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Sep 10, 2017
Gorakhpur tragedy: Ranked lowest in health care, Uttar Pradesh needs intent to evolve from squalorIndia's inability to improve health outcomes is among the major reasons of not meeting the millennium goals of sustainable development despite rapid growth.
Sep 01, 2017
Social media can influence suicidal behaviour, both negatively and positively: StudyIn a study titled 'Social media and suicide: A public health perspective' the organisation mentions that social media has the power to influence individuals in both a positive and a negative way.
Aug 11, 2017
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Norovirus outbreak worsens with 3 confirmed and 40 suspected cases"PHE has been notified of a confirmed outbreak of norovirus among people associated with the World Athletics Championships," said PHE London deputy director for health protection Dr Deborah Turbitt.
Aug 10, 2017
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala rebounds from illness to qualify for 200m finalBotswana's Isaac Makwala admitted to being heartbroken and fuelled by anger as he ran two rounds of the 200 metres – one on his own – to reach the final at the world championships on Wednesday.
Jun 17, 2017
Madras HC quashes govt order granting marks weightage given to candidates in medical institutesThe high court on Friday quashed a Tamil Nadu government order, enabling the state to grant weightage marks to serving candidates in medical institutions in 3 districts
Jun 14, 2017
Puducherry plans to emerge as open defecation-free on 2 OctoberPuducherry PWD Minister A Namassivayam on Wednesday said the entire Union Territory would be declared 'open defecation free' on 2 October
Jun 12, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir government employees demand regularisation; police foil protest marchSrinagar: The police used force to foil a protest march by employees of the state Public Health Engineering (PHE) department demanding the regularisation of daily-wage and casual workers.
Jun 07, 2017
WHO categorises antibiotics to promote rational use, combat anti-microbial resistanceIn a significant revision of antibiotics in the essential medicines' list, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended grouping the drugs into three categories on the basis of their usage to promote their rational use as well as combat anti-microbial resistance.
Apr 23, 2017
India's heatwaves claimed 4,620 lives in four years, says Ministry of Earth SciencesHeatwaves in the country are turning out to be particularly deadly with over 4,620 recorded deaths caused by the severe weather condition in the last four years.
Feb 23, 2017
BMC Election 2017: Mandate a chance for Shiv Sena, BJP to solve civic issues, improve life of MumbaikarsThe Shiv Sena and BJP's performance in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election may not be sufficient for either party to govern the civic body individually but both must come together to solve the civic issues in the city