tertiary care

Delhi gets first family clinic on Britain’s NHS model


October 8th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Family doctors might make a comeback in the country with Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday launching the first-of-its-kind family health clinic based on Britain's ... Read more...

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All metro hospitals to get tips on emergency treatment


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the central government to circulate among all government hospitals in the metros its suggestions on the prompt treatment of ... Read more...

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India to accord high priority to prevention of non communicable diseases


March 16th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that India has decided to accord high priority to the prevention and control of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).Inaugurating ... Read more...

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‘Need to upgrade diagnostic facilities in health sector’


February 13th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Diagnostic facilities and infrastructure need to be upgraded to meet the growing demands of the public health sector, a diagnostic expert said here Sunday."Demand for better facilities ... Read more...

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Brain tumour treated with minimal invasive surgery


February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Deweshwar Kumar, 77, had lost all hope after a sudden loss of consciousness was attributed to a large blood clot in his brain. Chances of ... Read more...

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480 health facilities to be set up on railway lands


February 5th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) To provide healthcare to millions of rail passengers and people living in areas adjacent to railway tracks, the health ministry Friday joined hands with the railway ... Read more...

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Afghan cancer patient chooses India over terror-prone Pakistan


January 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Forty-nine year old Khadija, a resident of Kabul, suffered for over a year from what her doctors called menopausal bleeding. Seeking proper treatment she chose ... Read more...

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Changing patterns of global childhood blindness should be reassessed: Experts


December 8th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A team of eye specialists from India, Malawi, and Tanzania have revealed that patterns of childhood blindness have been changing and there is a need to reassess the ... Read more...

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AYUSH to be integrated with mainstream health services


August 13th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved the continuation of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for AYUSH Hospitals and Dispensaries.This was introduced during the 10th ... Read more...

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Delhi hospital ‘masked’ to handle swine flu ‘patients’


August 7th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Gate keepers, security men, doctors and even the visiting media personnel were all wearing surgical masks at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital here as hundreds of ... Read more...

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After Pune, Swine flu creates panic at Delhi hospital


August 6th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A day after hundreds of people thronged a Pune hospital for swine flu test, a similar situation erupted at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital in the ... Read more...

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Construction cost for Udhampur army hospital hiked


July 2nd, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday hiked the estimated construction cost for an ultra-modern 650-bed army hospital at Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir to Rs.2.32 billion from Rs.1.26 billion. The ... Read more...

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World class healthcare, absolutely free (With Image)


June 7th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
By K. Jayaraman Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) A super-speciality hospital here has redefined the approach to healthcare by providing world class treatment completely free.Patients referred to Sri Satya Sai Institute for Higher Medical ... Read more...

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Ordering physicians lack knowledge of CT-related radiation exposure risk


April 24th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study conducted at the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA, has found that majority of ordering physicians lack knowledge of CT-related radiation exposure and its associated risks."More ... Read more...

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Intensive environmental cleaning reduces spread of hospital superbugs


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A rigorous environmental cleaning intervention can help reduce the spread of hospital superbugs in ICUs, according to a new study led by Indian origin scientist.Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ... Read more...

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Miliband visits Rahul’s constituency Amethi (Lead)


January 14th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Jan 14 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary David Miliband Wednesday visited Rajiv Gandhi's Lok Sabha constituency Amethi with the Congress MP to see how the poor benefit from development schemes, but tight ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding protects preemies against urinary tract infections


December 21st, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that breastfeeding can protect preterm infants against urinary tract infections.For the study, lead researcher Dr. Itzhak Levy performed a case controlled study ... Read more...

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MP seeks streamlining of Shillong hospital


March 18th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Kiren Rijiju Tuesday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to streamline the functioning of a super-speciality hospital in Shillong. Raising the issue ... Read more...

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