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Toffee launches insurance for millennials 15.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
Toffee, the mobile-first, digital-only insurance platform, on Friday announced the launch of insurance policies customised to millennials lifestyle-related risks. It has launched Anti-Dengue Toffee, a policy for the treatment for Dengue; Commuters Toffee, a policy for daily commuters exposed to accidents; and Globetrotter Toffee, a policy for international travel without market/regional exclusions. Also, additional product roll out will take place over the next three months, expanding the offering to include Renters Toffee, Backpacker Toffee, and Stay Fit Toffee, a company release said. Founded and developed by Rohan Kumar and Nishant Jain, Toffees advisory board includes CEO Apollo Clinics, Neeraj Garg and Rajiv Jamkhedkar, and former CEO Aegon Religare. Rohan Kumar, Co-Founder and CEO, Toffee said, "Using behavioural and real-time data, Toffee has been designed to create personalised and relevant product offerings to essentially disrupt how one thinks about insurance." Nishant Jain, Co-Founder ...
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10 times BJP leaders turned offensive 15.12.2017 Rediff: News
Syed Firdaus Ashraf lists 10 instances when the BJP didn't pull its punches.
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Shifting of CRME a policy decision: health official 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Says State has highest number of labs for detecting dengue
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The unbearable burden of pvt healthcare 15.12.2017 DNA: Mumbai
After dengue patient seven-year-old Adya Singh's death and allegations of overcharging in Fortis Hospital Gurugram became a major issue, a relative of the dengue patient who died in Mulund-based Fortis Hospital tried to compare his late wife Deepa Maurya's bill will Singh's bill. Two months ago, the Bhandup resident was diagnosed with dengue in Fortis hospital after she was shifted from another hospital but died a few days after she was admitted. The family is still struggling to pay the hospital bills, which on a per-day basis cost over one lakh from the time she was admitted. While the family is yet to receive a summary of the entire bill from the hospital. Deepa's husband, Shivpratap Maurya, said, "After the Gurugram case was highlighted for overcharging, I cross-checked details of the hospital bill and found that the hospital charged more or less the same amount that the Gurugram branch did." The costlier brand of Meropenem injection, 'Merocrit,' by Cipla - costing around Rs 3,112 per injection was ...
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Medical care in private hospitals a costly affair 15.12.2017 DNA: Mumbai
In times of emergency, family of a patient admits the patient in a private hospital without a second thought about the cost. However, exorbitant bills end up burning a hole in their pockets. While a patient is generally admitted to a private hospital with a hope of a speedy recovery, this is not always the case. One such case includes a family from Mulund who had admitted their father to a private hospital two months ago due to low blood sugar but his condition got worse few days. The patient's daughter Priti Parab said that her father was admitted to Mulund-based Platinum Hospital where he suffered a heart attack and kept for another 13 days. While he did not survive, the family had to pay over Rs 4.5 lakh in medical bills. While he was treated five minutes after his attack, he has slipped into a coma. "Due to the negligence of the staff, he was left unattended for four to five minutes. It could have saved his life. We wanted to focus on my father's recovery and did not file a complaint," Parab ...
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India, Morocco ink MoUs on cooperation in health, transport 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India and Morocco on Thursday inked MoUs to enhance cooperation in telemedicine, drug regulation and pharmaceutical quality control as well as water resources, roads and maritime sectors, an official statement said.
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Shutting hospitals randomly not in public interest, will directly impa... 14.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Shutting hospitals randomly not in public interest, will directly impa...
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India, Morocco ink MoU for cooperation in telemedicine 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India and Morocco on Thursday inked an MoU to enhance cooperation in telemedicine, drug regulation and pharmaceutical quality control, an official statement said.
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WHO birth checklist fails to cut UP's death rate: Study 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A checklist and coaching programme designed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to improve birth outcomes and target the major causes of death in Uttar Pradesh -- India's most populous state and among those with highest birth-related mortality rates -- has produced unsatisfactory results, finds a study.
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Max case: Randomly shutting hospitals not in public interest, says Ficci 14.12.2017 News
Ficci's stand comes against the backdrop of alleged medical negligence and overcharging by two private hospitals recently
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India and Morocco sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in healthcare 14.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
India and Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, here today. Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Dr. Abdelkader Amara, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Morocco signed the MoU in the presence of senior officers from the Union Health Ministry and a high level delegation from Morocco.
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Public health lessons Indian cities can learn from Surat 14.12.2017 Sify Finance
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Sri Lankan risks torture if deported from Australia 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A UN committee against torture has advised the Australian government not to deport a Sri Lankan man, fearing he might be tortured upon return, the media reported on Thursday.
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Global Partnership Summit: India-Japan-Africa partnership to usher in new era of global development 14.12.2017 DNA: Top News
The partnership between India-Japan-Africa can usher in a new era of global development, experts concurred on Wednesday in early morning discussions at the Global Partnership Summit. “India-Japan-Africa Global partnership (IJAGP) promotes people to people partnership besides a sustainable and empowerment based social-economic global framework. One has to work towards a common objective of establishing an alternative development model framework,” said Vibhav Kant Upadhyay, founder, chairman, global partnership summit. Upadhyay added that India and Japan already have a strong and vibrant development framework based on non-bilateral cooperation. “Going forward, we look to the African nations to create a geo-political partnership for an equitable global order,” he said. Bilali Camara, Country Director, UNAIDS India said for the benefit of humanity, the partnership between the three has to continue. “Healthcare is very important and with our continued partnership, we can eliminate AIDS, tuberculosis and ...
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Training programme for ASHAs 13.12.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Training programme for ASHAs
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Trouble for Gurgaon Fortis after 7-yr-old dies of dengue 13.12.2017 News
Haryana government has written to National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers asking it to cancel the hospital's recognition
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Dengue patient death: Haryana government for cancellation of license of Fortis Hospital 13.12.2017 Zee News : States
A government panel in its report accused hospital authorities of removing Adya Singh from ventilators without alternative arrangements and sending her in an ordinary ambulance.
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Tiruchi GH gets five more cell counters 13.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
The machine counts cells in blood in a jiffy
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Hospice inaugurated 13.12.2017 Hindu: Home
On Russ Foundation’s Thondamanpatti campus
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4 dengue cases reported 13.12.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
As many as four dengue positive cases have been reported in the district, according to DMHO Ramesh.The serum samples of S. Ravi Appikonda (10) of Kurmannapalem and K. Gautam (10) of Govada village, Ch...
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