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HOSPITALS OPD BANDH IN TWIN CITIES TODAY

HUBBALLI: In support of junior doctors agitating against pro-Kannada activists for barging into Minto Hospital in Bengaluru and reportedly assaulting the doctors there, the members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Hubballi are going in for a OPD bandh today. All private hospitals will close their OPDs from 6:00 am …

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JANAUSHADHI KENDRA INAUGRATED AT SHIRUR PARK

HUBBALLI: A ‘Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Kendra (PMBJK)’ was inaugurated by Union Minister Prahlad Joshi at Shirur Park in Vidyanagar here on Sunday. The PMBJK is a noble initiative by the Central government to supply quality medicines at affordable prices to the public. The costs of medicines supplied under this …

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DR SATTUR APPOINTED AS ACADEMIC ADVISOR TO LAI

HUBBALLI: Dr. GB Sattur has been appointed as the Academic Advisor for Lipid Association of India. Dr Sattur will advise the LAI in preparing and revising the guidelines for Lipid tests, which measure cholesterol and sugar level in blood, and thereby help people keep healthy. The guidelines include lifestyle modification, …

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THIS MATERNITY HOSPITAL PLAYS MUSIC BEFORE DELIVERY

HUBBALLI: Music would be played before the delivery, while visitors would not feel that they are in a hospital, HCG Enterprises Limited Chairman and CEO B S Ajaikumar told media persons here on Wednesday while briefing about the newly opened maternity center at Suchirayu Hospital in City. “Expert gynaecologists would …

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‘1,247 TB PATIENTS UNDER TREATMENT IN DHARWAD DIST’

HUBBALLI: At present, 1,247 TB patients are being treated in the district, while the cure rate is above 85%,” said District TB Control Officer Tanuja K N. The officer was speaking after inaugurating a 11-day TB screening and awareness initiative at the Chitaguppi Hospital premises in Hubballi on Wednesday. This drive would …

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