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India to Get a Taste of 'British' Curries

...st beef and burgers and chips," said Malhi, who is hosting the series for private local NDTV network. "I am trying to fly the flag for British food, which is really vast and varied," she said. Malhi, whose parents emigrated from India in the 1960s, is, however, aware of the challenges of winning over India...

US Officials Urge Testing for HIV as Health Crisis Intensifies

...lth fairs, providing community and media outreach, hosting special testing-related events or operating extended hours. NHTD organizers will also reach out to communities at increased risk of HIV infection, including African American and Latino populations, both of which are disproportionately affected wi...

Beer Bashes of Teens Spinning Out of Control in US

...ing more common. Parents who once bragged about hosting teen drinkers may be rethinking their stance, Rochford says. Or at least 'they're keeping a low profile.' Ideas are trickling in - such as no-cut athletics (to keep high school students from having any free time for crime) and a coffeehouse teens c...

Germany Pledges 5.4 Billion Dollars for AIDS Fund

...elief (PEPFAR). German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting the meeting as the chairman of the G8, which also includes Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Russia and the United States....

Tobacco Control Laws to Be Regulated in India

...smoke-free by 2009… as India now has the honour of hosting the 2009 WCTOH Conference in February 2009 in Mumbai. The Ministry of Health and Family welfare have initiated the process of establishing a National Programme for Tobacco Control to ensure availability of adequate resources for implementation of ...

Indian Pharma Industry Wants Customs Duty on Life-saving Drugs to Go

...he expenses incurred by the pharma companies while hosting scientific and technical conferences for doctors and sales personnel. The FBT is a tax levied on perquisites-or fringe benefits -provided by an employer to his employees, in addition to the cash salary or wages paid. It was introduced in India in ...

New on the Shelf

... generally critical of the concept of supermarkets hosting GP centres. At its annual conference last year, delegates said supermarkets were inappropriate places to have health services as they sold unhealthy products such as alcohol, tobacco and junk food. While Hamish Meldrum, of the BMA's GPs committ...

AMSA Hosts International Health Conference

...Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) is hosting the 56th General Assembly of the International Fed...of the biannual conference. AMSA is honoured to be hosting such a premier event, held last year in Santiago, Chile. Representing two million medical student...

Convict Felled by Legionnaires

...known outbreak, which occurred in a hotel that was hosting a convention of the Pennsylvania Department of the American Legion in 1976. Test results of the water supply in the healthcare center of the prison have shown the presence of the legionella bacterium, a spokesman said. After consultation with the...

NOTE surgery – to combat obesit

...ariatric surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, which is hosting a three-day meeting on obesity. All surgical procedures have undergone a transformation due to the advent of laparoscopic surgery, also known as “keyhole” surgery. The demand for bariatric surgery went up particularly in 1990s. Only a few small cut...

Nepal Plans to Promote Health Tourism Based on Traditional Medicine

...y from Kolkata, Nepal is keenly looking forward to hosting more such events to attract holidaymakers keen on weekend getaways. "We have lined up an array of weekend packages that caters to the body, mind and soul. On offer are adventure, parties, shopping, spiritual (events), wildlife, energizing, romantic...

Scientists Claim Encouraging Progress On Hereditary Diseases

... and Good News (CAG)n in Cambridge, Massachusetts, hosting a group of emeritus scientists world over have assembled for 4 days from 10th to 14th of August for an intense discussion, debate to help create future therapies for Huntington's disease and related disorders. Almost 400 scientists met together to...

Meeting To Discuss Issue Of Personal Health Records

... School (HMS) Center for Biomedical Informatics is hosting a meeting that is to discuss the privacy, business, societal, and technical issues surrounding personal health records. The first meeting on Personally Controlled Health Records Infrastructure (PCHRI 2006) will be held on October 10-11. // "The wor...

Blind Girl Students to Catwalk in Guwahati Fashion Show

...Fashion Technology in New Delhi. The idea behind hosting the show was conceived a few days ago with Bora planning something different. "I want people to change their outlook and perception towards the physically challenged and hence this show. After training these eight students I realised that physically-...

Myanmar To Lift Ban On Poultry As Bird Flu Under Control

...e Thai capital Bangkok said that the city would be hosting a regional bird flu meeting next month where assisting Myanmar will be a top priority. Thailand has earmarked $2.5 million to train and equip officials from poorer neighbouring countries. Disease Control Department chief Thawat Suntrajarn said that ...

Health Promotion Drives Waste Money, Claim Nurses

... at-risk groups rather than spending the amount on hosting high-profile advertising pushes. The issue would even be taken up for discussion at the Britain's Royal College of Nursing that would host an annual conference at Bournemouth on Sunday. The Health Department of Britain has spent millions on adverti...

Google Supports Indian's Novel Literacy Drive

...ng through the Google Grants programme and content hosting on Google Video. The Google Foundation grant enables PlanetRead to scale up nationally by matching the government's support, programme for programme. "It's an honour to be among the first few Google Foundation grantees," Kothari told IANS. "Whe...

Afghanistan Hosting A UN Funded Regional Health Conference

...istry of Afghanistan said on Sunday, that they are hosting a four-day regional health conference. // The conference, called "Health for All and Health by All", is being conducted in Kabul from today. It is the first such conference being held in Afghanistan over the past four years. Delegates from nine count...

Valentine's Day Theme Overshadows Cricket in Pakistan

..., flowers and gifts and the media too joined in by hosting special programmes for the day.// Even as the Indian and Pakistani cricket teams arrived here for the fourth one-day international to be played on thursday, the focus was on the Valentine's Day celebrations. India lead the five-match one-day series ...

Punjabis Transfer Taste From Chicken To Prawns

...," says Rajiv Kakkar, General Manager of the hotel hosting the festival. Kakkar has invited a master chef from Goa to tickle the taste buds of Punjabis who are traditionally considered very devoted to their own cuisine. But times seem to be changing. Prawns cooked in garlic and white wine appear to be an o...

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