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Attempt for NEET Limited to 3; NEET-2017 to be Counted as First

CBSE will be conducting NEET (UG) on 7th May, 2017 and it will be considered the first attempt and a maximum of three attempts will be allowed per candidate for the NEET tests for admission to medical under and post-graduate sseats. It was also decided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in consultation with MCI that there shall ...

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JP Nadda pays surprise visit to Safdarjung Hospital, reviews Dengue preparedness

Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Friday made a surprise visit of Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi to review its preparedness for Dengue and instructed the officials to ensure enough availability of platelets for dengue patients. The Health Minister expressed satisfaction regarding the preparation and availability of platelets/blood at the hospital and met representatives from some prominent NGOs in ...

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Yes, Smoking Leads to Cancer, Says JP Nadda, favours bigger warnings

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda finally made it official on Friday when he told the Lok Sabha that tobacco consumption must be reduced as it has a direct link with cancer. Nadda told the Lok Sabha that his ministry was awaiting recommendations of the House Committee on subordinate legislation to take a final call on enforcing larger pictorial warnings on ...

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Health Minister Launches ‘Mission Indradhanush’ to Fight 7 Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Mission Indradhanush depicting 7 colours of the rainbow against 7 vaccine preventable diseases — diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B — was launched by Union Health Minister JP Nadda to make Indian kids receive full immunization program by 2020. The Mission Indradhanush seeks to achieve this goal, said the Health Minister. Between 2009 and 2013, immunisation ...

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Swine Flu Death Toll Crosses 1,100

Swine flu has claimed more than 1,100 lives in India this year, while the number of cases reported across the country so far is 21,000, a health ministry official said on Monday. A total of 16 deaths were reported on Sunday, bringing the toll due to the disease to 1,115, the official said. While the number of deaths has climbed ...

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Mother, child and adolescent health high on Government agenda: J.P. Nadda

The health of women, young adults and children is central to the governance agenda, said Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda at the inauguration of the Global Stakeholders’ Consultation to update the strategy for health of Woman, Children and Adolescents. The global consultation is being hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with UN ...

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Gutka Ban Reduces Use by 49%, Why Not Cigarettes Now?

Backed by a WHO report on how the ban of gutka in India has dramatically brought down the usage to 49 percent, doctors in India vouch for a similar ban on cigarettes now to make the country less vulnerable to oral cancer, that is plaguing the users of tobacco products. The study conducted by the World Health Organisation along with ...

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