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India meets target to reduce tuberculosis burden

India has met the 2015 target to reduce the incidence, prevalence, and mortality rate of tuberculosis (TB), but the country still accounts for 23% of the world’s TB cases, a report from the World Health Organization has found.  
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almost 5 years ago
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India meets target to reduce tuberculosis burden

India has met the 2015 target to reduce the incidence, prevalence, and mortality rate of tuberculosis (TB), but the country still accounts for 23% of the world’s TB cases, a report from the World Health Organization has found.  
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almost 5 years ago
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BBC 100 Women 2015: India's 'right to pee' movement - BBC News

Mumtaz Shaikh is leading a 'right to pee' campaign in India's financial centre Mumbai to end the demand that women must pay to use public toilets.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Partnership with UK health bodies is to bring 11 new institutes to India

A strategic partnership with the United Kingdom worth a £1bn (€1.4bn; $1.5bn) investment to the Indian healthcare system is set to establish 11 institutes of health in India.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Discount pharmacies in India will reduce financial burden on patients

Two pharmacy units that will dispense drugs for heart diseases and cancer at highly discounted rates have been inaugurated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).1  
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almost 5 years ago
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Discount pharmacies in India will reduce financial burden on patients

Two pharmacy units that will dispense drugs for heart diseases and cancer at highly discounted rates have been inaugurated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).1  
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almost 5 years ago
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Discount pharmacies in India will reduce financial burden on patients

Two pharmacy units that will dispense drugs for heart diseases and cancer at highly discounted rates have been inaugurated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).1  
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almost 5 years ago
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Central obesity in India is no longer confined to wealthier people, survey finds

More than a third of over 50s in India have a midriff bulge, and this is more common in women, the results of a nationally representative survey have shown.1  
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almost 5 years ago
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India’s “health camps”: the drug rep will see you now

Pharmaceutical sales representatives are screening people in India in return for prescriptions for their products while calling it corporate social responsibility. Frederik Joelving investigates  
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almost 5 years ago
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Central obesity in India is no longer confined to wealthier people, survey finds

More than a third of over 50s in India have a midriff bulge, and this is more common in women, the results of a nationally representative survey have shown.1  
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almost 5 years ago
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India Restores Federal Funding for AIDS Program After Criticism

India will fully fund its AIDS control program federally, the health minister said on Tuesday, restoring support months after it was criticized for slashing its contribution and asking individual states to fill the gap.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Akshansh's PhD: India man who didn't let cerebral palsy win - BBC News

Akshansh Gupta has not allowed cerebral palsy to stand in the way of his academic success  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Dengue cases in India doubled in 2014-15

While the number of malaria cases in India fell from 1 102 205 in 2014 to 792 234 in 2015 (to September), the number of dengue cases doubled from 40 571 to 84 391 over much the same period (to 15 November).1  
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Dengue cases in India doubled in 2014-15

While the number of malaria cases in India fell from 1 102 205 in 2014 to 792 234 in 2015 (to September), the number of dengue cases doubled from 40 571 to 84 391 over much the same period (to 15 November).1  
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almost 5 years ago
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Acid attack victims should have same rights as disabled people, Indian Supreme Court rules

India’s Supreme Court has ordered the country’s central and state governments to include victims of acid attacks in disability benefits so that they can access various welfare schemes, including access to government jobs.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Pilot Project Raises Diabetes Awareness in Brazil and India

An IDF-sponsored project, piloted with success in Brazil and India, provides training materials for school staff, parents, and kids to raise awareness about diabetes and promote healthful lifestyles.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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India Adds Cancer, HIV/AIDS Drugs to Essential Medicines List

India has revised its list of essential medicines to add drugs for diseases ranging from cancer and HIV/AIDS to hepatitis C, in a move aimed at making them more affordable.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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India to track progress of 75 cities to improve sanitation

The Indian government is to rank 75 of the country’s major cities according to their sanitation and cleanliness as part of a survey to map the progress of a national campaign launched in 2014 to end open defecation.  
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over 4 years ago
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India is at high risk from surge in cases of melioidosis, warn researchers

India is among the countries at high risk from melioidosis, a difficult to diagnose, deadly bacterial disease, says a new study published in Nature Microbiology.1  
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over 4 years ago
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India is at high risk from surge in cases of melioidosis, warn researchers

India is among the countries at high risk from melioidosis, a difficult to diagnose, deadly bacterial disease, says a new study published in Nature Microbiology.1  
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over 4 years ago