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Pneumonia vaccine to be part of immunisation plan

Nearly 25 per cent of the 1.4m children below the age of five that die every year globally due to the disease are from India.

13 May 2017 3:17 AM

Drug resistant TB spike in 20 years: Study

Lancet predicts steep rise in India, Philippines, Russia & South Africa.

10 May 2017 1:35 AM

Punctual health ministry employees to get awards

Significantly, arrival in the office after 9.30 am and departure from office before 5 pm will be reckoned as half day casual leave.

08 May 2017 12:40 AM

NPPA warns manufacturers about unavaialbility of stents

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has ensured that the price cap will not stop regular supply of the stents

03 May 2017 3:17 PM

Govt’s ‘Digital India’ push fails to help disabled

Despite guidelines, all major govt websites lack electronic accessibility.

30 Apr 2017 6:32 AM

India allows controversial stents

Drug regulator asks for clinic trials of stents red-flagged by US, EU, Australia.

29 Apr 2017 5:59 AM

Killer smoke: Bidi is the deadliest, says new survey

The study found that bidi smoking was more popular in India than in Bangladesh or Pakistan.

27 Apr 2017 2:26 AM

Centre pushes for e-payment in hospitals

Post demonitisation, the health ministry had sent instructions to all government hospitals to start digital payment of hospital bills.

24 Apr 2017 1:40 AM

Patients caught in war of generic, branded drugs

Pharmaceutical companies focus their marketing budgets to give incentives to doctors so that they promote their ‘expensive’ branded drugs.

24 Apr 2017 1:10 AM

Drug to ease cancer pain legal again

Dextropropoxyphene was banned four years ago in India.

22 Apr 2017 2:04 AM