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Popular government healthcare schemes you need to know about

16 Jan 2020

India
Popular government healthcare schemes you need to know about

Lack of access to proper healthcare is a major problem in India, and to address the issue, the government has introduced many healthcare schemes over the years.

Delhi: CAG report reveals 32 blood banks running without licenses

04 Apr 2018

India
Delhi: CAG report reveals 32 blood banks running without licenses

Out of 68 blood banks in Delhi, 32 didn't have a valid license in 2016-17, a CAG report revealed.

'Love Condoms': 10 lakh condoms ordered online in 69 days

12 Nov 2017

India
'Love Condoms': 10 lakh condoms ordered online in 69 days

The launch of the 'Love Condoms' initiative seems to have removed the stigma around condoms in India to some degree.

"You cannot donate blood": NACO to LGBTQ community

19 Jul 2017

India
"You cannot donate blood": NACO to LGBTQ community

According to National Aids Control Organization, LGBTQ community fall under the category of 'High Risk Group' and hence they aren't allowed to donate blood.

States run out of life-saving medicines months after HIV/AIDS Bill

06 Jun 2017

India
States run out of life-saving medicines months after HIV/AIDS Bill

Not even two months after India passed the HIV/AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017, ensuring dignity and equal rights to patients, at least six states have run out of live-saving drugs.

HIV: Health ministry to formulate  seven-year National Strategic Plan

30 Apr 2017

India
HIV: Health ministry to formulate seven-year National Strategic Plan

Union Ministry on Health and Family Welfare is planning to formulate a National Strategic Plan to effectively eliminate HIV/AIDS in seven years.

For the first time, free condoms for everyone in India

27 Apr 2017

India
For the first time, free condoms for everyone in India

In the first such scheme, citizens in most major cities of India can now order in a minimum of one box of condoms - 144 pieces - for free.

6,00,000 litres of blood discarded in 5 years in India

24 Apr 2017

India
6,00,000 litres of blood discarded in 5 years in India

Statistics have indicated that over 28 lakh units of blood have been discarded by hospitals and blood banks in India due to poor storage and coordination logistics.