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Annual Health Survey: Some states showed improvement

As per the second update of the Annual Health Survey (AHS), all major health indicators in the country’s worst-performing States are showing a gradual improvement over the years but inter-State variations persist. About 2nd update of Annual Health Survey (AHS) Objective: To monitor the performance and outcome of various health interventions of the Government including ..

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Global Ayurveda Festival Kerala 2014

The second edition of Global Ayurveda Festival Kerala 2014 (GAF) held at Queen of Arabian Sea, Kochi in Kerala. About Global Ayurveda Festival Kerala 2014 Five days International Expo with more than 350 stalls. Chief Guest:Mauritius President Mr. Rajkeswar Puryaag. Theme: Ayurveda in Public Health and Communicable Diseases. Focus: On the strengths of Ayurveda in ..

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Zero AIDS Discrimination Day launched on March 1

For the first time, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) launched its Zero Discrimination Day on March 1 in Beijing, China, to support those who are infected by HIV/AIDS. About Zero Discrimination Day 2014 Motto: To call the people everywhere to promote equal rights for AIDS victims and celebrate everyone’s right to live ..

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Indian- American Scientist Sangeeta Bhatia developed cheap paper diagnostic for cancer

The Indian-American scientist, Ms. Sangeeta Bhatia developed a simple, cheap, paper test that could improve cancer diagnosis rates and help people to get treated earlier. Ms. Bhatia is professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. About the paper diagnostic test for cancer The diagnostic, which works much like a pregnancy ..

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“SOMAH Solution- to preserve donated organs”; developed by Indian origin doctor Dr. Hemant Thatte

An Indian origin doctor, Dr. Hemant Thatte developed a 21-chemical solution known as SOMAH Solution that could preserve a donated organ for up to a week before a transplant. Dr. Hemant Thatte is a senior cardiovascular surgeon at HarvardUniversity. What is SOMAH Solution? SOMAH Solution in Sanskrit means elixir of immortality. The new preservative that ..

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