Tech-enabled healthcare system aims to finally create electronic health record for 1.3 billion Indians: Minister – ET HealthWorld

India is creating a national framework for digital health intending to develop a digital ecosystem, health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Wednesday, underlining the government’s various initiatives in that direction and plans to generate a longitudinal Electronic Health Record for more than 1.3 billion people of the country. “Digital health is a great equaliser and … Read more

UP governor administers oath of pro-tem speaker to BJP MLA Ramapati Shastri

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of pro-tem speaker to senior BJP leader Ramapati Shastri at the Raj Bhawan here on Saturday. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was among those present on the occasion, sources in the Raj Bhawan said. Shastri, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Mankapur in Gonda district, will now … Read more

Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad arrested in abduction and assault case, gets bail

Maharashtra Housing Minister and NCP leader Jitendra Awhad was arrested on Thursday and later released on bail in a case of alleged assault on a social media user at his house. Awhad appeared at the Vartak Nagar police station in Thane city in connection with the case on Thursday, said a senior police official. His … Read more

Health Minister Mandaviya launches i-drone for vaccine delivery – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched ICMR’s Drone Response and Outreach in North East (i-Drone) today as a part of ‘Antyodaya’, an initiative taken up by the government to make healthcare accessible to all. This delivery model will be used to provide life-saving medications and vaccines in otherwise inaccessible areas with tough terrains. Noting … Read more