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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
Feb 01, 2017
Google seeks to streamline Karnataka's health sector with cloud-based tools and free internetGoogle wants to work with the Karnataka government to help streamline the state’s public health sector.
Jan 03, 2017
Modi's cash transfer scheme for pregnant women shortsighted, healthcare quality needs attention firstModi’s declaration that a conditional cash transfer scheme, which disqualifies a vast section of women, will bring down maternal mortality appears counter-intuitive and shortsighted.
Sep 15, 2016
UN high-level panel report on access to medicines a boost for those delivering life-saving drugsRegardless of the challenges in implementing the recommendations of this important report, the UN’s voice in affirming the right to health is a shot in the arm for activists and governments struggling to deliver life-saving drugs to the dying millions.
Sep 01, 2016
Dana Majhi case not only one: India short of 5 lakh doctors, lacks medical facilitiesPublic-health centres across India’s rural areas — 25,308 in 29 states and seven union territories — are short of more than 3,000 doctors, the scarcity rising 200 percent (or tripling) over 10 years