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Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

...s, attracted to the UAE to work mainly as low-paid labourers and domestic workers. The biggest group, estimated at 1.2 million, comes from India. To try to move away from the reliance on foreign labour, the UAE has for several years undertaken a process of 'Emiratisation,' with companies being told to empl...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

... IANS. He and his wife have worked as daily wage labourers and managed to make ends meet for their seven-member family. Hakimuddin has so far dutifully looked after his three disabled sons. "I do all their day to day work. But with my husband turning 70, it is very difficult for us to bear the responsibili...

HIV Awareness Increases as Condoms are Distributed in Gujarat Theatres Screening Porn Films

...ciation and when we realised that a lot of migrant labourers were coming to these cinemas to watch porn films, we got in touch with these cinemas." According to Dinesh Prajapati, a member of the Sargam Manav Seva Charitable Trust, an NGO working on the project, many migrant workers who visit these theatres o...

Wearing Shorts, Sleeveless Clothes Could Make You Prone to Skin Cancer

...ia due to the same syndrome." "Rickshaw pullers, labourers and people spending a lot of time under sun are prone to such developments, but middle and upper class people should not feel complacent either," said Verma, a former head of Delhi Cancer Registry. Adding his weight to the debate, Ramesh Sarin, sen...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

... IANS. He and his wife have worked as daily wage labourers and managed to make ends meet for their seven-member family. Hakimuddin has so far dutifully looked after his three disabled sons. "I do all their day to day work. But with my husband turning 70, it is very difficult for us to bear the responsibili...

Harbinger of Hope for Kala Azar Victims of Bihar

Patna: Landless labourers of a Bihar village affected by Kala Azar, will soo... is all set to become a reality for these landless labourers of Naubatpur village near Patna, affected badly by Kala Azar, a parasitic disease transmitted by the...

Chinese Province Offers Free Treatment to HIV/AIDS Patients

...ation estimates that China could lose five million labourers by 2015 if it fails to take effective measures to counter the scourge. China reported 183,733 HIV/AIDS cases at the end of October 2006. Source-IANS...

Malnutrition Kills Two Kids In Madhya Pradesh

... Chhottu belonged to one of 18 families of bonded labourers rescued from Raisen district, 50 km from here, in 2005 at the behest of the Bandhua Mazdoor Mukti Morcha, a group working for the rights of workers. Since the state failed to rehabilitate the rescued families, Jai Prasad of the Morcha knocked the do...

Kalaazar sweeping through Bihar, 93 dead

...uses. Like Manjhi's son there are dozens of poor labourers and rickshaw pullers in Tirhut region where most of the deaths have occurred, who are afflicted with the disease. ‘We know that kalaazar affects only poor like us, but what can we do other than pray. Our income is low, not enough to afford the cost...

Migrant Bihar Labourers Bring Dengue Home

Migrant Bihari labourers coming home for the festive season comprise most o...the suspected dengue cases reported are of migrant labourers who arrived from dengue-hit places like Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming...

Kashmir Grapples with Growing AIDS

...e Targeted Intervention (TI) programme for migrant labourers in a systematic manner, which for example is the second highest risk group in Jammu and Kashmir," said Wani. However, in a novel attempt to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS, the JKSAPCS has roped in religious leaders like Muslim imams and Sikh granthi...

AIDS Control Programme to Focus on District Level

...f ministry of health and family affairs. Migrant labourers and truck drivers who constitute the bulk of the 'bridging population' will be made part of the new programme that will remain effective till 2012. "We have been so far able to sensitise 30 percent users of the national highways and the programme a...

Ostracized AIDS Patient Commits Suicide in Bihar

...ial added that the presence of hundreds of migrant labourers and an open border with Nepal were some of the factors that contributed to the rising cases of HIV/AIDS in Bihar. The unofficial figures are much higher with some saying that there are over 40,000 HIV positive cases and over 100 people have died of...

Bihar Legislators Join Hands to Fight Against AIDS

...ial added that the presence of hundreds of migrant labourers and an open border with Nepal are some of the factors that contributed to the rising cases of HIV/AIDS in Bihar. However, unconfirmed sources say that HIV positive cases in the state are not fewer than 40,000 and over 100 people have died from AIDS...

Aids Seems More Prevalent Among Goan’s – Governor Visiond

...uce 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 the Chinese proposal named ‘Four Frees and One Care’ meaning free anti-retroviral drugs,...

BPL Families To Receive Health Insurance: Andhra CM

...rates is believed to attract farmers, agricultural labourers and artisans. The Chief Minister would launch it on the 19th of April. It is believed to provide insurance coverage to a minimum of 10 lakh and a maximum 40-lakh families, who are currently living below the poverty line (BPL). The disease to be cov...

Lady Doctor from Nepal to Help Katrina victims

...inic in the Baton Rouge area to treat around 8,000 labourers who have been brought in by the government to rebuild the destroyed area, Explorers Web reported. Freer, whose normal area of operations is the clinic located at a height of 5,500 m, is a graduate from the George Washington University and president ...

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