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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India plans to cash in on global demand for ancient remedies

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:14am by AFP

    ... billion today," former health minister Harsh Vardhan told a conference on Ayurveda in New Delhi. "India's share in this is negligible because quality standards are not maintained ... against various infections," he said. "[Formerly] health was a part of life. But today we have outsourced health … we consult one doctor and then the other." Firms in India ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian doctors slash suspected thief to death in Calcutta hospital

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... was declared dead on arrival in the emergency room. State deputy health minister Chandrima Bhattacharya ordered an inquiry, describing the incident as "very shocking". "The government ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian women risk lives by accepting US$10 to undergo sterilisation

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 10:58am by Bloomberg

    ... have had a vasectomy, according to a 2006 National Family Health Survey. "There's disproportionate pressure on women to be sterilised versus men as it's easier for a health ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM appoints minister for yoga amid push to revive economy

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 10:25pm by AFP

    ... since the government took office in May, while battling ill-health. Jaitley also takes the information and broadcasting portfolio but he will be mostly free to focus on steering promised ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s Modi expands cabinet to speed up economic reforms

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:02pm by AGENCIES

    ... the key defence and finance ministries while battling ill health. The move would allow Jaitley to focus on the mammoth task of reforming and reviving the flagging economy which Modi pledged during ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Faulty samplers and data fudging hamper India's air pollution fight

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:02am by GDN

    ... The Guardian The World Health Organisation recently declared Delhi the world's most polluted city Faulty samplers hamper India's air pollution fight India is changing the way ... as usual'' anymore. The move couldn't have come a moment sooner. Five months ago, the World Health Organisation declared Delhi to be the worst polluted city on earth. In a study spanning 1,600 ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    More toilets not the answer to India's sanitation woes: study

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:16pm by AP

    ... Building toilets in rural India, where hundreds of millions are still defecating outdoors, will not be enough to improve public health, according to a study published yesterday. India is considered ... of diarrhoea, parasitic worm infections and other public health scourges that experts say contribute to childhood stunting, malnutrition and some US$54 billion in lost productivity each year, according ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    India tackles corruption at state hospitals

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:59am by Bloomberg

    ... Sciences as the government aims to "end systematic and symptomatic corruption", according to a statement by Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. The probe intends to help make health care services more accessible and safe in Asia's third-largest economy, where 825 million people live on less than US$2 per day and 86 per cent of health care is paid out of pocket ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    They're not from round here: Indian uranium boss dismisses deformities of villagers

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:48pm by BLOOM

    ... with disease and early deaths- and the suspicion they shared with some environmental activists that the health conditions are linked to mining waste. There’s no change in disease pattern around ... it was a necessary step for collecting information about alleged health problems. He was sceptical when told reporters had met a dozen families stricken by deformities, and in particular reviewed the medical ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Death every five minutes makes India's roads the world's deadliest

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:48pm by BLOOM

    ... minutes, according to the World Health Organisation, a figure that's projected to rise to one every three minutes by 2020. In 2012, the latest year for which data is available, 138,258 people ... the minister's car was hit by another car in New Delhi and Munde, who was in the back seat and wasn't wearing a seatbelt, suffered cardiac arrest after his injuries and blood loss, Health Minister ...




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