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HealthifyMe launches HealthifyIndia camp Kolkata, Apr 30 (IBNS): HealthifyMe, the health & fitness app, in partnership with Godrej Nature's Basket, Manipal Hospitals, Medanta-The Medicity, Apollo Centre for Obesity, Diabetes and Endocrinology (ACODE) and TheHealthSite.com is poised to lead India on a journey to a healthier tomorrow with their HealthifyIndia (#SwasthBharat) campaign. 30-Apr-2015
WHO, health partners treat quake survivo Kathmandu, Apr 30 (IBNS): The World Health Organization has stepped-up efforts to deliver critical medical relief to populations outside the Kathmandu valley affected by Saturday's earthquake, with a major focus on reaching injured people and preventing disease outbreaks. 30-Apr-2015
Systems to combat antibiotic resistance New York, Apr 30 (IBNS): The United Nations World Health Organization on Wednesday announced that only 34 countries, or a quarter of those surveyed, have national plans to fight growing resistance to antibiotics, warning that the trend posed as “the single greatest challenge in infectious diseases today” and appealing for all countries to do their part to tackle the global threat. 30-Apr-2015
West Bengal to construct 8.7 lakh househ Kolkata, Apr 28 (IBNS) The West Bengal State Government, with assistance from the UNICEF, is set to construct facilities for proper sanitation in different districts of West Bengal. 28-Apr-2015
Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals excels in st Kolkata, Apr 28 (IBNS): Kolkata's Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata has successfully saved the life of yet another 39 year old young patient combining the latest technology and timely treatment. 28-Apr-2015
WHO gives emergency health kits, funds t New Delhi, Apr 27 (IBNS): The World Health Organization has handed over four emergency health kits comprising of medicines and medical supplies and US dollars 175 000 as the first tranche of emergency health funds to meet the immediate health needs of the earthquake affected people in Nepal. 27-Apr-2015
UN chief welcomes progress in fight agai New York, Apr 26 (IBNS) In a message to mark World Malaria Day on Saturday, the United Nations Secretary-General said that better access to insecticide-treated bed nets and greater availability of accurate diagnostics and effective treatment were the main reasons why the UN health agency reported in 2014 that the rate at which people are dying from malaria had halved since the turn of the century. 26-Apr-2015
Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs to New Delhi, Apr 24 (IBNS) Health Minister JP Nadda on Friday said the size of pictorial warnings on cigarette packs will be increased as part of the government's effort to alert people against the ills of smoking. 24-Apr-2015
Fight against malaria must be taken to ' New York, Apr 24 (IBNS) The fight against malaria must be taken to the “next level” in order for the disease to be successfully eliminated, the United Nations health agency said on Thursday amid calls for the international community to urgently address the gaps in malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment. 24-Apr-2015
Ebola: UN launches push to engage more w New York, Apr 24 (IBNS) With fresh statistics on the Ebola outbreak reflecting a halt in the decline in West Africa, the United Nations on Thursday began a campaign to engage more women – who have been disproportionately affected by the disease – as well as local traditional healers, to encourage communities to become more involved to bring down infection rates to zero. 24-Apr-2015
Secondary Infertility is a bigger proble Kolkata, Apr 23 (IBNS) Secondary Infertility- which is defined as the inability to become pregnant, or to carry a pregnancy to term, following the birth of one or more biological children- is a bigger threat to mankind than we actually conceive it as, said a senior doctor and fertility expert here at a media interaction organized by Nova IVI Fertility clinic to raise awareness about the problem. 24-Apr-2015
Nailing 'D' Missing Link to Diabetes Kolkata, Apr 21 (IBNS) By the year 2035, it has been estimated by International Diabetes Federation that one person in ten will be suffering from diabetes. 21-Apr-2015
11.69% women in WB are under impact of G Kolkata, Apr 19 (IBNS): The second batches of 29 doctors in Kolkata on Sunday were conferred certifications for the 'Certificate Course in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (CCGDM),' an executive on-job training program that develops core competencies in doctors in the area of Gestational Diabetes management. 19-Apr-2015
Outbreak of Avian Influenza reported in Hyderabad, Apr 16 (IBNS): An outbreak of avian influenza, popularly known as Bird Flu has been reported from the Rangareddy district of Telengana. 16-Apr-2015
Arunachal bishop fights odds to reach he Kolkata, Apr 14 (IBNS): A prominent cleric and social worker from India's Northeast working in the remote east Arunachal Pradesh region says reaching healthcare to the people is their new focus along with education. 14-Apr-2015
UN agency kicks off registry of vetted m New York, Apr 9 (IBNS): With global crises on the rise, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) Wednesday announced that its new registration system will enable it to build a global roster of foreign medical response teams ready to deploy in response to tsunamis, typhoons, floods and outbreaks, such as Ebola and cholera. 09-Apr-2015
Kolkata hosts first ever ESICM examinati Kolkata, Apr, 8 (IBNS): European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), in association with the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM), organized the first of its kind examination in the city. 08-Apr-2015
Army sensitises troops on safe food prac Kolkata, Apr 7 (IBNS) Underscoring the need to acquaint troops and their families in Kolkata Garrison to follow healthy practices while consuming everyday food, Station Health Organisation (SHO), Kolkata held a special interactive session in Fort William on Tuesday, coinciding with the World Health Day on the subject. 07-Apr-2015
CMRI partners Kolkata Knight Riders to k Kolkata, Apr 7 (IBNS) : As Kolkata Knight Riders gear up for another nail-biting season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), a team of doctors at Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI), part of the CK Birla Hospitals, will be working in tandem to ensure health and medical needs of players are well taken care of. 07-Apr-2015
Kolkata hospital undertakes MICS to cure Kolkata, Apr 7 (IBNS): Kolkata'd Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals has undertaken the Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS) with an aim at curing patients in the most effective and least painful manner possible. 07-Apr-2015
Govt is working tirelessly to realise th New Delhi, Apr 7 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government is working hard to realise the dream of a Healthy India. 07-Apr-2015
Significant rise in health expenditure u New Delhi, Apr 4 (IBNS): President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Mid-Term Meet 2015 of the National Interventional Council of the Cardiological Society of India in New Delhi on Saturday. 04-Apr-2015
Marking World Day, UN calls on businesse New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): On World Autism Awareness Day, the United Nations is spotlighting the unique skills of people with autism and the need to recognize their talents through an initiative inviting businesses to make concrete commitments to employ people on the autism spectrum. 03-Apr-2015
WHO India honours public health champion New Delhi, Apr 2 (IBNS): At a national consultation held on Wednesday at New Delhi jointly with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (GoI) to commemorate the World Health Day 2015 (7 April), the WHO Country Office for India gave out awards for Public Health Champions. 02-Apr-2015
Experts share best autism practices with Hyderabad, Apr 2 (IBNS) On World Autism Awareness Day, UK experts are calling for stronger links with India to develop best autism practices that are relevant to the specific cultural and local needs of the country. 02-Apr-2015
GE Healthcare strengthens 'Make in India Bangalore, Apr 1 (IBNS): GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, reiterated its commitment towards 'Make in India' by strengthening its R&D, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution capabilities and Education initiative. 01-Apr-2015
18-year-old baby youngest patient to und New Delhi, Apr 1(IBNS) An 18 hour-old baby has emerged as the youngest patient in India to survive after an open heart surgery. 01-Apr-2015
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