Home Health Wellness Wellness on June 26, 2022 "The country has emerged successfully in the management of the pandemic," Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday, after the country successfully spearheaded the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The country also developed a "robust and strong mechanism to counter the public health issues," he said. Declaring open the Jipmer International School of Public Health here, Mandaviya said the dedication of the institution to the nation marks an important event. The school will help India as well as the world efficiently tackle various global public health issues and challenges. "It will also provide the highest level of education in public health, generate sustainable value-based solutions and strengthen the capacity for services and research in the health sector," he said. He said the … [Read more...] about India Emerged Successfully In The Management Of Covid-19 Pandemic: Mansukh Mandaviya
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Home Health Wellness Wellness on July 1, 2022 Doctors are often given god-like status and this is so because of the ample reasons associated with the care and treatment that doctors have since ages provided for mankind. Doctors' Day is meant to celebrate and thank these healthcare providers. Every year, 1 July is observed as National Doctors Day in India. This day is meant to create awareness among people to make them remember the importance that doctors hold in our lives. This day is celebrated to pay respect to their selfless service. However, this day is not just for doctors, but also to remember theample services that medical industries and their advancements have provided to mankind today. Doctors have left no stone unturned to utilise technologies such that patients are provided with the best care and National Doctors Day is a reminder that all the accomplishments made are truly a miracle in every sense. The … [Read more...] about National Doctors Day 2022: History, Why We Celebrate And Significance Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure on May 8, 2021 In its new testing guideline issued on Tuesday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) mentioned that RT-PCR tests are no longer required in some cases. This statement comes forth amidst the Centre's continual request to states and Union territories to increase the proportion of RT-PCR tests to at least 70 per cent of all COVID-19 tests being conducted. The new testing guidelines are declared with the aim of reducing the workload of the diagnostic laboratories in the country. The Centre said the over 2,500 labs in the country are working under immense pressure because of the rapidly growing caseloads. India can test close to 15 lakh tests in its 2,506 molecular testing laboratories, including RT-PCR, TrueNat, CBNAAT and other similar platforms. But the continually hiking number of cases and laboratory staff testing positive have caused a delay. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: ICMR Releases New Covid Testing Guidelines; Why Is RT-PCR Not Required?
Home Pregnancy parenting Kids Kids on June 23, 2022 A study published in The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health journal on Thursday shows that children infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus may experience symptoms of long-term COVID lasting at least two months  . Approximately 46 per cent of children who contract COVID-19 may suffer from long COVID symptoms for at least two months following the infection, according to the largest study of long COVID symptoms among children aged 0-14. Long-COVID In Children Aged 0-14: Everything You Need To Know In general, the study aimed to determine the prevalence of long-lasting symptoms among children and infants, as well as their quality of life and absence from school or day-care. Further research into the long-term effects of the pandemic on all children will be necessary for the future. Here are the study findings: A national-level sample of Danish children with … [Read more...] about Long COVID In Children Can Last At Least Two Months: Study
Home Health Wellness Wellness on June 25, 2022 India's tally of Covid infections rose by 15,940 in a day to reach 4,33,78,234 while the active caseload increased to 91,779, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday.The death toll climbed to 5,24,974 with 20 more fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. Active cases rose by 3,495 in a day and now comprise 0.21 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.58 per cent, the health ministry said. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.39 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 3.30 per cent, according to the health ministry. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,27,61,481, while the case fatality rate was 1.21 per cent. According to the ministry, 196.94 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far. India's COVID-19 tally had … [Read more...] about India Records 15,940 Covid-19 Infections, 20 Fatalities In A Day
Home Health Wellness Wellness on June 28, 2022 The government has drawn up a plan to augment the medical infrastructures of 17 cities, which see an inflow of a lot of overseas patients for treatment and wellness therapies, in a bid to boost medical travel as part of its 'Heal in India' initiative. Besides, the health ministry is working on easing medical visa norms and other requirements for patients and their companions from 44 countries identified based on the number of patients visiting India, and the quality and cost of medical treatment there, official sources told PTI. These are predominantly African, Latin American countries and also members of the SAARC and Gulf Cooperation Council groupings, they said. Through 'Heal In India', the government aims at positioning the country as a global hub for medical and wellness tourism, and a destination of choice for quality healthcare services. The Union Health … [Read more...] about ‘Heal In India’: An Indian Govt Initiative To Attract More Foreign Patients