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Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...es exist in the pharmaceutical and medical tourism sectors of the industry. India's recognition of pharmaceutical product patents and establishment of new regulatory bodies will likely draw more foreign investors seeking outsourcing opportunities in the country. Additionally, the creation of a suitable inf...

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

... down the premiums in marine, fire and engineering sectors which were hugely profitable and used to make up for loss-making sectors like health and motor insurance. Chief executives of general insurance companies strongly opine that...

Americas Preparations For Flu Outbreak Still Incomplete

... way to go before all levels of government and all sectors of society are fully prepared....

Climate Change Poses Maximum Threat to Public Life in Developing Countries

... people themselves, urban communities and multiple sectors in the urban development process is a must," said Tord Kjellstrom, coauthor of the study. The study includes reports regarding the influence of climate change on health status, the post-disaster response in Indonesia, and improvements needed to the...

New Definition Helps Identify Children at Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

...his will require a coordinated approach across all sectors including health, education, sports and agriculture, but it is the only way we can curb the burden of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease". The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is the global advocate for almost 250 million people wit...

Doctor Migration Has Limited Impact on Health Care in Poor Countries: OECD

...Africa, for example -- of the needs of health care sectors in developing countirs, as estimated by the World ...assistance from the developed world to health care sectors in poor countries and backed a WHO initiative to draft a "global code of practice" governing the int...

Reddy Asks Stanford University to Open Hyderabad Campus

...im about the state, its potential and fast growing sectors like IT, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. McMurtry agreed in principle to set up an institute in the state and assured to provide affordable healthcare to the poor, said a statement from the chief minister's office in Hyderabad. Satyam Computer...

Global Warming To Effect Eastern Coast Of India

...orests on the impacts of climate change on various sectors including coastal zones, in the event of one meter sea-level rise, 5764 Km2 of land in coastal areas of India is projected to lose, displacing approximately 7.1 million people along with 4200 Kms of roads by the end of the 21st century. Further t...

India Main Source of Counterfeit Medicines Seized in Europe

...The 2006 statistics show an increase in almost all sectors of goods. In the sector of electronic equipment there has been an increase, particularly in relation to the violation of the patent on MP3/MP4 players and other electronic equipment such as DVD players. More than 60 percent of the articles seized i...

India to Propose Global Fund for Clean Energy Technologies

...t over 8 percent. "In all major energy intensive sectors - steel, aluminium, fertiliser, paper, cement - levels of energy efficiency in India are at global levels," says the paper, and adds that such efficiency is particularly high in the cement sector. It also says that introduction of compressed natura...

13 Million Die Worldwide Due to Unhealthy Environment: New WHO Report

... towards assisting national decision-makers in the sectors of health and environment to set priorities for preventive action," said Susanne Weber-Mosdorf, WHO Assistant Director-General for Sustainable Development and Healthy Environments. "It is important to quantify the burden of disease from unhealthy e...

'Invest in Health, Build a Safer Future': World Health Day

...pecial focus on urging world governments, business sectors and other non- governmental organizations to ‘invest in health and build a safer future’. As we have observed in the recent years, there is a universal vulnerability to the out- break of epidemics, climate changes and natural calamities, upse...

Climate Change can Raise Incidence of Disease: Expert

...estination for the development of mining and power sectors as everything here is very cheap. However, this is definitely going to pose a serious threat to the environment as fossil fuel burned power plants will lead to climate change," she warned. Wysham charged the World Bank of creating a powerful magnet...

Government Allot More Funds for Revised TB Program

...urage participation of NGOs, private and corporate sectors to avail standardized treatment to TB patients. It would also collaborate with National Aids Control Organization (NACO) to treat TB among HIV positive patients, she added. Source-IANS...

Union Budget: Impact on Health Sector

...ctory remarks he// said: 'The education and health sectors will also receive substantial funds. In 2007-08, I propose to enhance the allocation for education by 34.2 per cent to Rs.32,352 crore and for health and family welfare by 21.9 per cent to Rs.15,291 crore.' Dissuading smoking has been a high pri...

Allocation for Health, Education Not Enough: UN Official

...he said, "I am happy that the allocation for these sectors have been hiked. But I still see scope for more al...ocation in the health and education sectors. These sectors are a cause of concern for the UN." He also said that inequalities in economic wealth have been gr...

PAHO Urges Readiness for Dengue Outbreaks in 2007

...tor and requires the active participation of other sectors and actors as well." Ongoing cooperation between Paraguay and its neighbors includes the establishment of border commissions and the dissemination of outbreak information through established regional and subregional networks. San Martín noted tha...

Effective Marketing of Multivitamins Essential

... robust interaction between the public and private sectors in a regulatory framework that supports and rewards investment in good science." Source-Eurekalert PR...

India to Increase Its Allocation for Healthcare Sector

... He said that industry too must invest in social sectors like health and education to make growth and economic development meaningful to people. Source-IANS...

Kerala Doctors on Strike

...trike. The doctors of both government and private sectors have decided to go on strike starting this Friday....trike. The doctors of both government and private sectors have decided to go on strike starting this Friday. They demand that the charges against Dr. Ashokan ...

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