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Regulator calls for better oversight of private hospitals 23.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
India spends roughly one per cent of its gross domestic product on healthcare - among the lowest in the world
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Need for policy on dementia 23.9.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Age-related dementia is still not seen as a public health issue.
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Poor detection, poorer care 23.9.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Across the world, detection of dementia cases is woeful 10% on an average, and India is no exception. In high income countries, the detection rate is between 40-50%. Thus a vast majority of the affect...
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Fatal toll of cheap cigarettes 23.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Increases in average price between 2004 and 2014, which generally followed increases in tobacco taxes, were associated with 9,208 fewer infant deaths
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Rationalise health care costs, regulate private hospitals: NPPA to govt 23.9.2017 News
India spends roughly one percent of its gross domestic product on healthcare - among the lowest in the world
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Health department groping in dark over inherited assets 23.9.2017 TOI: Goa
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Submit plan on bio-stabilisation at Ghazipur, NGT tells EDMC 23.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Ensure waste is segregated at source, directs green panel
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Demonetisation was not needed at all: Manmohan 22.9.2017 TOI: Home
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the economy is on a "downhill path" because of the "adventure" of demonetisation undertaken last year which was not required at all, either technically or economically.
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India's drug prices regulator calls for better oversight of private hospitals 22.9.2017 Sify Finance
By Zeba Siddiqui
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Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take? 22.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
HEATWAVE-HEALTH/SCIENCE (FEATURE):FEATURE-Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take?
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PHFI awarded prestigious QCI-DL Shah Platinum Award for skill building initiatives for primary care physicians in chronic conditions 21.9.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi , Sep 21 : In recognition of PHFI's outstanding contribution to skill building initiatives and advancement of knowledge in the Indian healthcare sector, The Quality Council of India (QCI) awarded the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) the prestigious QCI - DL Shah Platinum award for skill building of primary care physicians in chronic conditions in India. The Platinum award was presented to PHFI by Shri.
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More GeneXpert machines to pick up drug resistant TB cases : J P Nadda 21.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
The Union Health Ministry plans to further widen its TB diagnostic network as it seeks to bring more drug-resistant patients into the treatment net. The central government would buy another 500 rapid diagnostic instruments for quick diagnosis of regular and drug-resistant TB cases so that the treatment can be started at the earliest. While India has 121 of these machines, more is required due to the spread of TB all over the country. “We will another 500 CB-NAAT (cartridge-based nucleic acid amplification test) machines,” union health minister J P Nadda said here on Wednesday after brief
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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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Your suhaag may be safe, but sindoor may be not. Study shows hazards 20.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
A study points out a need to monitor lead levels in sindoor and make users aware of its potential hazards.
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Why sindoor in your bindi may be bad for babies 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Sindoor, a red powder used during Hindu religious and cultural ceremonies, has unsafe levels of lead, a highly toxic poison associated with lower IQ, behavioural problems and growth delays in children, says a study that examined samples of the cosmetic powder collected from India and the US.
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WHO grants USD 175,000 for healthcare of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar 19.9.2017 deccanherald.com
The WHO has released its first tranche of emergency funding of USD 175,000 to provide essential medicines and life-saving healthcare to the "vulnerable population" in Bangladeshs Coxs Bazar that has witnessed an influx of thousands of Rohingyas from Myanmar. The mobile medical teams of Bangladeshs health ministry will help deliver those services amid a highly challenging situation, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia, said. "Vulnerable populations require access to health services, including emergency and basic healthcare. Access for women to reproductive health services is especially important," she said. "Poor nutrition, communicable diseases (including vaccine-preventable and water-borne diseases), injuries and other concerns such as mental health provide immense public health challenges that the Ministry of Health, Bangladesh, WHO and other health partners are working to address," the World Health Organisation (WHO) statement said. The statement made no mention of ...
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Paris draws 10 times more tourists than India because our country has poor sanitation 19.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that India has so much to offer to tourists but many tourists stay away because of our poor sanitation.
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Guv launches ‘Swachhata Hi Sewa’ campaign 19.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Guv launches ‘Swachhata Hi Sewa’ campaign
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CM launches Swachhata Hi Seva campaign 16.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
CM launches Swachhata Hi Seva campaign
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CM launches Swachhata Hi Seva, GRC 16.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
CM launches Swachhata Hi Seva, GRC
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