Tag Archives: J P Nadda

A strike against pneumonia

In 2014, this government made a promise to the people of India, to safeguard their health, to provide the men, women, and children of this country the best chance to survive and thrive. One of the key initiatives was to protect as many of our children against as many diseases as possible, with the introduction of new vaccines into the Universal Immunization Programme… Read More

J P Nadda conferred World Tobacco Award 2017 to WHO


Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare was conferred the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for global tobacco control, here today. The global recognition was presented to him by Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia at the ‘National Consultation on Accelerating Implementation of WHO… Read More

J P Nadda launches Skill for Life, Save a Life initiative

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Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the ‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’ initiative at a function, here today. Speaking on the occasion Shri Nadda said that India enjoys a demographic dividend as more than 65% youth are below the age of 35 years and the Government is determined to seize this opportunity by providing adequate … Read More

J P Nadda releases 10th CRM report of NHM

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Ensuring quality of healthcare in public and private sector is our key priority. However, new challenges demand we make innovative strategies and encourage new ideas and innovations and take advantage of them so that nobody is left untouched of our services. The Union Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this at the function for dissemination of 10th Common… Read More

India aims to eliminate TB by 2025

India today pledged its commitment to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of the global goal to reduce the number of such deaths by 90 per cent by 2030.Speaking at the 29th meeting of Stop TB Partnership coordination committee, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said that India has formulated a national strategic plan with a special focus on stamping… Read More

J P Nadda launches PCV under Universal Immunization Programme

“No child should die in the country from Vaccine Preventable Diseases” is the Goal & Commitment of our government. We stand committed to reducing child deaths and providing a healthier future to our children.” Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare stated this as he announced the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine… Read More

Florence Nightingale Awards to 35 Nurses

The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Florence Nightingale Awards to 35 nurses from across the country on the occasion of International Nurses Day at the Rashrapati Bhavan, here, in the presence of Shri J P Nadda, Minister for Health and Family Welfare.

The President congratulated the award winners and said that nurses in India are at the… Read More

AIIMS doctors checked health condition of gas leak victims

Health Minister J P Nadda has said the team of AIIMS doctors checked the health condition of gas leak victims and confirmed that they are out of danger. Mr Nadda said the five member team of AIIMS doctors also visited the Tughlakabad Depot where the gas leak incident took place yesterday.

Mr Nadda yesterday constituted a five-member team of doctors to take stock… Read More

200 students hospitalised after gas leakage in Delhi

Over 200 students and 9 teachers of a school located in Delhi’s Tughlakabad area were admitted to hospital following complaints of eye irritation due to gas leakage from a nearby container depot.

Our correspondent reports that students of Rani Jhansi School were taken to a nearby hospital for medical aid.Talking to media, DCP, South East, Romil Baniya… Read More

Government to launch pneumonia vaccine on 13 May

The Union government will launch pneumonia vaccine, under its universal immunisation programme, in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on May 13.The vaccine, which gives protection against 13 types of pneumococcal bacteria, will be launched by Union Health Minister J P Nadda.

In the first phase, the vaccine will be administered under routine immunisation… Read More

J P Nadda inaugurates first-ever induction Training Programme

The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shri J.P. Nadda inaugurated the first-ever induction training programme for the newly appointed General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs) of the Central Health Service Cadre at National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), at New Delhi, today. Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste and Smt Anupriya Patel, Ministers… Read More

India develops National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

“Antimicrobial resistance is a serious threat to global public health that requires action across all government sectors and society and is driven by many interconnected factors. Single, isolated interventions have limited impact and coordinated action is required to minimize the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance.” This was stated… Read More