- Created on 20 January 2017
Taking serious note of the recent death of an American woman after contracting an infection resistant to antibiotics, the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has directed all stakeholders including drug makers, pharma supply chain and chemists, to strictly follow norms while selling antibiotics.
- Created on 17 December 2016
Expressing concern over deaths due to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in BRICS nations, India’s Health Minister, JP Nadda, has urged BRICS countries to fight NCDs with firm commitment.
- Created on 12 December 2016
The World Health Organization has launched a data portal on December 12, 2016 (Universal Health Coverage Day), which will help assess the progress towards universal health coverage across the globe. The portal will show where countries need to improve access to services and where they need to improve information.
- Created on 09 December 2016
The painful story of 500 kg Egyptian woman who sought the help of India’s Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj, for medical visa for weight-loss surgery in Mumbai, does not seem end as airlines have refused to provide her travel due to her huge weight and a lack of stretchers which could carry her huge body.