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Indian veterinary body seeks ‘corona warrior’ tag

Indian Veterinary Association (IVA) has urged the department of animal husbandry and dairying, New Delhi, to extend Covid-19 warrior status to the veterinarians. In a letter to the department, IVA president Dr Chirantan Kadian has stated that veterinary services are emergency services and require round the clock intervention by veterinarians in all conditions, ranging from extreme weather conditions to epidemics and natural disasters.
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Updated on Aug 01, 2020 01:42 AM IST
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Disease prevention: PGIMER experts call for integrated research in traditional, modern medicine

A seminar was held on ‘Hypertension: Prevention and management’ at the institute on Saturday
A seminar was held on ‘Hypertension: Prevention and management’ at the PGIMER on Saturday.(HT Photo)
A seminar was held on ‘Hypertension: Prevention and management’ at the PGIMER on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 12:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAmanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh

To grow, India must invest in public health

There is a clear pattern. Countries and states which have prioritised health saw a corresponding economic rise
Malnourished children earn 20% less as adults than other children(HT FILE PHOTO)
Malnourished children earn 20% less as adults than other children(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 07:09 PM IST
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ByAshok Alexander

India’s vaccine industry needs a level-playing field | Analysis

The lack of restrictions and regulations on the import of vaccines has created many problems. This must be fixed
The Indian vaccine manufacturing industry has brought down the cost of vaccines making it affordable to the citizens of India(AFP)
The Indian vaccine manufacturing industry has brought down the cost of vaccines making it affordable to the citizens of India(AFP)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 07:33 PM IST
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ByAdar Poonawalla

The community’s health can drive great economic and social progress

The Global Conference on Primary Health Care approaches health care in a fresh manner
The Post Natal Ward of the Nandivaram Primary Health Care Centre in Chennai. Half the world’s population still has no access to essential health services, even though 80-90% of their health needs across a lifetime can be provided by primary health care services(© UNICEF/UN0217430/Vishwanathan)
The Post Natal Ward of the Nandivaram Primary Health Care Centre in Chennai. Half the world’s population still has no access to essential health services, even though 80-90% of their health needs across a lifetime can be provided by primary health care services(© UNICEF/UN0217430/Vishwanathan)
Updated on Oct 24, 2018 07:16 PM IST
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Here’s why parents and caregivers are against vaccination for their children

According to a study conducted by the University of Waterloo, a history of drug scandals, medical training practices, and a lack of political priority placed on disease prevention that started in the 1960s could be responsible for the immunisation apathy, also known as vaccine hesitancy, we’re seeing today.
A legacy of social and political factors is influencing people’s decisions not to vaccinate their children.(Shutterstock)
A legacy of social and political factors is influencing people’s decisions not to vaccinate their children.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 03:44 PM IST
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