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New Zimbabwe
$8m airtime tax collected since Jan: GovtCommittee’s Ruth Labode demanded transparency on collections and how the Health
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 hours ago
Committee’s Ruth Labode demanded transparency on collections and how the Health Fund is being administered. While the Health ministry put the figure at $6 million, Labode felt the figure was insignificant in a country with high mobile... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘Fifth rabies patient not in critical condition’Of Smoke-Free Leaders by Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya here
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 hours ago
Of Smoke-Free Leaders by Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya here yesterday. Meanwhile, Dr Chong said the Health Ministry would continue to monitor the state of health of victims who tested negative for rabies at least for three... Read more
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iafrica.com
Palestinian killed in attempted attacksaid, with a spokeswoman confirming the suspect's death to AFP. No soldiers we
iafrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
said, with a spokeswoman confirming the suspect's death to AFP. No soldiers were reported wounded. The Palestinian health ministry identified the Palestinian as Mohammad Tannuh, 26. Last week, a Palestinian attempted to ram his car at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MSF Hospitals Overstretched as Nurses' Strike Bitesthe response to the cholera outbreak has also suffered as there are no nurses w
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
the response to the cholera outbreak has also suffered as there are no nurses working in nearly all public facilities. The Health ministry has formed a national task force to handle cholera cases in a raft of measures aimed at containing the... Read more
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dna
Cap prices of drugs, implants, say activistsPricing Authority Chairman Bhupendra Singh said, “Majority drugs, implants are
dna / Posted 23 hours ago
Pricing Authority Chairman Bhupendra Singh said, “Majority drugs, implants are not under price control. The Union Health Ministry has to propose such inclusions and a proper process has to be followed to get them included under price... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreakis already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry. Cases were concentrated around the main city of Colombo, though they were occurring across the tropical... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreakis already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry. Cases were concentrated around the main city of Colombo, though they were occurring across the tropical... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreakis already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry. Cases were concentrated around the main city of Colombo, though they were occurring across the tropical... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreakis already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry. Cases were concentrated around the main city of Colombo, though they were occurring across the tropical... Read more
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The Star
Peter Lim revamps TMC Lifeboth projects under one company,” Ng said. It was earlier reported that TMC Li
The Star / Posted yesterday
both projects under one company,” Ng said. It was earlier reported that TMC Life is still waiting final approval from the Health Ministry for its hospital project in Johor. The Johor royal family has a 7.67% stake in TMC and 11.7% i... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreakis already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry. Cases were concentrated around the main city of Colombo, though they were occurring across the tropical... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreakis already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry. Cases were concentrated around the main city of Colombo, though they were occurring across the tropical... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Canterbury GP teams stand with their hospital colleaguesJuly 2017.We too are appalled at the underhand tactics and behaviours being use
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
July 2017.We too are appalled at the underhand tactics and behaviours being used by politicians, policy makers and senior health ministry officials to attack elected board members, senior management and clinicians of Canterbury DHB. Last week’s... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreakis already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry. Cases were concentrated around the main city of Colombo, though they were occurring across the tropical... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreakis already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry. Cases were concentrated around the main city of Colombo, though they were occurring across the tropical... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Kiwi's death sparks Japan hospital debate10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twof
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twofold rise from a decade ago, according to the Health Ministry. During the same period, the number of overall hospitalised psychiatric patients fell 11 per cent to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Model contract for privatising urban health careensure that adequate numbers of patients are available for the private hospital
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
ensure that adequate numbers of patients are available for the private hospitals to treat, Niti Aayog and Union health ministry have suggested only district hospitals that have at least a two-year record of treating more than 1,000 cases... Read more
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The Hindu
Ministry, NITI Aayog moot privatisation of select services in district hospitalsAs a part of a radical ‘privatisation project’, the Health Ministry and the NIT
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
As a part of a radical ‘privatisation project’, the Health Ministry and the NITI Aayog have developed a framework to let private hospitals run select services within district hospitals, on a 30-year lease. In a 140-page document, prepared in... Read more
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The Star
New Zealander's death puts mental patients' restraint in Japan under spotlight10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twof
The Star / Posted yesterday
10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twofold rise from a decade ago, according to the Health Ministry. During the same period, the number of overall hospitalised psychiatric patients fell 11 percent to... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Kiwi’s death sparks health debate in Japan10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twof
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twofold rise from a decade ago, according to the Health Ministry. During the same period, the number of overall hospitalised psychiatric patients fell 11 per cent to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Kiwi's death sparks health debate in Japan10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twof
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twofold rise from a decade ago, according to the Health Ministry. During the same period, the number of overall hospitalised psychiatric patients fell 11 per cent to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Kiwi's death sparks health debate in Japan10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twof
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twofold rise from a decade ago, according to the Health Ministry. During the same period, the number of overall hospitalised psychiatric patients fell 11 per cent to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Kiwi's death sparks health debate in Japan10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twof
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twofold rise from a decade ago, according to the Health Ministry. During the same period, the number of overall hospitalised psychiatric patients fell 11 per cent to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Kiwi's death sparks health debate in Japan10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twof
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twofold rise from a decade ago, according to the Health Ministry. During the same period, the number of overall hospitalised psychiatric patients fell 11 per cent to... Read more
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News.com.au
Kiwi’s death sparks health debate in Japan10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twof
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twofold rise from a decade ago, according to the Health Ministry. During the same period, the number of overall hospitalised psychiatric patients fell 11 per cent to... Read more
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Reuters
New Zealander's death puts mental patients' restraint in Japan under spotlight10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twof
Reuters / Posted yesterday
10,682 as of June 30, 2014, the latest date for which data is available, a twofold rise from a decade ago, according to the Health Ministry. During the same period, the number of overall hospitalized psychiatric patients fell 11 percent to... Read more
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The Star
Subra: Health Ministry fully prepared to handle any rabies outbreakPUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is fully prepared to handle the rabies outbreak
The Star / Posted yesterday
PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is fully prepared to handle the rabies outbreak in Serian, says Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam (pic). The Health Minister said that while the public need not be alarmed by the outbreak, those who have been bitten by... Read more
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The Economic Times
How Philip Morris, the world's top cigarette maker, is taking Indian tobacco regulators for a ridehealth officials say in interviews that the ads are out of bounds. Amal Pusp, a
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
health officials say in interviews that the ads are out of bounds. Amal Pusp, a director for tobacco control at the health ministry, told Reuters that "there is no confusion": All advertisements - inside and outside shops - are illegal. In... Read more
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The Hindu
'Even a coolie earns more than a nurse in Kerala' Lok Sabha discusses plights of nursesA committee has clearly mentioned that nurses should get not less than Rs. 20,0
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
A committee has clearly mentioned that nurses should get not less than Rs. 20,000 as wages in a 200-bedded hospitals. The Health Ministry has issued guidelines to States to implement the committee report. The states should comply according to the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Gaza health care suffers as Palestinian factions play blame gameto reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
to reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in May. The spokesman for Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry, Ashraf Al-Qidra, said PA shipments of medicine, especially drugs to treat cancer and cystic fibrosis, have... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gaza health care suffers as Palestinian factions play blame gameto reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
to reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in May. The spokesman for Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry, Ashraf Al-Qidra, said PA shipments of medicine, especially drugs to treat cancer and cystic fibrosis, have... Read more
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The Star
Gaza health care suffers as Palestinian factions play blame gameto reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in
The Star / Posted yesterday
to reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in May. The spokesman for Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry, Ashraf Al-Qidra, said PA shipments of medicine, especially drugs to treat cancer and cystic fibrosis, have... Read more
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EuroNews
Gaza health care suffers as Palestinian factions play blame gameto reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
to reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in May. The spokesman for Gaza’s Hamas-run health ministry, Ashraf Al-Qidra, said PA shipments of medicine, especially drugs to treat cancer and cystic fibrosis, have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government to Introduce Oral Self-Test Kit for HIVOrganisation (Taso), said the antibody test does not use a blood sample unlike
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Organisation (Taso), said the antibody test does not use a blood sample unlike the currently used antigen test used by the Health ministry, known as polymerised Chain Reaction (PCR). However, Dr Matovu said the oral HIV self-test kits are not yet... Read more
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Reuters
Gaza health care suffers as Palestinian factions play blame gameto reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in
Reuters / Posted yesterday
to reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in May. The spokesman for Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry, Ashraf Al-Qidra, said PA shipments of medicine, especially drugs to treat cancer and cystic fibrosis, have... Read more
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dna
Gaza health care suffers as Palestinian factions play blame gameto reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in
dna / Posted yesterday
to reimburse the PA for its purchases, and cut the salaries of its officials in May. The spokesman for Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry, Ashraf Al-Qidra, said PA shipments of medicine, especially drugs to treat cancer and cystic fibrosis, have... Read more
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Business Standard India
Niti Aayog, Health min are preparing a model contract for privatising urban healthcareensure that adequate numbers of patients are available for the private hospital
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
ensure that adequate numbers of patients are available for the private hospitals to treat, Niti Aayog and Union health ministry have suggested only district hospitals that have at least a two-year record of treating more than 1,000 cases... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hoteliers Protest Cholera DirectiveKenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers, in 2013. Hoteliers have said
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers, in 2013. Hoteliers have said they will continue serving food until the Health ministry issues a clear directive on how re-examination of food handlers, which was announced on Monday in the wake of... Read more
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The Star
New rabies case confirmed in SerianKUCHING: A new rabies case involving a 52-year-old man has been confirmed in Sa
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUCHING: A new rabies case involving a 52-year-old man has been confirmed in Sarawak through a lab test on Tuesday. Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the man from Kampung Remun, Serian, was bitten by a dog in early... Read more
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The Star
Infectious diseases making comeback1,945 TB deaths from 25,739 cases last year, a 14.7% increase over 1,696 deaths
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
1,945 TB deaths from 25,739 cases last year, a 14.7% increase over 1,696 deaths from 24,220 cases in 2015, according to the Health Ministry. In comparison, there were 237 dengue fever deaths from 101,357 cases last year and 336 deaths from 120,836... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
A cigarette within walking distance: Marlboro’s marketing strategies infuriate Indian health officialshealth officials say in interviews that the ads are out of bounds. Amal Pusp, a
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
health officials say in interviews that the ads are out of bounds. Amal Pusp, a director for tobacco control at the health ministry, told Reuters that “there is no confusion”: All advertisements -- inside and outside shops -- are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Cancels Medical Certificates for Food Handlers to Tame Cholera Outbreakof food within town forthwith and ensure strict enforcement of this directive,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of food within town forthwith and ensure strict enforcement of this directive, in accordance to the Public Act Cap," the Health Ministry Statement on Twitter stated. Individuals or organizations wishing to outsource food for any function have... Read more
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Business Standard India
Philip Morris targets India's youth, draws health officials' irehealth officials say in interviews that the ads are out of bounds. Amal Pusp, a
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
health officials say in interviews that the ads are out of bounds. Amal Pusp, a director for tobacco control at the health ministry, told Reuters that "there is no confusion": All advertisements - inside and outside shops - are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Die at KNH as Ministry Spells Out Stop-Gap Measuresannounced that it will start a fresh validation of all certificates issued to t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
announced that it will start a fresh validation of all certificates issued to the over 500 food handlers in the city. The Health ministry and the county have not yet pinpointed what may have caused the outbreak since the day it started, but water... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Special report: Philip Morris takes aim at young people in India, and health officials are fuminghealth officials say in interviews that the ads are out of bounds. Amal Pusp, a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
health officials say in interviews that the ads are out of bounds. Amal Pusp, a director for tobacco control at the health ministry, told Reuters that "there is no confusion": All advertisements - inside and outside shops - are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Accuses Odinga of Peddling FalsehoodsCollector Tunnel and all these have been found to be full of gossip and falseho
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Collector Tunnel and all these have been found to be full of gossip and falsehoods," the President said. An audit at the Health ministry raised preliminary queries against the spending of close to Sh5 billion and the Opposition has been calling... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Health Ministry Forms Taskforce to Contain CholeraThe Health ministry has formed a national taskforce to handle cholera cases in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Health ministry has formed a national taskforce to handle cholera cases in a raft of measures to contain the infectious disease that has attacked more than 300 people since May. Cases of cholera have lately been reported even in high-end... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NHIs - Adewole Okays Suspension of 8 Officialssenior officials of the scheme. A statement from the office of the Director, M
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
senior officials of the scheme. A statement from the office of the Director, Media and Public Relations of the apex health ministry, said the minister approved the suspension of the officers, "in order to pave way for thorough... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MOH incurred S$4.08m expenditure without verifying need: AGO reportthose that would result in commitment of additional expenditure, serves to ensu
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
those that would result in commitment of additional expenditure, serves to ensure financial prudence,” AGO said. The Health Ministry said in its statement that it would set up a construction audit unit to ensure proper approval of variations.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Fails to Provide U.S.$50,000 for Mental Health Drugsmental health hospitals are reportedly down to just 10% of required drugs in th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
mental health hospitals are reportedly down to just 10% of required drugs in their stocks. A deputy director in the health ministry said Monday that the department was facing challenges in procuring mental health drugs as funds promised in... Read more
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