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Menstrual Cups Over Sanitary Napkins And Tampons: 5 Reasons That Will Convince You 18.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Menstrual cups have been found to be safe and as less likely to cause leakages as sanitary napkins and tampons. Ladies, read here to know why you should switch to them instantly!
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Blood banks to be set up in every district of remote areas 17.7.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Centre has formulated a policy for setting up at least one blood bank in every district.  As public health is a state subject, it is the primary responsibility of the state government to ensure the establishment of blood banks as per their need, official sources here said.  However, support is provided to […]
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Caesarean Delivery 16.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per National Family Health Survey –IV (2015-16), birth by Caesarean Section (%) in private health facility is 40.9% which is higher than public health facility where it is 11.9%. As per WHO statement (April 2015) “at population level, caesarean section rates higher than 10% are not associated with reductions in maternal and new-born mortality rates”.
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Blood Banks in Remote Areas 16.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Government of India has formulated a policy for set up of at least one Blood Bank in every District. Public Health, being a State subject, it is the primary responsibility of the State Government to ensure the establishment of Blood Banks as per their need.
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As India grows older and more polluted, a little-known disease is killing a million people a year 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Often confused with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease claims more lives than diabetes, malaria, tuberculosis and breast cancer combined.
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LaQshya 12.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Government of India has launched “LaQshya” (Labour room Quality improvement Initiative) to improve quality of care in labour room and maternity operation theatres in public health facilities. It’s a multipronged approach focused at Intrapartum and immediate postpartum period.
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Consumption of Aerated and Energy drinks 12.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR) has informed that they have not carried out any study on consumption of aerated and energy drinks leading to various health ailments including cancer, diabetes and other health problems.
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Consumers’ body hails Central govt move on tobacco taxation 8.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Consumers’ body hails Central govt move on tobacco taxation
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43 NE dists sans blood banks 4.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
43 NE dists sans blood banks
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US Ordered Into Mediation On Border Patrol Treatment Of Migrant Children 29.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U.S. border patrol facilities in Texas.
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Schemes to Reduce IMR and SBR 28.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Public Health is a State subject. However, to reduce infant mortality and still birth, various programmes and schemes under National Health Mission are implemented by States/ UTs as follows:   Promotion of Institutional deliveries through cash incentive under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) and Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK) entitles all pregnant women (PW) delivering in public health institutions to free ante-natal check-ups, delivery including Caesarean section, post-natal care and treatment of sick infants till one year of age.   Strengthening of delivery points for providing comprehensive and quality Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Services, ensuring essential newborn care at all delivery points, establishment of Special Newborn Care Units (SNCU), Newborn Stabilization Units (NBSU) and Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) units for care of sick and small babies.
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India signs a Loan Agreement worth US$ 400 Million with the World Bank to help Treat and Eliminate Tuberculosis from India; The World Bank supported Program will cover Nine State in the country to achieve the target of eliminating TB by 2025 27.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The World Bank and the Government of India  signed here today a Loan Agreement of $400 Million to expand the coverage and the quality of interventions for the control of Tuberculosis (TB), which kills approximately half a million people in India every year.
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Mayawati Targets BJP "Double-Engine" Government After NITI Aayog Health Report 27.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Mayawati taunted the BJP over poor health services and infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh, reminding Prime Minster Narendra Modi's party that it controlled both centre and state governments
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Here's How Coffee Can Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risks: Tips On Diabetes Management By Nutritionist 26.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Coffee and type 2 diabetes: Antioxidants in coffee are responsible for lowering type 2 diabetes risk. Nutritionist Rupali Datta explains more and shares a few tips for managing diabetes.
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San Francisco First Major US City To Ban E-Cigarette Sales 26.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
San Francisco on Tuesday became the first major US city to effectively ban the sale and manufacture of electronic cigarettes.
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Manipur CM inaugurates police station to check migrants 25.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Manipur CM inaugurates police station to check migrants
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More than jobs and cash transfers, Bihar’s poorest want better public health services 22.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Recipients of welfare schemes find it difficult to use cash given to them in the absence of a bankable public health system.
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Current affairs wrap of the day: June 22nd, 2019 22.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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Workshop on suicide prevention held 22.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Workshop on suicide prevention held
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Top news: Thousands participate in International Yoga Day, Modi leads main event in Ranchi 21.6.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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