Centre books 30 crore doses of Covid vaccine

The Union government has finalised arrangements with Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer, Biological-E, to reserve 300 million Covid-19 vaccine doses, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said today. Continue Reading

India begins vaccination second phase, Co-Win opens registration

After the successful completion of the first phase of vaccination, India began its second round today. Continue Reading

75% of new Corona cases from 10 States: Union Health Ministry

The Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has said 75 per cent of the new coronavirus cases in India are concentrated in 10 States and Union Territories. Continue Reading

Year-ender 2019: Round-up of events in TN health sector

2019 has been a rollercoaster ride in Tamilnadu health sector. The year saw many ups and downs. Here are the list of events that took place.

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TRENDS writes plea to CM

In view of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s recent move to place the Ordinance bill to ban E-cigarettes in India in the public domain for feedback, TRENDS, the voluntary association of Trade Representatives of ENDS in India – a group of importers, distributors, and marketers of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) devices has written to Chief Minister of Tamilnadu requesting to evaluate what is in the best interests of the citizens of the state. Continue Reading

Only healthy snacks to be served at Health Ministry

In a move aimed at promoting healthy eating, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued a new circular asking all its departments not to serve cookies, biscuits and other fast food during official meetings. Continue Reading