States advised to amend law to accommodate AYUSH system

New Delhi , March 23

Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik on Wednesday urged all state governments to consider amending their state medical practioners act to enable AYUSH system to deal with medical emergencies.

Top Apollo hospitals official quizzed by Kolkata Police

Kolkata , March 22

Two days after Apollo Hospitals Group Vice-Chairperson Preetha Reddy met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here, Kolkata Police on Wednesday quizzed group Vice-President-HR T. Karunakar regarding a case of hospital's alleged negligence in treatment of a patient.

'Swasth Uttar Purva' initiative to boost healthcare in NE

New Delhi , March 23

Aiming to improve public health efforts in the North Eastern region of India, the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with the Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) on Wednesday launched "Swasth Uttar Purva: Healthy North East" initiative.

IIFCL helps 385 cancer patients

New Delhi , March 22

The Health Ministry on Wednesday said a total of 385 cancer patients have benefited from the financial contribution made by India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), under its CSR activity.