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AllAfrica.com
Ministries Choke on Huge Debtscourt awards and mandamus orders, there is nothing we can do". With domestic a
Ministries Choke on Huge Debts
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
court awards and mandamus orders, there is nothing we can do". With domestic arrears of Shs10.7b and Shs3.7b respectively, Health ministry permanent secretaries Asuman Lukwago and Pius Bigirimana of Gender Ministry talked of critical areas of need... Read more
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dna
ASHA and ANM workers to be on frontlines of fight against diabetes and cancerASHA workers and auxiliary nurse midwives (ANM) a crucial role in the battle ag
ASHA and ANM workers to be on frontlines of fight against diabetes and cancer
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
ASHA workers and auxiliary nurse midwives (ANM) a crucial role in the battle against non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the health ministry released protocols for screening and early prevention of hypertension, diabetes and common cancers, at a... Read more
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The Star
Vaccination a must under Islam, say muftisShukri said the anti-vaccine group should not assume that vaccines contained un
Vaccination a must under Islam, say muftis
The Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Shukri said the anti-vaccine group should not assume that vaccines contained unclean or forbidden substances. “The Health Ministry has researched and investigated the contents. We have to trust the authorities,” he said. Perak mufti Tan... Read more
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The Star
Huge jump in measles caseshalal. On Saturday, Deputy Education Minister Datuk P. Kamalanathan said they
Huge jump in measles cases
The Star / Posted 7 hours ago
halal. On Saturday, Deputy Education Minister Datuk P. Kamalanathan said they would discuss with their counterparts in the Health Ministry about mandatory vaccinations for students nationwide. This was important to protect their health, he... Read more
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Daily News
Special dengue elimination programme launched todaybreeding grounds.This special programme aims to control the spread of dengue.
Special dengue elimination programme launched today
Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
breeding grounds.This special programme aims to control the spread of dengue. The programme will be carried out by the Health Ministry with the assistance of Tri-Forces personnel, police and Civil Security Forces officers. These officers will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
People Living With Albinism Condemn Stigmatisation, Seek Supportin the Society to assist the less privileged albinos with vision aids. We also
People Living With Albinism Condemn Stigmatisation, Seek Support
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
in the Society to assist the less privileged albinos with vision aids. We also want to implore government, through the health ministry, to provide basic necessities for people living with albinism, which is protective clothing, that will cover... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Silver tsunami’ threatens SKorean population growth($68.3 billion) since 2006 into programs aimed at encouraging people to marry y
‘Silver tsunami’ threatens SKorean population growth
The Manila Times / Posted 17 hours ago
($68.3 billion) since 2006 into programs aimed at encouraging people to marry young and have larger families, according to health ministry data. But critics say such schemes ignore the root causes of the problem, including a lack of quality jobs,... Read more
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Daily News
Dengue at epidemic levels: Health MinistryDengue has reached epidemic levels with over 20,000 dengue patients and 31 deat
Dengue at epidemic levels: Health Ministry
Daily News / Posted 21 hours ago
Dengue has reached epidemic levels with over 20,000 dengue patients and 31 deaths recorded this year, the Health Ministry said. Spokesman, Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala said an intensive dengue-control programme will be... Read more
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The Financial Express
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinksare in alignment with International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) standar
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinks
The Financial Express / Posted 21 hours ago
are in alignment with International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) standards. The file has been moved to the Union Health Ministry, and the standards will be operationalised soon after a notification. “With this, FSSAI has crossed a major... Read more
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dna
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinksare in alignment with International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) standar
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinks
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
are in alignment with International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) standards. The file has been moved to the Union Health Ministry, and the standards will be operationalised soon after a notification. "With this, FSSAI has crossed a major... Read more
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Times of Malta
Hospital in Gozo can be leased for 99 years, not 30 as previously declaredits own public property.” When asked to clarify how long the hospital will be
Hospital in Gozo can be leased for 99 years, not 30 as previously declared
Times of Malta / Posted 22 hours ago
its own public property.” When asked to clarify how long the hospital will be in the hands of the private company, the Health Ministry insisted it was for 30 years. “As stated in the press briefing last week, the concession agreed by both... Read more
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The Manila Times
FEATURE ‘Silver tsunami’ threatens to wipe out SKorean rural communities($68.3 billion) since 2006 into programs aimed at encouraging people to marry y
FEATURE ‘Silver tsunami’ threatens to wipe out SKorean rural communities
The Manila Times / Posted 22 hours ago
($68.3 billion) since 2006 into programs aimed at encouraging people to marry young and have larger families, according to health ministry data. But critics say such schemes ignore the root causes of the problem, including a lack of quality jobs,... Read more
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Business Standard India
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinksare in alignment with International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) standar
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinks
Business Standard India / Posted 22 hours ago
are in alignment with International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) standards. The file has been moved to the Union Health Ministry, and the standards will be operationalised soon after a notification. "With this, FSSAI has crossed a major... Read more
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asianage
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinksare in alignment with International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) standar
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinks
asianage / Posted 23 hours ago
are in alignment with International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) standards. The file has been moved to the Union Health Ministry, and the standards will be operationalised soon after a notification. "With this, FSSAI has crossed a major... Read more
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The Economic Times
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinksdrinks in the country for which standards and the additives list have been fina
FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinks
The Economic Times / Posted 23 hours ago
drinks in the country for which standards and the additives list have been finalised. The file has been moved to the Union Health Ministry, and the standards will be operationalised soon after a notification. "With this, FSSAI has crossed a major... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
'Get kids vaccinated from birth for diphtheria'Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim urged parents to get their children vaccinated fr
'Get kids vaccinated from birth for diphtheria'
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim urged parents to get their children vaccinated from birth for diphtheria as specified by the Health Ministry. She was referring to the death of a seven-year-old girl in Melaka recently, who is believed to have died of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Silver tsunami’ threatens to wipe out S. Korean rural communities($68.3 billion) since 2006 into programs aimed at encouraging people to marry y
‘Silver tsunami’ threatens to wipe out S. Korean rural communities
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
($68.3 billion) since 2006 into programs aimed at encouraging people to marry young and have larger families, according to health ministry data. But critics say such schemes ignore the root causes of the problem, including a lack of quality jobs,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Effect of Zika worse on previous patients of dengue, scientists finda year globally, with 40 per cent of the world's population living in areas of
Effect of Zika worse on previous patients of dengue, scientists find
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
a year globally, with 40 per cent of the world's population living in areas of risk. Dengue is common in Brazil, and the health ministry there reported a leap in cases this year.Zika is spread by the same mosquitoes and has been causing alarm... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Incidence of measles rises in PahangHealth director Datuk Dr Juwita Ghazali urged parents not to doubt or be anxiou
Incidence of measles rises in Pahang
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Health director Datuk Dr Juwita Ghazali urged parents not to doubt or be anxious about the status of the vaccines as the Health Ministry had certified them as halal. Meanwhile in George Town, state Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Rural... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘It’s okay as it is medicine’Bernama reported Health Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya as saying th
‘It’s okay as it is medicine’
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Bernama reported Health Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya as saying that all vaccines are halal and the health ministry is considering holding a talk with the National Fatwa Council to come up with a fatwa on vaccination. “I... Read more
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dna
State fails to implement Centre's cadaver donation programmeThe state government has failed to implement a Union health ministry programme
State fails to implement Centre's cadaver donation programme
dna / Posted 2 days ago
The state government has failed to implement a Union health ministry programme aimed at boosting cadaver donations across the country. Maharashtra is the only appointed Indian state that is yet to set up a centre for the National Organ and Tissue... Read more
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The Economic Times
Promoting Hindi: Government's project lacks drivea shocking 0.07% of letters in Group C states were in Hindi. The percentage of
Promoting Hindi: Government's project lacks drive
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
a shocking 0.07% of letters in Group C states were in Hindi. The percentage of file notes was as low as 19% in the health ministry and 12% in the minority affairs ministry. A few bright sparks in the micro, small and medium enterprises... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Niagara readies for assisted dying requestsexecutive officer Kevin Smith said Niagara Health System has yet to receive “an
Niagara readies for assisted dying requests
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 days ago
executive officer Kevin Smith said Niagara Health System has yet to receive “anything official” from the health ministry about the ability to opt out, but once more information is received the issue will be brought to the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Promoting Hindi: project lacks drivea shocking 0.07% of letters in Group C states were in Hindi. The percentage of
Promoting Hindi: project lacks drive
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
a shocking 0.07% of letters in Group C states were in Hindi. The percentage of file notes was as low as 19% in the health ministry and 12% in the minority affairs ministry. A few bright sparks in the micro, small and medium enterprises... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Niagara readies for assisted dying requestsexecutive officer Kevin Smith said Niagara Health System has yet to receive “an
Niagara readies for assisted dying requests
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 days ago
executive officer Kevin Smith said Niagara Health System has yet to receive “anything official” from the health ministry about the ability to opt out, but once more information is received the issue will be brought to the... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Niagara readies for assisted dying requestsexecutive officer Kevin Smith said Niagara Health System has yet to receive “an
Niagara readies for assisted dying requests
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
executive officer Kevin Smith said Niagara Health System has yet to receive “anything official” from the health ministry about the ability to opt out, but once more information is received the issue will be brought to the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Israel kills Palestinian woman in occupied West Bankan Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, injuring two people sitting ins
Israel kills Palestinian woman in occupied West Bank
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
an Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, injuring two people sitting inside, the army has said. The Palestinian health ministry identified the alleged attacker on Friday as Majd al-Khudur, from Bani Naim town, which is close to scene of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Signs Law Limiting Russia's Beer Salesand on alternatives, with some Russians drinking dual-use products like cologne
Putin Signs Law Limiting Russia's Beer Sales
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
and on alternatives, with some Russians drinking dual-use products like cologne and making their own moonshine. Russia's Health Ministry says that over the past five years, Russian alcohol consumption has decreased by as much as one third, with... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow Region HIV Patients Not Receiving Vital Medicineago. In 85 Russian regions, medicines are purchased through auctions. In order
Moscow Region HIV Patients Not Receiving Vital Medicine
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
ago. In 85 Russian regions, medicines are purchased through auctions. In order to cover the treatment of more people, the Health Ministry sets very low prices. No company wants to sell products at such prices and this leads to disruptions,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Emergency Calls Ignored in Russian Summer Camp Tragedychildren were playing around. The line wasn�t good, and she heard children�s vo
Emergency Calls Ignored in Russian Summer Camp Tragedy
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
children were playing around. The line wasn�t good, and she heard children�s voices,� said spokesperson for the Karelian Health Ministry, Yelena Kokovurova. �She thought they were joking. We get a lot of those sorts of calls,� she said, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pharmaceutical Dashboard Launchedpharmacy staff to devote more time to patient care. Since independence, the ph
Pharmaceutical Dashboard Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
pharmacy staff to devote more time to patient care. Since independence, the pharmaceutical inventory management at the health ministry has been manual, using paper-based stock cards. This posed a big challenge for pharmacy staff at all health... Read more
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The Star
Kedah records highest number of vaccine refusalsCommittee decided that the vaccine was not unclean and had no elements of doubt
Kedah records highest number of vaccine refusals
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Committee decided that the vaccine was not unclean and had no elements of doubt its content. "As such, we advise parents to ensure that their children receive immunisation according to the schedule set by the Health Ministry," he added. -... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Concurrent Strikes Shut Down Hospitals, As Strikebreak Threatensnot meet until Friday to decide whether to suspend its strike after an interven
Concurrent Strikes Shut Down Hospitals, As Strikebreak Threatens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
not meet until Friday to decide whether to suspend its strike after an intervention meeting brokered between it and federal health ministry by House Speaker Yakubu Dogara. Only emergency services were on at National Hospital on Thursday, a day... Read more
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The Economic Times
Pharma sector to grow by 20 per cent on relaxed FDI norms: Ananth Kumarpresent, the pharma department is looking after the drug price regulation while
Pharma sector to grow by 20 per cent on relaxed FDI norms: Ananth Kumar
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
present, the pharma department is looking after the drug price regulation while various other facets like licencing is with Health Ministry, promotion of industry with Commerce Ministry and research with Science and Technology Ministry. "Therefore,... Read more
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asianage
Previous exposure to dengue may make Zika worse scientistsa year globally - with 40 percent of the world's population living in areas of
Previous exposure to dengue may make Zika worse scientists
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
a year globally - with 40 percent of the world's population living in areas of risk. Dengue is common in Brazil, and the health ministry there reported a leap in cases this year. Zika is spread by the same mosquitoes and has been causing alarm... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Mammogram subsidy stays, says AzizahBeaufort: The implementation of the Mammogram Subsidy will be handed over to th
Mammogram subsidy stays, says Azizah
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 days ago
Beaufort: The implementation of the Mammogram Subsidy will be handed over to the Health Ministry from the National Population And Family Development Board from August. Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Datuk Azizah Mohd Dun... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Previous exposure to dengue may make Zika worse: scientistsa year globally - with 40 percent of the world's population living in areas of
Previous exposure to dengue may make Zika worse: scientists
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
a year globally - with 40 percent of the world's population living in areas of risk. Dengue is common in Brazil, and the health ministry there reported a leap in cases this year. Zika is spread by the same mosquitoes and has been causing alarm... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
China and the ‘Governator’ stress the need to reduce meat consumptionurging its citizens to eat just a quarter of the amount of meat as a typical Am
China and the ‘Governator’ stress the need to reduce meat consumption
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
urging its citizens to eat just a quarter of the amount of meat as a typical American. The guidelines come from the PRC’s health ministry with the recommendation of the Communist Party and other official bodies like China’s National Center on... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Federal Zika money in jeopardy as Congress debates how to fund itmosquito is a vector for the proliferation of the Zika virus spreading througho
Federal Zika money in jeopardy as Congress debates how to fund it
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
mosquito is a vector for the proliferation of the Zika virus spreading throughout Latin America. New figures from Brazil's Health Ministry show that the Zika virus outbreak has not caused as many confirmed cases of a rare brain defect as first... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Resolutions to curb non-communicable diseases in Malaysiaof curbing non-communicable diseases in the country. In a statement, Ahmad Zah
Resolutions to curb non-communicable diseases in Malaysia
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
of curbing non-communicable diseases in the country. In a statement, Ahmad Zahid said the Cabinet Committee, which had the Health Ministry as the secretariat, carried the role to determine policies to establish an environment that supported the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Ranbaxy whistle blower Dinesh Thakur suggests strict prosecution laws to fix drug industrysystem and more teeth to the central drug administration. Thakur shared these
Ranbaxy whistle blower Dinesh Thakur suggests strict prosecution laws to fix drug industry
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
system and more teeth to the central drug administration. Thakur shared these views as part of his submissions to the health ministry, which is engaging with stakeholders for a comprehensive overhaul of rules governing the Indian... Read more
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Raw Story
Timeline: Zika’s origin and global spreadto 3,710 from 3,741 a week ago. Brazil registered 91,387 likely cases of the Z
Timeline: Zika’s origin and global spread
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
to 3,710 from 3,741 a week ago. Brazil registered 91,387 likely cases of the Zika virus from February until April 2, the health ministry said, in its first national report on the epidemic. April 29: Puerto Rico reports first death related to... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Ministers on it, says deputy of PET purchaseand then to have a PET scanner installed at Health Sciences North. That commit
Ministers on it, says deputy of PET purchase
The Sudbury Star / Posted 3 days ago
and then to have a PET scanner installed at Health Sciences North. That committee got a boost recently when it learned the Health ministry had given initial approval to HSN's plan to construct space for a PET-CT scanner to be installed. The cost to... Read more
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The Economic Times
India needs strict prosecution laws to fix drug regulatory system: Ranbaxy whistleblower Dinesh Thakursystem and more teeth to the central drug administration. Thakur shared these
India needs strict prosecution laws to fix drug regulatory system: Ranbaxy whistleblower Dinesh Thakur
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
system and more teeth to the central drug administration. Thakur shared these views as part of his submissions to the health ministry, which is engaging with stakeholders for a comprehensive overhaul of rules governing the Indian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mass Graves Beckon for Homeless and Destitute Deadus as an organisation, we are nowhere." By the time Sierra Leone's 11-year civ
Mass Graves Beckon for Homeless and Destitute Dead
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
us as an organisation, we are nowhere." By the time Sierra Leone's 11-year civil war ended in 2002, efforts by the health ministry to manage unidentified bodies had ceased. Instead, Foday Kamara, a coroner at Connaught mortuary, had been... Read more
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New Kerala
Home Ministry to discuss Maoists with states - newkerala.com #80636representation of the Department of Telecom, Road Transport and Highway Ministr
Home Ministry to discuss Maoists with states - newkerala.com #80636
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
representation of the Department of Telecom, Road Transport and Highway Ministry, Environment Ministry, Forest Ministry and Health Ministry among others. The statement said the home ministry had adopted a multi-pronged strategy to deal with Maoist... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Ordered Doctors' Sack in Middle of Negotiationsintervene in the nationwide strike by resident doctors in government-run hospit
Minister Ordered Doctors' Sack in Middle of Negotiations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
intervene in the nationwide strike by resident doctors in government-run hospitals was underway on Tuesday when the federal health ministry issued a circular directing hospital managements to sack 16,000 striking doctors. National Association of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Drugs and Cosmetics Bill in the worksdrugs, stem cell research, regenerative medicines, etc, cannot be effectively r
Drugs and Cosmetics Bill in the works
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
drugs, stem cell research, regenerative medicines, etc, cannot be effectively regulated under the existing law. The Union health ministry has, accordingly, undertaken an exercise at two levels - to frame separate rules under the existing Act for... Read more
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The Financial Express
Govt’s pharma FDI sop may hit affordable healthcareBoard (so the government could put some checks and balances, if required and th
Govt’s pharma FDI sop may hit affordable healthcare
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
Board (so the government could put some checks and balances, if required and there have been instances in the past of the health ministry raising objections to such proposals). In 2009, France’s Sanofi had bought a 80% stake in Shantha Biotech, a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada must create national strategy for seniors’ drugsKeith White, chairman of the Shared Care Polypharmacy Committee, a joint initia
Canada must create national strategy for seniors’ drugs
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Keith White, chairman of the Shared Care Polypharmacy Committee, a joint initiative of Doctors of BC and the province’s Health Ministry, said older patients sometimes suffer from complications as a result of taking too many pills. “You go into... Read more
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