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India’s ‘first women hospital’ inaugurated in Delhi

New Delhi: Touted as India’s first women hospital, Gaudium Women Hospital was inaugurated on March 8, International Women’s Day, at Janakpuri in New Delhi by Bollywood Actress, Shilpa Shetty.

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#Budget2017 will help a large number of patients avail critical health facilities: Dr Dharminder Nagar

New Delhi: The provisions of the General Budget 2017-18 presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Wednesday will help a large number of patients avail of critical health facilities, according to Dr Dharminder Nagar, managing director, Paras Healthcare.

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#Budget2017: J P Nadda hails 27% increase in outlay for health budget

New Delhi: Describing the General Budget 2017-18, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Wednesday, as a landmark budget, Union Health Minister J P Nadda stated that the budget estimates for health show an appreciable increase of more than 27%.

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#Budget2017: Govt to create 5,000 postgraduate medical seats every year

New Delhi: The government has decided to take steps to create additional 5,000 postgraduate medical seats per annum, according to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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#Budget2017: Govt to establish National Testing Agency for entrance examinations in higher education institutions

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament on Wednesday said that the government proposes to establish a National Testing Agency as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organisation to conduct all entrance examinations for higher education institutions.

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Social sector asks double tax on ‘sin’ goods, higher health outlay

New Delhi: Social sector representatives at a pre-Budget 2016-17 meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday demanded doubling the allocation for the health sector and a higher rate of “sin tax” on tobacco and alcohol.

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Ministries shouldn’t meddle with AIIMS, says Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said ministries should refrain from getting over-involved in the internal matters of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here as it hampers the institution’s growth.

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AIIMS in Kashmir was originally sanctioned for Jammu: Minister

Jammu (IANS): The AIIMS sanctioned for the Kashmir Valley was originally meant for Jammu region, Minister of state in the PMO Dr Jitendra Singh said on Saturday.

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Modi for bigger pictorial warnings on tobacco products

Bengaluru/New Delhi (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has favoured bigger pictorial warnings on tobacco products and the health ministry intends to go ahead with 85 per cent coverage of the principal display area on beedi, cigarette and chewable tobacco packets, official sources said on Saturday.

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Medical fraternity unhappy with reduced budget allocated for healthcare

New Delhi: Delhi Medical Association (DMA) has expressed its “deep concern” over the reduction in health budget from approximately Rs 37,350 crore to Rs 33,152 crore in the General Budget 2015-16 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Saturday.

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