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Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey releases 11thCommon Review Mission (CRM) report 18.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released the 11thCommon Review Mission (CRM) report of the National Health Mission, here today. Speaking at the function, Shri Choubey stated that India has registered a record 22% reduction in MMR since 2013,which is the highest percentage decline so far when compared to all the previous reductions in MMR as per the earlier rounds of SRS. “Maternal Mortality Ratio of India has declined from 167 in 2011-2013 to 130 in 2014-2016.
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Handling a threat 16.6.2018 Hindu: Home
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is in the process of finalising an Accelerated Plan for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis (APELF). Lympha
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SHOCKING! TB kills 1,183 Indians daily 16.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'There is little doubt that India's tobacco epidemic is contributing to its TB epidemic,' says Neil W Schluger.
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Heavy rains trigger flood, landslide in Manipur 14.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Heavy rains trigger flood, landslide in Manipur
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Why India's poor buy essential medicines from private pharmacies 13.6.2018 Sify Finance
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Laxman launches diabetes helpline 12.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
‘134 million cases likely by 2025’
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Damaging Public Property During Protests Impermissible: Delhi High Court 10.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Staging a protest is recognised as a constitutional right of the citizens but damaging or destroying public property and dumping garbage on roads as a mark of protest are "constitutionally...
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Remove social stigma of mental illness: expert 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
Mental health disorders remain one of the hidden disease burdens in India owing to stigma and discrimination, says C.R. Radhakrishnan, former preside
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Exclusive: Philip Morris plans to target Indian smokers with iQOS device - sources 7.6.2018 Reuters: Top News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Philip Morris International Inc is planning to launch its iQOS smoking device in India, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the tobacco giant seeks a foothold in a country with the world's second-biggest smoker population.
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Government committed to ensuring affordable healthcare for all: PM Modi 7.6.2018 Zee News : India National
PM Narendra Modi on Thursday stressed on the need to make health a mass movement through public participation.
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Health Ministry to accelerate tobacco control measures 6.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
ShriAshwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare today inaugurated the two-day National Consultation on Accelerating Implementation of Tobacco Control Measures for achievement of Goals under National Health Policy, 2017 in presence of SmtAnupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare to commemorate the World No Tobacco Day, 2018.
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Experts Want Amitabh Bachchan To Withdraw Endorsement For 'Horlicks' 6.6.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A group of public health experts have urged superstar Amitabh Bachchan to dissociate himself from promoting Horlicks, a multinational brand that has extended support to the centre's recently launched...
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Preventing the next health crisis 5.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
A range of policy responses is crucial to tackle the rising incidence of obesity
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Govt’s draft policy a bitter pill for private hospitals 4.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
While most doctors, owners of nursing homes and experts say the advisory is harsh and may affect patient care, the Health Minister insists it will increase transparency
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WHO resolution on snakebites flags the highly prevalent hazard at home 31.5.2018 Hindu: News
Of the 1 lakh people who die globally every year of snakebite, 40,000 are in India
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India to be first to protect health data of citizens with iron-clad law? 31.5.2018 Latest News
The responsibility for ensuring data security and privacy would lie with the entity that has custody of the data
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New study suggests 13 measures that can reduce air pollution by 40 pc 30.5.2018 General News
A new study has suggested 13 measures, including reducing emissions from thermal power plants and cutting use of solid fuel in households, which, it said, can reduce air pollution levels by almost 40 per cent and avoid 9 lakh premature deaths in India every year. According to a statement issued by Greenpeace India, the study said the implementation of these measures may also lead to 50-60 per cent reduction of PM2.5 levels across North India, including Delhi during winter, when it spikes. The study was done by Louisiana State University (LSU) and Greenpeace also contributed to it. Greenpeace India said its campaigners - Sunil Dahiya and Lauri Myllyvirta were part of the study particularly in terms of suggesting policy measures. "Based on our results, the policy measures with the largest potential for air quality improvements are reducing emissions from thermal power plants, instituting strong emissions standards for industries, reducing solid fuel use in households, shifting to ...
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Nipah infections: Don't blame the bats alone, improve public health 30.5.2018 General News
Thiruvanathapuram, May 30 (IANS/Mongabay .com) The Nipah virus (NiV) infection has claimed 14 lives, from Kozhikode and Malappuram districts of Kerala in the month of May.
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Informal workers create 50% of non-agri GDP in India, Africa, LatAm, Asia: Report 29.5.2018 General News
There are millions of informal workers across growing cities of India, Africa, Latin America and Asia which represent around 80 per cent of the urban workforce, and nearly half of non-agricultural GDP, says a report. According to WRI Cities report on the urban informal workforce and economy written in collaboration with Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), with the growing number of informal workers in cities, more inclusive approaches are needed to create better cities for all. "Informal workers from street vendors and waste pickers to home-based workers that manufacture garments and other goods represent 50 to 80 per cent of urban employment worldwide and generate up to half of non-agricultural GDP," the World Resources Institute report said. Cities have historically stigmatised informal workers as avoiding taxes and regulations, representing unfair competition to formal firms, appropriating public space, and creating congestion, unsanitary ...
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‘Washing of hands is an instant self-administered vaccine’ 29.5.2018 Hindu: News
Unicef estimates 594 million people in India do not have access to toilets
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