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05-Oct-2019 Dharamshala

Regional Review meeting of IEC Component under

Dr. Ajay Kumar Gupta, Director Health Service HP-cum-Project Director, HP State AIDS Control Society has informed that the Regional Review meeting of National AIDS Control Programme for North India was held at Dharamshala to review the progress and achievements...

25-Sep-2019 New Delhi

Himachal Pradesh receives prize for best performance in T.B. Control

Himachal Pradesh was given prize for best performance in T.B. Control Programme throughout the country in a National level function organised by Government of India at New Delhi today. State T.B. Control Officer Dr. R.K. Baria received this prize from Union Health...

24-Mar-2019 Palampur

State Level World TB Day participatory workshop organised

Red Arrow human chain, face painting messaging, contests & open dialogue- panel discussion on bending the curve through Multi-sectoral convergent efforts mark World TB Day colourful event at Palampur, India.At the State Level World TB Day participatory...

31-May-2018 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh released its GATS report on World No Tobacco Day

Additional Chief Secretary (Health) B.K Agarwal today released the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) Report of Himachal Pradesh. GATS is a systematic way of monitoring the use of tobacco among adults and to detect the main component to control the use of tobacco.The...

29-May-2015 Shimla

Experts to study incidence of Hepatitis B & C in tribal area

To study the occurrence of Hepatitis B & C and the associated risk factors behind its cause in the tribal region of Kaza of district Lahaul and Spiti, a team of doctors from Indira Gandhi Medical College and hospital, Shimla, headed by Dr. Brij Sharma,...

19-Dec-2014 Shimla

NGO intervenes after Himachal school bars HIV+ woman from cooking

An HIV positive woman employed as a cook in a government school in Himachal's Kangra district was barred from cooking until an NGO persuaded the authorities to take her back."For three days I was not allowed to cook food for the students. It was...

09-Oct-2014 Kangra

Prevent & Control lifestyle diseases for eye health- CMO Kangra

The eyes are the window to the body and regular eye tests can help to determine your general wellbeing, as well as provide early diagnosis of serious conditions. Recent efforts against blindness and vision loss have reduced the prevalence of blindness and...

08-Mar-2014 Mandi

Dont ignore popping, catching, locking and clicking sounds in Knees

If your joints make popping, catching, locking and clicking sounds with pain, its time to be alert and see an experienced orthopedician. A little surgical intervention can save you from undergoing total knee replacement surgery - at least for a decade.Dr...

29-Nov-2013 Shimla

Government to appoint doctors in all PHCs: Shri Kaul Singh Thakur

All the Primary Health Centres of the State where the posts of doctors are lying vacant would soon be filled up and orders in this regard had been issued.This was stated by Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri Kaul Singh Thakur here today. He said that...

08-Sep-2013 Shimla

State Government committed to strengthen health services: CM

Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh said that health sector was one of the top propriety sector of the State Government and Rs. 1187 crore were being spent in this sector during current fiscal. Chief Minister was presiding over Annual Prize distribution function...

03-Sep-2013 Shimla

Classes to start at Ner Chowk College from next academic year

Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur said that classes at ESI Medical College and Hospital, Ner Chowk would be started from academic session 2014-15.Shri Thakur met Shri Shish Ram Ola, Union Labour and Employment Minister in New Delhi today in this regard and...

19-Aug-2013 Shimla

National Ambulance Service

The National Ambulance Service, popularly known as 108, has come up as a big revolution in Emergency Healthcare Management in Himachal Pradesh where adverse topographical conditions have always remained a big challenge for providing timely medical aid to...

13-Mar-2013 Shimla

Mass awareness key to control Swine Flu

Ali Raza Rizvi, Principal Secretary, Health said here today that effective steps were being taken to create mass awareness about Swine Flu as adopting preventive measures was vital in avoiding this viral infection. He said that Swine Flu spread to human...

17-Jan-2013 Shimla

Pulse Polio Immunization Campaign on 20th January

Ali R. Rizvi, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare informed here today that 5853 booths would be set up throughout the State for administering Pulse Polio drops on 20th January, 2013 for children in the age group of 0-5 years. It will be booth...

16-Nov-2012 Dharmshala

Mobile Blood Bank to tour rural areas from Kangra District.

Mobile Blood Bank will tour five districts of the state in a special campaign to promote Voluntary Blood donation. “The mobile van reaches Kangra on 19th Nov and will stay till 2 Dec, followed by Una wef 3 Dec onwards. After this the van will tour Sirmour on...

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