Srinath Reddy

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Name: Srinath Reddy
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Centre must fight junk food menace, writes Dinesh C Sharma

Dinesh C. Sharma The Union Budget presented a few weeks ago made a bold health statement by imposing a a hefty tax hike on tobacco and by increasing excise duty by five per cent on sugary, aerated drinks for the first time in recent years. Both tobacco ... [Published India Today - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Cardiovascular risk factors low but mortality high in India

A large number of people in India are unaware of their risk factors, and the risk factors are not controlled even if detected. Photo: R. RaguTOPICSPeople living in low-income countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe have the lowest risk ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Why Ice Bucket Challenge, pick causes closer home, doctors tell Indian celebrities

MUMBAI: How many people know about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)? The disease, a rare neurodegenerative one, is the hottest thing to hit social media, with the Ice Bucket Challenge flooding timelines and feeds on Twitter and Facebook.The challenge ... [Published Times of India - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Healthy funds for hill states reduced to 10% : Azad

Srinagar: In a landmark decision taken on 6th December 2013 in the meeting of Mission Steering Group (MSG), headed by the then Union Health & Family Welfare Minister, (Ghulam Nabi Azad), revised formula for allocation of resources to J&K, Himachal Pradesh ... [Published Kashmir Observer - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

16 years on, Delhi govt's 2 super-speciality hospitals still not ready for patients

NEW DELHI: In a country where thousands of patients die due to lack of access to specialized medical care, two super-speciality hospitals built by the Delhi government at a cost of over Rs 150 crore are still not ready to take in patients — 16 years after ... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Free drugs plan paradox

New Delhi, July 10: The allocation for the health sector has left sections of experts disappointed and wondering how the government will meet its own pledge to scale up free medicines and free diagnostic services. Finance minister Arun Jaitley said in ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rahul Gandhi's Congress Party offers India free healthcare in re-election bid

Party leader Rahul Gandhi offers free health care and housing in ‘pro-poor’ manifesto to stay in power India’s ruling Congress Party has pledged universal health care and housing for all in an attempt to defy the odds and win a third term in governme ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 26 2014]

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"india is bottom of the table of public health financing. forty to 50 million people have been pushed into poverty because they have had to pay for treatment they cannot afford. the poor and the near-poor will benefit most, so the rightright to health care is welcomed, but it must be translated into a cogent plan" said Dr Srinath Reddy of the Public Health Foundation India
"diabetes and its complications represent a rapidly expanding public health concern that is expected to affect 552 million people by 2030 with devastating health and economic consequences" said K Srinath Reddy, president, PHFI

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Centre must fight junk food menace, writes Dine... [Published India Today - Sep 10 2014]
Cardiovascular risk factors low but mortality h... [Published The Hindu - Sep 03 2014]
Why Ice Bucket Challenge, pick causes closer ho... [Published Times of India - Aug 26 2014]
Healthy funds for hill states reduced to 10% : ... [Published Kashmir Observer - Aug 18 2014]
16 years on, Delhi govt's 2 super-speciality ho... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
Free drugs plan paradox [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 11 2014]
Rahul Gandhi's Congress Party offers India free... [Published Telegraph - Mar 26 2014]
Major industry bodies, knowledge firms come tog... [Published PharmaBiz - Feb 22 2014]
Tax soft drinks more, save lakhs from diabetes [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 02 2014]
Initiative to fight non-communicable diseases l... [Published ProKerala.com - Dec 13 2012]
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