Tag Archives: JP Nadda

Govt Adds 4,000 Medical PG Seats for 2017-18, Total 35,117 Now: Minister

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, on Thursday said that “an all-time record number of over 4,000 PG medical seats have been approved by Government of India in various medical colleges and hospitals for the academic session 2017-18 this year, taking the total number of PG seats available to 35,117.” This will strengthen tertiary care and ...

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Himachal Pradesh declared India’s Second Open Defecation Free State

The State of Himachal Pradesh was today declared Open Defecation Free (ODF), making it the second State in the country (after Sikkim) to achieve the feat. The State government made the declaration today at a public event in Shimla, where the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh, felicitated the respective District Administrators and Local Administrators for successfully achieving this ...

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NEET Ordinance Today as President Gives Assent; What it Means?

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Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda said President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 and The Dentists (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016, which will be promulgated this evening. It provides for a uniform entrance examination for Undergraduate and Post Graduate admissions with a proviso that for UG admission for the ...

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3 New Medical Colleges, 2 Cancer Units in Jammu & Kashmir Soon: Minister

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda laid the foundation stone for three new medical Colleges at Rajouri, Anantnag and Baramulla districts in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. “The new Medical Colleges will strengthen the medical infrastructure and give a big boost to tertiary healthcare and medical education in the region”, said Nadda, stating that with total outlay ...

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World TB Day: JP Nadda Launches New Resistent TB Drug Bedaquiline

Union Health Minister JP Nadda launched Bedaquiline, a new anti-TB drug for Drug Resistant TB. The drug is a new anti-TB drug for treatment of resistent tuberculosis. The new class of drug is a diarylquinoline that specifically targets Mycobacterial ATP synthase, an enzyme essential for supply of energy to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and most other mycobacteria. J P Nadda launched it ...

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Centre to Continue Funding AIDS Treatment in States: Nadda

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Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda said the Centre will continue funding the AIDS treatment costs, reversing earlier decision to stop it in major shift of policy in view of criticism from states. Releasing the “India HIV Estimations 2015-Technical Report”, he has launched Distance Learning Programme on Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST), Integrated HIV TB e-learning module, PPTCT ...

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Health Minister Nadda Kick Starts Kayakalp Initiative at AIIMS

It is a part of Kayakalp initiative which encourages public health facilities to work towards standards of excellence to help the facilities stay clean and hygienic Union Health minister J P Nadda has launched the ‘Clean and Green’ campaign at AIIMS, New Delhi as part of the ‘Kayakalp’ initiative to create awareness about staying clean and hygienic. The Kayakalp initiative ...

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Centre Promises More Health Funds for Northeast, Seeks Transparency to Avoid ‘Misuse’

Jagat Prakash Nadda, the union health ministers who is on tour of the northeast has promised to release funds to the eight sister states, allaying fears that health is given a back seat in the region, mostly governed by the Congress governments. The meeting held at Assam Administrative Staff College at Guwahati on Saturday with Health Ministers and Secretaries of ...

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