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Nirmal Sharma

Nirmal Sharma
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Nirmal Sharma is a grduate of Delhi University, She holds an M. Com degree. She is deeply interested in health economics. She can be reached at: nirmal2sh@gmail.com
Consumption of one glass of wine a day associated with fewer hospital visitsWhile the serious negative effects of high alcohol consumption are well documented, those who drink in moderation report less to the hospital than teetotallers. A new study shows...
Niti Ayog moves proposal for formation of National Health Authority NDA government's flagship health programme Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana could soon be out of bounds for the Union health ministry. Government is looking at the constitution of a National Health...
Researchers are studying the benefits of a specially-adapted yoga programme for older people with multiple long-term health conditions.A major £1.4 million study investigating the benefits that yoga brings to older people with multiple long-term health conditions is about to...
The Partners' Forum will meet in Delhi next month with delegates from 192 countriesPrime minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address when India hosts a prestigious international meet on infant and maternal health next month. Modi is the...
New Guttmacher study exposes how the world's oldest family planning, dating back to 1951 programme fails Indian women Exposing glaring loopholes in India's family planning programme, the oldest in the world, a study by the Guttmacher Institute released earlier this...
A little over two months after launch, more than 50% of enrolled hospitals are private hospitals, data show Even as doubts persist about the package rates under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) and the availability of private hospitals in...
Centre wants to roll out red carpet for new hospitals in public private partnership Viability gap funding, soft loans and time bound clearances - the Centre wants to roll out the red carpet for private players to enter the health...
Researchers say rigorously treating chronic inflammation in the elderly could help prevent Alzheimer's Disease Chronic inflammation could be an early warning for Alzheimer's disease (AD). Common symptoms of chronic inflammation are fever, body ache, rashes etc. While it is widely shown...
Swasth Bharat Yatra, a high visibility, high impact 18000+ km Relay Cycle Rally across 6 tracks over 100 days to build awareness Cycle rallies, mobile testing units and prabhat Pheris (morning rounds) - In a bid to promote healthy eating...
Australia could be the first country to eradicate cervical cancer Australia’s cervical cancer prevention program is highly effective and will eradicate the disease from the country’s list of public health problems in the next two decades, says a study. According to...

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