ePharmacies to tap approx 70 million Ind
14 Aug, 2020

According to the report, approx 2.5x growth in households using ePharmacy services during COVID-19 lockdown The Feder.....

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NHA governing board gives nod to the int
14 Aug, 2020

The Governing Board of NHA, which implements the AB-PMJAY, met on Thursday to review the implementation of the scheme un.....

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Has Delhi flattened COVID-19 curve? Wide
15 Aug, 2020

Delhi had become the centre of attention in the fight against COVID-19 when on 9 June, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Siso.....

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India considering Russia's request for P
08, Sept, 2020

The Indian government is considering the request of Russian government for holding phase 3 trials of the Sputnik V .....

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Centre approved anti-viral medicines to
17 Sept, 2020

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said there was an approval by the Central government on use of Remdesivir and Fabip.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: UP govt allows Covaxin
25 Sept, 2020

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Government on Wednesday allowed the phase-3 trial of anti-COVID-19 vaccine ''Covaxin&.....

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Aarogya Setu app helped identify coronav
14 Oct, 2020

World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded India’s Aarogya Setu app, saying .....

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Novo Nordisk Education Foundation Unveil
07 Nov, 2020

The program is aimed at spreading awareness on efficient diabetes management and ambition to reduce the national average.....

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HPE eHealth centers provide free Tubercu
19 Nov, 2020

This initiative is in line with the TB pledge HPE signed last year with USAID in support of the government’s targe.....

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SpiceHealth launches COVID-19 RT-PCR tes
24 Nov, 2020

Set to revolutionize Covid-19 testing in India, the company has partnered with GeneStore to offer diagnostic tests whose.....

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Prime Minister Modi reviews vaccine deve
30 Nov, 2020

Indian government is supporting six new COVID-19 research projects across four institutions, allowing researchers to con.....

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AYUSH medicines allowed to Covid patient
02 Dec, 2020

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that there was lack of clarity in the Ministry of Ayush advisory on allowing homoeopat.....

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Covid19- Pfizer to price vaccine at litt
17 Dec, 2020

New Delhi: Pfizer said that its mRNA vaccine will be priced in a way that will help the Indian government to ensure supp.....

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India says ready to soon start volunta
19 Dec 2020

 India’s government said on Friday it could soon start voluntary inoculation against the COVID-19 disease as .....

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National Task Force recommends enhanced
28 Dec, 2020

Whole Genome Sequencing for 5 per cent of positive cases, more than 50 samples of UK returnees are currently under seque.....

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New Covid-19 strain in India: 20 returne
30 Dec, 2020

Covid new strain in India: As many as 20 returnees from the United Kingdom (UK) so far have been found to be carrying th.....

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New COVID-19 strain: Total 29 people in
02 Jan, 2021

A total of 29 people have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union Health Ministr.....

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Coronavirus vaccine to cost Rs 219-292 t
05 Jan, 2021

Coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will cost USD 3-4 per shot ( ?219-292) to the .....

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India delivers Covid-19 shots to prepare
03 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: Indian airlines started delivering batches of Covid-19 vaccines nationwide on Tuesday, preparing fo.....

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Covid 19 vaccination in India LIVE: 7.86
21 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India update: India has so far vaccinated over 7.86 lakh frontline workers against Coronavirus a.....

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No permission given for use of vaccine a
06 Feb, 2021

India has not given permission for use of any vaccine against bird flu nor other countries like the US, UK and the Europ.....

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Govt places orders for 1.45 cr doses of
10 Feb, 2021

The government has placed orders for 1 crore additional doses of Covishield from Serum Institute of India and 45 lakh mo.....

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AYUSH Ministry, WHO SEARO ink agreement
16 Feb, 2021

The AYUSH Ministry and the World Health Organization’s South East Asia Regional Office has signed a Letter of Exch.....

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Government integrates non-alcoholic fatt
23 Feb, 2021

Government on Monday integrated the Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the National Programme for Prevention a.....

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National Medical Commission will bring g
27 Feb, 2021

The government is transforming the entire medical education and healthcare sector in the country and as part of the init.....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: SII seeks Govt
24 March, 2021

The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India, has sought permission from the Centr.....

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Vaccine Maitri: Fiji receives 100,000 do
01 April 2021

A consignment of around 100,000 doses of Made in India COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca) vaccines reach Nadi International Airpor.....

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Govt prohibits exports of remdesivir til
12 April 2021

In view of increased demand for remdesivir due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Sunday said the export of the.....

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Haffkine Biopharma gets nod to produce B
17 April 2021

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that the department of science and technology, government of .....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin production to
19 April 2021

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by Septem.....

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As hospitals gasp for Oxygen amid Covid
22 April 2021

Amid reports of oxygen shortage in the country, the Centre on Wednesday said of the total 7,500 metric tonnes of oxygen .....

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Global community rushes medical supplies
30 April 2021

The international community on Thursday rushed much-needed medical supplies, relief materials, life-saving drugs as well.....

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UNICEF sent 3,000 oxygen concentrators t
04 May, 2021

The UN children’s agency has sent critical life-saving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, diagnostic .....

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US govt doing everything it can to help
08 May, 2021

The US government is making all the efforts to help India in this hour of crisis, a senior State Department official has.....

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Foreign aid of 6,738 O2 concentrators, 1
10 May, 2021

New Delhi: The Centre has dispatched and delivered to various states and Union Territories 6,738 oxygen concentrators, 3.....

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Covid-19: India fastest nation globally
13 May, 2021

India is the fastest country globally to reach the landmark of administering 17 crore doses in 114 days, Union Health Mi.....

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Very little of 25 percent vax quota for
18 May, 2021

The central government’s current vaccination strategy allocates 25% of doses produced in India to the private sect.....

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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX
19 May, 2021

WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that once the devastating Covid-19 outbreak in India recedes, the Serum I.....

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5.86 cr Covid vaccine doses to be provid
20 May, 2021

According to the advance visibility provided by the Centre to states and UTs, a total of 5.86 crore Covid vaccine doses .....

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Our vaccine highly effective on COVID-19
27 May, 2021

Seeking a fast-track approval for its COVID-19 vaccine, US major Pfizer has told Indian authorities that its jab has sho.....

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Govt, Pfizer working together for earlie
28 May, 2021

As soon as Pfizer indicated vaccine availability, the central government and the company started working together for th.....

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Price capping waiver to exemption from b
01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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Centre to facilitate vaccine supply to s
09 June, 2021

States and union territories would aggregate the demand of private hospitals for Covid vaccines based on which the Centr.....

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Centre to provide over 96,490 Covid vacc
15 June, 2021

More than 1.40 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union Territories to be administered.....

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Top government officials, leaders from i
19 June, 2021

Top government officials, leaders from the industry and academicians from India and the US would take part in the annual.....

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No scientific evidence of Covid vaccinat
22 June, 2021

The Union health ministry on Monday reiterated there is no scientific evidence of COVID-19 vaccination causing infertili.....

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Record 69 lakh COVID vaccine doses admin
22 June, 2021

More than 69 lakh vaccine doses were administered across the country till Monday evening on the first day of the revised.....

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Unable to send Covid vaccines as India n
14 July, 2021

The United States on Tuesday said that it is ready to ship its COVID-19 vaccines expeditiously when it has the green lig.....

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India has highest number of unvaccinated
16 July, 2021

India has the highest number of under-vaccinated or unvaccinated children worldwide at 3.5 million, an increase of 1.4 m.....

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Over 41.99 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses
19 July, 2021

Over 41.99 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have so far been provided to states and Union territories, and more than 2.56 cr.....

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No shortage of Covid vaccines, no delay
21 July, 2021

Advance visibility of these allocations i.e. the total doses of vaccine that would be available to a state and union ter.....

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Over 3.29 crore unutilised vaccine doses
25 July, 2021

More than 3.29 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states, union territories an.....

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67.6 Percent population above 6 yrs fou
26 July, 2021

NEW DELHI: Of India's population above the age of six, 67.6 percent have developed antibodies against Covid-19, foun.....

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Over 2.18 cr balance, unutilised COVID-1
29 July, 2021

More than 2.18 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and union territories.....

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Over 54.04 crore Covid vaccine doses pro
13 Aug, 2021

More than 54.04 crore Covid vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far, and 1,09,83,510 additional doses .....

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SII informs Centre it will supply around
27 Aug, 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) has informed the Centre that it will be able to supply around 20 crore doses of COVID-19 .....

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India gifts medical oxygen plant to Nepa
27 Aug, 2021

India on Thursday donated a medical oxygen plant to Nepal as part of New Delhi’s continued commitment to the Himal.....

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Out of 65 crore Covid vaccine doses give

The daily COVID-19 vaccinations crossed the 1 crore mark on Tuesday for the second time in five days, taking the total n.....

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Over 66.07 crore Covid vaccine doses pro

The Union government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout th.....

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Biocon Biologics-SILS alliance to help i

On Thursday, Biocon Biologics, a subsidiary of Biocon, had said it will offer around 15 per cent stake to Serum Institut.....

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Govt gave nod to 157 new medical college

The government has given nod to 157 new medical colleges in India since 2014 and has invested Rs 17,691.08 crore on thes.....

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Serum Institute seeks DCGI nod for Covid

The Serum Institute of India on Friday sought permission from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to manufactur.....

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COVID-19: Zydus Cadila vaccine to be adm

Zydus Cadila’s COVID-19 vaccine ZyCov-D, which has been cleared by India’s drug regulator for those aged 12 .....

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IMA pushes for Covid-19 vaccine for all

Noticing their vulnerabilities, IMA on Sunday demanded Covid-19 vaccination for all diabetes patients, including a third.....

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GenePath Diagnostics kit detects Delta,

Pune-based diagnostics company GenePath Diagnostics has received regulatory approval for its test kit that can different.....

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Covid-19: Delhi likely to isolate asympt

The Delhi government is considering isolating Omicron patients, who are asymptomatic and have mild symptoms, at home, of.....

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Serum Institute seeks full market author

Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought full approval for its Covid-19 vaccine, Covishield. SII has applied to the min.....

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Delhi Covid-19 Guidelines: List of those

Following is the list of all who will be exempted during the weekend curfew imposed in Delhi from Friday 10 pm to Monday.....

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Once in a lifetime COVID pandemic has re

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu and said the future w.....

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Zydus Cadila starts supplies of Covid va

Zydus Cadila on Wednesday announced that the company had started supplies of its Covid-19 vaccine, ZyCoV-D, to the Gover.....

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No gender gap in administration of COVID

There is no gender gap in administration of COVID-19 vaccines, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar informe.....

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Fixed trade margins of over 40 costly ca

The government has fixed trade margins of over 40 costly cancer drugs following which prices have come down significantl.....

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Govt’s focus on affordable healthc

On the occasion of World Health Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the government is working tirelessly .....

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SII urges Centre to use 10 cr Covishield

The Serum Institute of India has urged the Centre to use the available 10 crore doses of Covishield offered free of cost.....

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‘One Step’ portal to provide

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday suggested establishing facilitation centres at Indian embassies acro.....

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Unable to sell Sputnik Light stock, Stel

Unable to sell its huge stock of Covid vaccine Sputnik Light amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Bengaluru-based Steli.....

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Biological E reduces Corbevax Covid-19 v

Biological E, a Hyderabad-based vaccine maker, on Monday announced a reduction in the price of the Corbevax Covid-19 vac.....

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Global Centre for Traditional Medicine e

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Indian government have established the Global Centre for Traditional Medicin.....

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Centre calls for setting up blood group

As part of its various activities to promote blood donation and create awareness, the Centre has advised setting up of b.....

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Coronavirus Testing: DDMA allows only IC

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has directed that only ICMR-licensed labs can collect COVID-19 samples. A.....

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Kerala reports India’s first monke

The Union health ministry on Thursday rushed a high-level multidisciplinary team to Kerala which reported the country&rs.....

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India crosses 200-crore Covid-19 vaccine

India achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme against COVID-19 as the cumulative doses administered surp.....

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Centre closely following COVID-19 trajec

Given the emergence of COVID-19 variants with variable transmissibility and other public health implications, the Union .....

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Task force to be set up to provide guida

A task force on monkeypox will be constituted to provide guidance to the government on expansion of diagnostic facilitie.....

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100 million doses of Corbevax supplied t

Biological E. Ltd (BE) on Thursday said it has delivered 10 crore (100 million) doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, Corbevax .....

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'Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav': Registrations

Registrations for the 'Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav' have begun on the Aarogya Setu portal as part of a mega voluntar.....

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Haryana sends samples to Kolkata lab aft

 Samples of four cough syrups manufactured by a Sonipat-based firm have been sent to the Central Drugs Laboratory i.....

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Health ministry not to procure fresh Cov

 The government's Covid vaccination programme is in its final leg with the Health Ministry deciding against pro.....

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ICMR calls for research proposals on sti

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has called for proposals under its Task Force Program to boost collaborati.....

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Indian pharma exports rise by 4.22 pc to

 Pharmaceutical exports from India registered a growth of 4.22 per cent to reach USD 14.57 billion during the April.....

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Vaccine against cervical cancer to be in

India would be in a position to roll out the indigenously developed Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) against cervical .....

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SII's free supply of Covishield to Centr

Amid a rise in COVID cases in some countries, Serum Institute of India has started supply of Covishield to the Centre fr.....

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India targeting global arena with high v

India is poised to take on the global arena and move from high-volume to high-value products in the pharma and med-tech .....

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MSD pharma likely to participate when go

MSD Pharmaceuticals is willing to participate in a global tender that the Union Health Ministry is likely to float in Ap.....

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Guidelines on medical negligence under c

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has taken up for consideration the healthcare sector's long-standing.....

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Goa govt plans to build cancer institute

The Goa government plans to build a cancer institute in the state so that its residents won't need to travel to othe.....

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India to pitch for open access to resear

India will make a pitch for interlinking of national archives of G-20 countries to make available scientific papers publ.....

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States responsible for implementing sche

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that it is dedicated to improve access to menstrual hygiene for young and adolesce.....

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Thiruvananthapuram to host Global Ayurve

The fifth edition of the Global Ayurveda Festival (GAF 2023) will be held in the State capital from December 1 to 5, foc.....

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Centre considering testing drugs at govt

Amid quality issues being raised globally for the cough syrups exported by Indian firms, the Centre is actively consider.....

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Health Ministry to launch 60-day 'Tobacc

The Union Health Ministry is planning to launch a 60-day pan India campaign on the theme 'tobacco-free youth' on.....

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Cutting-edge lab for research on biotech

Visakhapatnam: A state-of-the-art laboratory for conducting "groundbreaking research" in areas such as biotech.....

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Centre, Goa govt to ink MoU with Tata Me

The Centre, the Goa government and Mumbai-based Tata Memorial Centre will soon sign an agreement to start an out-patient.....

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India gifts 84 vehicles to hospitals and

 India on Sunday gifted 84 vehicles to various organisations working in health and education sectors across Nepal, .....

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Medical devices makers body AiMed asks g

The Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD) on Friday asked the government to withdraw the official memora.....

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98 students died by suicide in higher ed

Ninety-eight students died by suicide in the past five years in higher education institutions, including central univers.....

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Coal India inks MoU with Fortis Healthca

Fortis Healthcare has joined hands with Coal India to treat underprivileged children suffering from thalassemia under th.....

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Traditional Medicine Global Summit to be

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will organise the Traditional Medicine Global Summit on August 17 and 18 in Gujarat&.....

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WHO will release Gujarat Declaration on

The WHO will soon release the 'Gujarat Declaration on Traditional Medicine' which emphasises the importance of t.....

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Mandaviya reviews health services in Ben

 Hailing the Ayushman Bharat Health & Wellness Centre as comprehensive primary healthcare services to people ne.....

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Govt invites EoIs for IMPCL strategic sa

The government on Thursday invited Expression of Interest (EoI) from bidders by October 15 for strategic sale of Indian .....

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Campaign to provide health services to e

Optimum delivery of health schemes to every intended beneficiary, including those in the last mile, will lead to achievi.....

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Process of constituting State Mental Hea

The Delhi government assured the high court on Friday that the process to constitute the State Mental Health Authority (.....

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