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Nadda urges medical institutions to adopt SGRH model

New Delhi (IANS): Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Tuesday urged all healthcare providers in the country to adopt a model in which people from the economically weaker sections (EWS) receive the best treatment at a reasonable cost.

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Waste water treatment facilities hotspot for spread of antibiotic resistance

New Delhi: Our environment, including waste water treatment facilities, is key in the spread of antibiotic resistance, say the authors of a new report published in Lancet Infectious Diseases.

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Extremely drug-resistant TB rearing its head in India

New Delhi: When the chest pain and racking cough of tuberculosis patient Asha (31) refused to subside even after six months of treatment, the doctor got her sputum tested again — only to find that she had developed a worrying form of the disease known as Extensively Drug Resistant TB, which is nearly impossible to treat as of now.

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