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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
Study highlights the importance of measuring blood pressure repeatedly during a single visit to reach correct hypertension diagnosis   Blood pressure needs to be measured repeatedly during a clinic visit or at the time of screening for correct hypertension diagnosis. This...
HLL Lifecare will invite private parties to open stores to bolster its network Low cost Amrit drug stores will go the Jan Ausadhi way in the new year with HLL Lifecare planning to call for franchises. Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants...
Prior to the launch of the programme in 2014 immunisation cover rose by 1% per year Prime minister Narendra Modi's Mission Indradhanush programme has catapulted the annual rate of increase in immunisation cover from a measly 1% to 4%. Earlier this...
The institutes will be set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for a proposal for establishing two new AIIMS at Madurai, Tamil Nadu and Bibinagar,...
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...

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