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Symptoms in Head and Neck Cancer Reduced by Remote Tracking

Patients with head and neck cancer who undergo radiation treatment have a high symptom burden and are at an increased risk for dehydration. When such patients were given a remote tracking system to record their symptoms, they subsequently recorded less severity in their symptoms than did a control group of patients who were followed with usual care.

Trachoma Eliminated in Nepal

The Government of Nepal has eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, according to a recent announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO). With this announcement, Nepal joins a small number of countries in achieving validation of trachoma elimination.  Their success demonstrates clear progress in the global fight against NTDs for the remaining trachoma-endemic countries.

Role of NATHEALTH in the Making of a 'New Indian Health Economy'

On the occasion of 6th anniversary, Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH) said that rising patient consumerism, expansion of the continuum of care, a shift towards quality based-care, increasing patient participation, the use of technology in delivering care, and increasing insurance penetration are some of the disruptive trends which India is presently witnessing.