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Speed up completion of new medical colleges approved under Central Scheme: Health Ministry urges states   

According to a Health Ministry statement, 157 new medical colleges have been sanctioned so far under the scheme in three phases since 2014

 

Published on 29th July 2022
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NEET-PG results are out: Union Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya shares on Twitter. Here's how you can check the results

"I congratulate all the students who have qualified for NEET-PG with flying colours," he went on to add

Published on 1st June 2022
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What the FAQ: What is the WHO's recent advisory to Ukraine?

It is noteworthy that the Ukrainian public health labs function partly on the support received from the United States, the European Union and the WHO

Published on 11th March 2022
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Give COVID vaccine boosters to the most vulnerable first: WHO appeals to countries

Last year, WHO pleaded with rich countries to declare a moratorium on offering booster doses until the end of 2021, an appeal that went almost entirely ignored

Published on 22nd January 2022
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Bengali cartoonist, writer and illustrator Narayan Debnath passes away

He was the creator of characters like Bantul the Great, Handa Bhonda, Nante Fonte and Bahadur Beral

Published on 18th January 2022
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What The FAQ: Is the new IHU COVID-19 variant a point of concern yet?

The new strain was discovered in France in mid-November and seems to be spreading not as fast as the Omicron variant

Published on 5th January 2022
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What The FAQ: Everything you need to know about the new Flurona ailment that's going around

The flurona is not a new variant of the COVID-19 virus. It is basically a co-infection of the flu and Coronavirus at the same time

Published on 4th January 2022
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Delhi lawyer writes to CJI requesting preponement of hearing in NEET-EWS reservation issue as doctors' strike rages on

FORDA's protest against the delayed NEET PG counselling has gained support from doctors from five states — Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh

Published on 29th December 2021
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NEET PG protests: Resident doctors in Delhi continue stir, despite government's peace talks

The counselling for NEET-PG admissions is pending because of a clutch of cases in the Supreme Court regarding the newly introduced EWS quota

Published on 29th December 2021
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IIT-K ATM Health offers smart, accessible and contact-free healthcare

At the launch event, IIT-K highlighted the importance of remote and no-contact expert healthcare in the current pandemic-stricken world

Published on 24th December 2021
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IIT-K researchers estimate third wave of COVID-19, driven by Omicron, will peak in early February

Drawing from data available on first and second waves, the researchers used a statistical tool called Gaussian Mixture to predict the timelines of the upcoming wave

Published on 24th December 2021
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What happened on December 9: History happened on this day when smallpox became the first disease to be completely eradicated

What is interesting is that the history of smallpox is intertwined with the history of vaccination. In 1798, the first smallpox vaccine was developed due to the efforts of Edward Jenner, the father of

Published on 9th December 2021
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COVID-19: Decisions like boosters, jabs for children need to be based on science, Health Minister Mandaviya says

Mandaviya said that the government would be spending Rs 100 crore in each district to ensure that states have 50-bed critical medical facility for future pandemics

Published on 4th December 2021
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Red warning: Anaemia spikes reported in children, women in the latest National Family Health Survey

The Health Ministry’s fact sheet released on November 24 covers 14 states and Union Territories clubbed under phase-2 of NFHS-5. The phase-1 findings were released in December last year

Published on 25th November 2021
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What happened on November 14: Einstein explained light's nature and a day to raise awareness regarding diabetes

One of Albert Einstein's first contributions to physics came on this day when he explained the quantum theory of light

Published on 14th November 2021

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