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Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Tuberculosis
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Meet India's Soumya Swaminathan, the new deputy director general at WHO 4.10.2017 News
She would be holding the second-highest position in the global body, working under Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus who took over this July.
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India's ambitious new plan to conquer TB needs cash and commitment 4.10.2017 News
The Indian government has already taken several steps over the past few years to address it
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WHO has a new team: Will India's Soumya Swaminathan engage with challenging issues? 4.10.2017 News
The new team, represented by 14 countries, with more than 60% women, is expected to take charge over the coming weeks
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ICMR chief Soumya Swaminathan appointed as WHO's deputy director general 4.10.2017 Latest News
The 58-year-old Swaminathan is a paediatrician and a clinical scientist, known for her research on tuberculosis
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ICMR Chief Soumya Swaminathan Appointed WHO Deputy Director General 4.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Dr Soumya Swaminathan will hold the newly created post
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Indian doctor new WHO deputy director-general 4.10.2017 TOI: India
Dr Soumya Swaminathan, director-general of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and secretary to the department of health research, has been appointed the World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) deputy directorgeneral, programmes, in Geneva. This is the second-highest position at the UN agency.
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ICMR head Swaminathan appointed WHO Deputy Director General 3.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Soumiya Swaminathan, the head of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), has been appointed Deputy Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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India's most common health disorders: Poor nutrition, TB 2.10.2017 TOI: All Headlines
India's most common health disorders: Poor nutrition, TB
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Food deficiencies, tuberculosis India’s most widespread maladies 2.10.2017 ET: Healthcare
The two health conditions that affect most Indians are nutritional deficiencies of various kinds about 46% of the population suffers from this affliction — and tubercolosis.
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Food deficiencies, tuberculosis India’s most widespread maladies 2.10.2017 TOI: India
The two health conditions that affect most Indians are nutritional deficiencies of various kinds, like protein, vitamin, iron and others — about 46% of the population suffers from this affliction — and tubercolosis, which affects nearly 39% of the population.
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Genital tuberculosis leads to infertility in women 27.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , Sep 27 : In India, genital tuberculosis is rapidly increasing amongst women. Female genital tuberculosis is a rampant disease which is also growing as a major health issue that leads to infertility.
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Blueprint for privatisation 26.9.2017 FrontLine: Home
NITI Aayog pushes for a PPP model to treat non-communicable diseases in tier 2 and tier 3 cities, allowing private players to provide service at a cost using already existing public infrastructure and other facilities. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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Campaign for a healthy Ernakulam 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
The district chapter of the National Health Mission (NHM), in association with the district administration, has evolved a five-point campaign to make Ernakulam “healthy”.The programme has been devised...
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Teen's sore eyes refuse to heal, docs find it's drug-resistant TB 24.9.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The 'stubborn sore eyes' of a Nerul teenager have turned out to be multi-drug resistant tuberculosis.
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SMS imparts training to doctors on lung cancer 24.9.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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India's child mortality rate lags world, disease incidence world's highest 23.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The SDGs set a target of less than 70 deaths per 100,000 live births by 2030
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With support, easier for TB patients to quit smoking 21.9.2017 DNA: Health
A total of 685 smear positive pulmonary TB patients were enrolled in the study, out of which, 152 (22.7 per cent) were smokers
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Cabinet reviews NHM, notes big gain in under-5 mortality rates 21.9.2017 TOI: India
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Cabinet apprised of declining Malaria, TB incidences 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Union Cabinet was on Wednesday apprised of the progress made in the country's health sector, including the decline of Malaria Annual Parasite Incidence from 1.10 in 2011 to 0.84 in 2016.
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NPPA slashes prices of medicines for TB, cancer, hepatitis B by up to 20% 20.9.2017 ET: Pharma
The move is expected to slash prices of some of these drugs, like Hepatitis B immunoglobulin, by as much as 20%, a senior government told ET on condition of anonymity.
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