10 Feb 2012
Bihar Health Department Principal Secretary Amarjeet Sinha on Friday said his department would be able to spend 85 percent of the funds received under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).
19 Dec 2015
Patna: In a bid to prevent anaemia and malnutrition among children in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that lemon and jamun trees be planted at all Aganwadi centres in the state.
09 Apr 2015
Patna: The Bihar government has decided to install an additional handpump in all primary and secondary government schools, state PHE Minister said on Thursday.
20 Jan 2017
Health insurance policy holders have considerable tax benefits. Your expense incurred for health insurance plans is eligible for tax deductions over and above the deduction of Rs. 1,50,000 available under section 80C of the Income Tax Act. That means the Medical insurance premium amount you pay canincreaseyour tax savingsup to Rs. 60,000under section 80D of IT Act.
25 Nov 2015
Patna: RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav's son and Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav today asked government doctors to be present on duty round-the-clock in emergency wards in all hospitals in the state.
24 Oct 2015
Patna: Union Health Minister JP Nadda today sought to expose the 'hollow claim' of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on health issue by highlighting declining figures of institutional delivery as well as slide in number of patients coming to hospitals when JD(U) was in power without BJP.
23 Jul 2014
Patna: Pledging to construct 1.21 crore toilets over next five years covering all households in Bihar, the state government on Wednesday vowed to end the practice of defecation in open places by 2019 as a token of tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.
06 Jan 2015
Hyderabad: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will be the brand ambassador for the medical and health department of Andhra Pradesh, health minister Kamineni Srinivas said here on Tuesday.
27 Apr 2015
Patna: After restoring power in different quake-hit districts, personnel of Bihar power department are now waiting for government's instruction to visit Nepal and help the Himalayan neighbour in bringing back damaged lines.
09 May 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala health department is on high alert after increasing number of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) cases were reported in Saudi Arabia.