Maharashtra govt to encourage use of bicycle by intending to create cycle track

Maharashtra state government has taken an initiative to encourage use of bicycle by intending to create cycle track through ‘streets with cycle track’ project starting from smaller cities instead of congested city like Mumbai. The pilot project ‘streets with cycle track’ will be implemented in 10 cities across the state such as Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, … Read more

Amitabh Bachchan to spread awareness about infectious diseases

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan offered his services to the Indian government for creating awareness about infectious diseases, specially tuberculosis and hepatitis B. Bachchan, accompanied by his wife and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, met union Health Minister J.P. Nadda at his residence and offered his services to spread awareness about the disease. Nadda tweeted: “Deeply … Read more

Indian Health Ministry on H1N1

The Health Ministry has been closely monitoring the situation arising due to cases and deaths caused by H1N1 in some states and there is no shortage of drugs or any other logistics. This was stated by the Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) Shri B P Sharma after a high level meeting chaired by him today. … Read more

Swine flu situation in Gujarat, Rajasthan & Maharashtra

Union Health Minister JP Nadda reviewed the swine flu situation in Gujarat, which has claimed 98 lives in the state so far. He held a review meeting with state Health Minister Nitin Patel and other top officials of the department in Gandhinagar yesterday and expressed satisfaction over the steps taken by the state government in … Read more

Need of AYUSH remedies and practices in cancer care

The Minister of State for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik called upon the scientists and researchers to indulge in systematic evaluation of AYUSH remedies and practices in cancer care. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik stated that the traditional systems of medicine are based on strong fundamental principles, time-tested experiences and holistic concepts of application, and not … Read more

Heart diseases, cancer, diabetes & respiratory diseases increasing

The probability of dying pre-maturely from a non-communicable disease like cancer has gone up in India between 2010-2012 and it has emerged as the leading cause of fatalities globally, a WHO report said. The latest global status report on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) states that the four main NCDs … Read more

Un-utilised and utilised funds in AYUSH India

This is the last week of 2014 and we have finished 9 months of our working in the financial year 2014-2015. What we have achieved in 2014 in alternative medicine sector in India. Central Govt. has recently released details of allocated and utilised funds in AYUSH. For the year 2014-2015, central govt. allocated 1069 crore … Read more

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