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JP Nadda pays surprise visit to Safdarjung Hospital, reviews Dengue preparedness

Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Friday made a surprise visit of Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi to review its preparedness for Dengue and instructed the officials to ensure enough availability of platelets for dengue patients. The Health Minister expressed satisfaction regarding the preparation and availability of platelets/blood at the hospital and met representatives from some prominent NGOs in ...

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Health Minister Launches ‘Mission Indradhanush’ to Fight 7 Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Mission Indradhanush depicting 7 colours of the rainbow against 7 vaccine preventable diseases — diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B — was launched by Union Health Minister JP Nadda to make Indian kids receive full immunization program by 2020. The Mission Indradhanush seeks to achieve this goal, said the Health Minister. Between 2009 and 2013, immunisation ...

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Swine Flu Death Toll Crosses 1,100

Swine flu has claimed more than 1,100 lives in India this year, while the number of cases reported across the country so far is 21,000, a health ministry official said on Monday. A total of 16 deaths were reported on Sunday, bringing the toll due to the disease to 1,115, the official said. While the number of deaths has climbed ...

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Mother, child and adolescent health high on Government agenda: J.P. Nadda

The health of women, young adults and children is central to the governance agenda, said Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda at the inauguration of the Global Stakeholders’ Consultation to update the strategy for health of Woman, Children and Adolescents. The global consultation is being hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with UN ...

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Telangana reports 5 deaths, 50 cases of swine flu, KCR seeks Centre’s help

With five deaths and 50 reported cases of swine flu in Telangana, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought the central government’s help in tackling it. So far, 10 patients have died with swine flu and the latest two deaths were from Osmania Hospital and the other from Gandhi Hospital. So far, 185 ...

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