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Health Authorities Claim Some Relief likely from Post floods diseases in Mumbai

...in private hospitals have not been reported to the civic agencies struggling to contain the outbreak....

New Two-Drug Regime To Tackle Malaria

...surgence since the 1960s because of a breakdown in civic infrastructure. The introduction of more effective drugs will clearly help in the treatment of malaria, but the government will also need to focus on preventive steps like the distribution of treated bednets and destruction of mosquito breeding grou...

Safe Drinking Water To Be Made Available

...s, the prime minister stressed the need for better civic amenities and linkages with health and environment...g the responsibility of water supply management to civic bodies. This requires building capacity for management of water supply and mobilizing communities to...

Youngsters, now have a good reason to interact online

...niversity found that the youngsters showed extreme civic involvement and cared passionately about their communities and the world. It was startling to find that there were no barriers to communication despite the distance, or the fact that they were not face to face, and surely without any form of adult in...

Surat Lifts Ban On Poultry Sales

The civic body of Surat city in Gujarat Wednesday lifted its ban on sales of poultry products following culling operations to check the spread of bird flu in the region.According to officials, the ban was lifted from across// Surat district in south Gujarat, e...

Culling followed by checking: Government to audit the documents, to ascertain no skeletons in the closet!

... will be overseeing the documents along with local civic officials. The teams will be checking the invoices and octroi bills of chicken wholesalers, dealers and even retailers. They will also scrutinize the records for business transactions and the storage area. Animal Husbandry Secretary D K Rao has c...

Chikungunya Strikes Chennai, India

...Pulianthope zones. Hence to combat the disease the civic agency plans to launch early morning fogging operations in vulnerable areas such as slums. The city is divided in to 10 zones and each is assigned to a rapid action team. Each team consists of an entomologist, a sanitary inspector and health worker...

Dengue In City: KMC To Appoint 30 Contract Doctors

...ly dengue cases were reported in south Kolkata and civic staff had fanned out for surveillance in the affected areas. The civic body, De said, had arranged blood tests at the School of Tropical Medicine and National Institute of...

Dengue Claims its First Victim in Kolkata

...ligence by the hospital authorities. The city's civic authorities, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), ...lude more malaria and dengue-prone areas under the civic scanner. Though KMC has 141 wards in the city, the civic body has only 60 malaria clinics. Bes...

Monsoon Related Diseases On The Rise In Mumbai

Reports from the civic hospitals on Friday have indicated that eight more...ide heath facilities in disease-prone areas. The civic officials have said that there was no shortage of medicine or leptospirosis, dengue testing kits in ...

Cell Operators Claim that Mobile Towers Pose no Health Hazards

...ta and Chennai."We are not getting clearances from civic authorities for installation of new towers to provide better services. There has to be a uniform policy, otherwise the cellular network cannot expand," he said. He was flanked by top officials from leading cellular service providers, including Air...

Wide Gaps in Life Expectancy in the US

... more public action, individual and public action, civic action to figure out why levels of health in your community may be very poor and what you can do about it.'' NLA...

Breeding Mosquitoes Soon to be a Criminal Offence

...the number of dengue cases in the national capital civic authorities are considering more strict measures t... Delhi Health Minister Yoganand Shastri instructed civic authorities to take stern action against offenders whose premises were found to be breeding grounds ...

Rise of Dengue Cases in Delhi Alarming

...Minister Yoganand Shastri has also asked the three civic bodies of the city to step up their effort to curb the alarming rise in such cases. According to civic officials, over 1,300 health workers are now working to inspect residences and advise people not to ...

AIIMS Student Dies of Dengue Fever

...cial said, adding that the AIIMS will also ask the civic authorities to remove the garbage and stagnated water from near the boundary walls of the institute. "The condition of the hostels is not that great. Some of the rooms do not get any sunlight and the water in coolers is rarely changed regularly. As...

India registers 3,000 dengue patients, toll crosses 40

...ria and falaria, told IANS. Though the health and civic authorities have managed to bring chikungunya under control, with less than 1,000 cases being reported a week across the state, dengue has claimed four lives out of 59 cases reported this year. The neighbouring Andhra Pradesh has recorded no dengue ...

AIIMS Campus - A Breeding Ground for Mosquitoes

...d dengue. Neither the hospital authorities nor the civic officials are bothered about cleaning the stinking... water to several wards are not well covered; this civic authorities say is the perfect breeding ground for aedes aegypti mosquitoes that cause dengue and ma...

56 New Dengue Cases; Delhi Govt. to Review Situation

...senior members of the health ministry, doctors and civic officials to discuss the alarming health situation...s are very bad. Even after repeated efforts by the civic authorities, there has not been much change," said Negi. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had visited...

A slum in Mumbai – breeding ground for disease

...ng a source of fright to the Maharashtra state and civic health departments//. Two confirmed polio cases have been reported in 2 weeks from this area. The water source and drains in this area are contaminated with dengue transmitting Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and malarial parasites. According to the BMC h...

Dengue Fever Spreads in Latin America, Caribbean

...n with aggressive haemorrhagic strain. Colombian civic authorities are calling upon the people to take adequate steps like not allowing stagnation of water and other precautionary measures. Source-IANS...

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