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Ten points every doctor should know about TB
Dr K K Aggarwal, 15 December 2017
#Multispeciality
1.     Resistant TB can be MDR TB (2% of new TB cases) or XDR TB (Resistance to 2 groups of drugs) 2.     GTN: GeneXpert test for primary diagnosis of Rifampicin resistance, notify ( suspect or confirmed, sputum positiv ...MORE
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Half the world lacks access to essential health services
eMediNexus, 14 December 2017
#Public Health

At least half of the world’s population cannot obtain essential health services, according to a new report “Tracking Universal Health Coverage: 2017 Global Monitoring Report” from the World Bank and ...MORE

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New initiatives launched on Universal Health Coverage Day 20
eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
#Internal Medicine #Public Health

At a function to observe Universal Health Coverage Day, 2017, the Union Health Minister and MoS (Finance) launched “LaQshya| लक्ष्य’’ - Labour Room Quality Improve ...MORE

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Every Try Counts: US FDA campaign to encourage adult smokers
eMediNexus, 13 December 2017
#Public Health

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched an adult smoking cessation education campaign aimed at encouraging cigarette smokers to quit through messages of support that underscore the health benefits of qu ...MORE

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India now free of infective trachoma, says Health Minister
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Infectious Diseases #Ophthalmology #Pediatrics #Public Health

Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Trachoma Survey Report (201 ...MORE

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Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Forum 2017
eMediNexus, 12 December 2017
#Public Health

A Universal Health Coverage Forum is being held in Tokyo from 12-15 December to mark ...MORE

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