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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

Need greater convergence of stakeholders in health: President
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India needs greater convergence of all stakeholders towards the common goal of an improved health care delivery system, President Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 8:20:09 PM

Patna hospital probing treatment-denied HIV+ man's death
Patna, March 4 (IANS) A probe began Tuesday into the death of a HIV positive man at the Patna Medical College and Hospital after he was allegedly refused dialysis treatment by some doctors last week, an official said.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 6:42:21 PM

NHRC notice to UP over minor girl's death
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a four-year-old girl due to alleged medical negligence.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 5:16:12 PM

'Heaviest' Briton sheds record weight in India!
Pune, March 4 (IANS) A 31-year old Briton, who was the country's heaviest person three years ago, has shed a whopping 170 kg from 310 kg after undergoing bariatric surgery at a hospital in India and should stabilise at 110 kg, his proud medico said.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:22:16 PM

Kashmir first state to get new child health programme
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Monday become the first state in India to launch the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakaram (RBSK) Project Swasthya Slate.

Monday, March 03, 2014 9:52:15 PM

Healthcare in India should be cost effective: Montek
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Healthcare in India should be cost effective and individual states should come up with innovative ideas to address this challenge, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said here Monday.

Monday, March 03, 2014 9:20:04 PM

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