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Jharkhand chemists float company to ensure cheaper medicines
Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) In a move to make medicines cheaper, chemists in Jharkhand have floated a company to purchase drugs in bulk from multinational companies and distribute them to retailers.

Monday, April 09, 2007 3:06:50 PM

Pranab Mukherjee recovering, doctors
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who was injured in a road accident in West Bengal Saturday, is recovering, said hospital sources here Monday.

Monday, April 09, 2007 11:57:06 AM

100,000 bird flu vaccine doses to be destroyed
Bhopal, April 7 (IANS) In the next couple of months, 100,000 doses of the country's first vaccine against bird flu will be destroyed because the laboratory that developed it has found no takers and the expiry date is fast approaching.

Saturday, April 07, 2007 8:37:46 AM

Mumbai to have integrated trauma care facility
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) At least 100 hospitals in Mumbai will soon start an integrated trauma care facility to provide round the clock ambulance service and trauma care to patients on way to a hospital from an accident site.

Saturday, April 07, 2007 7:35:13 AM

WHO to initiate study on disease due to climate change
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday said here that it would set up a special task force, first of its kind, to study the impact of climate change on health and steps to reduce the hazard.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 11:11:46 PM

Fortis asked to disclose Escorts ownership dispute in its public issue
New Delhi April 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has allowed Fortis Healthcare Ltd (FHL) to launch its Initial Public Offer to raise money but not without disclosing the ownership dispute of the Escorts heart hospital in its offer document and the publicity material for the offer.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 9:06:00 PM

Court dismisses NRI doctor's petition under RTI
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday dismissed a plea under the Right to Information (RTI) Act filed by US-based Kunal Saha, who has sued five doctors for the death of his wife, on grounds that he is an NRI and thus not entitled to information under the newly enacted law.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 5:55:13 PM

Ranchi mental hospital now offers dental, eye care
Ranchi, April 5 (IANS) The Ranchi Institute of Neuro Psychiatry and Allied Science (RINPAS), one of India's premier mental hospitals, has introduced specialised dental, eye care and physiotherapy services to reach out to more people.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 2:53:32 PM

Celebrate World Health Day with new vaccine
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Every year around the world nearly one million children under the age of five lose their lives to pneumonia and other pneumococcal diseases.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 2:21:28 PM

Satellites set to play good Samaritans in India
Bangalore, April 4 (IANS) India will soon connect every nook and corner of its vast territory through satellites to provide education, health and other social services to people, especially those living in far-flung areas.

Wednesday, April 04, 2007 9:31:54 AM

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