Health Current Affairs

Mandatory Standards for products and services in Health & Food sector on anvil

Mandatory Standards for products and services in Health & Food sector on anvil

The Government has taken number of initiatives for the protection of the interests of consumers. Very soon, services and products in the area of health & food etc. shall have to follow mandatory quality standards. Precious metal like Gold and silvers shall have to wear hallmarking for the larger interests of consumers. New Bureau of Indian Standards Act has been ...

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‘Women of India Festival 2016’ of organic products at New Delhi, from 14th October

'Women of India Festival 2016' of organic products at New Delhi, from 14th October

The Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi inaugurated the ‘Women of India Festival 2016’ of organic products by women at Dilli Haat at INA, New Delhi. The Festival to be held from October 14-23, will offer on sale the biggest selection of organic products ranging from food, fabrics and furniture to wellness, personal care and solar products. ...

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Amendments to the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill approved

Amendments to the HIV and AIDS Bill approved

The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to introduce official amendments to the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014. The HIV and AIDS Bill, 2014 has been drafted to safeguard the rights of people living with HIV and affected by HIV. The provisions of the Bill seek to address ...

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2nd Edition of Advantage Healthcare India (AHCI 2016) being organised in Noida

Advantage Healthcare India

After the very successful launch of the inaugural edition last year, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India is now organizing the 2nd edition of ‘Advantage Healthcare India 2016 (AHCI 2016)’, an International Summit on Medical Value Travel with the aim of ‘Promoting Healthcare Services Exports from India’, scheduled from 3-5 October, 2016 at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater ...

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Health Ministry to launch ‘Mission Parivar Vikas’ for improved family planning services

Mission Parivar Vikas

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will soon launch “Mission Parivar Vikas” in 145 high focus districts having the highest total fertility rates in the country. These 145 districts are in the seven high focus, high TFR (Total Fertility Rate) states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Assam that constitute 44% of the country’s population. Why ...

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