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More medical colleges: Port hospitals to be teaching institutes, says Gadkari

More medical colleges: Port hospitals to be teaching institutes, says Gadkari

New Delhi The government plans to convert existing hospitals at India’s major ports into medical colleges and super speciality centres on PPP basis, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. “We will convert the existing hospitals at our ports into medical colleges and super speciality centres on a PPP basis,” shipping, road transport and highways [...]

July 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on More medical colleges: Port hospitals to be teaching institutes, says Gadkari

Hospitals target nutrition, other social needs to boost health

Hospitals target nutrition, other social needs to boost health

Tom Shicowich “really, really, really liked Coca-Cola” before he began a new nutrition program targeting his Type 2 diabetes and weight. Being on a “very tight budget,” he couldn’t afford the fruit and vegetables he cut up for a living at his part-time grocery store job. Dinner was often a pizza or fast food meal he picked up on [...]

February 18, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on Hospitals target nutrition, other social needs to boost health

Jayalalithaa’s health: Tamil media reports CM dead, Apollo Hospitals denies reports

Jayalalithaa’s health: Tamil media reports CM dead, Apollo Hospitals denies reports

At around 5.30 pm on Monday, Tamil media channels began reporting the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Namely, Thanthi TV and Puthiya Thalaimurai, which later retracted the information. The Indian Express too followed suit, only to retract its tweet after a few minutes and change its copy to ‘Apollo denies reports of Jayalalithaa’s [...]

December 5, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Jayalalithaa’s health: Tamil media reports CM dead, Apollo Hospitals denies reports

One-third of hospitals in poor countries have no running water, researchers say

One-third of hospitals in poor countries have no running water, researchers say

Running water is essential to providing basic healthcare, but in developing countries where the population lives without running water, doctors must weigh the danger of not washing hands, instruments or wounds during surgery against not performing a procedure at all. More than one-third of hospitals in developing countries do not have running water, researchers at [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on One-third of hospitals in poor countries have no running water, researchers say