Navigation Links
Hush…..A Deadly Killer on the Prowl in Rural Andhra Pradesh

If this bit of news sent you into an instant cardio-vascular work out, with racing beats, rural Andhra’s sons of the soil and the rest, who probably don’t engage// in heart healthy practices, are fast becoming a symbol of unenviable heart ill health. This region portraying a high incidence of cardiovascular disease has raised the concern amongst International Health bodies.

A major health initiative is taking shape under the name ‘Andhra Pradesh Rural Health Initiative’ – APRHI, which is an outfit born out of the combined forces of National and International health research experts from the George Institute for International Health and The University of Queensland in Australia, the Byrraju Foundation, the Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) and the CARE Foundation in India, who are meeting to thrash out the main problem of cardiovascular disease in the region.

Founded in 2003, the APRHI group has strived to bring remedy to health problems plaguing the region and evolve measures to rise above them. Nearly 180162 people spread over 45 villages in East and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh were involved in the pilot study. Research initiated in the last two years has clearly indicated the evidence of cardiovascular diseases being responsible for a large number of deaths in the region, and relegating the deaths from communicable disease like Malaria and childhood infections, to relatively few.

The WHO report, paints an extremely somber picture of cardiovascular diseases in India having claimed more than 250 lives per 100,000 deaths, which has dealt a strong blow to the Indian economy as well.

Dr Bruce Neal of The George Institute for International Health said, “Today’s meeting is a great opportunity and a platform to move research forward in presence of global health experts. Having current and reliable data about causes of death and disease is a prerequisite for the best use of scarce health care resources. It is our endeavor to provide information and action on the research carried our by APRHI and build a strong action plan to combat the deadly situation prevailing in rural Andhra Pradesh and India. Going ahead in Geroge Institute’s endeavor and commitment towards the research in rural India, we would like to start our office in Hyderabad within the next twelve months.”
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Smoking and Breast Cancer - A Deadly Combination
2. Latest Findings On The Deadly Disease - SARS
3. Deadly Diarrhoea Vaccine – Trail Results Promising
4. Sharp Increase Of The Deadly Diseases In Delhi
5. Imported Plants Could Deadly Harbor Mosquitoes, Says Report
6. Deadly Kiss - Peanut allergy kills a teenager
7. Deadly abortion pill takes two more lives
8. Severe Urinary Infection Could Lead To Deadly Blood Clots
9. New Vaccine To Combat The Deadly Marburg Virus
10. Smoking and Obesity- A Deadly Combination
11. Tobacco Deadly In Any Form
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/23/2017)... ... July 23, 2017 , ... Scientists from the University of Exeter ... high-intensity, weight-bearing activity equivalent to a medium-paced run for pre-menopausal women, or a slow ... specializes in total spine care, I understand the importance exercise can play on improving ...
(Date:7/23/2017)... ... July 23, 2017 , ... ... Florida Pain Relief Group – Melbourne, a practice owned by Physician Partners of ... interventional pain management, Dr. Stern also is certified in pediatrics, emergency medicine and ...
(Date:7/22/2017)... ... July 22, 2017 , ... The arthroscopic ... repairs the opportunity to return to sports and jobs that require heavy physical ... Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. , “We studied ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... Roderick Crabbe Insurance, ... to families and business owners in northern Florida, is joining the First Coast ... to area adults with developmental challenges. , The First Coast YMCA offers assistance ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... Hospital M&A activity slowed in the second ... of hospital acquisitions rose to 23 in the second quarter, up 15% from the ... the 20 announced deals in the year-ago second quarter. Only four of the transactions ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/11/2017)... 2017 Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, ... (FDA) has agreed to schedule an End-of-Phase II meeting ... of its oral insulin capsule ORMD-0801 in the treatment ... primary and secondary endpoints by indicating a statistically significant ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... July 10, 2017  The tenth annual BioPharm ... MA at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, September ... access to global decision makers and innovative biotech startup ... science leaders during two impactful days. BioPharm America is ... with additional networking opportunities with 4,500+ life science industry ...
(Date:7/5/2017)... , July 5, 2017 ... www.oramed.com ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused ... that it has received approval from the Israel Securities Authority ... Exchange (TASE). Oramed common stock will commence trading on the ... on the current market capitalization of the Company, it is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: