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Health News

November 2006

Better healthcare still out of bounds

New Delhi| November 11, 2006
India may be among the fastest growing economies in the world, but the UNDP's Human Development Report 2006 shows that this growth hasn't translated into better public healthcare for the citizen, at least not as yet.

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Toilets can save 1m kids: UNDP

New Delhi| November 11, 2006
A flush toilet may seem like an unlikely catalyst of human development but the everyday contraption holds the potential of saving 60% of the estimated 1.8 million children who die of diarrhoea worldwide each year.

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Army move to battle AIDS

Danapur| November 05, 2006: T
he Danapur Army Sub-Area headquarters of Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa, has launched a massive AIDS awareness campaign here among jawans and their family members.

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