What is Zika Virus?
NI Wire, Fri, 1 Apr 2016
Zika virus is a mosquito borne virus that was first identified among monkeys in Uganda in the year 1947 and later in humans in 1952.
Four Day National AROGYA Fair Begins in Goa
NI Wire, Sun, 27 Mar 2016
A National level AROGYA Fair organized by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India in association with Goa State Government and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) began in Goa
Impact of Passive Smoking on Children
NI Wire, Wed, 16 Mar 2016
As per Global Youth Tobacco Survey, a school-based survey of students in grades 8, 9, and 10 conducted in 2009, one in five students live in homes where others smoke, and more than one-third of the students are exposed to smoke around others outside of the home; one-quarter of the students have at least one parent who smokes.
Health Minister inaugurates 3-day international conference on Antimicrobial Resistance
NI Wire, Tue, 23 Feb 2016
India is committed to combatingAntimicrobial Resistance (AMR). However, a collective action is required by all stakeholders within a country and by all countries within a region.
Health Ministry releases results from 1st phase of HFHS-4 survey
NI Wire, Tue, 19 Jan 2016
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released today the results from the first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16.