Union Health Minister(Search results - 26)
HealthAug 26, 2021, 10:07 PM IST
50% of India's adult population has received first Covid-19 vaccine dose
Confirming the development, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya took to Twitter to state that 5️0 per cent of the eligible population had been inoculated with the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
India NewsAug 13, 2021, 8:32 PM IST
Union Health Minister to visit Kerala for Covid review
The visit comes just days after the high-level central team gave a critical report on Covid-19 management in the state.
Top StoriesAug 12, 2021, 6:56 PM IST
Union Health Minister Mandaviya meets WHO chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan over WHO's approval of Covaxin
A week ago, Bharat Biotech received Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance certificate from Hungary in the manufacturing of Covaxin.
Top StoriesAug 4, 2021, 6:34 PM IST
Union Health Minister writes to Kerala CM over COVID-19 situation, suggests proactive measures
Kerala has been witnessing a surge in the cases, with 49.85% of the total Covid-19 cases in the country being reported from the southern state.
Top StoriesJul 29, 2021, 11:13 AM IST
Kerala government announces complete weekend lockdown on July 31 and August 1; Centre sends team
The weekend lockdown order was announced a day after Kerala registered 22,056 fresh Covid-19 cases and 131 deaths.
Top StoriesJul 14, 2021, 2:07 PM IST
On Twitter, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya fact-checks states claiming vaccine shortage
The Union Health Minister said that to facilitate vaccination through government and private hospitals, 11.46 crore vaccine doses were made available to the state governments and Union Territories in June. The vaccine availability was increased to 13.5 crores in July.
Top StoriesMay 26, 2021, 2:59 PM IST
IMA Uttarakhand slaps Rs 1000 crore defamation notice to Ramdev, calls it ‘criminal act'
Ramdev withdrew his statements on allopathic medicine after receiving a strong-worded letter from Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan who called his remarks 'inappropriate' and ‘extremely unfortunate’.
Top StoriesMay 16, 2021, 6:28 PM IST
From Yogi Adityanath to Dr Harsh Vardhan: Absurdity and bizarre claims by BJP leaders amid coronavirus crisis
Since the beginning of Covid pandemic in 2020 and till date, leaders especially with the ruling BJP both at different state and central level had pulled a joke about themselves. From batting for cow dung, urine as treatment and prevention to pitching for mass gathering and making an irresponsible statement about the shortage of vaccine, BJP leaders have said it out all openly. From Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to DV Sadasanda Gowda and Himanta Biswa Sarma, all have made such statements.
Top StoriesApr 15, 2021, 9:22 PM IST
NEET PG 2021 postponed due to Covid pandemic
Announcing the decision, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said the health and safety of the young doctors was paramount at the moment.
Top StoriesApr 7, 2021, 7:40 PM IST
'Vaccine shortage claims utterly baseless; my silence is not weakness'
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan breaks his silence on claims levelled by some state governments and political leaders with regard to the Covid-19 vaccine shortage. Here's the full transcript of Dr Harsh Vardhan's statement.
Top StoriesJan 2, 2021, 1:24 PM IST
Coronavirus vaccine will be free across India: Dr Harsh Vardhan
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has announced that the Coronavirus vaccine will be free of cost across the country.
Top StoriesDec 7, 2020, 6:53 PM IST
Mystery disease sends hundreds to hospital in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru
The Centre is rushing a three-member team of medical experts to Eluru in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district after Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday spoke to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan about scores of children being hospitalised with an undiagnosed illness in the past few days.
Coronavirus IndiaNov 15, 2020, 7:42 PM IST
Paramilitary doctors to more ICU beds: 12-point strategy to tackle Covid-19 in Delhi
During an urgent meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and other officials, a 12-point strategy was devised to contain the spread of the virus in Delhi, especially in view of the festive season and the decreasing temperatures, accompanied by increasing pollution.
IndiaNov 5, 2020, 9:22 AM IST
Union Health Minister applauds Karnataka's COVID-19 control measures
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has appreciated the Karnataka government for the measures taken to control COVID-19 and advised the state to formulate better strategies during the upcoming festive season and winter.
IndiaOct 12, 2020, 9:46 AM IST
Coronavirus: No religion or God asks for elaborate festive celebrations, stay away from crowds: Harsh Vardhan
Union Health minister Harsh Vardhan called for extra vigil and said that no religion or God lays down that religious events must be celebrated in an ostentatious manner.