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Have you seen a Biogas plant in a Balcony?

Almost 160 years ago, the first successful biogas generation plant was established in Mumbai, India. Since then, approximately five million biogas plants cater to domestic needs like water heating and cooking. Based in Jamshedpur, this executive, Gaurav Anand, has led the movement by becoming the first man in the steel city to build a biogas plant small enough to fit into his ... Read More »

Delhi govt allocates more funds for the construction of New Hospitals

The Delhi government’s decision to allocate Rs.7,485 crore for the healthcare sector in its 2019-20 budget is expected to expedite the construction of new hospitals and re-modelling of existing ones. According to the state budget presented by Deputy CM Manish Sisodia last month, an amount of Rs.3,737 crore is earmarked for implementation of various schemes, programmes and projects in the health sector. ... Read More »

Human Health in danger due to Environmental Threats !

A dire new assessment calls for “urgent action” to reverse global damage to our shared air, water, and climate.Mother Earth got a bad health report from the United Nations this week, and the scientific team that conducted the exam didn’t shirk from delivering the bad news. The assessment is contained in the sixth Global Environmental Outlook, a 708-page compendium of ... Read More »

Generic Medicines will be colour coded !

In a move to promote low-cost generic medicines, the government plans to colour code such drugs to enable consumers to differentiate between generic medicines and other drugs and take an informed decision while purchasing them from chemists. Apart from colour coding, the government is also considering use of symbols to make generic medicines easily identifiable.  Of late, the health ministry ... Read More »

Blood banks and transfusion centres may soon have to enrol in HvPI to get NABH

Blood banks and transfusion centres may soon have to enrol in the Haemovigilance Programme of India (HvPI) and follow the National Blood Transfusion Council (NBTC) guidelines on donor selection criteria to obtain the stamp of approval from the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH).The national body for certifying blood banks is learnt to be incorporating additional clauses ... Read More »

Worried about Train Food Hygiene? Worry Nomore !

We have all carried home-cooked meals during train journeys at some point in our lives. To put an end to all speculations about hygiene and quality of food in the railway kitchens, Indian Railways is planning to install a transparent system which will allow passengers to access live feed online directly from the kitchens on how their food is being ... Read More »

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