Recent measures by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to control COVID-19

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has recently launched the ‘eBloodServices’ mobile application developed by the Indian Red Cross Society. Other recent significant developments in the sector include:

  • Release of Advisory for managing healthcare workers in COVID/Non-COVID areas of a hospital;

  • National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority to monitor price increase of critical medical equipment;

  • Release of a ‘guide to address stigma associated with COVID-19’.

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