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Listeria reduction goal unachievable by USA

As per a government repot on Thursday United States fell short of its 2005 goal to reduce cases of the foodborne bacteria Listeria by 50 percent.// ..The statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that the rate of Listeria food poisoning rose in 2005 to 3 cases per million people, an increase from 2.7 cases per million a year earlier...The Consumer Federation o...

Aids Seems More Prevalent Among Goan’s – Governor Visiond

Lifestyle patterns of Goan’s can be the main cause for HIV/AIDS spread – says Governor, Mr S C Jamir. ..People should follow the Government policies // and initiatives to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS, Governor adds. ..Many labourers who got jobs in Goa, since it has been a favourite tourist spot, bring with them the dreadful virus (HIV) when they arrived – said Mr Jamir. ..Mr Jamir suggested...

Goa To Introduce Bond For Medicos

To overcome the scarcity of doctors in rural areas, the Goa government today made it mandatory for students passing out of state-run medical colleges// to serve in such regions for five years, Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane said. ....The state cabinet decided that authorities would invoke the bond to be signed by the medical students to serve in government units for five years, he told reporte...

Goa Christian Council Opposes Mandatory HIV Test

The Council for Social Justice and Peace of then Archidiocese of Goa and Daman has advocated voluntary and not mandatory HIV testing before marriage. // ....Reacting to reports in sections of the media about a state government move to bring in legislation to make HIV tests mandatory before marriage to arrest the spread of AIDS, the church authorities said such testing should be "voluntary and no...

Goat’s Milk One of the First Transgenic Food That Benefits Human

According to the researchers at the University of California, Davis it is found that a gene incorporated in to the goat, produces milk that has anti bacterial// enzyme found in human breast milk. ..This milk altered the intestinal flora of the pigs and goats which were fed with the milk. Hence the researchers are anticipating that in the future they would be able to create a transgenic goat that...

Goa to Host International Vegetarian Congress

India will host the 37th edition of the International Vegetarian Congress in Goa from Sep 10.The six-day congress, organised by International Vegetarian Union//, will discuss the challenges vegetarians face across the globe. Jashu C. Shah, president of the Asian Vegetarian Union, said in a statement that the congress would help participants understand India as a country where vegetarianism is a w...

HIV Test Before Marriage To Be Made Voluntary In Goa

Goa Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane has backed down from his earlier stand and has said HIV tests will be made voluntary before marriage and not compulsory. // ...."We are planning to enact a law wherein it will be voluntary for the couple to go for the HIV/AIDS tests before marriage", he confirmed at an international seminar on 'Planning and Designing of Healthcare facilities.' "Hippies put Goa...

Global Goal to Reduce Measles Deaths in Children Surpassed

Measles deaths have fallen by 60% worldwide since 1999 is a major public health success. This exceeds the United Nations goal to halve measles deaths between 1999 and 2005 // and is largely due to an unprecedented decline in measles deaths in the African region. The progress was announced today by partners in the Measles Initiative: the American Red Cross, the United States Centers for Disease C...

African NGO Sets 20-million-dollar Goal to Fight Disease

The non-governmental organisation Friends Africa said Wednesday it is setting a goal to raise 20 million dollars (15 million euros) to combat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, ravaging the continent, a spokesman said on Wednesday. ......"We are raising 20 million dollars in the next one year to combat these diseases," Nigerian-born Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, chairman of Friends Africa, said in a st...

EU Pushes Asian Nations on Climate Change Goals

Amid discord on climate change policy, ministers from Asia - including India's - met European Union members in the German port of Hamburg for talks on world crises. ......The two-day Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) of 43 nations Monday was marked by a division between European countries seeking deep cuts in world carbon-dioxide emissions and Asian governments countering that they did not cause globa...

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Renews Goal To Reverse Spread of HIV by 2015

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday at a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly to review the body's response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic said he believes it is possible to halt and reverse the spread of the disease by 2015, despite the increasing number of cases worldwide. ......U.N. member countries last year renewed pledges and set new targets to provide universal access to HIV...

Goans Celebrate Monsoon Festival

Goans this weekend had a gala time celebrating annual Monsoon festival, which marks San Joao, the feast of John, the Baptist . ......Monsoon festival is a legacy Goans have inherited from the Portuguese, who ruled the State until it was liberated in 1961. ......During the celebrations, Goans jumped into rivers, ponds and wells amidst persistent rains. ......In villages, the festival was celebr...
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