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Delhi surgeons remove 3 live botflies from U.S. woman’s eye
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Delhi surgeons remove 3 live botflies from U.S. woman’s eye

NEW DELHI: The capabilities India has acquired to provide quality and affordable healthcare comparable to the best in the west has been brought to the fore once again with a team of surgeons at a Delhi hospital successfully removing  three maggots (larvae) of the human botfly…

Saving a life in 17 hours
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Saving a life in 17 hours

The sterling mettle of Kerala’s public healthcare sector was on full view a few weeks ago when dangerous growth of a tumour called sacral chordoma was removed by a multi-disciplinary team of doctors of the Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, in south Kerala, through…

Complex trachea reconstruction surgery by Kochi medical team helps 22-year old girl regain her voice
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Complex trachea reconstruction surgery by Kochi medical team helps 22-year old girl regain her voice

For Sajna Sabah, a 22-year old trainee at the National Coir Training and Design Centre, Alappuzha, Kerala, life became a voiceless void, in January this year, when her shawl caught the spinning wheel, almost strangulating her. She was rushed to the Government Medical College,…

Poshan Gyan: NITI Aayog initiative to combat malnutrition
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Poshan Gyan: NITI Aayog initiative to combat malnutrition

Comprehensive digital repository of nutrition advice for behavioural change to combat malnutritionNITI Aayog, the premier policy thinktank of the Government of India, has launched an ambitious initiative to combat malnutrition in the country. Named Poshan Gyan, the initiative…

First digital ITB Berlin NOW proves a big draw
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First digital ITB Berlin NOW proves a big draw

ITB Berlin continues to be the leading platform for the global travel industry even in these times of the pandemic. Reflecting this, around 65,700 users from all parts of the world gathered on ITB Berlin’s new and entirely virtual platform at ITB Berlin NOW for the five-day…

Fast recovery of tourism industry on the cards: IPK survey
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Fast recovery of tourism industry on the cards: IPK survey

The chances for a rapid recovery of the international tourism industry are high as a global survey found the outbound travel, picking up this year itself.As per the latest World Travel Monitor findings of IPK International, published during the recently concluded ‘ITB Berlin…

Better Covid vaccines are coming,  WHO’s chief scientist says
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Better Covid vaccines are coming, WHO’s chief scientist says

New Covid-19 vaccines, including ones that don’t require needles and can be stored at room temperature, may be ready for use later this year or next year, the World Health Organization’s top scientist said.Six-to-eight new immunizations may complete clinical studies and…

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