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Organic Farming Can Feed the World

...are ploughed into the soil to provide natural soil amendments instead of synthetic fertilizers. They found that planting green manures between growing seasons provided enough nitrogen to farm organically without synthetic fertilizers. Organic farming is important because conventional agriculture---which invo...

Health Benefits Of Traditional Land Ownership

...al land owners. Ms Watson suggests these recent amendments may take away control from the traditional owners of the land. Although the health impacts are impossible to predict, early reports of lack of consultation and the use of infrastructure as an enticement into the scheme are cause for concern, says ...

UK Mental Health Reforms Will Do More Harm Than Good, Critics Warn

...w.' She has also refused to countenance any of the amendments proposed by the House of Lords. However, activists like Sophie Corlett point out, 'Only if the Government invested properly in mental health - in assertive outreach teams, in psychotherapists, in inpatient care, and in anti-stigma campaigns, ever...

Chances of Tackling Racism in Mental Health Care is Still Remote

...d by other government policy, such as the proposed amendments to the Mental Heath Bill, and there are also wider questions about whether treatment is being offered and delivered effectively. The Count me in census and other research indicate that institutional discrimination does occur and that services have ...

Dairy Farmers, Cheesed Off Over Revenue Loss from WIC Program

...h. Last year the U.S government had made certain amendments in the dietary guidelines. This required the addition of more fruits, vegetables and whole grains into the daily diet. However, the dairy farmers are worried that the government’s policy to cut their revenue would mean that the women and children ...

Government Announces Steps To Promote Ayurvedic Medicine

... steps taken in this direction will include making amendments to the Councils' ActDr.Ramdoss feels that India needs to develop a standard treatment and procedural code for ayurvedic medicines. Commenting on the recent objections by experts in Canada and the US, to the high metal content in ayurvedic medicines, ...

Despite High Literacy Rate Female Foeticide is on the Rise in Kerala

...ostic Techniques (PNDT) Act has many loopholes and amendments are being suggested. "We have come to know that many states do not strictly enforce the PNDT Act and as a result scanning centres are not being checked. The advisory committee of each state has to see that this is implemented in full," said Vyas. ...

Legislation to Prevent Discrimination against HIV/AIDS Victims

...id, "it took a little time, because we wanted some amendments to the draft and elaborate discussions with the stakeholders. Hopefully, the Bill will be tabled in Parliament in the winter session." When questioned about the steps taken to check the spread of HIV infection in India, he said his Ministry was in ...

Opposition against Amendments in the Intellectual Property Law

...nd 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 rejected them. Patented drugs are costly and it costs about Sh...

HIV/AIDS Activists Plan Demonstration Outside Indian Embassy

...ition to the embassy urging India not to adopt new amendments that will limit affordable AIDS medications worldwide. "At this moment, the Indian government is considering adding Data Exclusivity provisions in an amendment to the Indian Drugs and Cosmetics Act. These provisions would negatively affect India's a...

Disgruntled GPs and Midwives Squabble over Maternity Care.

... more for less. The maternity care contract with amendments is slated to be out in 2007. ...

Britain Reconsidering New Visa Rules for Indian Doctors

...e stated in a letter to BAPIO, the guidance to the amendments to the Immigration Rules is currently being reconsidered." Mehta said: "We are very upset that the DoH is taking its own time while our doctors are losing valuable training opportunities. Since April this year, employers have already started making...

Govt to Pass Amendment to Curb Sex Selective Abortions: Ramadoss

...and NGOs that the government is willing //to bring amendments in the legislation concerned to prevent sex select...ons. "The government is willing to bring further amendments in the Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act for stric...

Chronic shortage of GPs in Australia, Need for Immediate Intervention

...alist doctors to also concentrate on primary care, amendments in policy related to service delivery and structures and remuneration for doctors are possible solutions that would help in the effective management of this looming workforce shortage, suggested the researchers....

Nurse Practitioners Are Not Recognized By Medicare

...of Australian Governments has included a number of amendments such as assigning individual review committee. These will determine which services and health workers should be included under Medicare and also the issue on rebate. The report said that it clearly acknowledges the fact that health professional pro...

Madras High Court Disapproves of Comparative Advertisements

...cations from two health food producers//. Suitable amendments should be made to the Code for Commercial Advertising on Doordarshan, in addition to other media and channels, and the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act in the country. There is a blanket ban in some western nations where advertisement...

Government Takes Tough Stand Against Falling Sex Ratio

...doss launched from New Delhi. He said that several amendments to the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act make it possible to punish those who aid and abet the practice of female foeticide including doctors and parents alike. The surveillance cells will have senior retired police, legal and medical consul...

All Work And No Play Makes Jack A Dull Boy

...ivity and profit, it is high time that appropriate amendments be made with respect to laws for working standards and conditions....

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