Monthly Archives: June 2013

IIM, IIT study helps doctors manage time efficiently

AHMEDABAD: The ever increasing load of patient care is putting severe constraints on doctors' time for teaching and research. Professors from the Indian Institute...

India to launch National Health Portal in October

New Delhi: The National Health Portal (NHP), a project of the union ministry of health and family welfare, will be launched on October 1,...

IMA against AYUSH practitioners prescribing allopathy

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS): The Indian Medical Association (IMA) opposed a health ministry directive allowing practitioners of homeopathy, ayurveda and siddha to dispense allopathic...

Kerala IMA opposes move to co-locate AYUSH to PHCs

The Kerala government’s dream project of co-locating allopathy and Ayush health services at one centre for the benefit of the ailing masses is likely...

Eight Millennium Development Goals for 2015

The Millennium Development Goals Eight Goals for 2015 by UNDP United Nations Development Forum Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary education Promote gender equality and...

Social determinants of Health in Kerala – KUHS report

Here is an advocacy document that Kerala University of Health Science (KUHS) has made following intense brainstorming. The document was submitted to the Government...

Andhra- Homeopathy gasping for breath due to govt neglect

AYUSH gasping for breath due to government's neglect. There are not enough number of qualified practitioners of alternative systems of medicine, though people suffering from...

New initiatives for popularising Ayush

The health ministry would give special thrust to foster growth of Ayush (ayurveda, yoga, unani, siddha and homeopathy) during the 12th plan period, Minister...

553 crore States / UTs for mainstreaming of AYUSH under NRHM

Rs 553 crores given to States / UTs for mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission A total of Rs 553.00 crores was given...