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Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks
...nization (NACO) for testing HIV in different blood banks
and hospitals in India has put a large number of I...eam, which visited a number of hospitals and blood banks
across India, including several major centres in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. The final World Ba...
India Requires Over $200 Bn to Provide Quality Healthcare
...making provision for soft loans from public sector banks
and reducing customs duty on medical equipments. To promote India as a healthcare hub, FICCI has suggested bilateral initiatives like a Joint Economic Trade Committee (JETCO) between Britain and India, business-to-business facilitation for British ...
FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis
...us to the sector and soft loans from public sector banks
and reduction in custom duty on identified medical equipment. In addition, FICCI has also called for income tax relief of 15 percent subject to review after a five-year period and enforcement of quality in government hospitals, laboratories and bl...
You Need Blood? Just Click the Mouse!
...tage of blood in most government and private blood banks
across the country. Many times, during emergencies and major operations, it becomes difficult for patients and relatives to procure blood," said Nagpur based Khushroo Poacha, who co-founded the website with his wife Fermin. "From a humble beginning...
Volunteers Remove Garbage from Kashmir's Dal Lake
...the waters. The scores of hotels situated on the banks
of the lake also contribute towards the lake's degradation as the affluents discharged from them finally find their way into its waters. Alarmed by the Dal Lake's degradation, the state high court has taken suo motu cognisance of its condition and ...
Afghan Couple Turn to Indian Sperm Banks for Help
Kashmiri sperms stocked by Indian sperm banks
are at a premium among Afghan couples, reports say...e ethnic stock, it is stated. India has 10 sperm banks
in a country where the population is over a billion. Dr Iqbal Mehdi, who runs India's oldest seme...
China's Three Gorges Dam Changing Local Weather: Scientists
... been in the habit of periodically overflowing its banks
and flooding vast areas. Controlling that ancient threat, along with producing electricity, are the main goals of the Three Gorges Dam....
It is Men, and Not Women, to Be Blamed for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
... patent it. "It would be of great help for sperm banks
and clients going to fetch them. I think a man should test these above factors in his sperm to make sure that his wife does not suffer."...
Kidney Donor Alleges Fraud by Doctors
... government hospitals in the state. Located on the banks
of the river Musi, the hospital was built in 1925 by Mir Osman Ali Khan, the then ruler of Hyderabad State....
Red Cross renders emergency relief efficiently
...od services and one of the largest voluntary blood banks
in India since 1962. The members regularly organis...luntary Blood Donation. It has more than 100 blood banks
all over the country under different states and district branches. On the same lines, they have also...
Government Plans to Set Up Drug Banks in All Districts
The government plans to set up drug banks
in all 604 districts of the country to provide ess...mmittee will submit a report on setting up of drug banks
and provision for providing free health insurance to all the poor people," Paswan told reporters aft...
World Cities Join Hands to Combat Climate Change
... have agreed on a $5-billion initiative with major banks
to retrofit buildings in their cities to save ener...arket for energy retrofit in buildings. The five banks
will work with energy efficiency specialists like Hannon Armstrong and CCI to work out a mechanism t...
FDA Reaffirms Policy Barring MSM From Donating Blood
...nfected blood is one in two million and that blood banks
use nucleic acid testing, which detects HIV and hepatitis earlier than older testing methods. In addition, HIV is increasingly transmitted through heterosexual sex, and women account for more than one-quarter of all new HIV/AIDS cases in the U.S., ...
Ecologists Desperate to Save Dal Lake in Kashmir
...age to pollute the lake. Encroachment along the banks
of the lake and in shallow waters adds to the problem, adds Yusaf. Thousands of tonnes of sewage spew into the lake, feeding weeds and affecting the lake and its aquatic life. The lake's size has nearly halved during the last few decades, due to f...
Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now
...he poor. In the shantytowns around Caracas and the banks
of the Amazon, those who organize themselves and find a place for a doctor to practice and live can request a Cuban doctor. As in Cuba, these doctors and nurses live where they serve, and become part of the community. They are available for emergen...
Hunger Awareness Day to Shed Light on Surprising Face of Hunger June 5
... kicks-off Hunger Awareness Day 2007 with 200 food banks
and more than 20,000 food service agencies partic...have organized a bike-a-thon to support local food banks
and community meal centers -- Faces of Hunger and Hope Interfaith Service in Atlanta honoring the w...
Cord Blood Transplant Benefits Blood Cancer Patients
...will become more important to invest in cord blood banks
that meet certain standards in relation to cell dose (or volume of the transplanted cells) and Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) diversity. Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA) are a group of proteins on bone marrow cells that can provoke the immune system t...
Transplant Patient Gets a New Lease of Life
...ber of people who seek organs, hospitals and organ banks
are turning to lesser used procedures such as donation after cardiac death to deepen the pool of available organs. Donation after cardiac death undergoes the same procedure as brain death. Though the patient is not brain dead but the injury to the br...
New 'green' Pyre to Cool Planet While Burning India's Dead
...n unpleasant experience in 1992 at Haridwar on the banks
of the river Ganges. While attending a funeral in the northern Indian city, considered holy by Hindus, Agarwal said he saw a poor family struggling to carry out a cremation with sparse damp wood. The fire went out repeatedly and the partially burne...
National Institute Of Health & Family Welfare To Commercialize Its Products
...reat potential to be routinely used in human sperm banks
and can be extended in the same area for veterinary applications. At present no such laboratory kit for sperm function is available in the market. The kits do not require any imported material and have been developed indigenously. In addition, the...
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