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Yoga, homoeopathy to be integrated with healthcare in UP


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) All systems of medicine and healing, including ayurveda, homeopathy, naturopathy, as well as yoga would be integrated in the system in government hospitals and primary health ... Read more...

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UP government rolls out 133 ambulances


September 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday launched the Samajwadi Swasthya Seva, the biggest emergency medical transport service in the country.Yadav flagged-off 133 ambulances under the ... Read more...

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Over 7,000 vacancies vacant for rural doctors


August 24th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Over 7,000 vacancies are lying vacant for doctors in rural areas across the country since last year, parliament was informed Friday."According to the Rural Health ... Read more...

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10-year rural positing compulsory for J&K; doctors


June 28th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 28 (IANS) Serving a rural posting has been made compulsory for government doctors in Jammu and Kashmir to better address the problems of the people in far-flung areas, ... Read more...

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Free-medicines-for-all programme launch in October


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's ambitious plan to provide free medicines to all will be launched from October, says a government report.Strongly backed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Fresh raids by CBI in UP’s multi-billion NRHM scam (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Close on the heels of Friday's simultaneous raids at 30 different locations across Uttar Pradesh in connection with the multi-billion-rupee rural health scam, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Healthcare spending to be upped to 2.5 percent of GDP: Azad


January 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) India will increase spending on healthcare to 2.5 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) during the 12th Five Year Plan that starts April 1, 2012, ... Read more...

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Mayawati hits back at Rahul


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) In a quick retort to Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's remarks against her style of governance, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday termed his ... Read more...

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India fighting against non-communicable diseases: Azad


September 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) As the UN General Assembly adopted the political declaration on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), India's Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has ... Read more...

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38 dead as train rams into bus in Uttar Pradesh


July 7th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) At least 38 people were killed and 31 injured when an express train collided with a bus at an unmanned level crossing in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Haryana introduces mother-new born tracking software


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) The Haryana health department has developed a 'Mother and Child Tracking' software to curb the menace of female foeticide and ensure timely health check-ups of mothers ... Read more...

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Haryana to provide 24×7 health services


May 15th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Round-the-clock health services will be provided by Haryana's health department at all primary health centres and community health centres in the state, a minister said here ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh admits health scheme bungling


April 26th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Admitting large-scale financial irregularities in the execution of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) schemes in Uttar Pradesh, the state government on Tuesday announced a system of ... Read more...

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Rural India is short of 16,000 doctors


March 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The next time you walk into a clinic for a cough and cold, spare a thought for your rural brethren. Latest government data reveals that ... Read more...

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Commendable progress made in rural health: official


February 27th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has shown a commendable progress in its sixth year in creation of infrastructure and human resource for health, officials said Saturday.Releasing ... Read more...

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Pregnant women beaten, abused in Madhya Pradesh district


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh saw 26 maternal deaths in nine months of 2010. Not only were the pregnant women routinely turned away from community health ... Read more...

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13 killed in Uttar Pradesh bus accident (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and over 20 others were injured when the bus they were travelling in spun out of control and fell into a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s infant morality rate goes down


August 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, which has a vast population that has no access to health facilities, has improved its infant and maternal morality rates, an official here said Tuesday. "The state government's ... Read more...

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Punjab begins free medical camps for Independence Day


August 13th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 13 (IANS) Punjab's health department Friday started a three-day campaign across the state with free medical camps for people to mark Independence Day Aug 15. The medical camps started in urban ... Read more...

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Survey points to improvement in rural health service


July 21st, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) More than 15,000 health sub-centres and 28,000 nurses and midwives have been added in the rural health sector during the last five years, a health survey report ... Read more...

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Better Healthcare for Diabetes and Stroke patients


July 8th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) for implementation of ... Read more...

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India launches new programme to fight cancer, diabetes, stroke


July 8th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India Thursday launched a new programme to detect, prevent and control the spread of cancer, diabetes, heart ailments and strokes with an outlay of Rs.1,230.90 crore ... Read more...

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Few doctors ready to serve in rural Meghalaya: Sangma


June 8th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 8 (IANS) Medical specialists in Meghalaya would rather resign from government service than serve in rural areas, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said here Tuesday. "The specialists are reluctant to go ... Read more...

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Punjab to construct new hospitals


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) In a bid to improve healthcare facilities in the state, Punjab will spend Rs.342 crore on the construction of new hospitals and upgradation of existing ones, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Over 20,000 staff added to public health system: UPA


June 1st, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Over 20,000 doctors and paramedic staff were added to the public health system during last one year, said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday, releasing the report ... Read more...

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Border management considerably strengthened: UPA report card


June 1st, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Border management had been considerably strengthened during the first year of the government's tenure with the construction of additional fencing and strengthening the existing fencing along ... Read more...

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Punjab clears Rs.320 crore plan for new and upgraded hospitals


May 15th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday approved a Rs.320 crore plan for the construction of new hospitals and upgradation of existing hospitals across the state. Chairing a meeting of the health ... Read more...

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Janani Express at service of more women in Madhya Pradesh


May 13th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, May 13 (IANS) Here's good news for pregnant women in Madhya Pradesh's rural areas. A free service to take them to a hospital for delivery is set to be ... Read more...

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India short of 54,000 specialists, paramedical staff


May 4th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India faces a shortage of 54,037 specialists and paramedical staff in health centres, the Rajya Sabha was told Tuesday. Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Government hospitals to go private in Uttar Pradesh


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to hand over public hospitals to private chains like Apollo and Fortis under the public-private-partnership (PPP) model to improve health care services ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh plans campaign against filaria disease


April 15th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 15 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh plans to launch a mass anti-filaria drug administration programme to curb a disease spread by culex mosquito bite which causes permanent swelling of a patient's ... Read more...

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75 percent health mission funds not utilised in Himachal


April 14th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has failed to utilise 75 percent of funds allocated under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in the last four years due to non-existence ... Read more...

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Health mission likely to get extension till 2020


April 13th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), the flagship central government scheme for better healthcare in rural India, is likely to get an eight year extension from ... Read more...

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Haryana to spend Rs.15 bn on health infrastructure


April 6th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) On the eve of the World Health Day, the Haryana government Tuesday announced a Rs.15 billion (Rs.1,500 crore) plan to add new health infrastructure and upgrade nine hospitals. Chief ... Read more...

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India empowers rural women through pregnancy test strips


March 26th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India distributed over 65 million pregnancy test strips to rural women in the last three years to reduce unwanted pregnancies and to improve antenatal care, the health ... Read more...

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