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Thousands of people across the country joined together to mark Patient Solidarity Day on 3rd December 2016 with the aim to improve the lives of patients. Thanks to all the Patient’s Organization and Government of India on their enormous support to proclaim that patient-centered universal health coverage is essential and that no-one can be left behind.
The government has collaborated with UNICEF to lead the first-ever national survey to measure nutrition levels of children across the country. A total of 1.2 lakh children in the age group of 0-19 years are being surveyed through systematic random sampling as part of the exercise. Read more about it in this edition of PSM India Capsule.
Persons afflicted with Parkinson's disease and acid attack victims will soon be considered disabled under the law, Assam records 928 new HIV cases and the residents of Haryana will have computerized health cards with medical history and more on Cancer cases increased by 33% between 2005 and 2015 and Honey can treat oral cancer wounds are some of the major articles from National Injection and Pharma Injection
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