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Indian activist Gita Sen wins Dan David Prize

India’s renowned feminist scholar and activist Gita Sen has won the prestigious Dan David Prize, which annually awards three prizes of $ 1 million to inspiring individuals and organisations across the world. The Dan David Foundation is headquartered at Tel Aviv University, Israel. Gita Sen is also the Director of a Public Health Foundation of ..

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Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2017

The Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2017 was a joint initiative of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The study was based on all accessible data sources from India, including national household surveys, a variety of dietary and nutrition surveys, and ..

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ICMR calls for ban on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) recommended ‘complete’ ban on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes. The recommendation is based on currently available scientific evidence. On occasion of World Tobacco Day which was observed on 31 May, ICMR released a white paper (an authoritative report or guide that informs readers about an issue) ..

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