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Health workers: a triple return for health, economic growth, and employment

Health workers: a triple return for health, economic growth, and employment

24 MARCH 2016 – Creating more jobs for health workers holds the potential to bolster health and health security, spur inclusive economic growth, and empower women and youth, WHO Director-General…

Scientists develop new human stem cells with half a genome

Scientists develop new human stem cells with half a genome

A team of scientists has succeeded in generating new type of embryonic stem cells that carry a single copy of the human genome instead of the two copies typically found…

12.6 million deaths each year are attributable to unhealthy environments

12.6 million deaths each year are attributable to unhealthy environments

World Health Organisation March 18, 2016 An estimated 12.6 million people died as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment in 2012 – nearly 1 in 4…

More than numbers: how better data is changing health systems

More than numbers: how better data is changing health systems

By World Health Organization Less than a decade ago, visiting a clinic in Bangladesh meant a patient’s data went into 1 of 33 separate systems, none of which were linked.…

Causes of antibiotic resistance

Causes of antibiotic resistance

Pre-requisites of Sustainable Healthcare

Pre-requisites of Sustainable Healthcare

Dr. Damodar Bachani, Deputy Commissioner (NCD)- Ministry of Health & FW Pre-requisites of Sustainable Healthcare 1.Improve access to healthcare 2.Capacity Building for Healthcare 3.Maintain quality of healthcare 4.Reduce operating costs &…

ICC, Unicef launch Team Swachh clinics

ICC, Unicef launch Team Swachh clinics

Mumbai, March 6: Building up to the World Twenty20 tournament, the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Unicef in partnership with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) launched…

Technology must necessarily be at the heart of any initiative

Technology must necessarily be at the heart of any initiative

By Prashant Jhaveri, Head, Products and Strategy, Medi Assist The Union Budget 2016 sets the tone for what we believe will redefine the future of the health benefits industry. Just…

Budget for Sustainable Development

Budget for Sustainable Development

By Siddhartha Bhattacharya, Country Director, India, ACCESS Health International I welcome the Union Budget, which has announced the provision of health insurance of up to Indian Rupees One Hundred Thousand…

Popular blood pressure app not accurate, research finds

Popular blood pressure app not accurate, research finds

New York, March 3: A popular smartphone app purported to accurately measure blood pressure in an instant actually fails to detect high blood pressure in eight out of 10 patients,…