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Health care for all by 2030: India at UNGA

India’s expansion of public health programmes, such as expanding vaccination under Mission Indradhanush and sanitation services under Swachh Bharat is winning global accolades, including the Goalkeepers award from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Countries, including India, made a financial and political commitment to accelerate progress towards universal health coverage by scaling up essential health services, affording financial risk protection and access to safe, quality, effective and affordable medicines and vaccines for all.(AP FILE)
Countries, including India, made a financial and political commitment to accelerate progress towards universal health coverage by scaling up essential health services, affording financial risk protection and access to safe, quality, effective and affordable medicines and vaccines for all.(AP FILE)
Published on Sep 24, 2019 08:20 AM IST
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A mother or newborn dies every 11 seconds

Since the turn of the century, the number of deaths among children under the age of five has also been cut almost in half to 5.3 million worldwide last year.
In India, the overall infant mortality rate (IMR) and maternal mortality rate (MMR) have also come down over the years but the country is still losing new mothers and newborns annually.(HT FILE)
In India, the overall infant mortality rate (IMR) and maternal mortality rate (MMR) have also come down over the years but the country is still losing new mothers and newborns annually.(HT FILE)
Published on Sep 20, 2019 04:55 AM IST
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‘No easy fix to sanitation woes, India an exemplar’: Bill Gates

Bill Gates on why the Gates Foundation is awarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards in New York later this month
Microsoft founder and philanthopist Bill Gates (R) looks on as his wife Melinda holds a toddler during their visit to a village at Patna district in Bihar(AP FILE)
Microsoft founder and philanthopist Bill Gates (R) looks on as his wife Melinda holds a toddler during their visit to a village at Patna district in Bihar(AP FILE)
Updated on Sep 18, 2019 06:03 AM IST
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Ahead of elections, Gurugram residents unite to voice their demands

A charter of demands recognises the pitfalls of private developer-led urbanisation and calls for development of public goods, amenities and spaces in an area set for elections next month.
Policing is another area which needs strengthening with the Gurugram citizen’s charter demanding more data and transparency, better traffic management and increasing the number of women officers.(Yogendra Kumar/HT File Photo)
Policing is another area which needs strengthening with the Gurugram citizen’s charter demanding more data and transparency, better traffic management and increasing the number of women officers.(Yogendra Kumar/HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 11:04 AM IST
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Ayushman Bharat: Tripura to launch new healthcare scheme

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that the scheme- Ayushman Tripura- would cover 3.57 lakh persons. Cards for the beneficiaries would cost the state exchequer around Rs 9 crores.
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.(PTI Photo)
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.(PTI Photo)
Published on Sep 12, 2019 09:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agartala | ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Health workers protest for better pay, job security

Staff appointed under the Mission work on a contractual basis of 11 months, according to the workers, who said that there is no provision for leaves other than 12 casual leaves during the period of employment.
Around 3,000 workers under the National Health Mission (NHM) in Haryana held a protest outside the chief minister’s residence in Karnal. The protests are likely to continue today.(Sourced)
Around 3,000 workers under the National Health Mission (NHM) in Haryana held a protest outside the chief minister’s residence in Karnal. The protests are likely to continue today.(Sourced)
Published on Sep 10, 2019 02:51 AM IST
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Innovate, collaborate, integrate for public health gains: WHO

Innovative policies to enhance human resources for health, reduce out-of-pocket expenses are among the key issues to be discussed during At the 72nd Regional Committee Session of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) South- East Asian Region.
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan cycled to the venue of a WHO meet in New Delhi, September 3, 2019.(Photo: @drharshvardhan/ Twitter)
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan cycled to the venue of a WHO meet in New Delhi, September 3, 2019.(Photo: @drharshvardhan/ Twitter)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 05:15 PM IST
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Why we need community health providers

They fill the vast gaps of access and quality. There’s a way to reconcile the views of the government and doctors
The NMC Bill has reignited debates about on qualifications of CHPs(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The NMC Bill has reignited debates about on qualifications of CHPs(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 12:54 PM IST
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Gurugram’s authority to determine livability in terms of healthcare services

To measure how the city fares in terms of healthcare, officials of the Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) have come up with a few parameters such as the number of in-patient hospital beds per 10,000 people, the percentage of ‘affordable’ hospital beds in the city, and the number of people availing tertiary healthcare services.
The number of in-patient hospital beds per 10,000 people is one of the parameters to be assessed.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The number of in-patient hospital beds per 10,000 people is one of the parameters to be assessed.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 04:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times,Gurugram | BySonali Verma

Six resident doctors of Pune’s BJMC infected with tuberculosis

Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) had called for a statewide strike on August 7 highlighting irregular payment of stipend, absence of clear regulations for tuberculosis and maternity leaves.
Sassoon hospital’s casuality ward in Pune on Wednesday during statewide protest by doctors.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT)
Sassoon hospital’s casuality ward in Pune on Wednesday during statewide protest by doctors.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT)
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 03:03 PM IST
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Health services disrupted in Gurugram as medical fraternity protests NMC Bill

Gurugram’s Civil Hospital in Sector 10 remained shut because of a state holiday, city’s major private hospitals remained functional.
590 private clinics and nursing homes in Gurugram shut their OPDs.(HT FILE)
590 private clinics and nursing homes in Gurugram shut their OPDs.(HT FILE)
Updated on Aug 01, 2019 02:19 AM IST
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Waterborne diseases kill four children in UP

In the wee hours of Tuesday, siblings Lucky (5) and Laxmi (7), hailing from Anand Nagar locality of Firozabad, had died during treatment.
Of the two latest deaths, one was of Aarav, a three-year-old boy from Jhalkari Nagar in Firozabad, who passed away on Tuesday evening at the district hospital after suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting through the day.(Pratham Gokhale / Hindustan Times)
Of the two latest deaths, one was of Aarav, a three-year-old boy from Jhalkari Nagar in Firozabad, who passed away on Tuesday evening at the district hospital after suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting through the day.(Pratham Gokhale / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 05:56 AM IST
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AGRA | ByHT Correspondent

Nepal reaches out to international agencies to extend help

Nepal has been hit by heavy rainfall since Thursday. More than 25 districts and 10,385 households have been affected. Thirty five people are reported to be missing in the rain-related incidents that have thrown normal life out of gear in central and eastern parts of the country.
A member of Nepalese army carrying a child walks along the flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal .(REUTERS File Photo)
A member of Nepalese army carrying a child walks along the flooded colony in Kathmandu, Nepal .(REUTERS File Photo)
Updated on Jul 15, 2019 02:52 PM IST
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Kathmandu | ByPress Trust of India

Fire ravages two floors of health directorate building

Atul Garg, chief fire officer, Delhi Fire Services (DFS) said they received the call around 1.50pm. Ten engines were rushed along with a sky lift.
Officials said the cause of the fire is suspected to be a short circuit in an air conditioner on the sixth floor.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Officials said the cause of the fire is suspected to be a short circuit in an air conditioner on the sixth floor.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 06, 2019 12:23 AM IST
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Ahead of dengue season, Union health minister takes stock

Delhi has reported 22 cases of dengue and 10 cases of chikungunya so far, fewer than the numbers usually reported this time of the year.
All officials were directed to ensure that government hospitals, schools, and office building are ‘vector-free’.(HT archive)
All officials were directed to ensure that government hospitals, schools, and office building are ‘vector-free’.(HT archive)
Published on Jul 05, 2019 04:19 AM IST
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The resilience of the children of Bihar

How do Bihar’s children do so much better than other states, given the odds against them? There is very little research on the positive aspect of low child deaths in the state
The epidemic of child deaths in Muzaffarpur in Bihar has made been making headlines for the past two weeks(AFP)
The epidemic of child deaths in Muzaffarpur in Bihar has made been making headlines for the past two weeks(AFP)
Updated on Jun 29, 2019 07:56 PM IST
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Top Indian hospitals understaffed, overworked

Hospitals such as AIIMS-Delhi are working under a severe squeeze of both personnel and resources compared to their peers in advanced countries.
Both AIIMS-Delhi and CMC-Vellore treated more than two million outpatients in 2017-18, the latest year for which data is available.(HTfile)
Both AIIMS-Delhi and CMC-Vellore treated more than two million outpatients in 2017-18, the latest year for which data is available.(HTfile)
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 07:25 AM IST
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Patients complain lack of services as Civil Hospital in Gurugram shifts departments

Several patients and family members accompanying them complained of travelling long distances to visit the Civil Hospital in Sector 10, where the out-patient department(OPD), the gynaecology and the emergency departments have been shifted.
The premises of the Civil Hospital in Civil Lines were vacated to make way for repair work.(parveen kumar/ht photo)
The premises of the Civil Hospital in Civil Lines were vacated to make way for repair work.(parveen kumar/ht photo)
Published on Jun 26, 2019 03:52 AM IST
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‘Prepared to combat Encephalitis but people’s support needed’: Yogi Adityanath

CM Adityanath met doctors and officials of Gorakhpur Basti Division at BRD Medical College and reviewed preparations to combat AES and JE and directed them to ensure the success of Daskatak Abhiyan, to be held throughout July.
Yogi Adityanath claimed on Saturday that his state got effective results in controlling the spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)(Photo by Arijit Sen/Hindustan Times)
Yogi Adityanath claimed on Saturday that his state got effective results in controlling the spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)(Photo by Arijit Sen/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 23, 2019 12:16 PM IST
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Doctors’ strike highlights: Week-long strike called off after Mamata Banerjee accepts demands to scale up security

The junior doctors in West Bengal have decided to call off week-long strike after meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has promised increased security measures to the medical fraternity. In the meeting, which was held at the state secretariat, a doctors’ delegation apprised Banerjee of the problems they have been facing at medical colleges and hospitals and said they fear for their safety. The doctors had called for a nationwide protest on June 11 after two junior doctors were assaulted and seriously injured at NRS hospital in Bengal. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court will hear a plea on Tuesday seeking safety and security of doctors in government hospital.Highlights:

Doctors of Lucknow’s KGMU protesting in support of their Bengal colleagues, Monday June 17, 2019.(HT Photo)
Doctors of Lucknow’s KGMU protesting in support of their Bengal colleagues, Monday June 17, 2019.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 09:05 PM IST
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No respite for patients as doctors’ strike continues in West Bengal

Sunday being a holiday, the out-patient departments remained closed and the number of patients waiting outside hospitals or visiting the emergency wards was also low. The emergency services, however, functioned normally.
The striking doctors across hospitals were looking forward to a General Body meeting to be held at the NRS Medical College and Hospital, the epicentre of the protests. (HT Photo)
The striking doctors across hospitals were looking forward to a General Body meeting to be held at the NRS Medical College and Hospital, the epicentre of the protests. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 12:52 PM IST
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Health Minister asks to consider enacting law to protect doctors from violence

He drew the attention of all states and UTs for strict action against any person who assaults doctors. The move comes after the Indian Medical Association (IMA) launched a four-day nationwide protest from Friday and wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah demanding enactment of a central law to check violence against healthcare workers in hospitals.
Harsh Vardhan said that law enforcement should prevail so that doctors and clinical establishments discharge their duties and professional pursuit without fear of any violence.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Harsh Vardhan said that law enforcement should prevail so that doctors and clinical establishments discharge their duties and professional pursuit without fear of any violence.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 04:34 PM IST
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Encephalitis death toll in Bihar reaches 63

The children died in two hospitals of Muzaffarpur, one of which was visited by state Health Minister Mangal Pandey during the day.
Nine more children died on Friday in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, which is reeling under an outbreak of brain fever, taking the toll to 63 this month,(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Nine more children died on Friday in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, which is reeling under an outbreak of brain fever, taking the toll to 63 this month,(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 15, 2019 09:00 AM IST
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IMA launches 3-day nationwide protest, calls for strike on June 17

The IMA has decided to continue their protest on Saturday and Sunday as well, which will include wearing black badges, dharnas, peace marches.
The junior doctors have been agitating since Tuesday in West Bengal demanding security for themselves in government hospitals,after two of their colleagues were attacked and seriously injured.(Reuters File Photo)
The junior doctors have been agitating since Tuesday in West Bengal demanding security for themselves in government hospitals,after two of their colleagues were attacked and seriously injured.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 06:49 PM IST
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Crisis deepens in Bengal as 100 doctors in state hospitals submit resignations

Between Thursday and Friday afternoon, as many as 92 doctors -- professors, associate professors, assistant professors and medical officers -- wrote to the authorities expressing their desire to step down.
Patients and relatives waiting for the treatment during junior doctors strike at NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata on Friday, June 14, 2019.(ANI)
Patients and relatives waiting for the treatment during junior doctors strike at NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata on Friday, June 14, 2019.(ANI)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 03:31 PM IST
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Doctors Strike Highlights| At least 100 doctors in government hospitals in Bengal want to resign

Junior doctors across West Bengal continued their stir for the fourth day on Friday, leading to health services being severely affected. The junior doctors have been on strike since Tuesday in protest against the brutal assault on two colleagues in Nilratan Sarkar Medical College and Hospital on Monday night by family members of an octogenarian patient who passed away. On Thursday, they defied a deadline by chief minister Mamata Banerjee to return to work, declaring that their agitation would continue till their demands for security on government hospital campuses are met.Expressing solidarity with the striking doctors in Bengal, the India Medical Association has declared “All India Protest Day” on Friday, with doctors in many parts of the country holding protests.Read | Bengal doctors’ strike enters Day-4, IMA declares ‘All India Protest Day’Here are the highlights:

Junior doctors at NRS Medical College and Hospital demonstrate against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Friday(ANI)
Junior doctors at NRS Medical College and Hospital demonstrate against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Friday(ANI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 07:14 AM IST
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Government department fail to ensure timely service delivery, finds review

The departments are scored, through an internal rating mechanism, on timely addressal of applications and delivery of service under the Right to Service (RTS) Act.
SARAL centres located in Manesar, Farrukh Nagar, and Sohna blocks had shown good performance except for Pataudi.(HT Photo)
SARAL centres located in Manesar, Farrukh Nagar, and Sohna blocks had shown good performance except for Pataudi.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 03:13 AM IST
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2 docs, 1,260 patients at India’s largest mental health facility at Pune

The authorities of he government-run Regional Mental Hospital have asked the Maharashtra government to approve 20 additional positions of psychiatrists.
Family room for women seen at Yerawada mental hospital in Pune(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Family room for women seen at Yerawada mental hospital in Pune(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 25, 2019 05:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByNozia Sayyed

Words of Wisdom: Allow yourself to make mistakes but learn from them, be decisive

STANDING TALL If principles and values are in place, you make ethically sound decisions and it is easy to administer, says Meenakshi Anand Chaudhary, Haryana’s first woman chief secy
Haryana’s first woman chief secretary, Meenakshi Anand Chaudhary, 73, says wisdom comes from reflection, imitation and experience.(HT Photo)
Haryana’s first woman chief secretary, Meenakshi Anand Chaudhary, 73, says wisdom comes from reflection, imitation and experience.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2019 05:37 PM IST
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Plague killed 3 in 2017, says data; clerical error claim health officials

The only other plague outbreak after 2000 was reported in 2002 in Himachal Pradesh, with 16 cases and four deaths.
The state government lists 47 plague deaths between 2014 and 2017; and , as reported by Hindustan Times in August 2017(HT Photo)
The state government lists 47 plague deaths between 2014 and 2017; and , as reported by Hindustan Times in August 2017(HT Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2019 07:41 AM IST
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