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Last updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:24:04 PM

Healthcare finds little space in India's political agenda (Election Special)
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) While healthcare is a major political issue in the western world, in India it sadly finds just passing mention in the election manifestos of various political parties. Health has failed to pick up as an election issue in India despite the country having overwhelming concerns over the quality of its delivery systems.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 3:30:05 PM

Campaign to raise awareness about dengue launched
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A nationwide campaign was launched Tuesday to raise awareness about dengue and control its rising incidence across India.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 5:44:05 PM

Club for cancer survivors in Delhi
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A new club aimed at making cancer survivors feel special was launched here Saturday on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Saturday, March 08, 2014 6:08:08 PM

Train health workers to be gender sensitive: WHO
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) India's health workforce must be trained to be gender sensitive, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Friday on the eve of International Women's Day, March 8.

Friday, March 07, 2014 8:00:05 PM

Patna doctors refusing to operate on hepatitis patients?
Patna, March 6 (IANS) Doctors at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) are allegedly refusing to treat hepatitis patients due to fears of infection, and have demanded insurance cover.

Thursday, March 06, 2014 11:54:04 PM

UP junior doctors begin fast, jailed medics released
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Junior doctors in Uttar Pradesh Thursday agreed to end their protest and resume work but launched a hunger strike, even as the Kanpur police chief was transferred for his raid on a medical college hostel and 24 arrested students were released from jail.

Thursday, March 06, 2014 9:58:04 PM

Uttar Pradesh doctors call off stir
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Doctors in Uttar Pradesh called off their strike Thursday morning, a day after the Allahabad High Court directed the striking doctors to return to work.

Thursday, March 06, 2014 10:44:03 AM

End strike for patients' sake: NHRC to UP doctors
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The NHRC Wednesday urged the Uttar Pradesh doctors to end their strike for the sake of suffering patients.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 8:34:10 PM

Young India not prepared for old age! (Comment, Special to IANS)
With better food supply and nutrition, healthier lifestyle, better hygiene and, most importantly, advances in healthcare, Indians now live longer - life expectancy has gone up from 31 years in 1947 to 64 years in 2005.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 12:02:03 PM

Akhilesh meets striking doctors as health services in UP hit
Lucknow/Agra, March 4 (IANS) With healthcare services badly affected across Uttar Pradesh for the fifth consecutive day Tuesday, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav met a team of doctors protesting the arrest of 24 junior physicians following a scuffle with a Samajwadi Party leader.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 10:06:16 PM

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