In what could be a major relief to tobacco manufactures, the ministry of law has suggested to the ministry of health to give a grace period of two months to tobacco manufacturers for clearing the rema
Plans are afoot to split the Medical Council of India (MCI) into a “leaner body” by restructuring it and segregating its powers to separate bodies.
Europe has become the world’s first malaria-free region, with zero cases reported last year, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, in its annual report, ahead of World malaria day on April
Even as the Supreme Court recalled its order scrapping the national eligibility-cum-entrance test, sources revealed that the single entrance test for admission to undergraduate (UG) medical courses is
Days after the Narendra Modi government decided to give marching orders to the foreign-funded consultants working with the Central government for more than three years, the Union health ministry has d
Government employees will soon be given the option to pledge their organs on their identity cards.
Passed by Parliament in 1940, the existing Drugs and Cosmetics Act is all set to get revamped, with the government considering a new legislation at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The government on Thursday reconstituted the board of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), naming senior journalist Ram Bahadur Rai as president of the trust.
Existing trends suggest that by 2040 nearly half of the developing countries are unlikely to meet international health spending targets to make basic services universally available.
After days of dilly-dallying, Golden Tobacco Limited has become the first one to implement 85 per cent pictorial health warnings on both sides of tobacco packets on their brands, such as Panama.