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Fake yellow fever vaccine attracts govt crackdown

There have been reports of private centres providing the shots illegally in certain parts of the country.

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Updated on May 24, 2023 04:39 AM IST

After Kiren Rijiju’s exit, MoS law SP Baghel shifted to health ministry

Earlier today Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju was assigned as Minister of Earth Sciences while Arun Ram Meghwal was allotted the charge of the Law Ministry.

Hours after shifting Kiren Rijiju from the law ministry, the Centre on Thursday moved Minister of State Prof S P Baghel to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. (File)
Updated on May 18, 2023 05:11 PM IST

Union Cabinet approves ‘National Medical Devices Policy 2023’

The Indian medical devices sector is on a growth track and has an enormous potential to become self-reliant.

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya (PTI)
Published on Apr 26, 2023 10:05 PM IST
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Medical education department sends fourth notice to CPS

The College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPS) has been sent a fourth show-cause notice by the medical education department asking it to explain anomalies found at hospitals offering its courses during an inspection last year. The notice comes as the Bombay high court decides whether a writ petition filed by the CPS will merit a hearing. Two institutions offering CPS courses were found closed and anomalies detected in 45 others during last year's inspection, while another 73 refused inspection. The CPS is an autonomous examination body that grants degrees under the Indian Medical Degrees Act, 1916.

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Updated on Apr 14, 2023 12:46 AM IST
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Blood banks to inform SBTC of hepatitis positive patients

The State Blood Transfusion Council in India has instructed blood banks to notify both new and old hepatitis B and C patients in an effort to eradicate the diseases. The council has 373 blood banks registered with it and aims to end viral hepatitis by 2030 through its National Viral Hepatitis Control Program. Free screening tests and treatment are being provided to hepatitis B and C patients through treatment centres, and blood donors are being referred to these centres for further treatment and medical management. The monthly data will be analysed to identify trends in the community.

The State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) has instructed all blood banks to notify new and old hepatitis B and C patients reported at blood banks in an effort to eradicate the diseases (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 11:12 PM IST
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