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PPP integral to ‘Make in India’ health module: Singh

Singh addressing the CII Public Health Conference, in New Delhi on August 22, 2017.

Addressing the CII Health Conference organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 22 August 2017,Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh said that there is need to establish a “Make in India” health module based on public-private partnership as well as multi-centric healthcare ...

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Government fixes ceiling prices of Knee Implants; People of India to save Rs.1500 crore p.a.

Ananth Kumar announcing the decision of Modi Sarkar to put a price cap on implants used in Knee Surgeries after it had capped the cost of stents earlier to ensure affordable healthcare for all

“Walking the talk of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s speech on Independence Day 2017, the Government has fixed the ceiling prices of orthopaedic implants used in knee surgeries from today”, informed Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananthkumar, while addressing the media here in New Delhi on 16 August 2017. Based on the numbers of about 1 to ...

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Medical Value Travel segment in India to scale past $10 billion by 2020

India can very well emerge as the medical service provider to the world

  The medical value travel (MVT) industry has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments of Indian tourism industry. According to a FICCI-IMS report, more than 500,000 foreign patients seek treatment in India each year, making it a key medical tourism destination in Asia. However, coordinated efforts are required by key stakeholders to turn India into “The Healthcare Service ...

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Modi invokes dream of New India to do and live for: Bharat Jodo is the call!

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the Freedom Fighters, during the ‘At Home’ function, hosted by the President, Ram Nath Kovind, on the occasion of 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on August 09, 2017.

Prior to his 4th Independence speech, Prime Minister Modi in his address in Lok Sabha during Special Discussion on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement has given a call to invoke wave of patriotism similar to that India faced during the 1945 to do and live for the country. “In the history of our freedom movement, ...

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Why promote breastfeeding?

Theme for World Breastfeeding week 2017: Sustaining Breastfeeding Together aims to create enabling enviornment

Breastfeeding has been a traditional practice for centuries together, why does it need to be promoted now…..One needs to ponder over it!! Breastfeeding lays a sound foundation for healthy life during infancy/child-hood as well as the later years of life. Every child needs to be provided adequate nutrition, care, protection, love and affection for his/her proper growth and development. As per WHO and UNICEF, breastfeeding must be initiated within the first hour of ...

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India’s ‘UIP’ to up fight against pneumonia: Nadda

India strives to ensure affordable healthcare for all- Nadda

In 2014, Modi Government made a promise to the people of India, to safeguard their health, to provide the men, women, and children of this country the best chance to survive and thrive. One of the key initiatives was to protect as many of our children against as many diseases as possible, with the introduction of new vaccines into the Universal ...

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India to safeguard mothers against unwarranted C-Section surgeries

India issue directives to bring the C-Section deliveries back to the realistic levels. 

India in recent times has witnessed massive increase in C-Section deliveries, be it for convenience, or in private sector motivated by expectations of boosting institutional earnings. The Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, had expressed concern to the Union Health Minister in February 2017 about the unusual increase in recent years in C-Section surgeries reported from different States. ...

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India’s flag carrier-Air India finally up for disinvestment

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi arrives Delhi after successful visit to Portugal, USA and Netherlands, in New Delhi on June 28, 2017. The same day has come the historic in-principle approval to disinvestment in Air India.

In a far reaching pro-reform measure the Modi Government has finally taken a leap ahead in its pro-reforms initiative and put forth India’s flag carrier-Air India and five of its subsidiaries finally up for disinvestment. “The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to fourth tranche recommendations of NITI Aayog on ...

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India eye one million cruise arrivals at its five ports; exempts biometric till 2020

Recently- River cruise on Ganga appeared on Conde Nast Traveller’s six must do cruise experiences

Cruise Tourism is one of the fastest growing components of the leisure industry worldwide and can be a major growth driver for the Indian economy by generating huge employment opportunities believes The Minister of Shipping and  Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari. Speaking at at the National Workshop on Action Plan for Development of Cruise Tourism in India, in New Delhi ...

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Parents Beware: Access to adult content pose serious hazard to child health

Prowellness India brings to fore a true story of  a child's sufferings after access to adult content online

“I don’t want my son to grow on to become a rapist,” shared a harrowed mother, whom PWI team met at a prominent rehab centre, where her 9 year old son was undergoing treatment for behavioural issues. The name of the mother-son and the institute has been withheld for sake of anonymity. The mother had come to the clinic with ...

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Delhi-NCR to get its second International Airport @ Jewar in Greater Noida 

The Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati announcing the second International Airport in NCR at Jewar, U.P., in New Delhi on June 24, 2017. The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha and the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, R.N. Choubey are also seen.

The Government of India has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing flying requirements of the NCR region. “Air traffic in the NCR region is growing very fast. From the current level of 62 million passengers per annum, it is expected to reach upto 91 MPPA by 2020 and ...

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India Tourism to rev up overseas offices; presence in conventional and new markets

Glimpse of Award winning India Tourism pavilion at ITB Berlin 2016

Fourteen overseas offices of India tourism had often been a subject of debate. More often than not these overseas offices are debated for all odd reason ranging from inability of India Tourism to appoint experienced officers to head them to opaque nature of conduct of the said offices that otherwise are to promote India overseas in strategic markets and assist ...

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