basic health care

Dlamini-Zuma: AU’s first woman boss wears victory lightly (Profile)

July 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 16 (IANS) Sporting maroon headgear and an embroidered traditional African kitenge (gown), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the African Union's first woman executive head and an anti-apartheid icon, wears her ... Read more...

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Government health insurance to cover beedi workers

March 15th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government's health insurance scheme for poor is being extended to cover the beneficiaries of the flagship rural job guarantee schemeand beedi workers, the ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani rural women most marginalised in society’

October 15th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani rural women are one of the most vulnerable and marginalised segments of the society despite their significant role in the rural economy, National Assembly Speaker ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson campaigns for Planned Parenthood

April 9th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 9 (ANI): Actress Scarlett Johansson has made an appearance in a video on YouTube posted by Planned Parenthood, protesting a bill passed by Congress that targets women.Johansson, 26, said ... Read more...

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Hospitals, public hail health tax roll back

March 22nd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The roll back of the proposed five percent service tax for private hospitals was Tuesday welcomed with open arms by health institutions and the ... Read more...

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San Francisco Fire Victims Being Accomodated In Shelters

September 10th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri San Bruno, Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive fire that broke out at San Bruno yesterday owing to a blast in a gas line underground has destroyed several homes and ... Read more...

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EU sends $2.5 mn to conflict victims in Kashmir

July 9th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 9 (DPA) The European Union's executive Friday sent 2 million euros ($2.5 million) in aid to victims of the conflict in Jammu and Kashmir. The violence in the state is "hampering ... Read more...

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Health ministry to finalise rural medical course soon

June 2nd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The health ministry will soon finalise the syllabus for the proposed short-term medical course for training doctors especially for rural areas, an official said Wednesday. "The ... Read more...

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IHOP Free Pancakes Day Was A Hit

February 24th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarNew York, Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) IHOP chain of restaurants in US celebrated National Pancake day on 23rd February and according to reports, customers in US were served free butter ... Read more...

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Half of Egyptian children below poverty line: Unicef

February 19th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 19 (DPA) Nearly half of Egypt's children live on less than $2 a day, a new study by Unicef, the UN agency for children, said in a report published Thursday. Despite ... Read more...

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Senate Finance Committee clears Healthcare overhaul bill

October 14th, 2009 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Senate Finance Committee voted (14-9) for a sweeping overhaul of the Healthcare Bill. This is the first step in greatly transforming the Health care bill.All the ... Read more...

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Obama lifts Bush ban on overseas abortion-funding

January 24th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Overturning another Bush administration policy through executive order, President Barack Obama has annulled a ban on sending US funds to groups that perform or promote abortion overseas.An executive ... Read more...

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South Africa unites in call to end xenophobic attacks

May 31st, 2008 - 1:06 am ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 30 (IANS) Churches, businesses and the civil society Friday joined the chorus of condemnation of xenophobic attacks on migrants from other African countries in South Africa. Religious organisations ... Read more...

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Female foeticide a national shame, says PM (Roundup)

April 28th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Terming female foeticide as a "national shame", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, speaking as a "proud father of three daughters", Monday made a fervent plea to fight the ... Read more...

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Mobile hospitals carry smiles to rural India

April 7th, 2008 - 10:06 am ICT by admin
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) If they can't come to us, let us go to them. Armed with this ideology, a mobile hospital with all amenities for basic health care ... Read more...

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UPA created necessary architecture of inclusive growth: President Patil

February 25th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Monday said that the United Progressive Alliance Government is firmly committed to ensuring that the economic growth process is socially inclusive, regionally balanced ... Read more...

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