Tag: "activists" at medical news
Marathon Kid Budhia’s Health Not Compromise
...prompting concern about his health. Child rights activists
and paediatricians expressing concern over Budhia's health said that by making the boy run long distances at such a tender age might affect his heart and kidney functions as well as his general health. Curious onlookers and media persons surrounded...
Bhopal Archbishop’s Concern Over Maternal Mortality Rat
...of maternal mortality on priority basis ever since activists
encouraged by the UNICEF started the issue. While UNICEF communication officer Anil Gulati helped accomplish an action plan to combat maternal deaths, Vandana Agarwal of the same organization elaborated on the causes of such deaths and measures to ...
HIV tests At San Francisco Made Simple
...g the 1 million Americans. Critics and other AIDS activists
feel that this new policy could lead to abuse of patient privacy in addition, the deficiency in counseling would result in more and more people refraining from AIDS detection. 'We hope others follow this common sense approach,' said Dr. Jeffrey Kla...
Division Among Delegates To Dilute UN's AIDS Plans: Activists
...ration to be issued after today's UN meet on AIDS, activists
and victims fear the outcome will fail to effectiv... in place, had there been no `diplomatic' hurdles, activists
and victims fear. 'Don't kill us with diplomacy,' an AIDS sufferer said emotionally. Source:PTI New...
Celebrities Come together to help a Noble Cause
...will bring together VIPs, artists, politicians and activists
to spread HIV/AIDS //awareness amongst the youth. ...along with other Kollywood actresses will help the activists
to push the message: A spokesperson said: ‘We can make a difference by starting with changing the ...
AIDS Meet Ends Without Firm Commitments From Donors Dharam Shourie United Nations
...the non-governmental organisations. The NGOs and activists
blasted the rich nations' reluctance to foot the b...nited States, Japan, Australia and Europeans. The activists
were particularly unhappy over the declaration, adopted by the UN General Assembly at the end of the...
To Ape or Not To Ape? Bridging Missing Links in Medical Research
...medical experiments. Consequently, animal rights activists
contend that all animals merit the same rights as humans, which does not exclude freedom from deliberate pain and discomfort. But researchers are quick to assert that their experiments on apes are ethically justified because it has benefited humans t...
Differently Wired and Gay – Are They Children of a Lesser God
...ng reasons that drive people towards marriage, gay activists
have begun to question whether societal dictates a...timent that marriage is a fusion of two minds, Gay activists
assert that it is gross injustice to encourage marriages based on societal norms alone. Ultimately m...
Exclusive Club For HIV /AIDS People Draws Criticism
...sitive Zimbabwean lawyer is drawing flak from Aids activists
in the country. // Shaba says she dreams of seeing people living with the virus, engage in relationships and use recommended safe sex methods. She says many of her clients appreciate her for the idea, as there is still a large social stigma att...
Girl Students Sexually Harassed by Security Forces in Nepal
...e of combating Maoist guerrillas, say child rights activists
here. // Children as Zone of Peace, an umbrella of 36 rights organisations, says it has been urging the new government of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala to withdraw security forces from all occupied schools but to no avail. "Now there is a ...
Depleting stock of antiretroviral drugs in Uganda raises concern
... surely a sad twist to Uganda’s AIDS campaign, and activists
are extremely apprehensive of its fallout and the dire implication to lives. ...
AIIMS Doctors yet to Get Pay; Pro-Quota Activists Attack UPA Govt
...)," an AIIMS spokesman said. Meanwhile, pro-quota activists
lashed out at the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre for its "dual policy" on quota. "The Union Health Ministry had taken a stand that salary of the doctors cannot be released for the period for which they had gone on strike but before the co...
Norway Grants $80 mn to India's Health Mission
...training and enabling the accredited social health activists
(ASHAs) for home-based newborn and child care. It will also be responsible for facilitating successful implementation of the integrated management of neonatal and child illness (IMNCI) at the district level. The secretary of health and family wel...
Opposition against Amendments in the Intellectual Property Law
...sed mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS. Many activists
and patients are against the incorporation of these amendments in the Intellectual Property law as it would delay procurement of essential drugs and cause many deaths. These changes were previously introduced in 2002 but the former President Moi had ...
Wide Support for Breast feeding
Breast feeding drew many activists
who held a demonstration in Burlington after the City Council rejected a resolution to take an official stance in support of the practice.// The rally was hosted by Vermont's Health Department and a breast-feeding support group kicked off World Bre...
AIDS Campaign Enrages HIV Infected Swazis
...the major causes for HIV spread in Swaziland. Some activists
feel the king -- sub-Saharan Africa's last absolute monarch -- sets a bad example as he has 13 wives....
Chennai Set an Example in Implementing Animal Birth Control Successfully
...te dogs, instead of killing them. Animal welfare activists
say the Indian pie dog or mongrel is one of the be...re good community watch and alarm dogs. In 1995, activists
like Shiranee Pereira, Marieen Vijay and Sethu Vaidyanathan had set up PfA here. At that time, the C...
Fighting AIDS – a joint venture of the rich and the poor
... recently in Toronto. Around 24,000 scientists and activists
from around the world had participated.// The conference emphasized that development of poor countries relies on the programs launched not only in within their territory but also in the rich countries. Around 5 years back, many experts thought that ...
Pet Project: Dogged Determination to Rid Vienna of Ubiquitous Dog Droppings
... menace. The earlier initiative in May had seen activists
garnering support by way of 157,000 signatures on ...despite this move, inaction prevailed. This time activists
are fully prepared to tackle the lacunae in the system, using the data from the records of dog dropp...
Simi Valley Nuclear Meltdown Effects Greater than Suspected
...ield Lab Advisory Panel is made up of researchers, activists
and residents. The work was paid for with $150,000 set aside by the state Legislature and $50,000 from a DOE citizens testing fund. Studies conducted before this has found that lab workers exposed to radiation and certain rocket engine test chemical...
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