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Quality healthcare possible even without docs: WHO Dy Director Dr Soumya Swaminathan

Men should feel they are accountable and that this kind of behaviour cannot be accepted. 
 

9 hours ago

60 per cent women in India rely on pills for abortion

According to the largest abortion study in India since 2002, the midpoint abortion rate per 1,000 women aged 15-49, is the lowest in Tamil Nadu at 32.8 and the highest in Assam at 66.2.

13 hours ago

‘Indian women pick OTC abortion pills over doctor visit’

The midpoint abortion rate per 1,000 women aged 15-49 is the lowest in Tamil Nadu at 32.8 and highest in Assam at 66.2, according to the largest study on abortion in India since 2002.

15 hours ago

Milk in India is largely safe: FSSAI

The survey findings come amid concerns expressed by a senior Animal Welfare Board of India member Mohan Singh Ahluwalia that nearly 70 per cent milk in Indian markets are not as per FSSAI standards.

14 Nov 2018

Survey to cover all healthcare centres in India

No wonder that nearly two-thirds of the total surgeries and procedures under the Yojana were carried out at private hospitals so far.

13 Nov 2018

IITs see rise in PPOs as placement season nears

The first phase of placement at the IITs takes place in the first two weeks of December every year.

06 Nov 2018

Abuse cases have led to closer scrutiny of child care homes: Priyank Kanoongo

Priyank Kanoongo, after serving as a member for three years at the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, took over as its chairperson recently.

05 Nov 2018

Centre pushes for hospitals in small towns for Ayushman Bharat implementation

The Centre has also asked the states to sanction soft loans at agricultural rates for new hospitals and provide services such as uninterrupted electricity at residential rates.

04 Nov 2018

Government to open private hospitals in small towns 

The Centre has also asked the states to sanction soft loans at agricultural rates for new hospitals and providing services such as uninterrupted electricity at residential rates.

04 Nov 2018

HRD Ministry planning to offer courses in Yoga, Sanskrit through Study In India scheme

The scheme aims to boost the country's share of international students and, subsequently, improve the global reputation and rankings of Indian educational institutions.

02 Nov 2018

Two-third of surgeries under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana  carried out at private hospitals

The only exception among major states is Bihar, where 100 per cent beneficiaries have availed the medical services in government hospitals, though 280 private hospitals in the state are empanelled.

31 Oct 2018

Government’s new education policy deferred in view of 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Sources in the Union Human Resources Development Ministry said the committee under former ISRO chairman K Kasturirangan had been signaled to go slow in the election season.

31 Oct 2018

Rs 500 per month from Centre not enough for poor Tuberculosis patients

Narges Mistry of Mumbai-based Foundation of Medical Research asserted that several studies have shown that without adequate nutritional support, even the best TB treatment cannot cure patients.

30 Oct 2018

Doctors share blame for pain of TB patients: Patient

In February 2015, Rujuta (name changed) moved out of Shelu Kurkundi, a village near Pune where she lives with her septuagenarian parents, to consult a doctor.

29 Oct 2018

I’m only in it for the money, admit medical students; others rue choice

Anant Bhan, a researcher in bio ethics, global health and policy, said studying medicine can be gruelling.

28 Oct 2018