Health Sector Current Affairs - 2019

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India’s Current Maternal Mortality Ratio is 130: Key Facts

The registrar general of India has released new data showing significant decline in maternal mortality ratio of the country. The relevant facts and data are as follows: Maternal Mortality and MMR According to WHO, Maternal Mortality is death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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15th Finance Commission constitutes high level group for balanced expansion of health sector

The Fifteenth Finance Commission has constituted high level group to explore and give recommendations for a balanced expansion of the health sector. It will be headed by Dr. RandeepGuleria, Director, AIIMS, New Delhi and shall consist of eminent experts in health sector from across the country. Functions of High Level Group It will evaluate existing Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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Government signs loan agreement with World Bank for Innovate in India for Inclusiveness Project

The Union Government (Ministry of Finance) has signed a Loan Agreement with the World Bank for IBRD credit of US$ 125 (equivalent) for Innovate in India for Inclusiveness Project. The objective of project is to nurture indigenous innovation, foster local product development and accelerate commercialization process in biopharmaceutical and medical devices industry in India. Innovate Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Jordan on Cooperation in Health Sector

The Union Cabinet has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Jordan on cooperation in the field of Health & Medical Science. Working Group will be set up to to oversee the implementation of this MoU and further elaborate the details of cooperation. MoU covers the following areas of cooperation Health Read More…

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4th Meeting of Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister held in New Delhi

The 4th meeting of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) was held in New Delhi under the chairmanship of Dr BibekDebroy, Chairman, EAC-PM & Member, NITI Aayog. During the meeting, EAC-PM discussed the possible modalities of implementing National Health Scheme announced by the government in Union Budget-2018-19. Besides, presentations were also made Read More…

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India and Morocco ink MoU for enhanced cooperation in healthcare

India and Morocco signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in health sector. Through this framework MoU, both the countries can work together in identified areas of cooperation as both countries have much to offer to each other in the field of health. Main areas of cooperation under MoU Communicable Diseases. Maternal, child and Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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India and Cuba ink MoU for enhanced cooperation in Health Sector

India and Cuba have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector. The MoU is important for exchanges in the health sector and to develop institutional framework for cooperation in the health sector between the two countries.  The objective of MoU is to establish comprehensive inter-ministerial and inter-institutional cooperation between two Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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