Tag: "district" at medical news
Rapid Response Teams Formed in Madhya Pradesh to Fight Diseases
...ases and road accidents is being done at state and district
levels," said Vishnoi. Under the project, state and district
level committees and surveillance committees were constituted and nodal officers appointed at distri...
Eleven People Hospitalized in South Africa After Anthrax Scare
...d received a complaint from the post office in the district
of Alberton, south of Johannesburg, about a "suspicious" envelope, she told public radio. "The envelope was filled with powder ... At this stage we cannot confirm that the contents were anthrax," said Kilian. The scene had been decontaminated and...
Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese
...oject. "We are also getting cooperation from the district
administrations of all the districts where we are working," Hazarika said. But C-NES is facing law and order hurdles as most of these areas are terror infested. "The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) uses many of these islands for its activi...
Malaria Sweeps Tripura, 25 Dead
...the tribal dominated Amarpur area in south Tripura district
where 10 people have died. "An army helicopter has been pressed into service to transport medical teams and medicines to the interior areas," the official said.All hospitals in the state are crowded with patients hit by malaria. "The government wou...
Avastin Dropped Out Of Funded Drugs List
...itish Columbia, Newfoundland and one Quebec health district
are funding it. Health Minister Chris D'Entremont says Oxaliplatin, a drug that treats colorectal cancer, and Mab Campath, a drug that treats chronic lymphocytic leukemia have been added to the list. The decision was based on recommendations by...
Rats Back on the Menu in Southern China
...night and sold to a wild animal market in the city district
of Baiyun. During the SARS epidemic, which began in southern China in 2003, authorities banned the sale of many wild animals including rats amid fear that the deadly disease could be contracted from contaminated meat. Although the scientific comm...
Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts
...ading to the northern districts as well. Alappuzha district
of Kerala, a favorite tourist destination with its popular houseboats appears to be worst hit with the maximum Chikungunya deaths. The other tourist destinations affected by the disease are the districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Kollam and Thiruvanant...
Lack of Medical Facilities Have Claimed Lives of Newborns at Chhattisgarh Hospital
...any as 178 newborn babies died at a government-run district
hospital in Chhattisgarh during January-May 2007, ...the hospital, Agrawal said the hospital in Raigarh district
had reported 424 deaths of newly born babies in 2006 and 421 such deaths in 2005. Responding to th...
Police Raids Hospitals and Labs in Orissa
...ultrasound clinics. How come it happened in such a district
headquarter, because you have a district
hospital over there, you have the CDMO there, you have the entire district
administration over there...
Fake Drug Factory Busted in Orissa
...manufacturing unit was busted in Orissa's Bolangir district
and fake drugs worth over Rs.20 million were seize... from here, late Friday and seized the fake drugs, district
police chief Himansu Kumar Lal who led the team, told IANS. Agarwal confessed that he supplied the...
Diarrhoea Claims Three Lives in Flood-hit Orissa
... were ailing from the disease in Orissa's Balasore district
where floods have played havoc, officials said Sat...ncluding Basta, Baliapal, Bhogarai and Jaleswar, a district
health official said. At least 84 people from these villages were admitted in different health cen...
AIDS Patient Helps Others Lead a Positive Life
... last three years, 27-year-old Hina from Davangere district
in Karnataka works among HIV positive people, counselling them on how to overcome their suffering and make life productive. ActionAid organised a four day National Conclave of Marginalized Social Groups here from June 11 where Hina shared her exper...
Thai Separatists Burn School, Kill Four
...id. Insurgents burned down the school in Maikaen district
of Pattani province late Monday, the same day that...ear a bridge leading to the school, killed Maikaen district
head Chaiyaphat Raksayot and two other officials when their car detonated the explosive devise. An...
Huge Rise in AIDS Cases Among Nepal Housewives
...atter of tradition. FPAN also focuses on Chitwan district
in southern Nepal, a popular tourist destination, where health workers have reported the presence of a substantial number of commercial sex workers. "But the national AIDS prevention programme lacks strategies to prevent infection among housewives," ...
Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes
...ational Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), district
health officials and NGOs and residents' welfare associations to prevent the spread of mosquito breeding. "We are also taking the help of elected representatives of MCD wards and NGOs to spread awareness among the masses. We are also urging residen...
'Lights Out' as London Does Its Bit for Climate Change
... Also participating are the Canary Wharf financial district
and the 175-metre (574-feet) tall BT Tower. The government on Wednesday launched an online trial calculator that enables people to figure out their "carbon footprint," or how much the consumption of energy releases carbon dioxide into the air....
Insecurity Jepardising WFP Initiatives in Western Afghanistan
... Government authorities at central, provincial and district
level, as well as our own transporters, to enable deliveries to resume, hopefully as soon as possible," Corsino added. WFP currently has 14,800 metric tons of food ready to move in Quetta, Pakistan, with transporters and trucks available to resume ...
'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness
...em. Each of the 33 families of Dabena in Bilaspur district
were provided with latrines constructed near their...o take drastic action. He invited officials of the district
Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), the nodal body implementing the TSC, to visit Dabena an...
The Doctor Parents of a 15 Year Old surgeon Arrested
...ho runs a surgical clinic at Manapparai in Tiruchi district
in central tamil nadu, proudly presented the video...sciplinary action against Dr.Murugesan. Tiruchi district
collector Ashish Vachhani told the media that based on a formal complaint from the Deputy Director o...
US Officials Urge Testing for HIV as Health Crisis Intensifies
...'s Surveillance Report, through December 2005, the district
including the tri-county region reported a total of 1,049 HIV/AIDS cases, with a rate of 850 cases per 100,000 people. It ranks number one in the state in HIV/AIDS cases. Bamberg ranks number two in the state in HIV/AIDS incidence, with a rate of 1...
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