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Health budget ‘reassuring’, welcomed by industry


March 16th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The healthcare industry Friday welcomed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's announcement reducing excise duty on life saving drugs and emphasis on preventive health check-ups."The budget ... Read more...

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With Rs.1,100 crore, AIIMS bags highest budget share


March 16th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With Rs.1,124 crore, the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital tops the list of hospitals and research institutes ... Read more...

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Karnataka to set up yoga and naturopathy council


February 12th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) The Karnataka government will soon set up a yoga and naturopathy council and allot 10 percent of the health budget in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) to ... Read more...

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Raise health budget, demand celebrities, students


November 26th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) From urban students to village dwellers to celebrities, brought together by a two-week campaign focusing on child health and infant mortality, have demanded ... Read more...

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No more junk food at Fiji schools


October 31st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Suva, Oct 31 (IANS) Fiji wants all school canteens to just sell fruits and vegetables.Fiji's health ministry said Monday that it wants all school canteens in the island nation to ... Read more...

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‘Uttar Pradesh to blame for encephalitis deaths’


October 8th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) India's child rights panel Saturday said the Uttar Pradesh government has to respond fast to contain the deadly viral disease of Japanese encephalitis which has ... Read more...

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AIIMS gets Rs.1,000 crore in budget


February 28th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Monday got a budgetary hike, with Rs.1,022 crore earmarked in the union budget for the institute that ... Read more...

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India’s health budget goes up by 20 percent (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's health allocation has been hiked by 20 percent with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday announcing Rs.26,760 crore (Rs.267 million/$5.9 million) for the sector with ... Read more...

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20 percent hike in health budget


February 28th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday announced a 20 percent hike in the health budget for the year 2011-2012."I propose to hike the health budget in 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Left Front will survive conspiracy in Bengal: Karat


January 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) Attacks on Communist parties and conspiracy against the Left Front and its government in West Bengal would be foiled by the people like in the 1970s, Communist ... Read more...

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Alternative therapies beneficial for both people and nation: Oz study


September 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 13 (ANI): A new Oz study has revealed that taking St John's Wort to manage mild depression, fish oil to prevent heart disease, or visiting an acupuncturist for back pain ... 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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Public health budget up by Rs.1,253 crore


February 26th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India's public health budget has gone up by Rs.1,253 crore, with special focus on AIDS control and mental health programmes and the prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular ... Read more...

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Allocate more for health, experts urge Mukherjee


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) In an open letter to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, 20 experts in their respective fields have demanded that the union budget allocate more funds for health ... Read more...

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India’s mental health system grossly inadequate: experts (Oct 10 is World Mental Health Day)


October 10th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) As many as 20 million Indians are believed to be suffering from mental illnesses, but there are only 3,500 psychiatrists and 1,500 psychiatric nurses to ... Read more...

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Only Rs.37 a month for an Indian citizen’s healthcare


July 8th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India spends a mere Rs.37 per head every month to provide healthcare facilities for its one billion plus citizens, a reply tabled in the Lok Sabha has ... Read more...

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Budget not addressing common man’s health needs: experts


July 6th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Health activists and experts Monday expressed disappointment about the "not fully thought out" budget allocation for health, saying that it would do little to put health ... Read more...

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IANS top stories


July 6th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
BUSINESS Economic revival, 'aam admi' focus of India's budget - Second Lead moved at 1701, Roundup to move by 1830 India's health budget up by nearly Rs.4,000 crore - Lead moved at ... Read more...

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AIIMS top gainer from budget, Safdarjung hospital loses out


July 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the premier research and education body here that also caters to 8,000 patients every day, topped the list ... Read more...

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India’s health budget up by nearly Rs.4,000 crore (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's health budget has gone up by nearly Rs.4,000 crore to Rs.21,113.33 crore ($4.35 billion) with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday giving special emphasis to the ... Read more...

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Repossession could pose serious mental threat


October 12th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): The stress of the global economic downturn can pose serious threat to mental health, according to a new survey.The survey of 2,000 people, which was released to ... Read more...

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Obese to pay for their own healthcare Down Under


October 5th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 5 (ANI): As the annual cost of treating preventable diseases hits 5 billion dollars in Australia, State Government has proposed a plan, under which obese people may have to ... Read more...

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Ethanol blend petrol cut emissions only negligibly


August 20th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 20 (IANS) Use of five and 10 percent ethanol blend petrol was found to cut emissions only marginally in a project undertaken by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.The project ... Read more...

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India’s health budget up by 15 percent


February 29th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India will spend 15 percent more on health with special emphasis on HIV/AIDS, polio and healthcare for the rural and urban poor. Announcing the budget for health ... Read more...

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India’s health budget allocation up by 15 percent


February 29th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The budget allocation for health for 2008-09 was Friday increased by 15 percent over that for the current fiscal to Rs.165.34 billion with Finance Minister P. Chidambaram ... Read more...

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Experts nudge government to spend more on health


February 22nd, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India's public healthcare system is "virtually collapsing" with less than one percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) allocated towards it, against the government promise of three ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikh’s helmet verdict on March 6


February 20th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, Feb 20 (IANS) A Canadian court will give its verdict March 6 whether a turbaned Sikh can be exempted from wearing a helmet for driving motorcycle. Brampton-based Baljinder Singh Badesha, who ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic practitioners seek to be abreast of modern medicine


February 19th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
By Ravi Khandelwal Jalandhar, Feb 19 (ANI): Ayurveda, which is one of the oldest and most holistic medical systems, suffered a setback during Medieval and British rule in India. But, institutions like, Dayanand ... Read more...

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