Dr Mansukh Mandaviya

Stroke may claim 10m lives annually by 2050: Study

NEW DELHI: Stroke-related fatalities could escalate to a staggering 10 million per annum globally by the year 2050, a new study published in the Lancet Neurology journal suggests. Low and middle-income countries are expected to bear its maximum brunt. However, the study underscores that stroke is a highly preventable and treatable condition. The research indicates […]

Over 100 people to be quarantined for Nipah, Kerala under threat

KOZHIKODE/NEW DELHI: Kerala government health officials have asked 125 people to stay indoors who may have come into contact with the four people who had been confirmed to have had contracted the virus in Kozhikode district. Health officials also suspect that another two people may have also come into contact with the infected four.  Dr […]

New health campaign to mark PM Modi’s birthday

Over the years, BP has celebrated PM Modi’s birthday as ‘sewa divas’

Dr Mandaviya emphasises competitiveness for India’s pharma growth

NEW DELHI: Union minister of chemicals and fertilizers Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday, May 27, said that Indian pharmaceutical companies must maintain a degree of competitiveness to catalyse growth. Dr Mandaviya chaired a roundtable meeting with the leading CEOs of the pharmaceutical industry on the second day of the 8th International Conference on Pharma and […]

India developed own mechanism for estimating TB burden: Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya

NEW DELHI: Union Health minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya said on Thursday, May 25, that India has developed its own mechanism for estimating its TB burden. Addressing the 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Dr Mandaviya said, “India is the only country in the world to have developed its own mechanism for estimating its TB burden.” […]

COVID surge: Ramp up testing, Mandaviya to State health ministers

Union Health minister chairs review meeting with state health ministers, says average tests in states are below national average

H3N2 Virus: Puducherry shuts down schools from March 16

Decision was taken to curb spread of virus; Doctors call for annual flu vaccination

Union health minister, Gates discuss Indian healthcare system

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates appreciates how India handled the COVID pandemic

New Omicron Variant Detected, Health Ministry Reviews COVID Situation

With Diwali around the corner and the COVID menace apparently rearing its head again with Omicron’s BQ.1 variant, the Union minister of health and family welfare, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, chaired a meeting on the pandemic situation in the country.

COVID Rising: Docs Say People Are ‘Self Doctoring’

NEW DELHI: While Union health minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya directed officials to focus on surveillance and Genome Sequencing and to monitor hospitalisation amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the country, health experts feel that the actual numbers may be much more as people are self-doctoring. Dr Mandaviya held a high-level review meeting following an escalation […]