annual health

Child marriages rampant in Odisha, says survey


August 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) About six per cent of rural women in Odisha get married below the legal age of 18, according to a latest government survey released here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Child marriages are rampant in Odisha, says health survey


August 17th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) About six per cent of rural women in Odisha get married earlier than the legal age of 18, according to the latest government survey released ... Read more...

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To combat ’silent killers’, India to conduct survey


August 12th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India for the first time is undertaking a survey on lifestyle trends in nine states in an effort to get data on people suffering from ... Read more...

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Male sterilisation not preferred method of family planning: Survey


July 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Male sterilisation continues to remain the least preferred method of family planning despite efforts by the government to publicize it, according to the annual health ... Read more...

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Sex ratio better in villages than cities, says survey


August 10th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) More and more educated people in cities across the country are opting for sex determination tests compared to people in villages, and urban areas are ... Read more...

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Census 2011 and National Population Register (NPR) almost complete: Chidambaram


November 30th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that data collection for house listing and housing census and for the National Population Register (NPR) was completed in ... Read more...

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Health budget up by Rs.2,700 cr, focus on rural, public health (Second lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India's health budget has gone up by Rs.2,700 crore to Rs.22,300 crore (Rs.223 billion/$4.82 billion) with special focus on rural and public health. Presenting the 2010-11 budget ... Read more...

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Mukherjee allocates more for health, focus on rural populace (Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India's health allocation has gone up by Rs.2,700 crore to Rs.22,300 crore (Rs.223 billion/$4.82 billion) with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee particularly focussing on rural heath in ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves signing, ratification of BIMST Convention


September 10th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 10(ANI): A Union Cabinet meeting on Thursday discussed topics, including the revamping of the National Rural Health Mission and approval for the signing and ratification of the BIMST ... Read more...

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Survey to check villagers’ health, flagship scheme’s impact


September 10th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A survey will be taken up in nine states to assess the health of rural population since the launch of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). The ... Read more...

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Health programs for employees can reduce companies” medical claim costs


March 15th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Companies can improve their bottom lines if they invest in health programs for employees, with an eye on reducing medical claim costs, according to a study. "It''s ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana people spend more on health, less on insurance


October 7th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) People in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh set aside a huge part of their annual income for health expenses, but spend very little on health insurance, according to a ... Read more...

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Brit kids physical activity levels six times lower than believed


September 9th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): The physical activity levels of children have been overestimated, with actual levels likely to be around six times lower, says a UK study.Annual health survey data showed ... Read more...

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Prosperous, middle aged more sports minded


July 26th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Prosperous, white and middle aged people are the most likely to be sports minded, according to a 10-year study. The gap between rich and poor, and black and ... Read more...

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You can now exist forever, in a DNA storage vault


June 13th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne , June 13 (ANI): After storing DNA samples for thousands of defence personnel, an Aussie company is now planning to do the same for the general public, with more and ... Read more...

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Nepal royals used nature fund to party and travel


March 26th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) There was rampant misuse by Nepal's royal family of money from a nature conservation fund earlier headed by the king and the crown prince, says a ... Read more...

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Indoor tanning is not just for teenage girls


March 9th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Fox Chase Cancer Centre in Philadelphia have revealed that its not only teenage girls who tan indoors, even older adults do so as well, thereby ... Read more...

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Chinese males with bad living habits have more health-related ailments, say experts


November 14th, 2007 - 3:01 am ICT by admin
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