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Hearing in the first six months of life is vital for normal development - video

Neeti Kailas tells the story of how she created a portable diagnostic device to pioneer hearing loss screening in India  
the Guardian
about 6 years ago
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Surgical team in India calls for mandatory enforcement of WHO safety checklist

A team of gastrointestinal surgeons in India has called for mandatory enforcement of the World Health Organization’s surgical safety checklist across the country, after implementing it in their own department and observing lower postoperative complications and mortality.  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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State governments’ delays in fund transfer are affecting India’s national health mission, report says

Health ministry officials in Delhi are concerned that delays in the release of funds by state governments are hurting India’s National Health Mission and AIDS prevention programmes, Reuters reports.1  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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Experts question how India will meet promises on public health after cut in budget for 2015-16

A proposed 16% cut in funding for the Indian health ministry for the coming fiscal year has triggered concerns over how the government will keep the pledges it made last year to provide free drugs and diagnostic tests and universal healthcare coverage.  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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Blood transfusions caused nearly 9000 cases of HIV in India in past five years

In the past five years as many as 8938 people in India have contracted HIV through blood transfusions, the Times of India has reported, raising concerns among experts.  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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Outbreak of swine flu in India is no worse than seasonal flu, say specialists

The outbreak of H1N1 influenza in India this year, which has killed 875 people since 1 January, is not yet a major concern because the incidence and mortality are no different from those caused by seasonal flu in developed countries such as the United States, infectious disease specialists have told The BMJ.  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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Study finds “know-do” gap in treatment of pneumonia and diarrhoea in children in rural areas

Many rural paediatric healthcare practitioners in India are not correctly diagnosing and managing pneumonia and diarrhoea, two of the leading causes of children’s deaths, a study has shown.  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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Surgical team in India calls for mandatory enforcement of WHO safety checklist

A team of gastrointestinal surgeons in India has called for mandatory enforcement of the World Health Organization’s surgical safety checklist across the country, after implementing it in their own department and observing lower postoperative complications and mortality.  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
Www.bmj
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Obama is urged to support India in supplying world with generic drugs

Leading American organisations have asked President Obama to support India in providing “high quality” and “low cost” generic drugs that are essential to promoting healthcare around the globe.  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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Surgical team in India calls for mandatory enforcement of WHO safety checklist

A team of gastrointestinal surgeons in India has called for mandatory enforcement of the World Health Organization’s surgical safety checklist across the country, after implementing it in their own department and observing lower postoperative complications and mortality.  
bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
Www.bmj
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“Mission Indradhanush” targets India’s unvaccinated children

A media campaign to encourage the uptake of childhood vaccination in India was launched this week, with the aim of 90% of children receiving full vaccination by 2020.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 6 years ago
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India may not meet millennium development goal on infant mortality

India’s infant mortality rate fell from 88 per 1000 live births in 1990 to 40 per 1000 live births in 2013, show reports from the Registrar General of India.1 But if the rate continues to decrease by 5.6% each year India will not be able to meet this year’s United Nations millennium development goal on infant mortality.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 6 years ago