Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicMansukh Mandaviya

Topic: Mansukh Mandaviya

Mandaviya directs states, UTs to expand teleconsultation amid rise in home isolation cases

During the virtual meeting with health ministers and officials of 9 States & UTs, Mandaviya urged them to adopt the hub and spoke model and open more teleconsultation centres.

Mandaviya pushes for ‘atmanirbharta’ in urea & DAP production using ‘green hydrogen’

During a 'high level' meeting, Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya urged officials of the Dept of Fertilizers to take necessary steps for sustainable agriculture and the green future of India.

Over 2 crore children in 15-18 age group vaccinated with first dose so far, says Mandaviya

According to health ministry, over 91% of the adult population in India has received at least one dose of the vaccine while more than 66% have been vaccinated with both the doses. 

Unhappy with govt response, Delhi doctors remain on strike, ‘those on Covid duty join protest’

Manish Nigam, who is leading the protest in Delhi, says doctors are 'dissatisfied with response' of Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya after their meeting, want 'immediate action'.

No evidence to suggest existing vaccines don’t work on Omicron variant, Modi govt tells RS

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said vaccines are expected to still offer protection against severe disease and vaccination with the available Covid vaccines remains crucial.

India ready to fight Omicron, vaccine manufacturing to increase in next 2 months: Mandaviya

Speaking in Rajya Sabha, the health minister said the vaccine manufacturing capacity will be increased to 45 cr doses per month & buffer stock of medicines & oxygen have been prepared.

Modi govt working on policy to boost research in pharmaceutical sector, says Mandaviya

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya says India should not limit itself to manufacturing generic medicines and must conduct research and sell patented drugs to the world market.

Modi’s trust in scientists ensured India developed vaccine in a year, Mandaviya tells Lok Sabha

During a discussion on Covid, Health Minister said that earlier, permissions for vaccine research required 3 years, but Modi govt ‘eased those processes’.

Politics played over ‘oxygen shortage deaths’, 19 states said there were none: Govt tells LS

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya was replying to a question on the total number of Covid deaths reported in the country because of oxygen shortage during second wave. 

Modi govt tables Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill for regulation of clinics

The bill seeks for the regulation and supervision of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) clinics and ART banks, prevention of misuse, safe and ethical practice of ART services.

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