User: karuna Topic: Health
Category: TN Public Health
Last updated: May 24 2017 13:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Testing times 24.5.2017 FrontLine: Home
NEET revives the debate in Tamil Nadu on the efficacy of a centralised examination for admission to medical and dental courses which may nullify the socio-economic objectives of the State, and on the quality of the State Board’s Plus Two syllabus. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
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Quacks run rehabs as Centre drags feet on quality checks 22.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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'Heat index' finds poorest areas most vulnerable to heat waves 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
People living in underdeveloped parts of central India are most vulnerable to the health impacts of heat waves, a Heat Vulnerability Index (HVI) for India has found.
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Political parties waiting and watching Rajinikanth's next move 19.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Political parties in Tamil Nadu on Friday generally welcomed actor Rajinikanth's hints that he may join politics at an appropriate time but cautioned him that it may not be all that easy in public life.
CBI raids Chidambaram, son's residences; vendetta politics, says ex-minister 16.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The CBI on Tuesday raided the residences of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram here in connection with the grant of FIPB approvals when he was the Finance Minister. Chidambaram has termed it vendetta politics and declared the raids will not stop him from being critical of the government.
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Over million health workers paid less than Rs 1,000 a month in India 16.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Health workers in India paid less than the cost of a single malt bottle
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Karunanidhi health condition: DMK chief making steady progress, says Stalin 8.5.2017 Zee News : States
Ailing DMK chief M Karunanidhi is making "steady progress", his son and party's Working President M K Stalin said today.
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Tamil Nadu government warns striking doctors of disciplinary action 8.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
As doctors continued their protest against the changes being made in postgraduate medical admissions, the state government said it would take disciplinary action against those who don't report for work on Monday.
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‘State committed to promoting AYUSH’ 6.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Meet on Indian systems of medicine
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Doctors call off protest 6.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Most of the doctors’ associations, which have been protesting for 17 days demanding that the government protect the rights of service doctors in PG admissions, have called off their strike. The decisi...
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NGOs thrown out of gear by FCRA 4.5.2017 Hindu: Madurai
“Governments use it as a tool to curb dissent, criticism”
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It might be difficult to implement compulsory prescription of generics 2.5.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to defeat the doctor-pharmaceutical company nexus and make medicines affordable by making it compulsory to prescribe drugs in the generic name.But the good intentions may not give the desired results. Enforcement will not be easy given the shortage of drug inspectors.At an industry event at Surat last month Modi announced plans for a new law to make generic prescriptions mandatory. Parallelly the government is already initiating steps to push for generic prescriptions. In a recent communication to all the states, the Centre has asked states to make sure all physicians write generic names of drugs in a legible manner. Business Standard has reviewed the letter. The government has issued a draft amendment which will make it mandatory for companies to print generic names of the drug in a bolder font than the brand name on the packaging.But the government will face a difficult task in enforcing its decisions. Food and Drug Administration offices across ..
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Immunisation springs back in TN, but scepticism persists | Chennai News - Times of India 2.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Immunisation springs back in TN, but scepticism persists | Chennai News - Times of India
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Immunisation springs back in TN, but scepticism persists 30.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Medical officers intensify protest on PG admission 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
Want an ordinance to protect 50% quota
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Tamil Nadu to introduce rotavirus vaccine to combat diarrhoea 29.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Tamil Nadu to introduce rotavirus vaccine to combat diarrhoea
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Prime suspect in Kodanad estate murder case died in road accident 29.4.2017 Latest News
The second accused in the case is critically injured
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TN to introduce rotavirus vaccine to combat diarrhoea 29.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Gujarat has one of India's worst immunisation records (April 24-30 is World Immunisation Week) 28.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Among larger Indian states, Gujarat has the least number of vaccinated children: 50.4 per cent (2015-16 data). The immunisation rate of the fourth-richest state (2013-14) is now worse than that of some of the most backward states -- Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, called Bimaru (or sick) states.
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Petty corruption on decline, finds study 27.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Even as around one-third of the households in India experienced corruption at least once in the last one year, yet the level of petty corruption is on a decline, a new study has found.
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