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President stresses universal healthcare system (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday stressed the need to evolve a universal healthcare system for the nation, calling it important for economic growth. He pitched ... Read more...

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Airtel Nigeria to help fight AIDS (With Image)


April 27th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 27 (IANS) Airtel Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of Indian mobile services provider Airtel, and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) have announced a joint initiative ... Read more...

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Dhaka third least liveable city: Survey


August 31st, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Dhaka has been rated third least liveable city in the world in a survey of 140 cities worldwide by a UK-based market research company.In 2009, Dhaka ... Read more...

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Melbourne world’s most liveable city; Mumbai fares poorly


August 30th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 30 (IANS) Melbourne has pipped 139 other cities to be judged the best city in the world to live in, while India's commercial hub Mumbai was way below ... Read more...

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Denmark keen to partner India in quality health care


June 24th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 24 (IANS) Denmark is keen to partner with India to facilitate quality healthcare in Goa, Danish ambassador Freddy Svane said here Friday."The diabetes registry will aid the government ... Read more...

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12th Five Year Plan tells about China’s future development: Envoy


April 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, April 30 (ANI): Chinese Ambassador to Canada Zhang Junsai has said that China's 12th Five Year Plan tells people about the orientation of the country's future development.In an event held by ... Read more...

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Be well prepared to provide quality health: Azad tells medical fraternity


April 21st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today called upon the medical fraternity to be well prepared to tackle the problems and challenges emerging from newer concerns of ... Read more...

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Poonam Alaigh quits as New Jersey health chief


March 30th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 30 (IANS) New Jersey's Indian American Commissioner of Health and Senior Services has resigned from the cabinet level post after 14 months in office, citing personal reasons.Alaigh ... Read more...

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Delhi Govt. to launch health care benefits for school children


March 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): The Delhi Government has decided to launch another flagship program to provide quality health care facilities to all school children from April.Under the new scheme, the ... Read more...

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Minister urges diaspora to assist in health care


January 8th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi Friday urged the Indian diaspora to partner with the government in making health care facilities more accessible."Delivery of quality health ... Read more...

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Asthmatics living in poverty suffer more, finds study


December 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with low incomes suffer more from the consequences of asthma as compared to those well off.The report from the UCLA Center ... Read more...

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Study: Americans sicker than British


November 7th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Middle aged and older Americans are likely to get sicker than their British counterparts. At least that is what a new research suggests. The research however ... Read more...

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Myth of the well-adjusted Asian American defied


August 19th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Challenging the "myth of the well-adjusted Asian American," two University at Buffalo researchers have detailed how members of one of the country's fastest-growing ethnic groups face crucial disadvantages ... Read more...

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Nurses will retire at 65


June 10th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Union Cabinet on Thursday enhanced age of superannuation of teachers with M.Sc.(Nursing) in the Central Government nursing institutions.With Cabinet's approval the nursing teaching faculty's age of ... 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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ICT solutions to transform healthcare, bridge India’s rural-urban health divide


May 10th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI-Business Wire India): Apollo Hospitals, Asia's largest health care provider, and Cisco today announced an alliance to help transform health care through information and communications technology (ICT).The ... Read more...

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AARP CEO A. Barry Rand urges senators to continue working on the Health Reform


March 25th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – AARP CEO A. Barry Rand sent a letter to every member of the U.S. Senate Wednesday, urging them to continue working on the Health Reform.In his letter, ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania Governor Rendell earns National Health Quality Award


March 25th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – Governor Edward Rendell received the 2010 Health Quality Award from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) during a ceremony in Washington D.C., the Governor’s Office announced ... Read more...

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NHRC calls for a meeting on issues of illegal medicine practice


January 29th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for a meeting on Friday to discuss the issues of inadequate health care facilities in tribal areas, illegal medical ... Read more...

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Delivers Republican Response To State Of The Union Address


January 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell delivered the response of the Republicans to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address which took place on Wednesday. One ... Read more...

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US health reform clears first Senate hurdle (Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (DPA) US health insurance reform, the top domestic priority of President Barack Obama, cleared a major procedural hurdle in the US Senate early Monday, ending months of work ... Read more...

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President Patil exhorts AIIMS doctors to serve in rural areas


November 16th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Monday called for strengthening the rural health infrastructure and urged young doctors to work in these areas for better health care facilities.Speaking ... Read more...

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Azad urges southern States to set up Public Health Cadre


November 12th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 12(ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday urged Health Ministers of southern States to set up a Public Health Cadre (PHC) having necessary capacity to ... Read more...

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AARP Statement on the Senate Finance Committee Passage of the Affordable Health Choices Act


October 14th, 2009 - 4:05 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond on Tuesday released the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee's passage of the Affordable Health Choices Act."We applaud the Senate ... Read more...

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India’s neighbours debunk myths on reducing child mortality


October 5th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Poverty is the biggest threat to children's lives and the main reason why babies are dying at an alarming rate everyday, most of the respondents of a ... Read more...

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Survey to check villagers’ health, flagship scheme’s impact


September 10th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A survey will be taken up in nine states to assess the health of rural population since the launch of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). The ... Read more...

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Statement from House Majority Whip Clyburn regarding the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy


August 26th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement on Wednesday regarding the passing of Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy. "America mourns the loss of a legendary ... Read more...

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Senator Kennedy’s death ends `historic’ US chapter (Second Lead)


August 26th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (DPA) Senator Edward Kennedy, who became the Kennedy family's political standard bearer after his brothers president John F. Kennedy and senator Robert Kennedy were assassinated, has died at ... Read more...

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Kalam seeks a polio-free Uttar Pradesh


August 3rd, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, August 3 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday said he wanted to see Uttar Pradesh free from polio and called on doctors to work together to "achieve the mission." The polio ... Read more...

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Statement from President Obama on agreement to bring down drug prices for America’s seniors


June 21st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- "I am pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached between Senator Max Baucus and the nation's pharmaceutical companies that will bring down health care costs ... Read more...

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Civil society organisations issue ‘health manifesto’


March 23rd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Various civil society organisations and public health workers here Monday issued a health manifesto for political parties ahead of general elections, to draw attention to their demand ... Read more...

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Lacking healthcare, a million Indians die every year: Oxford University


February 2nd, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) One million Indians, mostly women and children, die every year because of inadequate healthcare in a country full of highly-skilled doctors, Britain's Oxford University said Monday.The prestigious university ... Read more...

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Sikkim conferred Tata memorial award for health achievements


January 9th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Pawan Chamling, the chief minister of Sikkim Friday received the fourth J.R.D. Tata Memorial award from Vice President Hamid Ansari for outstanding performance in the health sector. ... Read more...

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India-Russia-China to enhance trilateral cooperation on public health and medicine


September 24th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 24 (ANI): India , Russia and China have agreed in principle, that a working mechanism was needed to facilitate cooperation in the field of health and medicine ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh announces new policy for women


August 12th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 12 (IANS) A new policy for women in which there would be a "proper mechanism" to curb violence and crime against them was announced Tuesday by the Madhya Pradesh government. ... Read more...

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