Public Health

China's top legislator calls for improving public health legislation, law revision

China's top legislator calls for improving public health legislation, law revision

Li underlined the importance and the urgency of improving public health legislation and law revisions to guard against major public healt...Read More

Dear Government of India, did you need a coronavirus pandemic alarm to allocate Rs 15,000 crore to the health sector?

Dear Government of India, did you need a coronavirus pandemic alarm to allocate Rs 15,000 crore to the health sector?

On Tuesday, while announcing the 21-day lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 15,000 crore budget for the healthcare sect...Read More

The Economy of Health: State allots Rs 2546 cr for public health, Rs 950 cr for medical education

The Economy of Health: State allots Rs 2546 cr for public health, Rs 950 cr for medical education

Mumbai: Public health spend has been given a priority in the state budget. The state government has proposed an outlay of Rs 2,456 crore...Read More

MVA Government may double health allocation for 2020-21

MVA Government may double health allocation for 2020-21

It could be increased to 4,190 crore in 2020-21 from 2,601 crore in 2019-20 for expenditure under various schemes, and 6,077 crore from 5...Read More

FPJ Edit: A public health hazard

FPJ Edit: A public health hazard

Most countries, including India, plan to evacuate their citizens from Wuhan, the epicenter of the fast-spreading coronavirus epidemic. Ch...Read More

Citizens won't get better looking at statues, they need medical help: Bombay HC

Citizens won't get better looking at statues, they need medical help: Bombay HC

'Pity that govt has funds to raise height of Dr Ambedkar's statue but none to treat the poor he stood for'

Delhi: Public health emergency at Centre’s seat

Delhi: Public health emergency at Centre’s seat

In a knee-jerk response, which is becoming an annual ritual, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal ordered all schools in the Capital to r...Read More

Health care industry is making the air toxic

Health care industry is making the air toxic

Climate change presents an unprecedented public health emergency and the global health care sector is contributing to the worldwide clima...Read More

Ensure contaminated water is not used for cultivation along tracks: Bombay High Court to Railways

Ensure contaminated water is not used for cultivation along tracks: Bombay High Court to Railways

Mumbai: Observing that public health cannot be compromised, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed Indian Railways to ensure sewage or...Read More

Bhopal: Take steps to deal with looming water woes, says Kamal Nath

Bhopal: Take steps to deal with looming water woes, says Kamal Nath

Chief Minister Kamal Nath took serious note of the receding ground water level and asked the administration to keep vigil on it.  He aske...Read More

Bhopal: Government apathy, vacancies leave health services on deathbed

Bhopal: Government apathy, vacancies leave health services on deathbed

Bhopal: Public health is not on the priority list of incumbent state government. Hundreds of posts are lying vacant from state and distri...Read More

World Drug Report 2018: Prescription drug abuse expands; cocaine and opium hit record highs

World Drug Report 2018: Prescription drug abuse expands; cocaine and opium hit record highs

New York/Vienna/Geneva/Nairobi: The non-medical use of prescription drugs is becoming a major threat to public health and law enforcement...Read More

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Indore: Lack of resources grounds health dept war against quacks yet again

Indore: Tall claims of district administration about ensuring public health and safety fell flat once again with shortage of resources fo...Read More

Adulthood obesity ups the risk of early death

Adulthood obesity ups the risk of early death

Washington: You may want to shed those extra kilos as a recent study has suggested that being overweight at any point in your adulthood c...Read More

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Bhopal: 100-bedded maternity ward inaugurated at JP Hospital

BHOPAL: Minister for public health and family welfare Rustam Singh along with public relations minister Dr Narottam Mishra inaugurated a ...Read More

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Bhopal: Rustom Singh inspects district hospital

NARSINGHPUR: Public Health and Family Welfare Minister Rustom Singh did inspection of district hospital; he saw the arrangements of hospi...Read More

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Ujjain Municipal Corporation commissioner reshuffles role of officials

Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) commissioner Ashish Singh has reallocated additional responsibilities to the officials of the ...Read More

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Bhopal: Bhoomi pujan of community health centre

MORENA: On Bhoomipujan ceremony of Community Centre on Friday, Public Health and Family Welfare Minister Rustom Singh said that the gover...Read More

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Bhopal: 2 crore children in state to be administered deworming pills

BHOPAL: The public health and family welfare department, in association with departments of school education, integrated child developmen...Read More

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Bhopal: Children emergency unit at JP Hospital to prevent child deaths

BHOPAL: Public health and family welfare minister Rustam Singh inaugurated children emergency unit at JP Hospital on Tuesday to improve t...Read More

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