Category: Health

President of India inaugurates Global Clubfoot Conference

  The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Global Clubfoot Conference being organised by the CURE India in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that clubfoot is one of the most common orthopaedic birth defects. It

India tops list of new tuberculosis cases in 2016: WHO

  According to a new report by the World Health Organisation, India topped the list of seven countries, accounting for 64 per cent of the 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016. The Global TB Report 2017 released by the WHO said that India was followed by Indonesia, China, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria and

BIMSTEC Forum provides an ideal platform for fostering of Traditional Medicine

  Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India hosted First Meeting of BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine on 24-25 October, 2017 at Parvasi Bhartiya Kendra, New Delhi. The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is an International Organisation involving a group of countries in the South Asia and South East

Nearly 7.5 lakh people given hearing aid under accessible India campaign

  Union minister Krishan Pal Gurjar said that around 7.5 lakh people have been issued cochlear implant (hearing aid) through 5,500 camps held across the country under the accessible India campaign. Speaking at an inauguration of two-day national conference at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment