Tag: "lakh" at medical news
Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos
...emic with infection numbers being put at nearly 40 lakh
at present. With the costs of the few available anti-AIDS drugs still very much beyond the affordability of the victims, a vaccine is being perceived as a welcome development. DBT and the Union Ministry of Health have already started a vaccine devel...
Nearly all asthma deaths preventable
...n people suffer from asthma worldwide and nearly 2 lakh
people die due to the disease every year. Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease, often linked with allergies, that is characterized by sudden recurring attacks of labored breathing, chest constriction, and coughing. The Asian study sponsored by in...
Negligent doctors asked to cough up 3 lakhs for death of patient
...ent doctors in Kerala have been asked to pay three lakh
rupees as compensation to the family of a pregnant woman who died due to aftershock of spinal anesthesia.The issue of doctors coming under the umbrella of consumer protection act has been a very controversial one with legal luminaries having diametri...
The winter worry
Scientists from Norway looked at 4.7 lakh
births between 1977 and 1998 for pre-eclampsia, a problem due to increased blood pressure which is dangerous to the baby and the mother.They found that mothers of children born in August had the lowest risk of pre-eclampsia. However the research tea...
Admission to Russian varsities is looking up
...from US$2,000 -3,000 ( roughly Rs.94,000 to Rs.1.5 lakh
) a year based on the university, while the fee for the engineering course is around $ 2,000 per year. Requirements Students who finish medicine in Russia will have to pass a screening test before they are allowed to practise in India. Also , it is ...
Clampdown On Fake Drugs Manufacturers In India – New Bill Enacte
...xtended to imprisonment for life and a fine of ten lakh
rupees or three times the value of the drugs confi...ars and with fine which shall not be less than two lakh
rupees. The Bill also proposes to designate one or more Court of Session as Special Court for tria...
Non-Communicable Diseases Mounting Up At An Alarming Rate in India
...entral Government had also planned to appoint 2.50 lakh
Accredited Social and Health Assistants (ASHA) in ...ve mentioned states. The country had around 1.45 lakh
assistant primary health centres and 23,000 primary health centres and 3,222 hospitals in taluks, he...
Kottayam Medical College To be Upgraded
...ital, he said the government will contribute Rs 75 lakh
and the rest will be through loan. He said that steps were being taken to complete the ongoing development activities as part of the modernisation programme in the Medical College Hospital here speedily. He added that Rs 1.5 crore modern clinical ...
Indian Government Keen On JE Vaccine Supply And Patenting Of Indian Medicine Formulations
... in Hyderabad recently, unraveled that nearly 1.40 lakh
Indian Medicine Formulations would be patented soon. The move is expected to popularize Indian Medicine and promote academic initiatives with respect to Yoga across the country. He also expressed the need for preserving and nurturing the traditional ...
‘India China Bhai Bhai’ on health Issus
...HA," he said. Plans were there to train around 2.5 lakh
'Accredited Social Health Activists' (ASHA) in all villages to work with rural women and act as a link among beneficiary at village level and Anganwadi Worker. "These activists will help and guide women to assess the health facilities for antenatal...
Effective family control measures and stem cell research focus of Indian Government
...tly. He said the government would train around 2.5 lakh
'Accredited Social Health Activists' (ASHA) in all villages to work with rural women and act as a link among beneficiary at village level and Anganwadi Worker. The participants of the program would assess various factors such as anti-natal care, in...
New Plastic Surgery Unit Set Up In Kolkata To Meet Ever-Increasing Consumer Demand
... can range from anything as low as Rs 15, 000 to 1 lakh
according to health officials. In order to attract potential ‘customers’, it has been proposed to conduct awareness campaigns, workshops and seminars on a periodic basis. ...
Merck, ICMR to conduct joint trials on cervical cancer vaccine
...K too is working on a similar vaccine. About 5.1 lakh
cases of cervical cancer are reported every year t... most common form of cancer in India with over 1.3 lakh
cases reported each year and 74,000 women dying annually. The clinical trials with Merck's HPV vac...
Our Gain US’s Loss in the Health Care Facility
...rist who come to India. Statistics show that 1.5 lakh
medical tourist visited India last year and their numbers are growing by 15%/year producing $2.3 billion /year by 2012. In many foreign hospitals the medical tourists are asked to sign documents waiving their right to sue doctors for malpractice. T...
Medical Tourism To India Hurts US Hospitals
...surgeries done in-house. It is reported that 1.5 lakh
medical tourists went to India last year. This number is expected to surge by 15 percent this year and by 2012 it could net $2.3 billion annually for India. Richard Merli, managing editor, Health Care Insider, KPMG notes that consumers in the low to ...
Ramdoss Announces Introduction of RCH-II
...low the example of Kerala where the MMR was 35 per lakh
deliveries. He lauded the efforts which had brought down the infant mortality rate; bust said that more needs to be done. He also announced that in the near future the Government would commission 3000 centres for Prevention of Parent to Child Transmi...
Medical education to sky rocket: in terms of fees!
...llege which quoted the highest annual fee of Rs 10 lakh
was Bangalore-based MVJ Medical College & Research...ppa Medical College in Bagalkot had wanted Rs 8.02 lakh
but has been allowed only Rs 1.13 lakh. Navodaya Medical College in Raichur quoted for Rs 6.91 lak...
Increased Funding For AIDS/HIV Program In Africa
... HIV/AIDS life skills education grant. More than 1 lakh
African people receive the ARV treatment as a part of the nationwide program. Africa has the largest population of HIV infected individuals in the World, with nearly 6 million of the 47 million people suffering from HIV/AIDS. With the proposed incr...
Bird Flu: Orissa Initiates Protective Measures
... required. It has been decided to send nearly 1.70 lakh
doses of the bird flu vaccine to districts where farming is a major activity (Ganjam, Bargarh, Balangir, Khurda and Cuttack). Local bird flu vaccine production by Orissa Biological Products Institute (OBPI) has ensured sufficient supply in the stat...
Don’t Chicken Out
... mela was organised to help bail out more than 4.5 lakh
people in Kerala who do poultry business for their livelihood. In Malappuram district alone, 50 lakh
kg of chicken and two crore eggs are being sold a month.” An awareness camp was organized before t...
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