facilities at the peripheries work to avoid crowding of tertiary care facilities which impacts the quality of healthcare. He was chairing the National Review of the National Health Mission here recently. The national review meeting was attended by State Health Secretaries and NHM Mission Directors from all States/UTs. Issues on the agenda included reduction of MMR, IMR, improving immunization and uptake of family planning measures in selected States /UTs, roll out of recent initiatives such as, strengthening sub Centres as Health and Wellness Centres, screening for NCDs, progress in TB elimination, status of preparedness for swine flu, addressing HR challenges, DBT payments, digital payments, rare diseases etc. The Health Secretary asked the States/UTs to take a critical look at problem areas at all layers and resolve them through innovative approaches and new ideas. He stated that NHM provides unparalleled flexibilities to address healthcare challenges specific to State context and needs. While there has been considerable improvement as reflected in accelerated decline of MMR, U5MR, TFR and reversing the incidence of diseases such as TB, HIV, AIDS and Malaria, areas such as […]
Ayush Conducted Seminar at Delhi Army Hospital (R and R)
Indiandoctor4u.com/ Delhi Bureau/The benefits of the Indian indigenous systems of Medicine and Yoga are well recognized nationally and globally. Ayush has made the awareness about the system of medicine among the general public as well. Recently Ayush have organized a Seminar on “IMPLEMENTATION OF AYUSH IN THE ARMED FORCES MEDICAL SERVICES: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES” at Army Hospital (Research and Referral), New Delhi. The Director General Armed Forces Medical Services and Headquarters IDS (Medical) in collaboration with the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India organized a this path breaking Seminar , Ayush Seminar at Army Hospital on 26 Sep 2017. The Government of India has taken major initiatives to promote the practice of AYUSH in the country. Lt Gen MK Unni, the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services said mainstreaming of the Indian System of Medicine has been one of the key stated objectives of policy makers in the Government for several years. The integration of AYUSH in the Armed Forces is challenging due to the unique environmental and operational conditions. Dr Soumya Swaminathan, the Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research said well-coordinated research and clinical trials to establish the efficacy, safety and replicability of the AYUSH medicines will go a long way in […]
Centre assures them all support to combat cyclone ‘Ockhi’ to Tamilnadu and Gujarat: Nadda
Indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Correspondent//Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda today spoke to Shankar bhai Chaudhary and Dr C Vijayabaskar, Health Ministers of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu respectively and assured them all the support from the Centre for combating the ongoing cyclone ‘Ockhi’. Shri Nadda stated that the Centre will provide full cooperation and assistance to the Cyclone affected states in its efforts to provide relief in cyclone affected areas. Shri Nadda stated that the Health Ministry is geared up with all the necessary resources and a team of doctors has been put on standby for the cyclone affected areas to extend all necessary support to strengthen their efforts towards disaster management in the States. The Union Health Minister stated that the Centre is ready to extend all assistance to the State in terms of preventive and relief measures for managing the situation. Shri J.P. Nadda further said that the Health Ministry will provide all help to the government of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in dealing with the situation and has directed the officials in the ministry to stay in touch with the state’s health departments for any assistance.
22nd AHWP conference Inaugurated by Smt. Anupriya Patel
Indiandoctor4u// New Delhi Bureau//Hon’ble MoS (Health & Family Welfare) Smt. Anupriya Patel recently inaugurated the 22nd conference of Asian Harmonization Working Party (AHWP) at New Delhi. The five day conference is being conducted by Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) and National Drug Regulatory Authority (NDRA) of India in collaboration with Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The key objective of the event is to develop and recommend approaches for the convergence and harmonization of medical device regulations in Asia and beyond and to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and expertise amongst regulators and the industry. Asian Harmonization Working Party (AHWP) was established in 1999 as a voluntary non-profit organization of the 30 national regulators of member countries and industry members with a goal to promote regulatory harmonization on medical device regulations in Asia and other regions in accordance with the guidance issued by International Medical Device Regulators Forums (IMDRF). The AHWP works in collaboration with related international organizations such as IMDRF, WHO, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), etc. The Government has effected an ecosystem to promote Make In India, R&D and innovation in medical device sector in the country. Moreover, the Health Ministry has also come out with the recent […]
Acupressure and Acupuncture Courses in AYUSH Educational Institutions
Indiandoctor4u/New Delhi Bureau// Acupressure & Acupuncture are taught in Nature cure Colleges as a part of Bachelor in Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS) degree syllabus. All these colleges have been affiliated/recognized by the respective health universities. Bachelor in Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS), a five years six months full time regular course syllabus contains the study of Acupressure & Acupuncture therapies as part of the course. These two therapies are being practiced in Nature & Yoga Hospitals and Nature cure centers. Further, there is an M.D. course of 3 years duration on Acupuncture & Energy Medicine under Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, Tamilnadu. Acupuncture is an accepted mode of therapy but not an independent system of medicine.
Safe pregnancy has become a social movement in our country: J P Nadda
Indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau// Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda expressed heartfelt gratitude to the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for his un-daunting support to the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA), as the programme crossed one crore mark in antenatal check-ups. The Union Health Minister stated that Hon’ble Prime Minister of India had envisioned that 9th of every month, symbolizing the 9 months of pregnancy, should be dedicated to pregnant women. The PMSMA programme was launched in 2016 to fulfil his vision and ensure comprehensive and quality antenatal checkups to pregnant women across India. “More than one crore antenatal check-ups have been conducted under the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA), which has provided quality antenatal checkups to pregnant women on the 9th of every month. Now safe pregnancy has become a social movement in our country,” Shri Nadda added. Expressing satisfaction, Shri Nadda further stated that that the programme has been successful in reaching out to the difficult and remote areas of India, since out of the 1 crore checkups across the country, more than 25 lakh check-ups were conducted in high priority districts identified by the Health Ministry for focussed attention. “While all […]
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4th International Day of Yoga celebrated
indiandoctor4u//New Delhi Bureau// Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has stated that the way to lead a calm, creative & content life is Yoga. “It can show the way in defeating tensions and mindless anxiety. Instead of dividing, Yoga unites.” He was addressing the main event of the 4th International day of Yoga, which was celebrated at the Forest Research Institute(FRI) in Dehradun here today. Shri Krishna Kant Paul, Governor, Uttarakhand; Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat, Chief Minister, Uttarakhand, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of AYUSH and Shri Harak Singh Rawat, Uttarakhand State Minister (AYUSH) also attended the event. During his address the Prime Minister further said that, “Instead of increasing suffering, Yoga heals. Yoga is beautiful because it is ancient yet modern, it is constant yet evolving. It has the best of our past and presents and a ray of hope for our future. In Yoga, we have the perfect solution to the problems we face, either as individuals or in our society. The world has embraced Yoga and glimpses of this can be seen in the manner in which International Day of Yoga has been marked every year. In fact, Yoga Day has become one of the biggest mass […]
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XXI Annual Conference International Society of Addiction at New Delhi
21st Annual Meeting of International Society of Addiction Medicine to be held in New Delhi, India from 13th to 16th November 2019. The theme of the conference is “Addiction in a Rapidly Changing World“. We look forward to this opportunity to meet colleagues for shared learning, and a rich social and cultural experience. The conference is being organised by the Department of Psychiatry & National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. CONTACT Conference Secretariat Department of Psychiatry & National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India Email: email@example.com www.isam2019delhi.com Conference Manager Neumech Events 908, Chiranjiv Tower – 43, Nehru Place, New Delhi -110019 Tel : +91 11 4656 1994 Mobile: +91 97172 98178 / 75 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.conferenceindia.org —————————
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Harsh Vardhan urges stakeholders to implement the blueprint in a time bound manner
indiandoctor4u//correspondent//New Delhi// Urging the stakeholders to work towards implementing the National Digital Health Blueprint(NDHB) in a time bound manner, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that “Government of India is committed to ensuring high quality healthcare, accessible to all upto the last mile. The digital health interventions are accelerating this transformation and have a huge potential for supporting Universal Health care.” J. Satyanarayana, Former Chairman, UIDAI and Chairman of the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) Committee submitted the final NDHB report to Dr. Harsh Vardhan, here today. J. Satyanarayana provided a brief overview of the efforts that have gone into preparation of NDHB report and made a brief presentation on the overall framework as proposed in NDHB. He said that the priorities of Government of India in health care were included in the National Health Policy 2017 and this recommendation report by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has shown the implementation angle for achieving the same.He further added that this may be considered as the biggest leap of GoI towards achieving the goal of Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC) with impetus on Digital Healthcare component. Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that “The need of the hour […]
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AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik Inaugurates National Research Institute of Unani Medicine for Skin Disorders
indiandoctor4u// delhi bureau//Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated today National Research Institute of Unani Medicine for Skin Disorders (NRIUMSD) upgraded from Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine (CRIUM) at AG Colony Road, Erragadda, Hyderabad. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri G. Kishan Reddy was also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Naik lauded success of the CRIUM in the treatment of vitiligo and other chronic and stubborn diseases and said that it’s perhaps the only medical institution in the world which has treated more than 1.5 lakh patients of Vitiligo alone. In his address, Shri G. Kishan Reddy called the researchers to find safe and viable solutions to prevalent health challenges, such as vector borne diseases, non- communicable diseases, cancer and tuberculosis.
Rabies Vaccination Under National Rabies Control programme(NRCP)
indiandoctor4u//new delhi correspondent//Under National Rabies Control programme(NRCP) funds are not provided for procurement of Anti- Rabies vaccine(ARV). Funds under NRCP are only provided for training, surveillance, laboratory strengthening and advocacy etc. However for rabies vaccination all the states/UTs have been communicated to include Anti- Rabies vaccine (ARV) and Anti Rabies serum ( ARS ) under essential drug list and to undertake the procurement of ARV and ARS under National Free Drug service initiative under National Health Mission. As there is rabies elimination drive by 2030 globally, there is significant demand of Anti Rabies Vaccine and Serum from the neighboring courtiers like Myanmar, Malaysia and Philippines and these countries are importing vaccine from India.Many states and stakeholders have pointed out that preferential export of ARV by Indian Manufactures at escalated prices to the neighboring countries has resulted in nonresponse and non-participation by the manufactures in domestic tenders. Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) was directed to monitor the pharmaceutical firms producing ARV for ensuring regular supply of ARV to the States. DCGI requested all the manufacturers to furnish monthly details of the quantities of ARV manufactured, exported, sold in the domestic market and supplied to the government institutions. All the rabies vaccine manufacturers […]
On Worlds AIDS Day-“Let us shun discrimination in our thoughts, actions and behavior”
INDIANDOCTOR4U//NEW DELHI CORRESPONDENT//”we have travelled a long distance in our fight against AIDS and HIV, there are still some significant milestones that need to be achieved for making the country free of HIV AIDS by 2030, such as the lingering pockets of stigma and discrimination against those who have or have had AIDS”, as stated by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare as he inaugurated the event celebrating the World AIDS Day, organised by the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO). dr harshwardhan also launch NACO Mobile Application, new IEC Material for TI NGOs, Calendar-2020, Comprehensive Module for Private Practitioners on Management of HIV/AIDS, 2019 by Dr. Harsh Vardhan. Two PLHIV members shared their experience of having survived the disease and the support they have received from NACO, and other support organisations for overcoming the stigma.
On Worlds AIDS Day- Dr harshvardhan launches NACO Mobile Application
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