Dr. Harsh Vardhan is an Indian Otorhinolaryngologist and incumbent minister at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Earth Sciences in the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He represents Chandni Chowk in Delhi as a Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha. He was elected to the office of Chairperson of Executive Board of the World Health Organization from May 22, 2020.
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan took charge as the chairman of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board. The 147th Executive Board meeting of the WHO held on May 22. Executive Board..
Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra said, "The situation in Maharashtra is certainly a matter of concern right now as 34 out of 36 districts are affected by COVID-19...
Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on lockdown relaxations in Delhi said that minimum relaxations should be given considering the current status. He said, "Delhi is one of the places where considering..
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan on May 3 interacted with Directors of all autonomous institutions under the Department of Science and Technology through video-conferencing..
With Covid-19 cases and fatalities rising in the national capital, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan stressed the need for ramping up testing, coupled with aggressive surveillance, contact tracing.. IndiaTimes - Published
"If the doubling rate in India before the lockdown was between 3.4 days, today the doubling rate is more than 13-days. Lockdown and all its guidelines have acted as a potent social vaccine," Harsh.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that at least four of the 14 candidate vaccines for novel coronavirus in the country may enter the clinical trial stage very soon. In a social media.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has been elected as the chairman of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Executive Board. He will take over the charge on May 22, succeeding Dr Hiroki Nakatani of.. IndiaTimes - Published
"India took all necessary steps well in time, including surveillance at points of entry, evacuation of nationals stranded overseas, massive community surveillance through robust disease surveillance.. IndiaTimes - Published
Harsh Vardhan said Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally monitored the situation and ensured a preemptive, proactive and graded response, leaving no stones unturned to contain the deadly virus from.. DNA - Published
Substantiating his point that the spread of the infection in the country has been slow, Harsh Vardhan said coronavirus cases in India reached the 80,000 mark in 106 days while developed nations such as.. IndiaTimes - Published
India can now do one lakh Covid-19 tests per day, said Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday while interacting with senior officials of various districts of Jammu and Kashmir over.. IndiaTimes - Published
A representative body of medical practitioners in government service of West Bengal has urged Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to reconsider the revised policy for discharge of COVID-19 patients.. IndiaTimes - Published
The National Institute of Virology in Pune has successfully developed the first indigenous antibody detection kit for Covid-19 that will play a critical role in surveillance for coronavirus infection,.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that no case of Covid-19 has been reported from 10 states or Union Territories in the last 24 hours.After inspecting arrangements at a Covid care.. IndiaTimes - Published
The testing capacity for Covid-19 has been scaled up to around 95,000 tests per day and a total of 15,25,631 tests have been conducted so far across 332 government and 121 private laboratories, Union.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that he will hold a meeting with the Maharashtra chief minister to discuss the worsening Covid-19 situation in the state, as 34 out of its 36.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the rate of growth of new Covid-19 cases has been steadying for a while and the recovery rate improving, adding that India is on the path of success.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union health and family welfare minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that India's Covid-19 mortality rate of 3.2 per cent is the lowest in the world and over 10,000 coronavirus patients have been.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said India is doing better compared to other countries on all parameters in its fight against covid-19 and should be able to win this decisive war in the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said of the total active Covid-19 cases in the country, only 0.33% patients are on ventilators, 1.5% are on oxygen support and 2.34% are in ICU. Active Covid-19.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said the country will be self-reliant in producing RT-PCR and antibody testing kits by May-end that will enable it to conduct one lakh tests a day.Vardhan.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the coronavirus situation in the country is improving as many hotspot districts (HSD) are moving towards being non-hotspot districts (NHSD). IndiaTimes - Published
The average doubling rate of Covid-19 cases in the country is 9.1 days as of now and from Friday 8 am to Saturday 8 am, India recorded a six-per cent growth in new cases, which is the lowest daily.. IndiaTimes - Published
Faulty rapid antibody testing kits will be returned to the respective countries, whether it is China or any other nation, health minister Harsh Vardhan said while addressing state health ministers. IndiaTimes - Published