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Delhiites, breathe easy! Medicine, tests to cost less soon

28 Feb 2018

Delhiites, breathe easy! Medicine, tests to cost less soon

Last year, Fortis hospital in Gurgaon charged Jayant Singh Rs. 16 lakh for treating his daughter for two weeks, who eventually died of dengue.

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

30 Apr 2017

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.

Parliament clears Mental Healthcare Bill which seeks to decriminalize suicide

28 Mar 2017

Parliament clears Mental Healthcare Bill which seeks to decriminalize suicide

The Parliament cleared Mental Healthcare Bill after Lok Sabha approved 134 amendments made by the Rajya Sabha in August 2016.

Over 100 districts, now open defecation free

01 Mar 2017

Over 100 districts, now open defecation free

Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar stated that now, over 100 districts in India have become open defecation free. He stated that based on government data, over 1.7 lakh villages have become open defecation free.

Commercial surrogacy bill introduced in Lok Sabha

22 Nov 2016

Commercial surrogacy bill introduced in Lok Sabha

The government has introduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, in the Lok Sabha; the bill seeks to tighten norms for commercial surrogacy in India.

Himachal Pradesh now 2nd state to be 'open-defecation free'

29 Oct 2016

Himachal Pradesh now 2nd state to be 'open-defecation free'

Himachal Pradesh has become the second state in India to achieve the feat of being 'Open Defecation Free' (ODF).

Cabinet proposes ban on "commercial surrogacy"

25 Aug 2016

Cabinet proposes ban on "commercial surrogacy"

On Wednesday, a draft bill which aims to safeguard the rights of surrogate mothers and make parentage of such children legal was cleared by the Cabinet.