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Government of India and ESCAP join forces to strengthen early warning systems for natural disasters

The Government of India and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have announced a major new contribution of US$ 1 million to the ESCAP Multi-Donor...  
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4th International Summit on GMP, GCP & Quality Control, Oct 26-28, 2015, Hyderabad, India.

The OMICS Group Pharmaceutical Conferences covers on all aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences, manufacturing, quality with strong emphasis on originality and scientific quality.  
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Swine flu virus in India 'has become more virulent' since 2009 outbreak

An analysis by MIT researchers finds that the 2014-15 swine flu outbreak in India may have been caused by a more virulent strain than the outbreak of 2009.  
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Diabetes Risk Higher Among Indians in India Than in US

Prediabetes and type 2 diabetes prevalence differs among Asian Indians depending on whether they live in the US or India.  
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Private hospitals are told to treat acid attack victims free of charge

A bench made up of justices Madan B Lokur and Uday Umesh Lalit said that provisional figures showed that there were 309 acid attack cases in India in 2014. Most cases were reported in three states—Uttar Pradesh (185), Madhya Pradesh (53), and Gujarat (11)—while 27 cases were reported in Delhi. …  
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Private hospitals are told to treat acid attack victims free of charge

A bench made up of justices Madan B Lokur and Uday Umesh Lalit said that provisional figures showed that there were 309 acid attack cases in India in 2014. Most cases were reported in three states—Uttar Pradesh (185), Madhya Pradesh (53), and Gujarat (11)—while 27 cases were reported in Delhi. …  
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India’s rural medical practitioners are reluctant to refer in severe cases, study finds

India urgently needs an appropriate intervention to reduce the potential harm caused by rural medical practitioners (RMPs) and to improve the healthcare they provide, a study has found.  
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Type 2 diabetes is more common among Indians who stay in India than in those who migrate to US, study finds

People of Indian origin who live in the United States have a lower prevalence of diabetes than those who live in India, a study published in Diabetes Care has found.  
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Type 2 diabetes is more common among Indians who stay in India than in those who migrate to US, study finds

People of Indian origin who live in the United States have a lower prevalence of diabetes than those who live in India, a study published in Diabetes Care has found.  
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Type 2 diabetes is more common among Indians who stay in India than in those who migrate to US, study finds

People of Indian origin who live in the United States have a lower prevalence of diabetes than those who live in India, a study published in Diabetes Care has found.  
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Swine flu: how well did India respond?

Some media reports criticised the response, suggesting the recent outbreak of swine flu had led to panic. Jeetha D’Silva reports on India’s increasing preparedness and where more needs to be done to reduce morbidity and mortality  
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India’s rural medical practitioners are reluctant to refer in severe cases, study finds

India urgently needs an appropriate intervention to reduce the potential harm caused by rural medical practitioners (RMPs) and to improve the healthcare they provide, a study has found.  
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Will new Indian growth charts help stem the rise in childhood obesity?

New body mass index charts for children in India have the same overweight and obesity cut-off points as for adults, but not everyone agrees that they will help, writes Manupriya  
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Many fixed dose drug combinations for sale in India are not approved

Large numbers of fixed dose drug combinations—formulations that contain two or more active compounds in a fixed ratio of doses—are being sold to patients in India without having been approved by central regulatory authorities for safety and efficacy, research published this week in PLOS Medicine has found.1  
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India records large rise in malaria cases in 2014

The number of malaria cases in India last year rose to 1 070 513, up from 881 730 in 2013, provisional figures have shown.1 The 2014 prevalence is similar to that seen in 2012, when 1 067 824 cases were recorded. The states of Tripura and Odisha saw the largest increases, with rises of 540% and 70%, respectively.  
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Locally run cholera intervention can reduce disease burden, finds study

An oral vaccine against cholera had a protective effectiveness of 69% against clinically significant cholera when administered to a rural population by local health officials and with local resources, found a study carried out in the cholera endemic area of Satyabadi in Odisha state, India.1 The results were similar to those of a controlled clinical trial that …  
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Locally run cholera intervention can reduce disease burden, finds study

An oral vaccine against cholera had a protective effectiveness of 69% against clinically significant cholera when administered to a rural population by local health officials and with local resources, found a study carried out in the cholera endemic area of Satyabadi in Odisha state, India.1 The results were similar to those of a controlled clinical trial that …  
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India records large rise in malaria cases in 2014

The number of malaria cases in India last year rose to 1 070 513, up from 881 730 in 2013, provisional figures have shown.1 The 2014 prevalence is similar to that seen in 2012, when 1 067 824 cases were recorded. The states of Tripura and Odisha saw the largest increases, with rises of 540% and 70%, respectively.  
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Many fixed dose drug combinations for sale in India are not approved

Large numbers of fixed dose drug combinations—formulations that contain two or more active compounds in a fixed ratio of doses—are being sold to patients in India without having been approved by central regulatory authorities for safety and efficacy, research published this week in PLOS Medicine has found.1  
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India makes strides in some, but not all, health goals, finds WHO

India has successfully met targets to reduce the spread of HIV and improve the availability of drinking water but has a long way to go in improving sanitation facilities and providing universal access to reproductive healthcare, the latest World Health Statistics report has found.  
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