Navigation Links
A Soldier's Healing Touch

Haryana: This one's a very different kind of war for Prem Khullar. Here you don't shed blood - you donate some. You bomb bacteria, not civilian populations//. And the retired air force squadron leader has been doing this consistently for the past 13 years.

What began in 1993 as a one-room clinic is today the Association for Blindness and Leprosy Eradication (ABLE). Made possible through generous NRI funding and local land donations, it has till date treated some 30,000 patients and performed 500 surgeries. "The government didn't help," Khullar told a visiting IANS correspondent.

The hospital has cardiology, gynaecology, paediatrics, radiology, dermatology, dentistry, physiotherapy, orthopaedics and surgical departments. The cost of surgeries ranges between Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 8,500 - depending on how complicated they are.

A woman is charged 50 paise a day, and supported with Rs. 1.50. "We are also now working out a medical insurance plan for 2,000 poor widows and their children," says Khullar. ABLE already pays for the education of 27 children and seven orphans.

Khullar laments the lack of blood donors in the area and the rising number of deaths due to birth complications. He is now considering launching a mobile delivery lifeline.

Lahore-born Khullar, who completed his masters in economics in 1958 and joined the Indian Air Force in 1960, retired in 1987.

Normal retired life was not for him. It was the poverty and illness plaguing the region that set the pattern for the rest of his life.

Khullar believes the death of the Indian joint family has hit impoverished widows and their children the hardest. "Now they can bank on us," he assures.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Healing a painful neck
2. Healing environment aids mental problem
3. Blocking Pain Found To Slow Down The Healing Process
4. Energy Therapy For Quicker Healing
5. Link between Faith, Health and Healing
6. Psychological Stress Delays Wound Healing
7. Adult Stem Cells From Fat Tissues For Healing
8. Wound Healing Found To Be Slower In Couples Who Fight Often
9. Does Magnet Therapy Posses Healing Powers?
10. Art As A Healing Tool In Cancer
11. Dance Therapy For Healing Nepals Battered Women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Soldier Healing Touch

(Date:4/18/2014)... San Diego, Calif. (April 18, 2014) ― A new ... analyzing weekly patterns in health-related Google searches reveals ... public health strategies. , Investigators from San ... University, and the Monday Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches ... health-related, e.g., "healthy diet") originating in the U.S. from ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may ... cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results ... Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between ... with so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a ... presence of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... in PLOS Pathogens , children who live in ... mount an immune response to infection with malaria parasites ... high fever and illness and partially control the growth ... help researchers develop future interventions that prevent or mitigate ... year, approximately 200 million cases of malaria occur worldwide, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the April issue of Immunity , Kevin J. ... Research, says it,s time to take a fresh look ... sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, including more ... into the bloodstream to fight an injury or infection ... maintaining good health without inflammation, wounds and infections ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... (April 17, 2014) Doctors who treat patients ... lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can face an agonizing treatment decision. ... the disease and help relieve shortness of breath. ... and sirolimus can cause potentially fatal complications following ... Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of Loyola University ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New research shows people are thinking about their health early in the week 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3Health News:Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria 2Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3
... to a research that was published in Nature, certain ... roundworm Caenorhabditis// elegans also decrease the growth of tumors ... cancer risk increases as we grow older, and may ... Professor Cynthia Kenyon and colleagues from the University of ...
... Tobacco in all forms - whether smoked or chewed first ... a new study.//, ,Koon K. Teo and colleagues at ... 27,000 people in 52 countries for evidence that tobacco use ... health magazine WebMD., ,Previous medical research has determined that ...
... lost their parents and dear ones in the December 2004 ... new report.//, ,"Battered Islands" - the report of a ... - says a large number of children continue to suffer ... boy, was barely a few days old when the devastating ...
... Two studies have arrived at conflicting results on whether ... are published in the August// issue of the journal ... International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. ... which manufactures Gatorade, found that protein in sports drinks ...
... that ordinary human brain cells could have the capacity that ... ,The scientists from the UF's McKnight Brain ... journal Development, explained in detail as to how they used ... patients to generate new brain tissue in mice. ...
... been published in the Emergency Medicine Journal, a study conducted ... patients admitted in emergency care have gone up well above ... in the past 5 years. ,The report ... absolute numbers of women who are intoxicated have almost doubled. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Long-life genes - A new way to combat cancer… 2Health News:Long-life genes - A new way to combat cancer… 3Health News:Post-tsunami trauma still haunts children 2Health News:Human Brain Cells Might Have The Self Potential For Healing 2Health News:Human Brain Cells Might Have The Self Potential For Healing 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... NEW YORK , January 15, 2014 ... BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide distributor of highly sophisticated ... that on January 7, 2014, the Company,s board of ... Ben-Zion Weiner as its new member of the ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... BOSTON , Jan. 15, 2014 Tegra Medical is ... Mark King as its new Chief Executive Officer.  Mark ... in which he has overseen the company,s four facilities in ... and Costa Rica.  Mr. King joined Tegra Medical in 2012 ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... The Cadence Fitness & Health Center has been certified ... Association, a non-profit organization assisting medically integrated health and ... Fitness & Health Center is the only certified fitness ... Chicagoland area. "The certification means the Cadence ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 3Tegra Medical Appoints New Chief Executive Officer 2Tegra Medical Appoints New Chief Executive Officer 3Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 2Cadence Fitness & Health Center Certified as Medical Fitness Facility 3
... Data presented yesterday showed that USL255, a novel ... less fluctuation in topiramate plasma levels than immediate-release ... These and other findings from the USL255 early ... the 64th annual American Epilepsy Society (AES) meeting ...
... Dec. 6, 2010 The Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation ... disease control and tumor reduction in extensively pretreated ... become refractory after an autologous stem cell transplant, ... clinical trial presented today(1). In this ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Data Suggests Positive Pharmacokinetic Results From Phase I Research of Extended-Release Topiramate 2Data Suggests Positive Pharmacokinetic Results From Phase I Research of Extended-Release Topiramate 3Data Suggests Positive Pharmacokinetic Results From Phase I Research of Extended-Release Topiramate 4Novartis Phase II LBH589 data show substantial disease control and tumor reduction in extensively pretreated Hodgkin lymphoma patients 2Novartis Phase II LBH589 data show substantial disease control and tumor reduction in extensively pretreated Hodgkin lymphoma patients 3Novartis Phase II LBH589 data show substantial disease control and tumor reduction in extensively pretreated Hodgkin lymphoma patients 4Novartis Phase II LBH589 data show substantial disease control and tumor reduction in extensively pretreated Hodgkin lymphoma patients 5Novartis Phase II LBH589 data show substantial disease control and tumor reduction in extensively pretreated Hodgkin lymphoma patients 6Novartis Phase II LBH589 data show substantial disease control and tumor reduction in extensively pretreated Hodgkin lymphoma patients 7
Foreign body spud very thin, lightly curved and rounded tip....
... & Day soft contact lenses can be ... cornea and to relieve corneal pain in ... pathologies such as bullous keratopathy, corneal erosions, ... well as post-surgical conditions resulting from cataract ...
Guthrie skin hook with 2 prongs....
Joseph Double Hook 10 mm wide. Designated most popular model or size....
Medicine Products: