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Trustdoc.in  wins 'Innovative Idea of the Year' award

Trustdoc.in wins 'Innovative Idea of the Year' award

27 Mar 2018 | 6:02 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) Trustdoc.

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An estimated 180 000 deaths every year caused by burns

An estimated 180 000 deaths every year caused by burns

27 Mar 2018 | 1:02 PM

Kolkata, Mar 27 (UNI) Burns are a global public health problem, accounting for an estimated 180 000 deaths annually.

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Lead, a naturally occurring toxic metal found in Earth’s crust

26 Mar 2018 | 11:58 AM

Kolkata, Mar 26 (UNI) Lead is a naturally occurring toxic metal found in the Earth’s crust, its widespread use has resulted in extensive environmental contamination, human exposure and significant public health problems in many parts of the world.

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Imaging Tech to identify medicinal plants

Imaging Tech to identify medicinal plants

25 Mar 2018 | 12:22 PM

New Delhi, Mar 25 (UNI) Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS), Global Positioning System (GPS) are being used for survey and inventorisation of medicinal plants.

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World TB Day, opportunity to raise public awareness, economic consequences of tuberculosis

World TB Day, opportunity to raise public awareness, economic consequences of tuberculosis

23 Mar 2018 | 2:57 PM

Kolkata, Mar 23 (UNI) World TB Day is recognized each year on March 24, commemorating the date in 1882 when Dr.

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WHO launches large-scale polio, measles vaccination campaign in Syria

WHO launches large-scale polio, measles vaccination campaign in Syria

22 Mar 2018 | 12:31 PM

Damascus, Mar 22 (UNI) A vaccination campaign has been launched in northern Syria aimed at immunising hundreds of thousands of children against polio, as WHO health partners simultaneously carry out measles
vaccinations in the region’s displacement camps.

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WHO for bridging Israel and Palestine through Health

WHO for bridging Israel and Palestine through Health

21 Mar 2018 | 12:02 PM

Gaza, Mar 21 (UNI) The World Health Organisation recognised the progress made in the Israeli health system, vouching for health to be used as a 'bridge for peace' between the war-torn nation and its estranged neighbour Israel.

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4pc annual decrease too slow to end TB by 2030: WHO Europe/ECDC

4pc annual decrease too slow to end TB by 2030: WHO Europe/ECDC

20 Mar 2018 | 12:16 PM

Copenhagen/Stockholm, Mar 20 (UNI) Number of new tuberculosis (TB) patients has been decreasing at an average rate of 4.

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Liver diseases to be included in non-communicable diseases programme soon: Nadda

Liver diseases to be included in non-communicable diseases programme soon: Nadda

19 Mar 2018 | 2:04 PM

New Delhi, Mar 19 (UNI) Stressing on spreading awareness about Liver diseases, which account for around 2.

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Overeating during breastfeeding leads to early puberty of offsprings: study

Overeating during breastfeeding leads to early puberty of offsprings: study

19 Mar 2018 | 11:18 AM

Washington, Mar 19 (UNI) Overeating during breastfeeding is likely to put children at higher risk of obesity and going through early puberty.

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PAHO urges countries to vaccinate against measles to maintain its elimination in the Americas

PAHO urges countries to vaccinate against measles to maintain its elimination in the Americas

18 Mar 2018 | 10:10 AM

Washi ngton, Mar 18 (UNI) The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) warned that in the face of ongoing measles outbreaks in the Americas, countries should redouble efforts to vaccinate their populations, strengthen surveillance to detect possible patients, and implement measures to quickly respond to any suspected cases, according to an epidemiological released today said.

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Albania mounts rapid response to measles outbreak

Albania mounts rapid response to measles outbreak

16 Mar 2018 | 4:18 PM

Tirana, Albania, Mar 16 (UNI) Albania is one of those countries in the WHO European Region that has successfully interrupted endemic transmission of measles and rubella.

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WHO South-East Asia countries commit to intensified efforts, concrete progress to End TB

WHO South-East Asia countries commit to intensified efforts, concrete progress to End TB

15 Mar 2018 | 3:28 PM

Kolkata, Mar 15 (UNI) Tracking progress to eliminate tuberculosis, Member countries of WHO South-East Asia Region has committed to further intensifying efforts to ensure rapid and concrete progress to End TB by 2030.

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Listeriosis one of most serious and severe foodborne diseases

Listeriosis one of most serious and severe foodborne diseases

13 Mar 2018 | 2:50 PM

Kolkata, Mar 13 (UN) Foodborne listeriosis is one of the most serious and severe
foodborne diseases.

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Diarrhoea outbreak in North Tripura, 9 dead

Diarrhoea outbreak in North Tripura, 9 dead

12 Mar 2018 | 12:09 PM

Agartala, Mar 12 (UNI) The BJP-IPFT government is faced with a challenge immediately after the alliance formed government in the state, with the outbreak of diarrhoea in North Tripura, which has killed as many as nine people, and is feared to take the shape of an epidemic.

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