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Mental Health News

Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

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Lok Sabha Passes The Mental Healthcare Bill

6.10 p.m: Lok Sabha passes the Mental Healthcare Bill. House adjourned till 11.00 am on March 28. 5.30 p.m.: Lok Sabha Union Minister for Health and...
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Insurance Cover For Mental Illness Could Raise Premium Costs

More than 150 million patients with mental illnesses could soon get help with coverage under health insurances, but at a cost — insurers are...
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Recent Developments Bode Well For India In Area Of Mental Health: WHO

Being the single largest cause of morbidity globally, depression is a public health priority that concerns all, said Dr Henk Bekedam, WHO representative to...
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All You Need To Know About The Mental Healthcare Bill

The Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, aims to provide provide for mental healthcare and services for persons with mental illness and ensure these persons have...
Air Quality

Interview: ‘Tracking Air Quality Block By Block’ – Brian Beveridge, Co-Founder, West Oakland Environmental...

OAKLAND, Calif. — A local environmental advocacy group last week launched a first-of-its kind monitoring project, installing air quality sensors in the densely packed...
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Henk Bekedam: WHO Represenatative Talks About Mental Health

Henk Bekedam recalls his days playing football as a boy in a village in the Netherlands. Sport is not just about winning, but doing...
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Mental Health Law Can Be Used To Strengthen Primary Care

The government should use the new mental health law to strengthen primary care The passage of the Mental Health care Bill in the Lok Sabha,...
Health Care

GOP Has No Choice But To Keep Pushing Health Care Rock Up The Hill

This week’s effort to resurrect the GOP bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act has apparently met the same end as the first try...
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Government Focus Is On Providing Affordable Healthcare: PM

Public Health Centres to be strengthened, says Nadda On the occasion of World Health Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government was leaving no...

CureFit in talks to buy healthcare start-ups, including Serenity Mental Health

CureFit, a healthcare and fitness start-up launched by former Flipkart executives Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori, is close to making two acquisitions as it...