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Indigenously developed fecal incontinence management system ‘Qora’ launched

The Union Government has launched ‘Qora’, an indigenously developed affordable Faecal Incontinence Management System (FIMS). It was launched by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Science & Technology Y.S.Chowdary in New Delhi. The FIMS-Qora was developed under the Union Ministry of Science & Technology’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Bio design Programme by M/s. Consure Medical. ..

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President presents National Florence Nightingale Awards to 35 nursing personnel

President Pranab Mukherjee has presented the National Florence Nightingale Awards to thirty-five nursing personnel from across the country. They were presented with the award at a function held in Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of International Nurses Day (12 May). About National Florence Nightingale Award The Florence Nightingale Award was established by the Union Health ..

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SC approves holding of MBBS, BDS entrance through NEET

Supreme Court has approved holding a single common entrance test National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses for the academic year 2016-17. The SC bench comprising Justices A R Dave, Shiva Kirti Singh and A K Goel gave nod to the NEET proposal put before it by the Union Government, ..

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Dr. Rakesh K. Jain selected for 2015 National Medal of Science

Indian American professor Dr. Rakesh K. Jain has been selected for 2015 National Medal of Science of the United States. He will be presented this top award along with 16 other winners by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony in January 2016. All of them were chosen for this award for their individual ..

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Union Cabinet gives nod to 3 new AIIMS

Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its nod to establish 3 new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). These 3 AIIMS will be established at Nagpur (Maharashtra), Manglagiri (Andhra Pradesh) and Kalyani in West Bengal. They will be established under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana with the cost nearly ..

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