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OSH India 2016, Transforming India’s Workplace Safety and Health

MUMBAI: UBM India announced the launch of the 5th edition of Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) India in Mumbai. Slated for the 10th and 11th November, 2016 at a bigger and a newer venue – CIDCOExhibition Centre, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, the expo aims to bring together renowned Indian and International exhibitors, …

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China’s Hospital Sector Presents Major Opportunities through Rapid Growth, Reforms and Privatization

SHANGHAI: Rapid urbanization, an aging population, and government initiatives to provide universal health coverage are compeling healthcare providers in China to rethink their business strategies. Hospitals must adopt the latest technologies, equipment and beds practices to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery, while privatization will drive the growth in …

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World Stroke Day calls for global action to reduce inequality in stroke treatment

Hyderabad: Every two seconds, someone in the world is having a stroke. Globally, stroke is the leading cause of disability and the second leading cause of death. The right stroke care can save lives, but globally, not everyone has equal access to life-saving treatment. Today, on World Stroke Day (Saturday 29 …

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Maxivision Super Specialty Eye Hospitals Announces Hotline Number for Diwali

HYDERABAD: Taking special precautions to ensure a safe Diwali, Maxivision Super Specialty Eye Hospitals today announced a hotline number that people can dial to avail a guidance on first-aid for the eyes during the Diwali evening. The suggestion given on this number will act as a guidance to the patient for any …

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Pharmaceutical Sector: Opportunities for IT, Microelectronics, Cancer Screening and Smart Packaging

LONDON: In healthcare, there is a paradigm shift from a fee-for-service model toward value-based care. It is disrupting the business models and creating opportunities for pharmaceutical sector as well. Pharma companies are looking beyond sales of blockbuster drugs, and measuring success by care outcomes. To facilitate this, they are focusing on …

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Gujarat CM Vijaybhai Rupani Inaugurates the New Campus of the Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: Sri. Vijaybhai Rupani, Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarat inaugurated the state-of-the-art new campus of the Indian Institute of Public Health – Gandhinagar (IIPHG), the western regional campus of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). Other eminent dignitaries present on the occasion included Sh. Nitinbhai Patel,Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat, …

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GGK Technologies Launches “CurisHealth” – A Next-gen Hospital Management and Information System

Chennai: Ms. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director – Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Limited, unveiled GGK Technologies’ advanced software product for end-to-end hospital management – “CurisHealth”, on October 21, 2016 at Transforming Healthcare with IT (THIT) International conference held at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. Commenting on the occasion, Ms. Sangita Reddy stated the …

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12th Class Student Develops Drug De-addiction App

New Delhi: Drug addiction has become a fatal disease for millions of people who are victimized by it nationwide. Due to lack of proper consultation, their condition is deteriorating day by day. In order to help these people, Shagun Goel, a 12th-grade student and Head Boy of Delhi Public School R.K. …

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New Study Finds Adult Fresh Pear Consumers had a Lower Body Weight than Non‐Pear Consumers

New Delhi: It’s the month of festivities and the perfect time to enjoy juicy, sweet USA Pears. If that isn’t reason enough to fill your shopping basket, there’s another reason to add this Pear-fect fruit to your Diwali list. A new study, “Fresh Pear Consumption is Associated with Better Nutrient Intake, …

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