We gave huge importance to health: Oommen Chandy – ET HealthWorld

Fishermen have been asked not to venture into sea. Thiruvananthapuram, Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday recalled that during his tenure (2011-16) he gave maximum emphasis to the health sector and several of the programmes that were launched still continue now, while some of them have not been taken forward. “We felt that […]

Harsh Vardhan elected as WHO's Executive Board chairman - ET HealthWorld

Harsh Vardhan elected as WHO’s Executive Board chairman – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, India, was today elected the Chair of World Health Organization’s Executive Board. “I feel deeply honored to have the trust and faith of all of you. India, and my countrymen, too, feel privileged that this honor has been bestowed upon us. I will work […]

Heart attack prevention efforts lag for people with stroke, peripheral artery disease - ET HealthWorld

Heart attack prevention efforts lag for people with stroke, peripheral artery disease – ET HealthWorld

Washington D.C: Patients with peripheral artery disease or stroke are less likely to receive recommended treatments to prevent heart attack, as compared to patients with coronary artery disease, according to a new study. The research presented at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care & Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2020, explains that although several artery-clogging […]