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Mobile Clinic For Sex Workers In Pune

...nic that would have two doctors, two assistants, a counsellor and a peer educator. "A lot of sex workers are hesitating to come to the static clinics and we hope this initiative will help in reaching out to them. It will not only give them free condoms but also advise them on safe sex practices," said Laxmi M...

Dance Therapy For Healing Nepal's Battered Women

...ation and psychological counselling," Renu Shah, a counsellor and psychologist with Saathi, a Nepali NGO that runs shelters for battered wives and children, told IANS. "It was like a breath of fresh air for the residents, who have known little happiness in their lives. Their lives are strictly regulated by la...

Self Harming Teenagers on the Rise in Britain

... suicide attempt.' Jackie Cox, a psychologist and counsellor at Harrow school said that self harm speaks of a young person struggling to survive. 'Self-harm is a sign of emotional distress. It is a survival mechanism that young people use to cope with underlying emotional and psychological trauma.' According ...

Anonymity Helps In Overcoming Inhibitions During Online Counseling

...are experiencing a mental crisis should speak to a counsellor face to face. --Edited IANS...

Winning Formula For Mother and baby - Breast Feeding!

...reast cancer and osteoporosis. Rachael Knight, a counsellor in Scotland, said: 'Bottle-feeding is still considered the norm everywhere, whether it is in seeing the feeding of babies on television to kids' toys coming complete with dummies and bottles. But this shouldn't be the norm – it should be the exceptio...

New Law On HIV/AIDS To Be Implemented At The Monsoon Session Of Parliament

...ealth minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek said that one counsellor is needed for every 250 patients. Stating, "We need nurses and doctors who are trained to work with HIV/AIDS patients," Dr Chua said at a Press briefing at the Ministry, "We have already begun training nurses, and our goal is to train at least 103 HI...

Norway Grants $80 mn to India's Health Mission

...hild mortality rate is the highest. Inge Tveite, counsellor of the Royal Norwegian Embassy, was quoted in the release as saying: "The millennium development goals set by the United Nations says that child mortality should be reduced by the two-thirds by the year 2015. We can achieve these goals if we work tog...

Children With OCD Are Often The More Bullied Lot

...e aggressive peers, either at home or by finding a counsellor who can help them develop social skills. Parents should also take their concerns to their child's school if teachers or administrators are not stopping the bullying before it becomes a problem. "Bullying is one of the largest challenges kids, with ...

Tamil Nadu Checks AIDS Spread

...ion, people like Meenakshi, HIV-positive and a TAI counsellor and spokesperson for the Tamil Nadu AIDS Control Society (TANSACS) and South Indian AIDS Action Programme, was honoured for helping set up the Society for Positive Mothers Development (SPMD) that has brought discriminated women under its umbrella. ...

Patient Sets Medical Counsellor on Fire

A medical college counsellor set afire by his patient Tuesday is fighting for h... by Kaushal Kishore Jaiswal of Sidhi district. The counsellor had refused to advise Jaiswal on medicines for treating AIDS. The patient was undergoing counselli...

SMS Help-line to Provide Answers for HIV/AIDS Queries

...me kind of a mental block to talking directly to a counsellor on information on HIV/AIDS," said Heroes Project e...logy, Singh said: "It is an anonymous interface, a counsellor who mans the help-line round-the-clock sends a tailor-made reply to each user's SMS query within 24 ...

Spears Has Been Warned Not to Drink

...age to her kidneys, liver and other organs. Her counsellor John Sundahl had told her: "If you fall off the wagon, I don't think you will live. If you don't want to get sober for yourself, do it for your kids." He added: "She wants to stop. She's changed her life in another direction where she doesn't get d...

AIDS Patient Helps Others Lead a Positive Life

... We were thinking of ending our lives when I met a counsellor from ActionAid who encouraged us to live," she said. Hina and husband then returned to Davangere to fight for not just themselves but hundreds of other HIV positive people. "We tried to mobilize HIV positive people and started educating them abou...

Group Therapy and Willpower can Help Smokers to Quit

...od of cessation. The group of smokers meets with a counsellor who guides the session. Initially, the aim is to a...illusions associated with the smoking habit. The counsellor has little time for nicotine substitutes such as patches, sprays and other medicines. These substa...

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