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42 dogs rescued from illegal meat smugglers 16.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
42 dogs rescued from illegal meat smugglers
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'Yamuna water will be brought to Jhunjhunu under river linking project' 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With a view to tackle the water crisis in Rajasthan, the river linking project will be started soon and Yamuna water brought to Jhunjhunu, said state Public Health Engineering Minister Surendra Goyal on Friday.
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State to conduct studyon dengue prevalence 15.12.2017 Hindu: News
WHO team to visit the State to review the study protocol
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Cancellation of hospital licences will not fix India's healthcare problem 15.12.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
From Delhi to Gorakhpur, the government has to elucidate its proper role in health care, and those in charge have to recognize their own responsibilities
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Tura to host North East Regional Parents Meet 15.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 14: Tura will be hosting the North East Regional Parents Meet 2017 on December 15 and 16 to promote the cause of Persons With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
This regional meet of parents will  be organized by National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual disability, Secunderabad, and Parivaar - National confederation of Parent Organizations, Pune.

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Distressed families to be counselled 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Trained groups to visit fishers’ homes
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Govt to bring in legislation for registration & regulation of clinical firms 15.12.2017 DNA: Top News
The state government will bring in a legislation for the registration and regulation of clinical establishments in the state. It will be mandatory for such establishments to prominently display rates charged for every medical procedure, abide by prescribed minimum standards of facilities and services provided to patients. The announcement in this regard was made by the state public health minister Dr Deepak Sawant in the legislative assembly after legislators from ruling and opposition parties complained against exorbitant charges recovered by private hospitals from patients. The proposed legislation will be on the lines of Centre's Clinical Establishment (Registration & Regulation) Act. The previous Congress-NCP government had attempted to table the legislation during its rule but could not move it in the legislature ahead of assembly elections in October 2014. An officer from the state public health department, who formulated the bill, told DNA,'' Special attention is given to the protection of the ...
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Half of pregnancies in India unintended: Lancet 14.12.2017 deccanherald.com
An estimated 15.6 million abortions took place in India in 2015, with the majority of women taking pills at home without adequate counselling, according to a study which found that about half of the pregnancies in the country were unintended. Published in The Lancet Global Health, the first national study of the incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy in India found that 15.6 million abortions were performed in the country in 2015. This translates to an abortion rate of 47 per 1,000 women aged 1549, which is similar to the abortion rate in neighbouring South Asian countries. "Women in India face considerable challenges trying to obtain abortion care, including the limited availability of abortion services in public health facilities," said Dr Susheela Singh, vice president for international research at New Yorkbased Guttmacher Institute. "Our findings suggest that a shortage of trained staff and inadequate supplies and equipment are the primary reasons many public facilities dont provide abortion ...
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India and Morocco sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in healthcare 14.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
India and Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, here today. Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Dr. Abdelkader Amara, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Morocco signed the MoU in the presence of senior officers from the Union Health Ministry and a high level delegation from Morocco.
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Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot inaugurates ‘CSR Summit for Pioneering Cochlear Implant Surgery’ 14.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment inaugurated the “CSR Summit for Pioneering Cochlear Implant Surgery under CSR initiative of Airport Authority of India (AAI) through Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO)” here today.
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15.6 mn abortions in India in 2015; half the pregnancies unintended: Study 14.12.2017 Latest News
Published in The Lancet Global Health, the first national study of the incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy in India found that 15.6 million abortions were performed in the country in 2015
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Public health lessons Indian cities can learn from Surat 14.12.2017 Sify Finance
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Letters: Ban on condom ads 13.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The justification put forward for the ban on condom ads is that they are sexually explicit and titillating and do not respect cultural sensitivity
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‘Living near a gym helps in staying trim’ 13.12.2017 Hindu: S & T
Lancet paper analyses U.K. data
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Why are some of Facebook’s early friends now its sharpest critics? 13.12.2017 Hindu: S & T
Facebook was built to answer the question, “How do we consume as much of your time and conscious attention as possible?”, says the company’s first President, Sean Parker.
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Water treated in GMC plants fit for drinking 13.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Water treated in GMC plants fit for drinking
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Inspect DLF Place mall: Delhi High Court to DDA 13.12.2017 DNA: Top News
Delhi HC on Tuesday told the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to inspect the DLF Place, a popular mall in south Delhi to find out if the kiosks inside it posed a risk to public health or safety. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued the direction after it was informed that the authorities had inspected only the Select Citywalk mall following the orders of the court. The bench said that no orders are required to perform one’s duty.“You don’t need a court order to do your job. Go and inspect the second mall also,”the bench said.  During the proceedings on Tuesday, the court also directed the DDA to file an affidavit on the inspection conducted at Select Citywalk and fixed the matter for April 18.    Appearing for Select Citywalk mall, the counsel submitted that the petition was filed without any verification of facts. He stated that a “fishing inquiry was being conducted” and that the kiosks in the open areas were not unauthorised. The court was hearing a PIL ...
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For clean air, India needs a policy leap 11.12.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
The way to curb pollution is to tax carbon. Only then will households look for greener substitutes
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A punitive overdose 11.12.2017 Latest News
Cancelling a hospital licence does not address a core issue
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Shri J P Nadda launches new initiatives on Universal Health Coverage Day, 2017 11.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
We are committed to advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage in the country, and have rolled out various initiatives to meet this aim. This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at a function to observe Universal Health Coverage Day, 2017, here today.
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