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Apollo Hospitals to Set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa


September 13th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Apollo Hospitals group will set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it has signed with AfroIndia Medical services, ... Read more...

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India should collaborate more with US in healthcare: Prathap Reddy


July 25th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) A leading Indian health expert has suggested greater collaboration between the US and India to meet the healthcare challenge with new tools to transform its delivery, ... Read more...

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Anthelio eyes Indian healthcare market


April 30th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) Anthelio, the US-headquartered IT solutions and business process services company for the healthcare industry, plans to enter the Indian market next year and is already in ... Read more...

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Health scheme approved for Nepal-domiciled Gorkhas


January 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The union cabinet Wednesday approved the extension of the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) to Nepal-domiciled Gorkha (NDG) pensioners in a decision expected to benefit ... Read more...

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Order on Amar Singh’s bail Wednesday


September 27th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A court Tuesday reserved its order on bail plea of former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, accused in the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal, for Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Hospital-acquired infections high in India: Study


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Hospitals in India have a high burden of infections in their intensive care units (ICU) and general wards where patients recuperate, a study said Thursday."In ... Read more...

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Government hospitals may run short of DPT vaccine


August 21st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kasauli (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) Government hospitals in India are likely to face shortage of the DPT (diphtheria pertussis tetanus) vaccine as the state-run Central Research Institute (CRI) here ... Read more...

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A pair of clean hands can save lives (May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day)


May 4th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Millions of patients admitted in hospitals in the country could recover faster if healthcare workers follow proper hand-washing routine, which helps in avoiding hospital-acquired infections, ... Read more...

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Hindu guru gets 14 years jail for molestation in US


March 9th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) A missing Hindu guru has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for each of 20 counts of molesting two girls who grew up on the ... Read more...

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A medical tourism company - with end-to-end solutions


December 28th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritika Jha Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) With Punjab and its capital Chandigarh attracting an increasing number of overseas patients, most of them NRIs, a group of doctors has floated a medical tourism ... Read more...

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Global firm opens hospital in Ghaziabad


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Columbia Asia, a healthcare company with facilities in four countries in the Asian region, has launched a hospital here.The company, with its headquarters in Malaysia, would directly own ... Read more...

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Apollo’s Reddy bets big on Africa, health tourism


September 19th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals, Asia's largest healthcare chain, is betting big on Africa, not just to expand operations there but to also attract what is called ... Read more...

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Oman Oil to invest $3 bn in Indian fertilizer plants


September 6th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) State-run Oman Oil Company has agreed to invest around $3 billion in the revival of a few closed plants of the Fertilizer Corporation of India and Hindustan ... Read more...

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India launches phase-II of African e-network project


August 16th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 16 (ANI): India launched the second phase of pan-Africa e-network and added 12 more countries to the New Delhi-aided long distance education and tele-medicine programme here on Monday.Conceptualized ... Read more...

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Govt. approves extension of ECHS facilities to Nepal Domiciled Gorkhas


May 27th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the extension of Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) facilities to Nepal Domiciled Gorkhas (NDGs).The scheme will be optional for retired ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals to add over 2,000 beds in four years


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Super speciality hospital chain Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd would add more than 2,000 beds in its next phase of expansion between 2011-12 to 2013-14, a top company official ... Read more...

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Human trials for single injection cancer cure to begin


March 7th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Treating cancer with just one injection? It may sound unbelievable, but an Indian medical institute is soon to start human trials to treat cancer in six weeks ... Read more...

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Indians deserve access to pain treatment, says rights body


February 12th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Feb 12 (IANS) The central government should act urgently to ensure access to pain medications, Human Rights Watch said ahead of a national conference on palliative care here in Tamil Nadu. Hundreds ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals to invest Rs.1,800 crore in two years


January 29th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Apollo Hospitals chain will invest Rs.1,800 crore to expand its base from a current 46 hospitals to 70 hospitals in two years. "We have now planned an ... Read more...

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Telemedicine facility of Pan-African network inaugurated


January 29th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India is willing to share its expertise with Africa in bridging the digital divide, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor has said in Addis ... Read more...

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Follow IITs, Valiathan asks AIIMS


December 13th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) need to follow the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to boost its financial health and better the administration, ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan named Smile Train’s First Goodwill Ambassador


November 2nd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Lends Her Support To The World's Leading Cleft Charity in Association With Her Own Charity Organization, The "Aishwarya Rai Foundation'Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, hailed by many as the most beautiful ... Read more...

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HRW report says India not doing enough on pain treatment front


October 28th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.28 (ANI): A 102-page Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has said that the Indian Government is falling short of providing hundreds of thousands of patients access to pain-related treatment.The HRW ... Read more...

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First swine flu case reported in Himachal Pradesh


August 16th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) A woman in Himachal Pradesh Sunday tested positive for influenza A (H1N1) virus, making her the first case of swine flu in the state, officials said. "Medical tests of ... Read more...

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PETA activists ask people to turn vegetarian to avoid swine flu


May 8th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 8 (ANI): Activists of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) staged a roadside campaign in Mumbai on Thursday to propagate vegetarianism following threats of swine flu.The highlights of ... Read more...

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Sikh groups to hold mega blood donation camp


March 9th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Sikh organisations have come together to hold a mega blood donation camp in Punjab's pilgrimage centre of Anandpur Sahib Tuesday and they hope to enter the record books ... Read more...

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Ambuja shelves retail business expansion as slowdown bites


March 8th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) City-based Ambuja Realty has shelved plans to expand its retail business due to the global economic slowdown, a top official said. Ambuja Realty chairman Harshavardhan Neotia said the ... Read more...

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150-year-old mental institute hosts meet in Taj lookalike


January 9th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 9 (IANS) A 150-year-old mental health institute that had the lieutenant governor of Agra as one of its first patients is playing host to over 3,500 psychiatrists at a conference ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals in Companion Global Healthcare network


December 24th, 2008 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) The Apollo Hospitals in Bangalore and Delhi have been accepted into a US medical travel company's network of international hospitals for getting medical care outside the US at ... Read more...

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Chaos at Mumbai government hospitals as victims pour in


November 29th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) The Mumbai terror assault, which has left at least 327 people injured and many traumatised, has laid bare the poor state of government hospitals in India's financial capital. ... Read more...

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California holds fund raiser for eye hospitals in India


November 19th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Having completed setting up three eye hospitals in India this year, the US-based non-profit Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) has now begun raising funds for two more charitable ... Read more...

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Southeast Asia region should cooperate for public gains: India


September 8th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The emerging economies of Southeast Asia, which are setting global health agendas, should join hands for public gains in health care, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Indian researchers on way to creating vital part of human eye


August 13th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Papri Sri Raman Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Half a dozen eye hospitals in India are collaborating with a research centre here to create the inner layer of the cornea, the vital window ... Read more...

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In matters of heart, Kerala explores new method


June 12th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) More and more people with cardiac ailments in Kerala - where heart diseases account for over 40 percent of all deaths - are opting for a non-surgical procedure ... Read more...

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Hindu guru held for indecency with minors in US


April 30th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 30 (IANS) A prominent Hindu religious leader with a worldwide following and a huge ashram complex in the US has been arrested on charges of indecency with minor girls ... Read more...

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