Previous efforts to report estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in India and its different parts include the National Cancer Registry Programme Reports, Sample Registration System cause of death findings, Cancer Incidence in Five Continents Series, and GLOBOCAN. We present a comprehensive picture of the patterns and time trends of the burden of total cancer and specific cancer types in each state of India estimated as part of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2016 because such a systematic compilation is not readily available.

The Government of India recently launched the ambitious National Health Protection Mission, also referred to as Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, or Modicare. This scheme has two main pillars: strengthening of universal comprehensive primary health care and a health insurance scheme to cover 500 million people in need to reduce catastrophic out-of-pocket health spending.

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The burden of cardiovascular diseases is increasing in India, but a systematic understanding of its distribution and time trends across all the states is not readily available. In this report, we present a detailed analysis of how the patterns of cardiovascular diseases and major risk factors have changed across the states of India between 1990 and 2016.

Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr, signed on Monday with the director of the United Sates Agency for International Development (USAID) in Egypt, Sherry Carlin,

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/09/2018 regarding leprosy eradication. The Counsel for the Applicant has filed certain 'suggestions' as part of his submissions. Out of the 11 suggestions, 2 of the suggestions pertain to the legislative realm and the Attorney General has aksed for some time in respect of these two aspects. As far as the other 9 suggestions are concerned, Court is of the view that they would fall within the executive sphere.

MUMBAI: Global experts have identified a new killer: poor quality healthcare.

Understanding of the factors driving global antimicrobial resistance is limited. We analysed antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic consumption worldwide versus many potential contributing factors.

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Treatment will be provided at 25 centres — 22 dist hospitals and three govt medical colleges

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