Tag Archives: JP Nadda

Doctor’s Prescription in CAPS to Made Mandatory in a Week: Health Ministry

Finally, the health ministry has woken up to an age-old problem of doctors writing in illegible English with an advisory issued on Thursday asking them to write prescriptions in “CAPITAL” letters preferably in a move to make it a norm soon. The necessary gazette notification as per the Medical Council of India Regulations will be issued to mandate the doctors ...

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TB Treatment: India Spent Rs 500 Crore in 2013-14

India spent Rs. 500 crore (Rs.5 billion/$81 million) in fiscal 2013-14 on the treatment of tuberculosis, including providing free medicines, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said Tuesday. The minister also said that the government is implementing the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in the country, under which diagnosis and treatment facilities, including anti-TB drugs are provided free of cost to all ...

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Sterilisation Process: ‘Not Target Driven but Demand Driven,’ Says Nadda

Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said on Friday that the four AIIMS doctors, who were sent to a mass sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh after 13 women died, have guided the doctors and helped set proper norms. Meanwhile, Nadda said, "The thing to be noted is that the sterilisation process was not target driven but demand driven." The four doctors ...

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