Universal Health Coverage – Everyone, Everywhere

Less than half the population in the world have access to basic health care facilities By Saloni Arora Bengaluru, April 8, 2019 April 7 was celebrated as World Health Day, with a focus on universal health coverage, as millions of people still don’t have access to health care. The World Health Organisation link here this […]

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Government’s Policy Causes Loss of Livelihood

The Bangalore Development Minister, G.Paremeshwara has ordered the clearance of all street vendors from the footpaths. The order came out on Jan. 8 last year, but in many places, some footpaths can still be found encroached by street vendors and footstalls. The government has ordered the civic bodies in the city to ensure that the […]

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“Heal a Heart”, Free Angioplasty Project.

Preference to be given to poor people, younger patients, and sole breadwinners of a family. By Praveena Parthiban Bangalore, Feb. 5, 2019. Angioplasty, a medical procedure that unblocks coronary arteries and restores blood flow to the heart, is being done for free for economically underprivileged patients under the campaign ‘Heal a Heart’. This program started […]

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Karnataka Health Scheme not Really Affordable

The Arogya Bhagya Yojane Health Scheme not a very helpful tool for the people of Karnataka State. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 31, 2019. Arogya Bhagya Yojane, the state level health scheme for Karnataka is not totally free for the people. The health insurance program follows the ideology of ‘Treatment first and payment next’. But […]

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Upsurge in Breast Cancer Cases in India

Urban women are more prone to breast cancer when compared to rural, it’s high time to spread awareness, says experts. According to a recent study conducted by National Cancer Institute, it was found that ‘Working women’ are more likely to become victims of Breast cancer. Their latest research states that, “Some people who have been […]

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Obesity and Diabetes in Adolescents Increasing

Report suggests a rise in the number of diabetes and obesity cases among the youth by 20 to 30 percent. Bengaluru, Nov. 20, 2018: Dinesh, an expert who is a researcher on diabetes and obesity, said that they get around 96-100 adolescent patients a year. Medha, a 17 year old, Pre-University College student, said that […]

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