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ESIC to introduce schemes in three north-eastern states: Minister

  • Posted on: 8 October 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) would introduce health service schemes for workers in three north-eastern states, union Minister of state for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said.

MSF calls for cautious approach on EU-India free trade agreement

  • Posted on: 8 October 2015
  • By: PharmaTutor News

International medical aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF/Doctors Without Borders) on Wednesday called for a cautious approach from Indian negotiators on the reinstatement of talks for the EU-India free trade agreement which was discussed during German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit.

11 PC Delhihites suffering from Asthma: Govt

A survey has found that over 11 per cent people in Delhi are suffering from Asthma and Rhinits, the government today said while acknowledging that air pollution is an "aggravating" factor for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. "As per a survey conducted by Vallabbhai Patel Chest Institute Delhi in 2006, which covered 5,900 adults belonging to urban, rural and slum population in Delhi, 11.69 per cent were found to be suffering from Rhinits and 11.03 per cent from Asthma," Health Minister J P Nadda informed the Lok °Sabha.

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