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NGOs to help in evaluation of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan: Ramesh


September 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to involve NGOs for concurrent evaluation of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan following wide disparity in sanitation coverage figures given by states and ... Read more...

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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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Indian under-fives the most vulnerable in the world (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Despite the government's efforts to improve maternal and child health, the latest report released by UNICEF shows India had the highest number of deaths of ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh: BJP got kickbacks in NRHM project in Himachal


September 10th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh of receiving kickbacks in purchasing ambulances under the National ... Read more...

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NHRM scam: CBI raids in UP, Gujarat


August 30th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted raids in Uttar Pradesh as well as Gujarat in connection with the probe into embezzling of funds from ... Read more...

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Court raps CBI on rural health scheme probe


August 30th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday rapped the CBI for the tardy progress in the multi-crore rupee National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scandal.A ... Read more...

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UP gives go ahead to prosecution of tainted doctors, officials


August 27th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday gave the much awaited go-ahead for prosecution of 22 doctors and five state government employees for their alleged role in 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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NRHM scam: Court raps Uttar Pradesh for delay in prosecution (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday rapped the Akhilesh Yadav government for delaying sanction for prosecution of accused doctors and officials in the ... Read more...

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NHRM scam: Court asks Uttar Pradesh to explain delay


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Allahabad High Court Thursday summoned the Uttar Pradesh principal health secretary to explain the delay in allowing the CBI to prosecute officials accused in the National ... Read more...

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UP rolls out ambulance service for villages, districts


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday flagged off 200 brand new ambulances for some districts of the state.Speaking before the flagging-off ceremony, Yadav said the ... Read more...

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With ministers like his, Akhilesh needs no enemies (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Who needs an opposition if you have such ministers? That really is the sorry story of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with one cabinet ... Read more...

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Indians to get free medicines, better health services (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres and also plans to expand health services to small cities ... Read more...

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Indians to get free medicines


August 15th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres.This was announced here by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in ... Read more...

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Bihar assembly committee to probe ‘health scam’


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bihar assembly speaker Wednesday ordered a house committee probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line women in the ... Read more...

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Former UP official gets bail in graft case


August 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 8 (IANS) A CBI special court here Wednesday granted bail to a former Uttar Pradesh principal secretary in a corruption case related to a rural health scheme, a ... Read more...

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Another officer’s suicide stuns colleagues in UP


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Yet another Uttar Pradesh officer - one known for his integrity - has killed himself because of growing tension at workplace.In the last four years, five ... Read more...

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Safe motherhood incentives showing positive results: Azad


August 1st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Around 11 million women in India had their deliveries in hospitals or healthcare institutions last year as a result of a scheme to provide cash ... Read more...

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Tripura to launch 24X7 ambulance service


July 28th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 28 (IANS) Tripura, under a central government scheme, will launch an emergency ambulance service to provide 24 hours facility to the patients, officials said Saturday.The authorities will start ... Read more...

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Happy Rahul has agreed to proactive role: Digvijay


July 19th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who has consistently proposed that Rahul Gandhi take on a more stellar role in the party and government, said Thursday he ... Read more...

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Change mindset to curb female foeticide: Experts


July 13th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The patriarchal Indian society has a deep-rooted bias against the girl child and changing this mindset is essential to curb female foeticide, experts said here ... Read more...

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Bihar to provide sanitary napkins at nominal price


July 12th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) Bihar will provide sanitary napkins at a nominal cost in rural areas of its 10 districts to raise awareness about menstrual health and hygiene among the ... Read more...

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Assam’s boat clinics deliver health services - and hope (With images)


July 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Nalbari (Assam), July 11 (IANS) Amid pouring monsoon rain, men, women and children run alongside the torrential Brahmaputra, waving at people in white coats on a boat. This is their ... Read more...

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Haryana polio-free since 2010: Official


July 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) No new case of polio has been reported in Haryana since January 2010 and it is free from the disease, a health official said here Tuesday."Haryana ... Read more...

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Government proposing a new National Urban Health Mission: PM


June 30th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government is proposing a new National Urban Health Mission to focus on the health challenges of people in ... Read more...

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UP working on ‘Guarantee To Health’ scheme for children


June 30th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is working on an ambitious project under the National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) to give "complete and sustained healthcare" to about 7.3 ... Read more...

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Homeopathy, fish to take on encephalitis in UP?


June 30th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Even as a worried Uttar Pradesh government is combating the outbreak of encephalitis that has claimed 117 lives in the last one month in the eastern ... Read more...

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Operation Smile: Assam cleft-lip centre reaches out to neighbours (Health Feature)


June 24th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 24 (IANS) After performing corrective surgeries on over 6,000 children in the past two years, NGO Operation Smile India's Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre here is now reaching out ... Read more...

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Norway, India extend programme on child, maternal mortality


June 19th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) An India-Norway initiative for reducing child and maternal mortality will be extended till 2017 to coincide with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) plan, an ... Read more...

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Special CBI courts to be set up in Lucknow, Ghaziabad


June 9th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Two special CBI courts wuill be set up in the Uttar Pradesh capital and Ghaziabad in connection with the Rs.5,000 crore National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) ... Read more...

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Assam alert after cholera kills four


June 8th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 8 (IANS) Assam health authorities have sounded an alert after cholera, which has claimed four lives, took seven districts in its grip, officials said Friday.More than 500 people ... Read more...

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World Bank’s $152 for UP healthcare


June 6th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The World Bank will give $152 million for the Uttar Pradesh Health Systems Strengthening Project, officials said.The ambitious project is meant to help improve the healthcare ... Read more...

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CBI raids former UP health minister


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The CBI Saturday raided the residences and other premises of former Uttar Pradesh health minister Anant Mishra in connection with a corruption case, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Mayawati government cheated people: Akhilesh


June 1st, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday accused the previous Mayawati government of corruption and alleged that it had "cheated" people."The previous government cheated the ... Read more...

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CBI charge sheet against Uttar Pradesh ex-minister


May 31st, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 31 (IANS) The CBI Thursday filed a charge sheet in a court here against former Uttar Pradesh health minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and his associate R.P. Jaiswal for ... Read more...

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