Varanasi is home to an estimated 700 children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), along with about 1,500 with Moderate Acute Malnourishment (MAM), according to the district administration records.
A dose given to a new born even after six months will be as effective since most babies are naturally immune to Hepatitis-B infection due to passive transfer of antibodies from the mother.
A senior Army officer told Outlook “There are no immediate plans by the defence ministry to procure body bags.”
A court of inquiry has been initiated into the cause of the Tawang crash but officials say it is unlikely that it extends to the use of cardboard boxes for transportation of the bodies.
This was the second medical device to be put under price control since prices of cardiac stents were capped in February this year.
Outlook previously detailed the unscrupulous ways in which medical device manufacturing companies and hospitals fleece patients into getting expensive surgeries and transplants to make money
MicroPort, which entered India after price control regime was put in place, is being probed for registering its Indian distributors as importers or manufacturers
The pricing authority listed 201 formulations of different drugs manufactured by companies.
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Outlook earlier reported that hospitals and device manufacturers had withdrawn high end stents from shelves, creating artificial shortage of supply of stents available to patients.
Even though the police have said that the situation was under control, not all is well in the Delhi University campus.
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates