Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

National Antibiotics Policy

The Government has already framed a comprehensive policy, namely, the National Policy for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance, to address the problem of multi-drug resistance due to widespread and indiscriminate use of antimicrobial / antibiotic drugs in the country. The policy was developed by a Task Force constituted under the chairmanship of Director General of Health… Read More

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National Policy for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance

The Government has already framed a comprehensive policy, namely, the National Policy for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance, to address the problem of multi-drug resistance due to widespread and indiscriminate use of antimicrobial / antibiotic drugs in the country. The policy was developed by a Task Force constituted under the chairmanship of Director General of Health… Read More

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UK and India to work together on Evidence-Informed Healthcare Policy and Practice

UK and India to work together on Evidence-Informed Healthcare Policy and Practice : Department of Health Research signs agreement with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, UK. Dr V M Katoch, Secretary, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India signed an MOU with Sir Andrew Dillon, Chief Executive of… Read More

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Meeting of Consultative Committee of Parliament attached to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

The Meeting of Consultative Committee of Parliament attached to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Family Planning and Population Stabilisation was held in New Delhi today. ShriGhulamNabi Azad, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare presided over the meeting. The meeting discussed various issues on Family Planning and Population Stabilization. In his opening… Read More

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Regulatory Mechanism for Ayurvedic, Unani and Homoeopathic Medicines

Ayurvedic Treatment Procedures  Ayurvedic, Unani and Homoeopathic medicines are regulated in the country under the provisions of Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 and the Rules thereunder. For this purpose, the Licensing Authorities are appointed by the State Government to grant license for manufacturing of Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathic medicines and enforce the legal provisions for… Read More

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National Urban Health Mission

To address healthcare needs of urban population, particularly urban poor, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has formulated National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) as a Sub-Mission under an over-arching National Health Mission (NHM) to be launched during the 12th Five Year Plan.  It may be recalled that NUHM was a listed scheme under 11th… Read More

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National Regulatory Authority of India meets International Vaccine Regulation Standards

National Regulatory Authority of India Meets International Standards for Vaccine Regulations: WHO The National Regulatory Authority of India (NRA) and affiliated institutions meet WHO published indicators for a functional vaccine regulatory system. A WHO-led team of international experts from eight countries came to this conclusion at the end of a comprehensive review from 10-14 December… Read More

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CGHS Scope extended to PIB Media Persons

CGHS facilities enhanced to accomodate PIB Accredited Media Persons The Government of India has liberalized the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) facilities for PIB accredited media persons. All facilities available to the PIB accredited journalists will now also be available to their eligible dependent family members. The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has streamlined… Read More

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