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PM Modi likely to launch Ayushman Bharat - world`s biggest healthcare scheme on Independence Day 15.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The announcement is expected to come during PM Modi's Independence Day speech at Delhi's Red Fort.
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Make Stand Clear On Firecrackers, Curbing Pollution: Top Court To Centre 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to make its stand clear on steps to curb pollution and about the ill-effects of firecrackers on public health, saying that there was a need to strike a...
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Salt Intake Of Indians Is Almost Double The Recommended Levels, Says Study 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The study found that salt intake in Delhi and Haryana was 9.5 gms per day and 10.4 gms per day in Andhra Pradesh
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Formalin in your fish? Sorry, FSSAI can’t do anything! 11.8.2018 Citizen Matters
FSSAI, constituted under the food safety law in India, is responsible for formulating and enforcing safety standards for our food. The Act, however, governs only manufacturers and processed food, even as we find increasing contamination in primary and raw produce. What could be the way out?
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Health of Elderly People 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had undertaken a Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) under the tertiary level activities of National Programme for Health Care of the Elderly (NPHCE) to assess the health status of the elderly and to provide comprehensive longitudinal evidence base on health, economic, social and overall well-being of people aged 45 years and above in India.
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Is loose underwear good for your sperm? 10.8.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Men who most frequently wore boxers had significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts, a study has revealed.
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Sasakawa organizes empowerment meet for persons affected by Leprosy 9.8.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, As part of its advocacy program, Sasakawa-India Leprosy Foundationorganized an Empowerment meet for the residents of leprosy colonies of Madhya Pradesh to enable them to access existing government welfare schemes. The Chief Guest, Mr Rustam Singh, (Cabinet Minister), Public Health & Family Welfaremet the colony members in Bhopal during this meet. He committed […]
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Meghalaya’s residents to get free medicines 8.8.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 08: Meghalaya’s residents will now be able to get free medicines in all public health centres spread across the state with the State Cabinet approving the Free Drug Policy.
After deliberation on the proposal by the health department, I am happy to tell you that the cabinet has approved the free drug policy,” Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong informed after a cabinet meeting which was held here on Wednesday.

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"Other States Must Learn A Lesson From Kerala," Say Transgender Activists 8.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
LGBT campaigners urged the state governments in country on Monday to "learn a lesson" from Kerala after authorities in the wealthy southern state said they would cover the cost of gender reassignment...
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Measures to raise public health expenditure 7.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The latest available National Health Accounts (NHA), that provides healthcare expenditure for India and select States, is for the  year 2014-15. A statement showing state-wise total health expenditure and Government health expenditure as percentage of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) is given below:   Health Expenditure &Percentage to GSDP S/No.
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Special Provision for Treatment of BPL/AAY Patients in Hospitals 7.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is implementing Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY). Under this scheme, Health Insurance Coverage of Rs. 30,000/- per family per annum is provided to BPL and 11 defined categories of unorganized workers, on the approved packages and package rates in the empanelled hospitals (both public and private).
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Arunachal’s 1st medical college opened 2.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal’s 1st medical college opened
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Government Programmes to Encourage Sterilisation 31.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per Government of India guidelines, sterilization can be conducted at established health care facilities with functional operation theatres. Health being a state subject, this list is maintained by respective State Governments.
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Find the missing millions: India against chronic viral hepatitis 27.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 27 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Viral hepatitis is a leading cause of death worldwide (1.46 million deaths, a toll higher than that from HIV, tuberculosis or malaria, and on the increase
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Indian Institute Of Public Health Working On Drone For Medicine Delivery 25.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad (IIPH-H) are working on a drone delivery system for medical products which is expected to be time and cost effective compared to...
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Conrad Sangma urges doctors for collective approach to healthcare in Meghalaya 25.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 25 (NewsVoir): With the rising burden of non-communicable Diseases in the North-east Region and Meghalaya (Global Burden of Disease 2016), the Public Health Foundation of with the
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Religious Practices Must Conform To Constitutional Principles: Top Court 24.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court today said that all the customary or religious practices, like banning entry of women in the age group of 10-50 years into the famous Sabarimala temple, will have to conform to...
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Sabarimala Women Ban Will Be Tested Constitutionally: Supreme Court 24.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear that the ban on entry of women in the age group of 10-50 years into the Sabarimala temple would be tested on "constitutional ethos" and asked the temple...
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Over Formalin Fears, Meghalaya Bans Sale Of Imported Fish For 15 Days 23.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Meghalaya government today issued an order banning sale of fish imported from outside the state for a period of 15 days after some samples tested positive for presence of formalin, an official said.
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"State's prevalence rate of HCV among HRP and others may get heightened if Govt continues to pay no heed" 21.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
"State's prevalence rate of HCV among HRP and others may get heightened if Govt continues to pay no heed"
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