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‘Spend on education, health and environment, not on elevated corridors’ 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Public health experts, educationists, environmentalists and many citizens from Bengaluru concerned about government's decision on elevated corridors got together to discuss the issue, under Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike platform.
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Leaders of 28 bodies meet minister over Citizenship Bill 19.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Leaders of 28 bodies meet minister over Citizenship Bill
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National meet on occupational health and safety 17.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
National meet on occupational health and safety
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India’s politicians are unlikely to do much to tackle air pollution in election year 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
There is much talk about the impact of dirty air on public health, but there won’t be much action on it till it becomes a political issue.
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Rural Jharkhand declared ODF, West Bengal commits to become ODF by December 2018 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A regional review meeting of the Eastern States was held in Kolkata, West Bengal, today. The workshop comprised discussions on sustaining Open Defecation Free (ODF) status, Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM), and rural water supply.
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India’s plan to tackle antibiotic resistance is toothless without a strong public health system 15.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Frequent antibiotic overuse in India is due to overprescription and provision of drugs in a largely unregulated private health sector.
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Children park on the anvil 15.11.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Children park on the anvil
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Nutrition programmes, education help lowering anaemia in India 13.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Nutrition programmes, education help lowering anaemia in India
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Opinion: Factors that will boost healthcare 13.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
Dharminder Nagar Despite making significant advances in the field of healthcare, India continues to perform poorly on a number of health parameters. According to a recent report compiled by the NGO Sukarya, India is home to more than 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children even as malnutrition causes almost 45 per cent of deaths in children below five years of age. A Ministry of Health & Family Welfare backed exercise to ascertain India’s health statistics initiated in 2015 pointed to a changing pattern of disease burden as well as glaring discrepancies in health status of different states. The study conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) concluded that even though life expectancy at birth had improved at the national level, severe inequalities persisted between states. Accessibility In the context of India, accessibility to quality healthcare remains a major challenge. Not only ...
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Address by the Hon’ble President of IndiaShri Ram NathKovindat the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the partnership between the Department of Biotechnology and the wellcome Trust 12.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
I am happy to be here for the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the partnership between the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Wellcome Trust. This partnership, the India Alliance as it is known, was set up in 2008 as the first co-funded association of a government science organisation and an international charity.
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Irresponsible use of antibiotics linked to poor welfare conditions of dairy animals 12.11.2018 Sify Finance
World Animal Protection is extremely concerned about the recent incidents of milk contamination coming to light, particularly from peri-urban and urban dairies.
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Europe air pollution: Coal lobbyists tried to sabotage EU regulations, and nearly got away with it 12.11.2018 Scroll.in
There are an estimated 510,000 premature deaths due to air pollution each year in the European Union.
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As Goa cracks down on fish imports to restore consumer trust after formalin scare, trade takes a hit 10.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Goans have kept away from fish markets after the Food and Drug Administration in July detected the carcinogen formalin in fish brought from neighbouring states.
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Quest for black diamond: Pollution from mines, power plants is choking Chhattisgarh’s coal hub 9.11.2018 Scroll.in
In Korba, industrial exploitation of the area with no concern for residents’ health has led to resentment among the communities.
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Meghalaya: Anti-corruption activist and her associate attacked in East Jaintia Hills 8.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Agnes Kharshiing and Anita Sangma were reportedly assaulted when they were taking photos of coal-laden trucks in the village of Tuber Sohshrieh.
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Enforcing stronger climate action could help India improve its air quality 8.11.2018 Scroll.in
Achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement can help the country deal with its air crisis.
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DEPwD organises ‘Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018’from 9th to 11th November, 2018 8.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018” is being organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment here during 9-11 November, 2018.
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National meet on child abuse from Jan 4 8.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
National meet on child abuse from Jan 4
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Government likely to launch AYUSH floating dispensary in Loktak lake 6.11.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Government likely to launch AYUSH floating dispensary in Loktak lake
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Hek calls for bringing traditional healers under the organized sector 5.11.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Nov 05: Meghala’s Minister in charge of Health & Family Welfare, AL Hek has stressed the need to bring the state’s traditional healers under the organized sector.
Hek had made this statement while speaking at an event organized by the Directorate of AYUSH, Government of Meghalaya at Asian Confluence, Laitumkhrah, Shillong to mark the 3rd National Ayurveda Day 2018 on the theme: ‘Ayurveda for Public Health’.

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