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Bengal has some of the best results in healthcare: Envoy

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

British High to on Monday said has achieved some of the best results in the

Speaking at the 10th of the Institute of Neuro Sciences, Kolkata, he said the state attaches great importance to health services.

"The state has some of the best results in terms of health outcomes across For example, has some of the lowest rates of neo-natal and infant mortality, and some of the highest rates of immunisation," Asquith said.

He said there was a strong partnership between the UK and the government in critical areas like general and mental health nursing.

Hailing Indian doctors practising in the UK, he added that their contribution was invaluable along with nurses in the British

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 21:25 IST