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Florence Nightingale Award

The President of India conferred the National Florence Nightingale Award to the nursing personnel on December 5th. The award is a recognition of meritorious service conferred to individuals in the nursing profession. The President termed the profession as ‘symbol of seva, shushrusha and karuna’.  He also called them the ‘face of healthcare service’. The President ..


Tackling Doctors Shortage in India

The data from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare shows the following about the number of doctors in India: A total of 11,46,044 allopathic doctors were registered with the State Medical Councils/ Medical Council of India as on December 31, 2018. India has a poor doctor-population ratio of 1:1456 as compared with the ..