Tag Archives: AIIMS

AIIMS, Ohio Varsity Hoin Hands to Study Regenerating Bodyparts, Tissues

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has signed an MoU with the US-based Ohio State University to develop a technique in regenerating human body parts and tissues for patients in India, which is till now confined to Hollywood films like Amazing Spiderman and its sequel. AIIMS said initiative will help those suffering from burn injuries, infections and abdominal ...

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Twist in Sunanda Death Case: Sunanda Pushkar Was Murdered, Tharoor Will Be Questioned, Says Delhi Police

The Delhi Police on Tuesday threw a spark over Sunanda Pushkar’s death case, confirming it as a murder. Delhi Police commissioner BS Bassi said that a case of murder is registered based on the medical reports that revealed the death was “unnatural.” Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor’s wife, Pushkar, was found dead in a five star hotel in New Delhi ...

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Sterilisation Death: Brinda Karat Blames WHO

A week after 13 women died in the sterilisation tragedy in Chhattisgarh, CPI-M leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday alleged that the World Health Organisation (WHO) was equally responsible for the botched up sterilisations in the state since the government programme was being funded by the organisation. "Sterilization programme in Chhattisgarh was being funded by the WHO and it needs to ...

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Chhattisgarh Sterilisation Tragedy: UN Panel Seeks Accountability for Deaths

The UN Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have come out against "any forms of incentives" for adopting contraceptives and sought accountability for Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths. Reacting to the deaths of 13 women who underwent sterilisation operation in Chattisgarh, Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the Fund known by its acronym, UNFPA, and Tewodros Melesse, the director-general of ...

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Sterilisation Process: ‘Not Target Driven but Demand Driven,’ Says Nadda

Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said on Friday that the four AIIMS doctors, who were sent to a mass sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh after 13 women died, have guided the doctors and helped set proper norms. Meanwhile, Nadda said, "The thing to be noted is that the sterilisation process was not target driven but demand driven." The four doctors ...

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‘Friends of Ayurveda’ Formed to Propagate Ayurveda at Global Level

A committee of professionals and well wishers from across the world named "Friends of Ayurveda" was declared in a bid to propagate credible and authentic Ayurveda at the global level, on Monday in New Delhi. The committee “Friends of India,” announced by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the sidelines of the World Ayurveda Congress underway here, will also ...

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Dementia to Affect 71 Million in Asia Pacific by 2050, China, India to top: Study

Around 71 million people in the Asia Pacific region will suffer from dementia by 2050 and India is expected to top the list with over 12 million likely victims of the malady will be second only to China, said a study. The study titled “Dementia in the Asia Pacific Region” by Alzheimer’s Disease International(ADI) stated that dementia will present an ...

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