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ICMR releases report on Sugar Intake of India, Report first of its kind

On January 5, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) released its report on sugar intake of India. The intake was measured in grams per day. The report was released based on a joint survey conducted by ICMR, NIN (National Institute of Nutrition), Hyderabad and ILSI (International Life Science Institute of India). The study ..

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Government Price controls on Medical devices

The Government of India plans to cap the prices of medical devices and further regulate the medical industry. It is now working on a proposal to formulate a comprehensive pricing policy for over 6,000 medical devices such as pacemakers, hearing aids, glucometers, and blood pressure instruments in the country. What is happening currently? The medical ..

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10 dimensions of Vision 2030

The Union Government in the interim budget 2019 unveiled its vision for 2030, listing 10 dimensions to create an India where poverty, malnutrition, littering and illiteracy would be a matter of the past. Vision 2030 The 10 dimensions of Vision 2030 listed in the interim budget 2019 are: Physical & Social Infrastructure Building next-generation infrastructure in all ..

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