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Every Third Child In The World Is Poor: UN

🕔12:55, 13.Jul 2019

News One in every third child (under the age of 10) is multidimensionally poor in the world, according to the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) recently. More in News MPI measures progress against

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Start With Preventive Care

🕔13:42, 1.Jul 2019

Prathap C. Reddy is Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, highlight the challenges imposed by Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the importance of preventive care. Development in Healthcare There are fabulous developments taking place in healthcare today. Health is on the national agenda

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Mother’s Milk Banks To Come Up At Government Hospitals

🕔10:15, 28.Jun 2019

Guardian ministers would be asked to provide funds from District Planning Development Committees (DPDCs) to set up mother’s milk banks in all the government-affiliated medical colleges in Maharashtra Guardian ministers are appointed to look after the development plans and related

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Human health and animal health are interdependent

🕔14:04, 17.Jun 2019

Download PDF News The World Organization of Animal Health, commonly known as OIE (an abbreviation of its French title), summarises the One Health concept as “human health and animal health are interdependent and bound to the health of the ecosystems

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PPPs may help to ensure universal health coverage

🕔14:16, 12.Jun 2019

Download PDF Sunil Mehta, observe that Setting up a public-private partnership (PPP) in health may build our path towards universal health coverage as shown by various PPP interventions worldwide Fast Facts There is a shortfall of 20% sub-centres, 22% of

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Draft National Education Policy Proposes Formal Education From Age Of Three

🕔15:19, 10.Jun 2019

Download PDF Three years of preschool is recommended by the draft National Education Policy More in News The draft NEP acknowledges a “severe learning crisis” in India, where children in primary school fail to attain basic math and reading skills.

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One Million New Cases Of STIs Detected Daily Globally

🕔13:45, 8.Jun 2019

Download PDF The World Health Organization’s latest report reveals that more than a million new cases of curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are detected in people aged 15-49 years every day. More in News The World Health Organization (WHO) came

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Both Financial And Non-Financial Factors Matter For ASHAs

🕔14:46, 7.Jun 2019

Download PDF A major challenge faced by the Indian health system is to keep its Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) motivated and retain them in service. More in News A new study has found that ASHAs workers get motivated most

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From Swachh To ‘Nal se Jal’

🕔10:47, 6.Jun 2019

Download PDF The yet-to-be formally initiated Nal se Jal scheme would aim to provide piped drinking water to every rural home by 2024 More in news With the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan scheduled to officially complete its mission of an open

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Supreme Court Stays Maharashtra’s EWS Quota

🕔12:40, 31.May 2019

Supreme Court (SC) issued an interim direction that 10% reservation for the economically weaker sections will not apply in this academic year, in postgraduate medical courses. About SC direction This direction came on the plea on whether the Constitutional amendment

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