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Nurses an important pillar of health care: Minister

Nurses an important pillar of health care: Minister

Imphal, May 18 (UNI) Manipur Agriculture, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Minister Hangkhalian said nurses are the pillar, skeleton, part and parcel of the health care sector.
He appreciated those taking the profession and encouraged the nurses to serve with dedication and take care of the poor and needy patients.
Nurses should move forward and should not forget the great contributions made by Florence Nightingale, the lady of the lamp, in caring of the sick people, he said.
The minister was speaking during observation of International Nurses Week Celebration under the theme “Nursing: A Voice to Lead-Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals” here today at Jubilee Hall in Lamphelpat here.
Parliamentary Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Soibam Subhashchandra Singh said the government proposes to give the Best Nurse Award to the best nurse workers from this year to enhance and strengthen the duty of nurses towards sick persons and increase the bond of love between nurses and the patients.
The Chief Guest and other dignitaries distributed prizes to the first rank holders of various events which were held during the observation week.
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China

China confirms bird flu outbreak at quail farms in Guizhou province

BEIJING, Aug 18 (Reuters) China confirmed a bird flu outbreak at quail farms in the country's southwestern province of Guizhou, according to a Ministry of Agriculture statement today.

CII

CII Young Indians (Yi), IMA Goa state sign MoU for organ donation

Panaji, Aug 17 (UNI) Goa chapter of CII Young Indians (Yi), part of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and Indian Medical Association (IMA) Goa have come together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a joint action plan for better planning and implementation for organ donation.

Philippine

Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battle

MANILA, Aug 16 (Reuters) The Philippines will deploy hundreds of troops to hasten a cull of about 600,000 fowl, the farm minister said today, as part of efforts to rein in the Southeast Asian nation's first outbreak of bird flu.

India

India needs to build bigger registry of bone marrow doners: Expert

Bengaluru, Aug 11 (UNI) With the country witnessing 20,000 children born with Thalassemia major, a life-threatening disorder every year, India needs to build a bigger registry of bone marrow doners, a noted expert today said.

MR

MR vaccine to launch on Aug 17

Hyderabad, Aug 10 (UNI) The Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccine will be launched in Telangana on August 18 after the state is targeted in the second phase of MR Vaccination campaign.

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Humans may have ritualistically "killed" objects to remove their symbolic power, some 5,000 years earlier than previously thought, a new international study of marine pebble tools from an Upper Palaeolithic burial site in Italy suggests.

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