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Pandemic Has Long-Term Impact On Mother And Child Health

Apr 03, 2021 Poshan Desk

Study finds lack of health services led to an increase in maternal deaths, stillbirths and maternal depression.

World Is Looking Up To India's Health Sector, Especially After Covid-19: PM Modi

Feb 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi said the budget allocated for the health sector now is phenomenal and shows the government's commitment towards this sector.


India’s Hypertension Epidemic: Are We Prepared?

One in four Indians has high blood pressure. Can government intervention help?

No Change In West Bengal, TMC Exact Replica Of Left Rule Except It Scaled Up Corruption: Harsh Vardhan

Feb 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

People are unhappy and fed up with the rise in corruption, appeasement as well as nephew-brotherhood in the state, health minister accuses current ruling party in the state


Rajnath Singh Lauds Union Budget 2021, Says Its For 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'

Senior BJP leader and defense minister Rajnath Singh asserted that this will strengthen the economy.

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25 January, 2021

The Challenge Of Acute Malnutrition

Piyasree Mukherjee

Treating Severely Acute Malnourished children must be the first priority of healthcare workers


10 December, 2020

Covid-19 And The Irreversible Marks Undernutrition Will Leave In Its Wake

Jef L Leroy and Marie Ruel

India’s Covid-19 mitigation efforts should be to prevent child undernutrition now rather than to treat it later.


01 December, 2020

Health Ministry Directs States To Determine Covid Test Rates

PTI

The Union health ministry wrote to all states to set up an expert group to study the market and determine the testing rates.


19 November, 2020

Covid-19 Has Diverted Scientific Attention From Killer Diseases Like TB: Vardhan

PTI

Health minister highlighted India's "TB Harega, Desh Jeetega" campaign that targets to achieve the goal target related to TB by 2025


10 November, 2020

e-Health Card Facilities To Be Implemented In Delhi By August 2021: Arvind Kejriwal

PTI

Move to provide efficient healthcare to the people of Delhi


08 November, 2020

Indian-American Vivek Murthy Expected To Co-Chair Joe Biden’s Covid Task Force

PTI

The former US surgeon general may get a key position in Joe Biden's health administration after serving as a top public health advisor during the campaign.


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06 November, 2020

Harsh Vardhan: Our Aim Is To Give Covid Vaccine To 30 Crore Indians By August-September 2021

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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan expresses optimism, but warns that there "there are several uncertainties. The biggest is that the vaccine may not work."


21 October, 2020

Dozee Is The Comprehensive Health Guide

Waqar Ahmed Fahad

Dozee is transforming patient-care at hospital and at home through contact-less vitals monitoring.


06 October, 2020

The Dormant State Of Indian Health Care Centres

Kunal Saini

Most of the population in rural India is dependent on government funded public facilities and Community Health Centres (CHCs). Even though rural areas have approximately 5335 functioning CHCs, there is a massive need for more such centres, especially in states like Bihar.


30 September, 2020

Covid-19 Cases Cross 62 Lakh-Mark, Death Toll Climbs To 97,497

PTI

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), cumulatively 7,41,96,729 samples have been tested for detection of coronavirus infection up to September 29.


24 September, 2020

Cancer Research Day: Can Cell-free DNA Test Predict Cancer In An Individual?

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Cell-free DNA is also called pre-symptomatic cancer testing which can predict if an individual will develop cancer in near or distant future.


23 September, 2020

Voice User Interface (VUI) – The Next Leap In Healthcare

Rustom Lawyer

Voice User Interface (VUI) is on the precipice becoming just as vital as the Graphical User Interface (GUI).Voice AI is the way of the future, assisting people to track their health and fitness, on mobile apps and wearables.


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17 September, 2020

Why Reviving Midday Meals Is A Must

Anjula Gurtoo, Nidhi Sharma and Deepika Swami

Over 9.12 crore underprivileged children get their daily nutrition from the midday-meal scheme, which has been disrupted by the pandemic.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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