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Probe begins into children’s deaths in Tirupati hospital


August 16th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The health authorities in Andhra Pradesh Thursday began a probe into the death of five children at the S.V.R. Ruia Government General Hospital in Tirupati ... Read more...

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Infant mortality in Bengal has come down: Mamata


April 20th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Amid regular reports of crib deaths in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday claimed there has been a fall in the number of infant ... Read more...

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Haryana to bring health services at par with private sector


August 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Haryana's health department will soon have an ambitious health policy that seeks to bring government healthcare facilities at par with those of the private sector.Haryana's Health ... Read more...

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Mamata accuses Left regime of neglecting medical infrastructure


June 30th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Facing a public outcry over the death of 18 children in the state-run B.C. Roy Children's Hospital here, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday ... Read more...

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18 children die in Kolkata hospital, Mamata orders probe (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) At least 18 children have died of various causes in a state-run hospital in Kolkata since Wednesday, a hospital official said Thursday. Relatives of the ... Read more...

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Mamata announces plan to revamp Bengal’s medical infrastructure


May 31st, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said existing hospitals and health centres across the state will be upgraded while four super-speciality hospitals will come ... Read more...

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Indian nurses appreciated globally: President Patil


May 13th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday said that Indian nurses do good work and their services are appreciated in India and the world over."On this occasion, ... Read more...

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India to get new medical colleges


February 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Giving a boost to medical education in the country, the health ministry will open new colleges and create more seats in government-run institutes."An ambitious scheme costing Rs.1,350 crore ... Read more...

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For ailing Afghan kids, a healing touch from India (Feature)


September 12th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Quietly, India has been helping mend Afghan hearts. With hundreds of children in war-torn Afghanistan dying of congenital heart disease every year, many are now ... Read more...

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Employees’ union protests during Azad’s visit to hospital


March 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Members of a Congress-Trinamool Congress-led employees' union staged a protest at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital Saturday and demanded better medical infrastructure at the hospital during the ... Read more...

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Railways to sign with IIT-Kharagpur for research


February 10th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian Railways will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur to promote research and development in the organisation, Railway Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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10 swine flu cases in West Bengal, schools sound alert (Lead)


August 10th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) The total number of swine flu infection cases in West Bengal rose to 10 Monday, as various schools pressed the alarm bell trying to sensitise students and parents ... Read more...

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Swine flu cases in West Bengal reach 10


August 10th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) The total number of swine flu infection cases in West Bengal climbed up to 10 Monday, a health official said. "At least 10 swine flu cases have been detected ... Read more...

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Global economic crisis ruining diets, health, says WHO chief


July 6th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 6 (DPA) The head of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, said Monday that the global economic crisis was causing people to ditch healthy foods and this would lead to ... Read more...

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52-member Indian medical team to treat Sri Lankans (With Images)


March 11th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, March 11 (IANS) A 52-member Indian medical team including physicians and surgeons left here Wednesday for Sri Lanka's east to treat civilians wounded in fighting between the military and ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates get more care, death rate at lowest


February 1st, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Tihar Jail, one of Asia's largest prisons, has become more caring about the health of its thousands of inmates.The sprawling prison in the western part of the ... Read more...

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Dr. Ramadoss assures upgradation of medical infrastructure in Puducherry


December 16th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Anbumani Ramadoss has said that the Centre will look into the requirements of medical infrastructure in Puducherry and ... Read more...

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No doctor to deny treatment to HIV+ person: government


October 1st, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The government Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it has issued statutory orders to ensure that no hospital, doctor or paramedical staff would deny the requisite treatment ... Read more...

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IFC to invest Rs.550 mn in Delhi hospital


August 4th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Washington-based International Financial Corp (IFC), a member of the World Bank group, announced Monday that it will invest Rs.550 million ($13.1 million) in a Delhi hospital ... Read more...

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Medical tourism to earn Rs.80 bn a year by 2012


May 26th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India is set to earn Rs.80 billion ($1.87 billion) a year in foreign exchange from medical tourism by 2012, according to a study by the Associated Chambers ... Read more...

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Rats nibble away dead infant’s eye in Bengal hospital


April 19th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) As the family members of a newborn who had died went to the morgue of a hospital in West Bengal, they were shocked to see one of the ... Read more...

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No new taxes likely in Delhi budget


March 16th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Delhi's new budget, expected to be unveiled in the session beginning Monday, is unlikely to see new taxes. It is the last budget of Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Naresh Trehan’s team of doctors to manage cardiac services at Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute


November 14th, 2007 - 2:14 am ICT by admin
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