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Second Round of Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2016-17 Fact-Sheets Released At State Level
The second round of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2) India data was released at the national level this year on 8th June by Honourable Health Minister and Hon’ble Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare. The second round of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2) 2016-17 state fact-sheets released in Eight North-East States, Jharkhand, Maharashtra & Rajasthan revealed that overall tobacco use prevalence in 11 states has declined among adults and more sustained efforts are required to reduce tobacco use prevalence.
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Government launches door-to-door campaign against TB
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/government-launches-door-to-door-campaign-against-tb-4976990/

Centre planning to put toll-free 'quitline' number on tobacco packets 

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/tobacco/centre-planning-to-put-toll-free-quitline-number-on-tobacco-packets/articleshow/61903191.cms

1 in 5 urban families forced to borrow to fund hospital stay

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/1-in-5-urban-families-forced-to-borrow-to-fund-hospital-stay/articleshow/62014501.cms

NGT issues warrants against 25 hookah bars in Delhi after owners fail to appear
http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi-news/ngt-issues-warrants-against-25-hookah-bars-in-delhi-after-owners-fail-to-appear/story-CegcugL0qmYREf6DaK7Y8L.html

Scepticism shrouds India’s tuberculosis target

http://www.hindustantimes.com/health/scepticism-shrouds-india-s-tuberculosis-target/story-bcyM89SKSxBhtHXxNL9O2L.html

Man held after brothers film him selling cigarettes to kids central Delhi’s Patel Nagar

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/man-held-after-brothers-film-him-selling-cigarettes-to-kids-4957764/

Health insurance cavity

https://www.telegraphindia.com/india/health-insurance-cavity-192675

Chapters on tobacco might soon be included in school textbooks
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/education/story/chapters-on-tobacco-school-textbooks/1/1100135.html

India's malaria surveillance mechanism detects only 8% cases finds new WHO Malaria Report
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/world-malaria-report-surveillance-india-cases-deaths-4959610/

Health bodies welcome National Health Policy
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/health-bodies-welcome-national-health-policy-117031700853_1.html
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/health-bodies-welcome-national-health-policy/1/906520.html
http://www.thestatesman.com/india/national-health-policy-has-its-heart-in-right-place-1489862512.html
http://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/health-bodies-welcome-national-health-policy/1009062
http://www.jagran.com/news/national-experts-welcome-new-health-policy-15695164.html

Mission Wipe out Malaria
http://www.dnaindia.com/health/report-mission-wipe-out-malaria-2280791

Government's Mohalla Clinics get global accolade
http://www.dailypioneer.com/city/governments-mohalla-clinics-get-global-accolade.html

Mission Oral Health
http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/health/2016/dec/10/mission-oral-health-1546739.html

17 Oct: Why did you choose to promote oral cancer, surgeon asks Pierce Brosnan
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/why-did-you-choose-to-promote-oral-cancer-surgeon-asks-pierce-brosnan/article9232035.ece

Combating non-communicable diseases to be key agenda at WHO summit next week
http://indianexpress.com/article/world/world-news/combating-non-communicable-diseases-to-be-key-agenda-at-who-summit-next-week-3010158/

Delhi: Two die of malaria within three months, ending death-free spell of four years
http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/delhi-two-die-of-malaria-within-three-months-ending-death-free-spell-of-four-years-3017625/

86% of killer mosquitoes breed in domestic water tanks: Govt study
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/86-of-killer-mosquitoes-breed-in-domestic-water-tanks-Govt-study/articleshow/53988442.cms

Underweight children, overweight adults on the rise: National survey
http://dnasyndication.com/showarticlerss.aspx?nid=8QH9ArmVRkkJQz5rYs09ebPCrbEpNi91I9sBTqhrPQs=

Chikungunya, dengue on twin peaks
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/chikungunya-dengue-rise-hospitals-symptoms-medicine-3013730/

Combating NCDs effectively
http://www.financialexpress.com/fe-columnist/combating-ncds-effectively/349341/

India can eliminate Tb just like Polio
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-locating-tb-hotspots-to-tackle-a-curable-disease-2248234

Affordable healthcare for all
http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/R6pWEvJviVfuaBvVNpNUcO/Affordable-healthcare-for-all.html

New blood proteins could lead to early detection of severe vivax malaria
http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/R6pWEvJviVfuaBvVNpNUcO/Affordable-healthcare-for-all.html

VHAI launches free X-ray facility for OST patients
http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/cities/jalandhar/vhai-launches-free-x-ray-facility-for-ost-patients/263236.html

Data for Research into Health Inequality in India
http://www.epw.in/journal/2016/26-27/notes/data-research-health-inequality-india.html