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This study provides reassurance that two doses of either vaccine offer high levels of protection against symptomatic disease from the B1.617.2 variant
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COVID-19 Vaccines Highly Effective Against B.1.617.2 Variant That Was First Found In India, Says UK Study

The study by Public Health England shows that vaccine effectiveness against symptomatic disease from the B.1.617.2 variant is similar after two doses compared to the B1.1.7 Variant Of Concern discovered in the UK ...
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India has over 3 million registered nurses: WHO
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International Nurses Day: Celebrities Express Their Gratitude To All The Nurses Helping India Fight Against COVID-19 

As the world celebrates May 12 as the International Nurses Day, here’s how Bollywood celebrities paid their tributes to the nurses ...
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International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12 every year
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International Nurses Day 2021: 10 Lesser Known Facts About Nurses And Why They Are A Critical Part Of The Pool Of Healthcare Infrastructure

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have been fighting at the frontline of the response to the illness, and as per WHO, 'without nurses, there would be no response’ ...
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Deworming Medicine During Pregnancy Reduces The Risk Of Neonatal Mortality By Around 14 Per Cent: Study
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Deworming Medicine During Pregnancy Reduces The Risk Of Neonatal Mortality By Around 14 Per Cent: Study

The study measured the impact of routine deworming medicine during antenatal care on subsequent neonatal mortality and low birth weight for births between 1998 and 2018 in 56 lower-income countries ...
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Coronavirus Crisis: Cricketers Urge Fans To Follow Guidelines On COVID-19 And Stay Safe Amid The Surging Cases
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Coronavirus Crisis: Cricketers Urge Fans To Follow Guidelines On COVID-19 And Stay Safe Amid The Surging Cases

Cricketers took to social media to urge their fans to not become complacent and contribute in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in every way possible ...
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Universal Health Coverage In India Is Still A Long Way To Go, Say Experts
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Universal Health Coverage In India Is Still A Long Way To Go, Say Experts

According to experts, Universal Health Coverage requires adequate healthcare financing and human resources to provide financial protection to the underprivileged by covering their medicine, diagnostics, and service costs ...
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Asia-Pacific Region May Meet Only 9 Of The 104 Targets Of Sustainable Development Goals By 2030: UN Report
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Asia-Pacific Region May Meet Only 9 Of The 104 Targets Of Sustainable Development Goals By 2030: UN Report

There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals that are targeted to be achieved by 2030 but, according to the report of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific on the progress of SDGs, the region may not even achieve 10 per cent of these goals in the decided timeframe ...
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Health Management System Will Enable Hassle-Free Treatment To People Of Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal
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Health Management System Will Enable Hassle-Free Treatment To People Of Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal

In Delhi, all the patient care services, hospital administration, budgeting and planning, supply chain management, and backend services and processes will be brought under the Health Information Management System (HIMS) ...
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A Victim Of Poverty Herself, Ishrat Bano, An Anganwadi Worker In Jaipur Is Committed Towards Welfare Of Children In Her Area
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A Victim Of Poverty Herself, Ishrat Bano, An Anganwadi Worker In Jaipur Is Committed Towards Welfare Of Children In Her Area

For 38-year-old Anganwadi worker Ishrat Bano, the mission is to contribute to the welfare of children in the Idgah Kachi Basti, a slum area in Jaipur, Rajsathan ...
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Women's Day 2021: How The Collective Women Enterprises In Bihar Are Beating COVID Crisis
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Women’s Day 2021: How The Collective Women Enterprises In Bihar Are Beating COVID Crisis

International Women's Day 2021: According to Siddharth Chaturvedi, Consultant at The World Bank, for every rupee earned by the woman of the household, 90 per cent is spent on the education, health, nutrition and general wellbeing of the family as against 30-40 per cent by a man ...
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Women's Day 2021: The Unsung Heroes Of India's Primary Healthcare The Anganwadi Workers And ASHAs
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The Unsung Heroes Of India’s Primary Healthcare The Anganwadi Workers And ASHAs

On this International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate the army of women working relentlessly on the frontlines as Anganwadi workers and ASHA workers to ensure that health and nutrition support reach the children and women of the country ...
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Women's Day 2021: COVID-19 Pandemic Impact On Women And Their Struggle To Feed Their Families
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COVID-19 Pandemic Impact On Women And Their Struggle To Feed Their Families

International Women's Day 2021: While the pandemic has impacted almost everybody, women, especially in marginalised rural communities have been hit harder and one of the biggest challenges faced by them during this unprecedented crisis has been ‘access to food’ ...
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