National Health Conclave 2017

Key stakeholders in Healthcare congregate to organise the 1st National Health Conclave 2017 on NCDs

Recognising that India is experiencing a rapid health transition with a rising burden of NCDs, now considered as a developmental burden, Association of Health Providers India, Public Health Foundation of India, Indian Council of Medical Research, Indian Space Research Organisation, National Board of Examinations along with other key partners from government, research institutions, academia and international agencies joined hands to organise the National Health Conclave 2017 with the theme Chronic Care – Innovation, opportunities and Challenges.


AIIMS Doctors Write to Director about food served at Campus

The Resident Doctors' Association (RDA) of AIIMS has written to its Director about the food that is served in the campus.The Resident Doctor Association or RDA, AIIMS is an association of doctors which raises issues relating to the resident doctors from time to time.

 “The quality of food which is served in different hostel messes (hostel No.5, 7, 8, Trauma centre hostel and MMRDH) are substandard and needs immediate attention,” says the letter submitted to the Director.


Government forms panel to make drugs more affordable

The Centre has constituted a committee of Joint Secretaries for ensuring enhanced affordability, availability and accessibility of drugs for the citizens. Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh L Mandaviya said this in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha yesterday. Elaborating on the terms of reference of the committee, the Minister said that it will suggest ways to make pricing policy in favour of poor patients. The committee would also review the scope of Drugs (Price Control) Order 2013 and suggest ways for strengthening the regulatory provisions of the order.

Baby Bilal With His Family And The Team Of Doctors

Pakistani baby gets treated for a rare heart disease at Noida Hospital

  • Worldwide 1 in about 2 lakh children suffer from this life threatening disease

A- three- year old Pakistani Baby, Mohammad Bilal was treated at Jaypee Hospital Noida for a rare heart disease.The surgery was carried out under the guidance of Dr. Rajesh Sharma, Director, Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Jaypee Hospital and his team.

Bilal’s heart treatment is a huge achievement not only for Jaypee hospital but for the entire Medical fraternity, as his cardiac disorder was a rare occurrence, which is found in one among two lakh children. According to available statistics, till year 1993, only 84 children were found to be suffering from this disease across the world, and so far, only 500 children have been diagnosed with this rare heart disorder worldwide.

AIIMS Hospitals

Centre proposes to set up 14 new AIIMS hospitals in the country

Government proposes to establish an additional 14 new AIIMS under various phases of Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana in different parts of the country, Lok Sabha was informed today. 

Replying to supplementaries on AIIMS and related healthcare system in India, Union Health Minister JP Nadda said government is working on enhancing the capacity of national capital's medical institutes, which receive a large number of patients from across the country.