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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1621623/faulty-samplers-and-data-fudging-hamper-indias-air-pollution-fight
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1613909/more-toilets-not-answer-indias-sanitation-woes-study
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580393/india-tackles-corruption-state-hospitals
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558473/theyre-not-round-here-indian-uranium-boss-dismisses-deformities-villagers
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554907/death-every-five-minutes-makes-indias-roads-worlds-deadliest
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's likely next leader Modi seen implementing Thatcher-like reforms

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... and Columbia University's Jagdish Bhagwati. Sen's belief that public spending on food subsidies and health was needed to end poverty was adopted by Gandhi. The result was a proliferation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1466535/indias-likely-next-leader-modi-seen-implementing-thatcher-reforms
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Calcutta anger as double gang-rape victim set on fire and burns to death

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 05:49pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... gave us a dying declaration in front of the health officials that she had been set on fire by two people who were close to the accused when she was alone at home on December 23," local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1395960/calcutta-anger-double-gang-rape-victim-set-fire-and-burns-death
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    High-living 'maharaja' dies, and dynasty with him

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... suffering from ill health, collapsed at his palace in Bangalore, which he had painstakingly restored. He was taken to hospital where "doctors could not revive" him, Vikram Hospital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1378408/high-living-maharaja-dies-and-dynasty-him
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 10:41am by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Sonia Gandhi, the leader of India’s ruling Congress Party and the country’s most powerful politician, has been discharged from a hospital after falling ill during a debate in Parliament, the health minister said on Tuesday. Gandhi underwent a series of medical tests during the five hours she spent in the hospital late on Monday and was then allowed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1299678/indias-sonia-gandhi-discharged-hospital
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Rural Punjabis poisoned by pesticide take 'Cancer Express' to hospital

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 10:21pm by BLOOM

    ... and fluoride, some that found their way into waters, others naturally occurring in less potent amounts that grew more concentrated as wells and aquifers were drained, began causing health issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1343088/rural-punjabis-poisoned-pesticide-take-cancer-express-hospital

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