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56 Cambodian kids die of unknown disease


July 7th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 6 (IANS) At least 56 children have been killed by an unknown disease in Cambodia in the past three months, the ministry of health and the World ... Read more...

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AIIMS-II launched in Haryana village


May 31st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 30 (IANS) The construction of the second campus of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS-II), perhaps bigger than the one in Delhi, began in a village in ... Read more...

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27 die in Syria blasts


March 17th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 17 (IANS) As many as 27 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Saturday in two suicide bombings targeting security headquarters in the Syrian capital of Damascus, Syrian ... Read more...

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Deadly Lassa virus kills 40 in Nigeria


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Feb 22 (IANS) A deadly haemorrhagic virus Lassa has killed at least 40 people in Nigeria, Xinhua reported.A total of 397 cases have been reported in the last six ... Read more...

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International relations with India a priority: Quebec minister


January 30th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Emphasising that international relations with India is a priority, Yves Bolduc, Minister of Health and Social Services, Government of Quebec said that there are numerous partnership ... Read more...

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China sets up food safety risk assessment centre


October 14th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 14 (IANS) China has set up a national centre for food safety risk assessment.The government-funded organisation is designed to offer technological support in assessing, monitoring, issuing early warnings ... Read more...

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US, UAE discuss bilateral ties


September 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the US and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met here Saturday to discuss bilateral cooperation in the health sector.Hanif Hassan, UAE minister of ... Read more...

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Want a licence to drive in China, then sign up organ donation form


April 25th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) Those seeking to obtain a driving licence in China will soon have to fill up a form that asks whether they will be organ donors in ... Read more...

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UAE, South Korea sign MoU in health care


March 15th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of healthcare.Qadhi Saeed Al ... Read more...

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Five dead, 800 injured as gunfire echoes in Cairo (Second Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS) Gunfire rang out across ground zero Tahrir Square Thursday as clashes between government supporters and protesters demanding the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak escalated, leaving five ... Read more...

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Individuals pose no threat to party: Andhra chief minister


January 12th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) A day after former Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy claimed that the government in Andhra Pradesh was at his mercy, Chief Minister Nalalri Kiran Kumar Reddy Wednesday ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Afghanistan steeped in monumental corruption


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A new set of leaked US diplomatic cables portray Afghan President Hamid Karzai as paranoid, with an "inability to grasp the most rudimentary principles of state-building" ... Read more...

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Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad ask people to donate organs to save lives


November 27th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday asked people to donate organs to help the noble cause of saving precious lives.Speaking at ... Read more...

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India announces doubling its contribution to PPD programme


October 28th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): India has announced doubling of its contribution to Partners in Population Development (PPD) programme, as five countries namely Sri Lanka, Nepal, Brazil, Philippines and Tanzania evinced its ... Read more...

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Separate societies for six AIIMS-like institutions to be set up under PMSSY


August 26th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): The Government has given its clearance to the proposal for formation of societies for each of the six AIIMS-like institutions being set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya ... Read more...

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No plans to ban artificial sweetener, says Azad


August 20th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The government has no plans to ban the use of artificial sweeteners, parliament was informed Friday. "At present, there is no proposal to ban the use of artificial ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS health centre inaugurated in Jamia


August 13th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A health centre was inaugurated at the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) university to create awareness among students of HIV/AIDS, an official said Friday. "Such a centre would not ... Read more...

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Energy drinks ‘pose serious threat to kids’ health’


July 27th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 27 (ANI): Highly-caffeinated energy drinks pose serious health risk to children, according to an editorial.It argues that the growing availability of energy drinks is a potential danger to the health ... Read more...

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2nd tripartite talks on Gorkha Interim Authority remain inconclusive


July 24th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The 2nd tripartite talks involving the Centre, Gorkha Janmukhti Morcha and the West Bengal Government remained inconclusive here on Saturday.Union Minister of State for Home Affairs ... Read more...

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2nd political level tripartite talks on Gorkha Interim Authority held


July 24th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The West Bengal government and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) will submit their point wise observation/ reaction to the Union Government's proposal regarding the Interim Authority within ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal spreads family planning message


July 11th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal joined 3,000 schooldchildren to spread the message of family planning through a run organised here Sunday to mark the World Population Day. Nehwal led ... Read more...

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Cambodian PM contracts swine flu


June 30th, 2010 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, June 30 (DPA) Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and five other government officials have contracted the A(H1N1) virus, also known as swine flu, the ministry of health said. Minister of Health ... Read more...

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Delhi 2010 marks World Environment Day with Green Transport rally


June 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): On the occasion of the World Environment Day, the Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi along with the Department of Environment, GNCTD, organised a Sustainable Transport Rally ... Read more...

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Over 1,500 swine flu deaths in India, says Azad


May 4th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) As many as 1,501 people have died in India due to swine flu, but the influenza A (H1N1) has now shown signs of abating, the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Brazilian Health Minister Advocates Sex To Thwart High Blood Pressure


April 27th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Minister of Health of Brazil has a rather ingenious therapy for his nation’s crisis of high blood pressure. The therapy that he has suggested ... Read more...

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Nearly 60,000 HIV cases in India this year


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Nearly 60,000 HIV positive cases have been reported in the country from January to March this year, Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad said ... Read more...

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Till mid-April, India has 19 fresh cases of polio


April 23rd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) As many as 19 fresh polio cases have been reported in the country in the last three-and-half months, the Lok Sabha was informed Friday. Of the 19 reported ... Read more...

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PM celebrates Holi on board special aircraft


March 1st, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorOn board Air India One, Mar 1(ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and his official entourage on Monday took some time off from their official duties to celebrate ... Read more...

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UAE, France discuss bilateral cooperation in health sector


February 14th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France have discussed bilateral cooperation in the health sector, WAM news agency reported Saturday. The discussions were held at a meeting of ... Read more...

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Sherry declines Pak Cabinet re-induction offer as Foreign Minister


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 22(ANI): Former Pakistan Information Minister Sherry Rehman has reportedly declined to accept the Government's latest offer of re-induction into the Cabinet as Foreign Minister.According to reports, close aides of ... Read more...

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Health Minister Azad condoles Basu’s death


January 17th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday expressed deep sorrow over the demise of former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu.In ... 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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Azad to inaugurate conference of Leprologist on Gandhi Jayanti


October 2nd, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad will inaugurate the 27th Biennial Conference of Indian Association of Leprologist (IAL) here today.The conference is ... Read more...

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Gujarat Govt. to challenge Tamang Report on Ishrat encounter case


September 8th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Sep.8 (ANI): Refuting to subscribe to the observations made in the Tamang Report about the alleged 'fake' encounter of four persons in 2004, the Gujarat Government has decided to challenge ... Read more...

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Never touched alcohol, tobacco, says Ghulam Nabi Azad


June 26th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday said he and his family had never "touched" alcohol, tobacco products and drugs, and thus he had ... Read more...

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