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First World Patient Safety Day observed by WHO on September 17

The first World Patient Safety Day was observed by World Health Organisation (WHO) on September 17. This day launched by WHO as global campaign ‘Medication without Harm’. It aims to create awareness around patient safety and urge people to show commitment to making healthcare safer. The theme for World Patient Safety Day 2019 is ‘Patient ..

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India to contribute $22 mn to GFTAM for 2020-22

India has announced contribution of $22 million to Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFTAM) for 6th Replenishment Cycle (for year 2020-22). This is an increase of 10% over the amount contributed by India in 5th cycle. Key Highlights India stands firm to its long-standing partnership with Global Fund and its commitment to eliminate ..

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Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS)

The ECHS is a government-funded scheme which aims to provide high quality and improved facilities for healthcare to the various Ex-Servicemen Pensioners and their associated dependents via a network of ECHS Polyclinics, Service medical facilities, and Empanneled Civil & Govt hospitals all over the country. What is the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS)? The ECHS ..

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Medical Aid for Heart Patients in India

India has several million patients who suffer from many ailments of the heart. The complicated living, changing climate and increasing stress in the people, means that these diseases will only keep on increasing. The disease causes a drag on the economy due to the loss of productive time and manpower. The Indian Government has recognized ..

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Stress Dependence of Fear Memory established by a Study

In a study reported in the reputed science journal, Psychopharmacology,?the stress dependence of fear memories has been established by the presented results. What has happened? In a study carried out of the researchers of the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) Bengaluru, it was found that the fear memories on our brains which were formed ..

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