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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. UNI NS BM

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Nadda directs for comprehensive strategy to tackle leprosy, TB

Nadda directs for comprehensive strategy to tackle leprosy, TB

17 Apr 2018 | 6:47 PM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda directed for a comprehensive strategy for addressing incidence, prevalence and surveillance aspects to eliminate leprosy at district level and reviewed Tuberculosis Control Programme on Tuesday.

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Fortis Hospital performs Double Root Translocation surgery to cure 3-year-old Kashmiri boy

Fortis Hospital performs Double Root Translocation surgery to cure 3-year-old Kashmiri boy

14 Apr 2018 | 4:32 PM

New Delhi, Apr 14 (UNI A team of doctors at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) recently performed a rare Double Root Translocation Surgery to cure three-year Mohammed Aasim, from Safapora, Ganderbal in Jammu and Kashmir recently.

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WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

12 Apr 2018 | 2:25 PM

Kolkata, Apr 12 (UNI) WHO and UNICEF on Wednesday issued new ten-step guidance to
increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn
services.

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Northern Syria: access to primary health care gives hope to malnourished child

11 Apr 2018 | 12:52 PM

Damascus , Apr 11 (UNI) Sham was 6 months old when her worried mother, Ghadir, brought her to a health facility in the town of Al-Zafaranah, about 30 kilometres from her village in the embattled countryside
north of Homs, Syria.

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Take homoeopathy to masses in interior, remote places: Naidu

Take homoeopathy to masses in interior, remote places: Naidu

10 Apr 2018 | 7:25 PM

New Delhi, Apr 10 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday asked everyone concerned to take
homoeopathy to the masses in the interior, remote places, where it is practically difficult to dispense medicines
owing to lack of logistics or limited resources.

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