President of India Inaugurates Scientific Convention On Homoeopathy

The event is organized by the Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) under the Ministry of Ayush. The event also coincides with World Homoeopathy Day and carries the theme “Empowering Research, Enhancing Proficiency: A Homoeopathic Symposium.” The convention will also showcase around 80 poster presentations and host an exhibition with 30 pharmaceutical and other firms.

DCGI Cancels Stakeholder Meeting Scheduled on April 16th

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has announced the cancellation of the upcoming Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) stakeholder meeting scheduled for April 16th, 2024. CDSCO has encouraged stakeholders to contact the Nodal Officer of the PRO Cell to schedule individual meetings on alternative dates.

Explainer on Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts (ABHA)

Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) is an account/ number used to link all the health records of a person. ABHA intends to create a digital health ecosystem & aims to promote digitization of healthcare. Any individual can enroll in Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) to generate a Health ID or ABHA, free of cost.

Government Emphasizes Awareness and Collaboration For Management of Heatwaves

The Ministry informed that advisories emphasizing state compliance with the National Action Plan on Heat Related Illnesses were recently issued to Chief Secretaries. These plans detail essential medicine stockpiling, intravenous fluids, ice packs, ORS solutions, and public awareness campaigns. Additionally, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has prepared a guide on recommended practices for both the general public and vulnerable individuals during summer months.

Health Ministry Launches MyCGHS iOS App

The launch of the myCGHS app for iOS marks a significant milestone for digital healthcare services within the CGHS department. Now available on both iOS and Android platforms, the app empowers beneficiaries to manage their healthcare experience with ease.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Demystifies ABHA

ABHA is a system that simplifies healthcare payments, securely stores your medical records, and empowers you to share them seamlessly with doctors. It is an initiative that seeks to transform India’s healthcare landscape.