Doctors across India had put in request to procure the antibiotic used to treat Strep A bacterial infection, which can lead to rheumatic fever & heart disease.
The Modi govt will announce launch of Start-Up Grand Challenge on October 1, when the flagship health insurance scheme PM-JAY completes a year.
Modi govt had proposed to treat cataract under National Blindness Prevention Programme instead of PM-JAY. But NBPP has cited 'excessive burden'.
The comic book featuring details about Ayushman Bharat has been published. Copies will soon be distributed in over 7 lakh govt schools across India.
The US FDA has found a cancer-causing substance, NDMA, in Ranitidine-based medicines like GSK’s Zinetac, and is probing the matter.
Drug Controller General of India has written to state drug regulators, asking them to alert manufacturers about Ranitidine & take steps to ensure patient safety.
In an exclusive interview, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan talks of checking fraud under Ayushman Bharat and govt's plans for second year of the scheme.
Doctors, insurance companies, and regulators have not managed to balance the risks of addiction with the benefits of alleviating pain or helping a patient quit smoking.
The scheme covers 40% of the population at present. Official document accessed by ThePrint says the government will expand the scheme over time.