Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed a budget outlay of Rs 2,23,846 crore for the health sector
'The paradox is that countries across the globe are asking us for vaccines, while a section of our own is fomenting misinformation and doubt for narrow political ends,' the Union Minister said
According to the government statement, nearly 3 crore healthcare and frontline workers will be given priority in Covid-19 vaccination drive.
'By being a 'mitra' to the global community, India has earned global trust by supplying indigenously made vaccines,' a statement said
'It's a historic day. We have been blessed by the prime minister all through our fight against Covid,' said health minister at AIIMS hospital
In the letters addressed to the Prime Minister and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan these NGOs have also asked for punishment for responsible parties.
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said the pandemic has also resulted in heightened nationalism, but it has also shown us how important global cooperation is for everyone.
Speaking on various schemes that the government is looking forward to turn into reality, he said that centre has started several initiatives to curb the virus spread
This period needs strategised thinking, thought leadership and disruptive social entrepreneurship, the Union Minister said.
The Union Health Minister also said that the Centre has initiated a series of actions to prevent the spread of coronavirus
Some Congress leaders raised serious concerns over the grant of approval to Covaxin for restricted use, saying it is 'premature' and can prove dangerous.
Vardhan says free vaccine would be provided in the first phase to the most prioritised beneficiaries, including one crore healthcare and two crore frontline...
Vardhan, who visited two mock vaccination sites in Delhi to review the drill, said the free vaccine would be provided in the first phase of the inoculation...
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan also urged everyone to dismiss rumours and trust the vaccines that are being developed
The exercise will be conducted in all state capitals in at least three session sites.
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan claimed the government is alert about the new strain of coronavirus reported in the United Kingdom.
The first conference, Samvad-I, was held in New Delhi in 2015, at Bodh Gaya.
Modi cautions states, UTS against laxity in fighting the pandemic
PM Modi will also hold a virtual meeting with chief ministers and other representatives of states and union territories via video conferencing to discuss the...
Releasing the INAP progress card, Vardhan said India has successfully met important targets of 2017.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan says the move aims to dignify and honour the noble contribution made by Covid-19 warriors.
Addressing a webinar Vardhan said, Covid-19 vaccine will be available in the next few months
Spurt in coronavirus cases in Delhi since October 28
KJ Alphons writes to health minister Harsh Vardhan requesting him to look into the issue.
Kejriwal has requested the Centre to provide additional beds to the city's central government-run hospitals