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Harsh Vardhan urges medical practitioner New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has appealed to the faculty of medical colleges to include simulation as a training method, besides urging medical practitioners to work on holiday. 31-Aug-2014
Launch of India's first innovative healt Kolkata, Aug 31 (IBNS) A healthcare e-commerce portal - euor.in- from EUOR Group was launched at Bengal Club here recently. 31-Aug-2014
World Vision India to observe National N New Delhi/ Kolkata, Aug 31 (IBNS): World Vision India will observe this year's National Nutrition Week from Sept 1st to 7th by scheduling awareness events ranging from lectures and workshops to puppet shows and nutrition rallies in the 6252 communities where we serve. 31-Aug-2014
UN health agency identifies countries at New York, Aug 30 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has identified six countries at risk for spread of the Ebola virus disease, adding that it is working with them to ensure that full surveillance, preparedness and response plans are in place. 30-Aug-2014
Ebola: 887 passengers are tracked by I New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS) The government on Friday said 887 passengers have been tracked for Ebola Virus Disease so far. 30-Aug-2014
Ebola caseload could exceed 20,000 in co New York , Aug 28 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a roadmap that aims to stop Ebola transmissions within six to nine months, but acknowledges the actual number of cases may be much higher than that currently reported and the total caseload could exceed 20,000 over the course of the emergency. 29-Aug-2014
821 passengers being tracked for Ebola: New Delhi, Aug 28 (IBNS): The Health Ministry on Thursday said that as many as 821 passengers, most of them from Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, were being tracked for Ebola in the country, media reports said. 28-Aug-2014
Ebola: UN-organized workshop aims to boo New York, Aug 28 (IBNS) A three-day workshop organized by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) aimed at strengthening Africa’s defences against the Ebola outbreak is underway with health experts from Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. 28-Aug-2014
821 passengers being tracked for Ebola V New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS) The Indian government on Wednesday said as many as 821 passengers have been traced for Ebola Virus Disease so far. 27-Aug-2014
Cabinet approves signing of memorandum o New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in the field of healthcare between the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan. 27-Aug-2014
UN health agency calls for regulation of New York, Aug 27 (IBNS) Electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes, represent an "evolving frontier filled with promise and threat for tobacco control," a new United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) report said on Tuesday, urging regulations to impede their promotion to non-smokers and young people. 27-Aug-2014
Flight restrictions hamper ability to ba New York, Aug 26 (IBNS) The United Nations on Monday cautioned against flight restrictions into and out of Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, saying such limitations were preventing the transport of critically-needed health workers and supplies, as well as contributing to economic and diplomatic isolation of the region. 26-Aug-2014
HIV infections on rise among young gay m New York, Aug 26 (IBNS) An estimated 70 per cent of new sexually transmitted infections cases are occurring among young people, especially among men who have sex with men, those involved in sex work and those who inject drugs in Thailand, where “social media, online dating websites and mobile application make it much easier for young people to meet others in order to engage in casual sex,” says a new United Nations report. 26-Aug-2014
Howrah hospital treats two challenging c Kolkata, August 25 (IBNS): Howrah hospital Westbank Narayana Heart Centre has successfully treated two of its most challenging cardiac cases, its youngest patient (eight months-old) and the oldest patient (85-year-old). 25-Aug-2014
British Ebola patient flying to UK London, Aug 24 (IBNS) The United Kingdom on Sunday said one its nationals, who had contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, is being flown back to the UK. 24-Aug-2014
Six AIIMS-grade super-speciality centres New Delhi, Aug 24 (IBNS) The Centre on Sunday said six government medical college hospitals in Uttar Pradesh are to be modernised and converted into super-speciality institutions along the lines of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). 24-Aug-2014
President lays foundation stone of Daya New Delhi, Aug 24 (IBNS) President Pranab Mukherjee laid the foundation stone of Daya Duar Mini Hospital at a function held in the Catholic Church of Palsanda in West Bengal on Sunday. 24-Aug-2014
All systems in AIIMS under review: Dr Ha New Delhi, Aug 23 (IBNS): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has placed all systems in the country’s central hospitals, including the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences, under critical review to end systemic and symptomatic corruption. 23-Aug-2014
UN vows to radically scale up Ebola figh New York, Aug 23 (IBNS) David Nabarro, Senior United Nations System Coordinator for Ebola who was appointed by the Secretary-General to establish how best the UN can support affected communities, was wrapping up the first leg of a visit to all Ebola-effected countries in West Africa. 23-Aug-2014
Centre removes AIIMS CVO from post New Delhi, Aug 21 (IBNS): The Health Ministry has removed the Chief Vigilance officer of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Sanjeev Chaturvedi from his post, reports said. 21-Aug-2014
Macro need of Micronutrients Kolkata, Aug 20 (IBNS) Sudha Kapoor, 35-year old working mother, like all other mothers is quite careful when it comes to planning and preparing a nutritious meal and tiffin for her five year old daughter. 21-Aug-2014
Ebola: UN health agency reports encourag New York,. Aug 20 (IBNS) While the trends of the outbreak of Ebola in Nigeria and Guinea, where the virus made its first appearance in West Africa last December, have shown encouraging signs, the United Nations health agency on Tuesday expressed concern about the situation in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. 20-Aug-2014
Javed-Shabana at health ministry song la New Delhi, Aug 19 (IBNS): As India ushered in its 68th year of independence, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) reiterated its commitment to immunize all Indian children. A public service message in the form of a music video 'Phool Khil Jayenge' was launched by Union Minster of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan. 19-Aug-2014
Ebola: UN health agency requests exit sc New York, Aug 19 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said any persons with an illness consistent with Ebola should not be allowed to travel by air, sea or land from affected countries unless it is part of a medical evacuation, as it also expressed concern over the threats and harassment of health workers in West African countries developing into a "worry element." 19-Aug-2014
No case of Ebola in India: Health Minist New Delhi, Aug 18 (IBNS) Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has expressed satisfaction with the infrastructure in place at all entry points to the country to detect people arriving with symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). 18-Aug-2014
'Best Buys' will prevent noncommunicable Kolkata/Bengaluru, Aug 18 (IBNS): Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers, and chronic respiratory diseases, are the world's most common, causing two out of every three deaths globally. 18-Aug-2014
Ebola: cases, deaths 'vastly underestima New York, Aug 16 (IBNS) Health workers at Ebola outbreak sites are seeing evidence that the numbers of reported cases and deaths “vastly underestimate” the magnitude of the crisis as they work around the clock to stop the disease from spreading, according to the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO). 16-Aug-2014
53 students hospitalized in MP after eat Icchawar, MP, Aug 15 (IBNS): Fifty three students were admitted to hospital on Friday after they consumed mid-day meal served at their school in Icchawar in Madhya Pradesh, reports said. 15-Aug-2014
Health Minister to inaugurate new facili New Delhi, Aug 15 (IBNS): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan began a two day visit to Bangalore on Friday. 15-Aug-2014
Ebola: Two Nigerian national admitted in New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS) India on Thursday said two passengers Nigerian nationals have been admitted to Dr RML Hospital for observation after they were found having fever at the time of screening at Delhi Airport. 14-Aug-2014
Ebola: UN health agency says more than 1 New York, Aug 14 (IBNS): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday convened a United Nations system-wide coordination meeting in response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which is now affecting more than 1 million people in the so-called “hot zone of disease transmission” on the borders of the three countries most impacted by the disease. 14-Aug-2014
Ebola: WHO-convened ethics panel endorse New York, Aug 13 (IBNS) A 12-member ethics panel convened by the United Nations health agency on Tuesday reached “unanimous consensus” that it is ethical to treat Ebola patients with experimental drugs to counter the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak of the virus in history. 13-Aug-2014
Cabinet Secretary holds review meeting o New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS) The Cabinet Secretary held a meeting on Tuesday with Secretaries and senior officers of Ministries of Health, Civil Aviation, MHA, MEA and I&B to review preparedness of the government on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). 12-Aug-2014
Celebrating Youth Day, UN stresses impor New York, Aug 12 (IBNS): Each year 20 per cent of the world's young people experience a mental health condition, the United Nations reported in a new publication launched to coincide with International Youth Day which this year shines a spotlight on the importance of mental health. 12-Aug-2014
Ebola: UN health agency convenes ethical New York, Aug 12 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday convened a meeting of ethicists and scientists to discuss on the use of experimental medicines in treating Ebola, three days after the agency declared the current outbreak of the disease in West Africa an international public health emergency. 12-Aug-2014
Greenpeace calls on the industry to save New Delhi, Aug 11 (IBNS) Greenpeace India on Monday called on the tea industry to save Indian tea from pesticides while launching their report, “Trouble Brewing1”. 11-Aug-2014
Health Minister appeals to medical commu New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhanon Sunday felicitated the Delhi Medical Association (DMA) on completing 100 glorious years of service to the people of Delhi and India. 10-Aug-2014
Chennai: Man shows no Ebola symptoms, di Chennai, Aug 10 (IBNS): A man, who was was being monitored for Ebola in an isolation ward at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital here, was discharged on Sunday. 10-Aug-2014
No Ebola case in India so far: Harsh Var New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA government on Friday confirmed that there was no case of Ebola reported in India so far. 09-Aug-2014
UN declares Ebola outbreak global 'inter New York, Aug 8 (IBNS)The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday declared the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international public health emergency, saying: "our collective health security" depends on urgent support for containment in the affected countries. 08-Aug-2014
Indian Health Minister warns of Ebola vi New Delhi, Aug 8 (IBNS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, whose ministry earlier issued advisory on the deadly Ebola virus, said the virus could reach India if carried by expat Indians in the West African nations returning to India. 08-Aug-2014
Ebola: UN health agency to convene emerg New York, Aug 6 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday that it will convene a two-day meeting of its emergency committee starting on Thursday to determine whether the current Ebola viral disease outbreak in West Africa is a public health emergency of international concern. 06-Aug-2014
Narayana Health opens its first Cath La Barasat, Aug 5 (IBNS): Narayana Multispeciality Hospital in Barasat has set up the first Catherization Laboratory (Cath Lab) in North 24 Parganas. 06-Aug-2014
UN promotes 'effective' breastfeeding, a New York, Aug 5 (IBNS) The United Nations children’s agency on Monday said it is working with governments, the private sector and local communities to make it easier for women to breastfeed their infants, and to end false marketing of breast milk substitutes. 05-Aug-2014
Metropolis Healthcare bags 'India's most Mumbai, Aug 4 (IBNS): Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, a multinational chain of diagnostic centers, has been recognized as 'India's Most Promising Brand 2013-14' by World Consulting and Research Corporation (WCRC) in. 04-Aug-2014
Child birth outside govt hospital: NHRC New Delhi, Aug 1 (IBNS): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday said it has sent notice to the Delhi government over the issue of a woman giving birth to a child outside the hospital under the open sky last month. 01-Aug-2014
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