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Health Care News: Get all latest updates on Diet, Fitness, Exercises, Parenting, Health care and tips to stay fit, Quint Fit also provides you Diet plan and home remedies for good health.

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Missed Enthusiasm: Why Are Healthcare Workers Vaccine

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“Initially, health care workers were very keen to get the vaccine. But then because of the infodemic, because of things doing the rounds on social media, because of side effects being highlighted more than what they were, it created a lot of anxiety not only among healthcare workers but …

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Digital Healthcare: What Is MHealth And Is This The Future

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  • Like the 128.3 million Indians hooked on over 60,000 health and wellness apps, I excitedly forayed into the world of mobile health (or mHealth) and downloaded a pedometer app called Pacer
  • “Lose weight and track calories burned using 24/7 step counting”, the description beckoned
  • It seemed fairly easy, and I was happy to begin a journey into taking control of my own fitness.

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United Nations And Global Health: How Universal Is UN’s

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According to the UN and SGD 3, universal healthcare means, “financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.”. To detail this further, the leadership of Thailand and Georgia drafted an 83-step declaration which included access to sexual and reproductive healthcare

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Telangana Healthcare Worker Dies On 11th Day After COVID

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  • In the second case, a 45- year old female healthcare worker vaccinated on January 19 at a primary health center in Warangal Urban district died on January 24
  • Telangana has so far vaccinated 1,68,589 healthcare workers
  • According to health officials, 57 percent of the targeted beneficiaries have been administered the vaccine.

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Is Your Healthcare Killing The Planet

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The study found that a country’s health care industry’s climate footprint generally follows their overall national emissions, however it also revealed that despite India having the seventh-largest absolute health sector climate footprint, it has the lowest health-related emissions per capita of all 43 nations from the study.

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COVID 19 Vaccine: Data Deficit Around AEFI Leading To

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  • The press conference left several unanswered questions, especially about Covaxin, which resulted in several healthcare professionals refusing to take the vaccine
  • The World Health Organisation (WHO) has, in 2019, said that “Vaccine Hesitancy” is one of the top 10 threats to global health
  • “Vaccine hesitancy – the reluctance or refusal

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Challenges Faced By Healthcare Workers, Doctors During

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Healthcare workers, especially the doctors, have been falling like the proverbial nine pins to this disease in the line of their duty and the Central government informs the Supreme Court that it is the responsibility of the health care workers to adequately train themselves and take all possible measures for preventing the infection.

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India’s Great Healthcare Challenge, And Opportunity

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The result of this disease burden on a growing and ageing population, economic development and increasing health awareness is a healthcare industry that has grown to $81.3 billion (Rs 54,086 lakh crore) in 2013 and is now projected to grow by 17 percent (compounded annual growth rate, or CAGR) by 2020, up from 11 percent in 1990.

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Union Health Ministry Ends Mandatory COVID 19 Testing For

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued a circular on 15 May, which said that the regular quarantine of healthcare workers working in COVID-19 duty is not required.. The quiet order came to light when doctors in Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and Safdarjung Hospital were denied quarantine facilities and COVID-19 tests, reported The National Herald.

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State Of World Population 2021: Only 55% Of Women Around

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State of World Population 2021: Bodily autonomy means having the agency to make decisions relating to our own bodies without coercion. UNFPA throws light on how almost half of the women around the world, lack this agency.

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COVID Spreads Through Air: COVID 19 Is Mainly An Airborne

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A recent study published in the Lancet points to strong evidence that COVID-19 causing SARS COV 2 virus which was thought to spread through droplets, is primarily an airborne pathogen.. This study brings us a step closer to understanding the virus, the way it …

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Healthcare 2019: How Did India's Health Systems Fare

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From a continued decline in infant and maternal mortality to inadequate funding for healthcare, from poor nutrition to an acute encephalitis syndrome outbreak, and from success in malaria prevention to below-par performance on leprosy control and tuberculosis elimination, here’s a look at 2019’s biggest health stories.

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Universal Mask Wearing Recommended; New Lancet Study Says

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The study in the Lancet says that healthcare workers need additional safety measures like covering the eyes with face shields, goggles and glasses - which is part of the PPE kit as per the union health ministry guidelines.. The NYT article adds that the CDC still says that surgical masks are enough for healthcare workers unless they are working in aerosol-generating procedures.

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Coronavirus And Violence Against Frontline Health Workers

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Amid several reports of attacks on healthcare personnel engaged in treating and tracking COVID-19 cases across the country, the Cabinet, on Wednesday, 22 April, approved an ordinance to amend the Epidemic Act of 1897, making acts of violence against health workers a cognisable and non-bailable offence, punishable with prison terms.

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How Technology Is Driving Better Care In The Health Sector

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The US has seen many population health programs implemented on the basis of patient data collected by such healthcare systems. A population health management program in Nashua, New Hampshire, that focuses on care coordination for substance abuse patients has reduced overdose and fatalities by 34 percent while saving nearly $2 million in

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Reimagining India’s Health System: The Lancet Citizens

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The Commission will be led by four distinguished health and business leaders who have brought together thirteen experts from academia, the scientific community, civil society, and private healthcare to serve with them, a press release said.

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#Charcha2020: How To Build Resilient Health Systems Amid

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As India grapples with COVID-19 and its dangerous repercussions on the health care system, the ability to reinvent and realign healthcare strategies is more critical than ever before. Further, while COVID-19 overwhelms the entire health system, vulnerable groups with non-COVID-19 health issues face the brunt.

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Biggest Health Killers Of 2019

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In 2019, non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cancer and heart disease emerged as the leader causes of death as per data by the World Health Organization.. The WHO’s s 2019 Global Health Estimates indicated the trends of mortality and morbidity in the past two decades, and found that “noncommunicable diseases now make up 7 of the world’s top 10 causes of death.”

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The Geography Of A Pandemic: What Does It Say About COVID 19

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In the fifth month of the COVID pandemic, India seems to have escaped the brunt of its ferocity. At this time, with just over a lakh in total cases, a case rate of 90 per million and a death rate of 3 per million, along with a case fatality rate (CFR) of 3.1, India appears to be relatively unscathed.

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World Health Day: Time To Recognise And Honour ‘The

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Comprising more than two-thirds of the healthcare workforce in the WHO Western Pacific Region, nurses are critical in responding to health needs in all settings and across the lifespan. The 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, World Health Day is an opportunity to highlight issues, challenges and possible solutions to the work

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Fact Check Of Viral Message Which Claims Tata Health

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A list of medicines and equipment is being circulated on social media as a ‘COVID medical kit’ to be kept at home during the viral outbreak. The message accompanying the list also speaks of the stages of the infection and recovery time, and has been liked to Tata Digital Health as an advisory released by Tata Group.

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NMC Bill: Plugging Doctor Shortages Or Diluting Healthcare

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The counter argument is that this step could boost rural healthcare. News18 reported that Chhattisgarh and Assam introduced the idea of CHPs who would complete three-year diploma courses (focusing on primary healthcare) and the result was an increase in overall state health.

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‘Mockery Of Mental Health’: Sushant Singh Rajput Case

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FIT speaks to mental health professionals to get a better understanding of confidentiality, ethics and trust. Dr Samir Parikh, a Psychiatrist from Fortis Hospital said, “It’s a mess how this conversation has unfolded.” Dr Kamna Chhibber, Clinical Psychologist, Head, Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences at Fortis Healthcare, adds,

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Sugar And Mental Health: Understanding Sugar Cravings

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World Mental Health Day 2020:“We find it difficult to give up on sugar because it sparks the very wires in the brain that control the reward pathways. This temporary feeling of ‘high’ is something you want to keep coming back to.

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‘Revolutionary’ Nasal Spray Found To Have Up To 99%

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This means it will be easy to access and use, dramatically reducing the logistical issues and reducing the dependency on health care centres for storage and administration, like in the case of vaccines. Another considerable plus point is that it is likely to be far more cost-effective and inexpensive than the monoclonal antibody treatments.


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WHO: Maintain Essential Health Care Services During COVID 19

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Boosting health system resilience with a focus on primary health care is key to maintaining and strengthening essential health services amid our new normal, the Regional Director said, adding that the emergence and spread of COVID-19 has reiterated the critical importance of building strong primary health care systems that are able to withstand acute events while continuing to provide the

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Universal Health Coverage Day 2020, 12 December: Re

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As a result, many lives continue to be lost to preventable diseases and treatable illnesses. For those who do have access, health care is too often unaffordable: together, Africa and Asia account for an astounding 97% of the world’s population impoverished by out-of-pocket health spending.

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Coronavirus In Chennai, Tamil Nadu: Dear Tamil Nadu

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  • The Tamil Nadu State Health department has determined maximum applicable rates for per day treatment of COVID-19 patients in private hospitals.
  • The hospitals have been classified under two categories - Grade A1/ A2 and Grade A3 / A4
  • Grade A1 and A2 hospitals may levy a maximum of Rs 7,500 per day for the general ward, whereas Grade A3 and A4 hospitals may levy up to Rs 5,000 per …

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Mental Health Tips During Coronavirus Lockdown: Isolation

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Mental Health Tips During COVID-19 Lockdown: Many Indians are worried their time in isolation will lead to feelings of depression, uncertainty, worry, stress and anxiety. Mental health experts offer some tips on how to cope during the lockdown.

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Coronavirus Explained: What Is Infectious Dose And Viral

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Studying viral loads and the infectious dose will likely be important to make better decisions for health care providers. For the rest of us, regardless of the viral load of patients or the SARS-CoV-2 infectious dose, it is best to reduce exposure to any amount of virus, since it is clear the virus is transmitted efficiently from person to person.

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Coronavirus: How To Take Care Of Your Psycho Social Health

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  • Increase in Obsessive compulsive symptoms secondary to repeated instructions of rigorous hand washing and hoarding of essentials (this can lead to competition in health care, public agitation and violence)
  • It further contributes to ‘self-medicating’, with harmful effects
  • People who are quarantined can face loneliness, anxiety and depression.

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Public Health In India During COVID: Experts Discuss What

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This could be because of various reasons, such as seeking help later in their illnesses, limited testing capacities, and inadequate treatment facilities. “The 26% improvement in mortality risk in recent months in these states may partly be attributed to improved access to testing, treatment, and health care infrastructure over time,” they say.

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Mental Health During Lockdown: Cost, Access And Stigma

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  • In the last few days, there has been a lot of talk around mental health, which is fast becoming a silent epidemic in India
  • A young actor’s tragic death has opened up conversations again on a topic that is still considered a taboo or given the ostrich treatment
  • And even as one hopes that mental healthcare will become a serious priority for all stakeholders involved, the grim reality is that

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Doctors, HCW Responsible For Their Own Safety: Health Min

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Health Workers on COVID-19 Patients: The Center said that if doctors and healthcare workers wear their PPE then they are protected against “potential exposure and subsequent infection,” and bear no risk to their families, children or communities.

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India’s Commitment To Women’s Right And Health At ICPD

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Universal health coverage through Ayushman Bharat: Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana or the National Health Protection Scheme, healthcare services should reach 500 million Indians providing coverage of $7000 per family per year. India will create around 0.15 million health and wellness centers to provide primary health care.

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Delhi Violence: How Delhi’s Healthcare Systems Let Victims

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  • Make Mental Health a Part of Primary Healthcare
  • One of the recommendationsOne of the recommendations offered by the JSA report was that of including mental health in the primary care given to victims
  • “There are people who have seen terrible violence
  • There are little children who have seen people enter their houses, mobs burn down shops

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Health Ministry Says COVID 19 Testing Not Mandatory For

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  • Capacity building of all healthcare providers, review meetings etc
  • should preferably be carried out using digital health platforms
  • The ministry also said that mother and newborn should be nursed together as far as possible and breastfeeding must be initiated within 1 hour of delivery, irrespective of COVID-19 status, PTI reported.

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PPEs, Masks: How Protected Are India's Frontline Medics

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Personal Protection Equipment and PPEs become essential shield for our frontline medics who go into the battle against COVID-19. According to an Invest India report, accessed by news agency Reuters, India is woefully short on supply.In response to repeated questions on how many masks, PPEs and ventilators does India really have, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has finally

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Global Burden Of Serious Health Related Suffering And Life

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  • A research published in the The Lancet found that the no
  • of people drying with serious health-related suffering will almost double by 2060
  • Palliative care and healthcare need to be improved, especially in low-income countries.

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World Schizophrenia Day 2019: Is There A Link Between

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Non-governmental organisations like The Banyan and SAA and many more, are also instrumental in bridging the health care gap. Mr Bhakshy offers a case study example saying that one Radha Rane* (name changed) from Pune, Maharashtra, …


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Natal Health Improves In India: Community Based Health

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Community-based health programmes in parts of India, Ethiopia and Nigeria have been successful in improving health care for mothers and newborns, but inequities still exist, says a new study. According to the study, more women in Ethiopia, Nigeria & …

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18 19 Potential COVID Vaccines In The Pipeline: Health

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  • Meanwhile, the Health Ministry said that a new flagship programme -- Prime Minister Atmanirbhar Swastha Bharat Yojana -- has been announced in the Union Budget 2021-22
  • "The Budget refers to a holistic approach toward health and healthcare
  • Allocation to the health sector for 2020-21 is 1.8 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product," the Ministry

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Despite A Social Media Ban, This Doctor Continues To

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Despite having his pages and profiles removed by Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, internet doctor Dr Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury continues to spread false and misleading claims on COVID-19, diabetes and vaccines on all the social media platforms.


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An AI Bot Holds Up A Mirror To Mental Health Crisis During

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AI Bot Points to Mental Health Crisis in India: A recently concluded systematic review says that the health-care workers, and COVID-19 patients faced psychological impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a 52% increment in online searches related to mental health since the onset of Covid in India.

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