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Medicos On Fast Unto Death Protesting Against 1 Year Extension Of MBBS Course

Docs ProtestChennai: When government had not given any favorable response to medicos’ four da

Cannabis May Stop Breast Cancer Spread

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Lemon With Green Tea Is A Health Boosting Key

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‘Accidents’ are absolutely essential for kids’ growth

Washington, Nov 12: Kids in the UK are being prevented from leading a healthy and hearty life by health and safety ‘extremists’, warned the head of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

Specialty/ Administrative Cadre For Government Doctors

Thiruvanthapuram: Government has decided the implementation of the specialty and administrative cadre for government doctors, Health Minister P.K. Sreemathy said.
Sreemathy told that 50 posts of senior medical consultants and 16 posts of Chief Medical Consultants would be created in specialty cadre. The allowances of doctors would also be increased but pay scale revision had not been considered. Government would bear additional burden of about Rs.25 crore annually for boosting the allowances.
All government hospitals having more than 100 beds will be equipped with the specialty units.

Smart Health Cards For School Children

New Delhi: All school children in India, above class V, will be screened for diseases once a year.

Union Health Minister, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss has announced smart cards for health for school children as a part of a new National school health programme.

The health cards will contain the health information and children will be screened by doctors, either from public or private hospitals for free-check up of blindness, deafness, diabetes, dental and cardio vascular health, vitamin deficiencies and anemia. If found any suffering, they will be immeidtely referred for further treatment.

Officials from health ministry and HRD have already held talks with next one scheduled for mid-December.