Health

By GovernanceToday
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Mar 5th, 2015
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National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) of Ministry of AYUSH has been implementing the Central Sector Scheme for Conservation, Development and Sustainable Management of Medicinal Plants under which a grant of Rs.144.28 crores has been released over the last three years to various organizations including State Forest Departments, R&D institutions for taking up activi...
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Mar 5th, 2015
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According to the information released by the Registrar General of India, the poor sex ratio of India is further deteriorating. According to the data released by the agency, Just under 2.1 crore children were born in 2010. This was higher compared to the year 2000, when 1.98 crore children were born. However, in 2010, the growth in the number of male children born was h...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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With the rising number of accidents in the country, there has been a significant increase in the number of spinal cord injuries in the last two decades. Spinal  experts caution that this number is expected to rise sharply if preventive steps are not taken on a priority basis. Although the exact incidence of spinal injuries in India is not known, some pilot studies have...
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Sep 25th, 2014
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Mumbai Police recently launched a campaign to raise awareness among people about allowing rapid plying of ambulances through traffic jams so that they proceed to hospital without any difficulties and patients promptly get medical aid. The drive titled ‘Make Way for Ambulance’ saw presence of Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee as the chief guest. Police Commissioner Rakes...