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The 8th BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting was held at Durban, South Africa on July 20, 2018. In it, J P Nadda (the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare) highlighted the achievements of India in the health sector. He said that to reduce Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), India has already initiated universal screening for prevention ..
Topics: Ayushman Bharat Yojana • Cervix • Health • Non-communicable disease • Preventive healthcare • Publicly funded health care • United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of NCDs
For screening cervical cancer, a new Liquid Based Cytology (LBC) technique — Direct to Slide — has launched in Tamil Nadu. The LBC technique would help in detecting cervical cancer during the pre-cancerous stages. In LBC, a soft brush is used to touch the cervix and take cells from the neck of the uterus. This ..
Topics: Branches of biology • Cervical • Cervix • Clinical medicine • Cytopathology • Gynaecological cancer • Health • Human female reproductive system • Infectious causes of cancer • Pap test • Sampling • Tamil Nadu • Women's health