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West Bengal: Seven infants die at Malda hospital within 24 hours

Jul 12, 2014

West Bengal: Seven infants die at Malda hospital within 24 hours

Seven infants have died in past 24 hours at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital. #NewsTracker #West Bengal #infant deaths #Malda Medical College and Hospital #Malda hospital
Budget 2014 promises 4 news AIIMS,  but Rs 500 cr won't be enough

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014 promises 4 news AIIMS, but Rs 500 cr won't be enough

In the Budget 2014 speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government will set up four new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the country. #Finance minister #Arun Jaitley #All India Institute of Medical Sciences #AIIMS #Budget 2014 #AIIMS institutes #New AIIMS
Budget 2014: Jaitley to improve fiscal health by taxing aerated drinks, unhealthy cigarettes

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: Jaitley to improve fiscal health by taxing aerated drinks, unhealthy cigarettes

Emulating the US system of taxing aerated drinks, the Finance Minister also chose to target aerated drinks but only those that contain sugar, sparing fruit juices and other aerated drinks like soda.
#Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Tax #tobacco products #Common man #Union Budget #Cigarettes #excise duty #gutkha #Dr harsh Vardhan #Budget 2014 #aerated drinks #Medical Costs
Govt working on world's largest health insurance scheme based on Obamacare

Jun 30, 2014

Govt working on world's largest health insurance scheme based on Obamacare

The government is planning to bring about a "complete transformation" of the health sector and is working on the world's largest health insurance programme. #World #India #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Health #Medical insurance #Health Minister #Healthcare #Health insurance #MCI #Obamacare #AAPI #Harsh Vardhan #PM Modi #Healthy India #Swasth India
UP: CPMT papers leak to be probed by three-member committee

Jun 24, 2014

UP: CPMT papers leak to be probed by three-member committee

A three-member committee of the Uttar Pradesh government's IT department has been assigned to probe the Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) papers leak. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #UP #IT #Committee #probe #CPMT #Combined Pre-Medical Test #CPMT papers leak #Jeevesh Nandan

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with anti-retrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 22, 2014

Medical Workers Face Scrutiny After Man’s Death in Police Custody

Emergency medical workers who responded were suspended without pay as their hospital and the Fire Department review the incident...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 21, 2014

Four New York City emergency workers put on 'modified duty' in response to chokehold death

Four New York City emergency workers have been barred from responding to 911 calls amid an investigation into the medical response to man who died in police custody after being put in an apparent chokehold during his arrest...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 17, 2014

Feds can't conduct child medical screenings: report

The rising tide of immigrant children has overcome U.S. border officials, leaving the kids without proper medical screening before they are sent to detention centers, according to a news report...