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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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By 2020, Oral Cancer will cause 30% death due to limited awareness

By 2020, Oral Cancer will cause 30% death due to limited awareness

19 Feb 2018 | 2:20 PM

Kolkata, Feb 19 (UNI) Oral cancer is solely responsible for the highest number of cancer deaths in India in comparison to any other country in the world.

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Musculoskeletal conditions, second largest contributor to disability worldwide

Musculoskeletal conditions, second largest contributor to disability worldwide

19 Feb 2018 | 12:15 PM

Kolkata, Feb 19 (UNI) Musculoskeletal conditions are the second largest contributor to disability worldwide, with lower back pain being the single leading cause of disability globally.

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250 Renal Transplants conducted at SKIMS

250 Renal Transplants conducted at SKIMS

17 Feb 2018 | 5:11 PM

Srinagar, Feb 17 (UNI) The department of Urology and Kidney Transplant Unit (KTU) at the Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) has successfully conducted record 250 kidney transplants till date, making it at par with any other centre in the country, an officiual of the institute said here on Saturday.

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Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience: WHO

Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience: WHO

16 Feb 2018 | 12:02 PM

Kolkata, Feb 16 (UNI) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women and reduce unnecessary medical interventions.

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Pneumonia, a form of acute respiratory infection that affects lungs

Pneumonia, a form of acute respiratory infection that affects lungs

14 Feb 2018 | 11:57 AM

Kolkata, Feb 14 (UNI) Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that affects the
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