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Contaminated meat China shuts down factory supplying McDonalds, KFC

Jul 21, 2014

Contaminated meat China shuts down factory supplying McDonalds, KFC

A China television channel, which reported the original allegations, said workers at the plant mixed expired meat with the fresh product and deliberately misled quality inspectors from McDonald's. #food #World #China #McDonald's #NewsTracker #Health #Shanghai #Public health #KFC #Safety #Contaminated meat
There he goes again: Dr Harsh Vardhan advocates banning sex education in schools

Jun 27, 2014

There he goes again: Dr Harsh Vardhan advocates banning sex education in schools

Dr Harsh Vardhan's personal website notes in his views on education, "So-called 'sex education' to be banned. Yoga to be made compulsory." #BJP #TheySaidIt #Sex education #RSS #Public health #Condoms #Dr harsh Vardhan #Fight against AIDS #Sex Ed
UP encephalitis epidemic: It's too late for mere treatment

Oct 10, 2013

UP encephalitis epidemic: It's too late for mere treatment

At least 350 children have died due to Encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh this year with the figure likely to cross the 500 mark by November end. #Uttar Pradesh #Health #Ghulam Nabi Azad #Gorakhpur #Ramanan Laxminarayan #Public Health Foundation #BRD medical hospital
Odisha set to host India's first public health university

Apr 08, 2013

Odisha set to host India's first public health university

The state government today signed an MoU with city based Asian Institute of Public Health (AIPH) for setting up the university on public private partnership (PPP) mode. #NewsTracker #Odisha #Public health #Bhubaneshwar #PPP model
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Apr 05, 2013

My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Indians seem to be blase about putting all their private healthcare data in cyberspace. #Healthcare #Survey #Public health #Cisco Survey

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My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Sep 14, 2014

Insurers Fight Hospital Mergers As Obamacare Pushes Value-Based Care

A wave of hospital mergers and acquisitions spreading across the U.S. has the health insurance industry attempting to stand in the way with legalese, Congressional lobbying and in the court of public opinion...
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Sep 08, 2014

Harvard Gets Largest-Ever Donation

The family of Gerald Chan, a Hong Kong-born, Harvard-educated investor, is donating $350 million to Harvard University's School of Public Health, the largest gift in the 378-year history of the U.S.'s richest university...
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Sep 08, 2014

Harvard receives record $350M gift for public health school

Harvard University has received the largest donation in its history, the school announced on Monday: $350 million from the Morningside Foundation to the School of Public Health...