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Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Ramdev’s infertility medicine

New Delhi (IANS): The Rajya Sabha witnessed an uproar on Thursday when members raised the issue of yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s infertility medicine ‘Divya Putrajeevak Seed’.

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Azad inaugurates Convergence Block, Generic Pharmacy Store at AIIMS

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad inaugurated the convergence block and free pharmacy store at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), here on Sunday.

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AAP accuses Azad, Narendra Modi, Mulayam Singh of trying to restore Dr Ketan Desai’s clout in MCI

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party on Friday accused the Congress, the BJP and the Samajwadi Party of trying to restore the clout of former MCI president Dr Ketan Desai in the Medical Council of India “despite the ongoing criminal cases pending against him”.

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Jhansi Medical College to be upgraded as super speciality hospital

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad announced the super specialty upgradation of Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College, Jhansi under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) Phase III, here on Friday. He said Rs 150 crore has been allocated by the central government for this upgradation.

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ICMR scientists hailed for developing affordable healthcare technologies

New Delhi: Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday congratulated ICMR scientists led by Director General Dr V M Katoch for the success they have had in developing many affordable technologies for healthcare in the country.

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Safdarjung Hospital to get super-specialty, emergency blocks

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday laid the foundation stone of super-specialty and emergency blocks of Safdarjung Hospital here as part of its redevelopment project.

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Azad launches kits for detection of food borne pathogens, diagnosing iron deficiency anaemia, Vitamin-A deficiency

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad launched indigenous technologies developed by the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) Hyderabad, here on Thursday. These include three different kits for detection of food borne pathogens, diagnosing iron deficiency anaemia and diagnosing Vitamin-A deficiency.

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Govt reiterates its commitment to introduce BSc (Community Health) Course

New Delhi: The union government has reiterated its commitment to introduce the three-year Bachelor of Science (Community Health) course to address the serious concern of shortage of availability of human resources in health sector in rural areas.

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Two MBBS seats reserved for wards of medical faculty at NEIGRIHMS, Shillong

New Delhi: The government has reserved two MBBS seats for the wards of the medical faculty at the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong. This is one of the measures adopted in order to attract talent at the institute, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

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NGO appeals PM for bringing Desiraju back to Health Department

New Delhi: People for Better Treatment (PBT), a Kolkata-based charitable organisation devoted to fight healthcare corruption and medical negligence, has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to bring back Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju, who was transferred “allegedly due to his strong stance against corruption and refusal to pave the way for another return of disgraced ex-president of Medical Council of India (MCI), Dr Ketan Desai” and his supporters to helm of Indian health regulatory system.

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