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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 19, 2014

US Congress urged to pass bill to speed development of antibiotics

WASHINGTON - Financial incentives and a more flexible regulatory approach are needed to persuade drug companies to develop new antibiotics, drug industry and public health experts told US lawmakers on Friday, though some warned that modifying the dru...
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Sep 19, 2014

NHS is Labour's priority in election fight, says Ed Balls

Reform of health service would not be funded by extra taxes, says shadow chancellor touting credible and costed change Labour will seek to fight the next election on the twin issues of stagnant living standards and safeguarding the NHS, according to ... #National Health Service #Ed Balls
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Sep 19, 2014

$400K federal grant to target prescription drug abuse

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has been awarded a $400,000 federal grant to help combat prescription drug abuse... #National Health Service #Ed Balls