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Midmark gives Shillong access to advanced medical treatment facilities 28.5.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, May 27: Midmark (India), a leader in the area of patient positioning equipment since past 66 years has launched the company’s first state-of-the-art Experience Centre for North East India in Shillong in partnership with its authorised distributor “Arti Enterprises”.
The facility which was launched on Friday is the company’s first state-of-the-art Experience Centre in the entire region. The centre will showcase a Barrier Free OPD room, advanced hospital beds and allied medical furniture.

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Claiming life insurance for a missing person 27.5.2017 Top Stories
In case of a natural calamity or a terrorist attack, the claim settlement period can be waived off
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Proposed Obamacare repeal impact could be seen next year 27.5.2017 All International Stories
The Donald Trump-led US administration has proposed to do away with Obamacare
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Breaking the silence on menstrual health 27.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
A key objective is to merge talks on menstrual hygiene management & ending open defecation into one
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Safe sex: Chinese buy condom business as savvy youth spur demand 27.5.2017 Hindu: Business
Investors from China including Humanwell Healthcare Group and CITIC agreed to buy the world’s second-ranked condom business for $600 million from Australia’s Ansell
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Sanitation: keystone of public health 27.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
Safe water, adequate sanitation and personal hygiene are indispensable for human health and progress. Lack of these can seriously impact psychological and social development of communities. The worst sufferers are women and children.
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Religare shares wobble on uncertainty over results 27.5.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
Promoter entities report pledge of additional shares in early May
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Implement National Policy on rare diseases: HC to Centre 27.5.2017 Zee News : States
The report was tabled before Justice Manmohan who was hearing pleas by several individuals suffering from rare diseases and were insured with the Employee's State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) which, as per them, was not willing to foot the cost of treatment.
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Decongest hospitals with 'Mohalla Clinics' 26.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Mohalla Clinics of Delhi are arguably one of the most visible primary healthcare initiatives by an Indian state. These clinics, by providing free and assured access to quality health services (including medicines) to the poorest and underserved population, have the potential to decongest hospitals and reduce expenditure in health services. Initially, the Delhi government had faced challenges in establishing the target numbers of clinics due to reasons such as sub-optimal advanced planning, lack of coordination among agencies and political differences. With most of these issues being addressed now, the clinics are performing well and meeting the stated objectives, with nearly three million people having availed services at 100-odd clinics in the last 12 months. National and international health experts have applauded these clinics for design and objective as well as for its cost effective approach to make progress towards universal health coverage. Understandably, the elected leaders of several states and ...
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Modi govt @ 3: Not a clean bill of health 26.5.2017 HBL: Home
The government has pledged many healthcare initiatives, but it will be judged on delivery
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Good Methods Global makes rapid strides in US healthcare segment 26.5.2017 HBL: Home
Had raised an undisclosed sum in Series A funding from Accel Partners
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Implement National Policy on rare diseases: HC to Centre 26.5.2017 DNA: Health
The Delhi High Court today directed the Centre to implement without delay its National Policy for Treatment of Rare Diseases, which was formulated on the court's direction last year.
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Modi govt schemes push agri-growth to 4.1%: Amit Shah 26.5.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
India’s agriculture sector grew at the highest rate in three years of 4.1 per cent in 2016-17 as the Modi government launched several schemes to boost production and ensure better returns to farmers,...
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IPO mart revs up in Modi govt's three years, garners Rs 45,000 cr 26.5.2017 Market News
In the three years since Narendra Modi was sworn in as prime minister, the mood in the primary market has improved. Fifty seven Initial Public Offers of equity (IPOs) have hit the market in this period and collectively garnered about Rs 45,000 crore. In this period, the benchmark indices surged 24 per cent.Of these offers, 16 had an issue size in excess of Rs 1,000 crore. The biggest IPOs were of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance (Rs 6,057 crore), InterGlobe Aviation (Rs 3,025 crore), PNB Housing (Rs 3,000 crore) and Equitas Holdings (Rs 2,177 crore). Investment bankers say strong liquidity, particularly from mutual funds and foreign institutional investors, supported the IPO market. Nineteen companies hit the market in 2015, with a total issue size of Rs 13,000 crore. The year 2016 saw 26 companies coming to the market and collectively mop about Rs 27,000 crore, the best for IPOs in six years. However, the bulk of the amount mobilised through IPOs in the past three years was via ...
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Strategies to defend GOP Health Bill: Euphemisms, false statements and more 26.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Since the American Health Care Act, Republicans have tried to swing public opinion to their side
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Karnataka’s new health scheme comes with a rider 26.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Facing danger? Wearable gadget alerts your friends 25.5.2017 Deccan Herald - City
With rising threat to women's safety in cities, a Bengaluru-based entrepreneur has invented a wearable gadget that works like an SOS alert system during emergencies. The RedDot, on the press of an SOS button, alerts a network of the user's family, friends or RedDot volunteers. The application has been nominated for the international 'Anu & Naveen Jain Women's Safety XPRIZE', a competition challenging teams around the world to develop an affordable technology solution that women can use to respond to increasing threats. Vijay Mysore devised the application after being disturbed by the murder of a BPO employee in the city by a cab driver. "The incident could have been prevented if she had access to a device to trigger an alarm or alert her near ones. Frequent incidents of rape, murder and crime have made this device the need of the hour. We plan to tie up with police stations and volunteer organisations to create a powerful safety volunteers' network," he said. Apart from women's safety concerns, the ...
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President speaks out against intolerance, of 'one-way communication of powerful' to push the narrative 25.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Yet again coming out strongly against intolerance, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said people in power across the political spectrum now reach out directly to their audience which often becomes a one-way only communication from the powerful to the less-privileged, pushing the narrative in one direction.
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Now get help in medical emergency even before ambulance 25.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The 'Aster Emergency' app, launched by Aster DM Healthcare, envisions a leap in emergency care by combining health and technology and offers real-time interface between the patient in emergency and a GPS-enabled Aster 'responder'.
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Govt. to set up state cancer institutes costing Rs. 100 crore 25.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
Govt. to set up state cancer institutes costing Rs. 100 crore
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