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By GovernanceToday
In Health
Jul 23rd, 2015
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National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is firmly guided by the philosophy that its core business of power generation is intricately intertwined with social and environmental growth. NTPC is dedicated to generating reliable energy at competitive prices in a sustained manner employing a mix of energy sources and using innovative eco-friendly technologies. Policies and...
By Ramesh Raja
In Health
Jul 23rd, 2015
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Even though food giant Nestle’s Maggi episode has brought the issue of food safety to the forefront, it could just be the tip of the iceberg. India has a huge diversity of food products as varied as the regions and it is a Herculean task to ferret out information on every individual selling food or track the ingredients of each and every localised product. There are al...
By Ramesh Raja
In Health
Jun 3rd, 2015
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Adulteration of food products has become an order of the day putting lives at risk. How do you look at it? Food adulteration is a serious health hazard in India, especially in sub-urban areas, where the actual activity takes place and from where the adulterated food is then transferred to the large cities to be sold in the shops. Although there are severe punishments a...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Apr 1st, 2015
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According to World Health Organization, air pollution has become the world’s single biggest environmental health risk, linked to around 7 million – or nearly one in eight deaths in 2012. As per the last analysis drawn from, “The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study for 2010,” outdoor air pollution in the form of fine particles contributed to 3.2 ...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Apr 1st, 2015
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Health as a matter of right is recognized throughout the world for its intrinsic value. India as a signatory to the Alma Ata declaration is committed to provide ‘Health for All’ without any discrimination on the grounds of rich or poor and urban or rural. The national health policies are formed on the basis of this very principle. But inequality of opportunities, the g...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Mar 5th, 2015
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A doctor by profession, Project Director for the National Health Portal of MoHFW, Prof. Suptendra Nath Sarbadhikari, in conversation with Ekta Srivastava, talks about the pros and cons of the medical informatics in the country. You are a versatile personality in medical field. Please share your journey from being a medical doctor to Project Director for the National He...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Feb 5th, 2015
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Specialization in medicine is a branch of medical practice. After completing medical schools physicians or surgeons usually further their medical education in a specific specialty of medicine by completing a multiple year residency to become a medical specialist. To a certain extent, medical practitioners have always been specialized. According to Aelius Galenus (Greek...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Jan 13th, 2015
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Healthcare is the right of every individual but lack of quality infrastructure, dearth of qualified medical functionaries, and non- access to basic medicines and medical facilities thwarts its reach to 60% of population in India. A majority of 700 million people lives in rural areas where the condition of medical facilities is deplorable. Considering the picture of gri...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Nov 4th, 2014
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In Nascent Stage India has PPPs and related reforms evolving in many states, with the governments across the country promoting them as a means for bridging the disparity in infrastructure so as to meet the needs of the citizens. In the past one year, states like Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh have adopted a number of PPP projects in the healthca...
By GovernanceToday
In Cover Story
Nov 3rd, 2014
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India Is One of The Fastest Growing Economies of the world and with its consistent and eminent scientific contributions, it is now well recognized as one of the clinical hubs for the global health sector. The country is amongst the top 12 global biotech hot spots and is third largest in the Asia-Pacific region. With an immense growth in medical and healthcare sectors i...