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China tells officials not to hide SARS damage
...y SARS by offering subsidised interest payments on loans
to airlines and travel agencies and a cut in taxes for other hard-hit sectors such as hotels and restaurants....
A Move To Help Commercial Sex Workers Quit Their Business
...employment and skill development by arranging bank loans
and setting up small businesses for sex workers.This initiative is hoped to help the sex workers quit the flesh trade on their own and to improve their standard of living. Source: IANS...
Poor Andhra Women Enable Bypass Surgery Paying 50 Paise Each
...of poor rural women in groups of 10 to secure bank loans
on easy terms for income generating activities, came to her rescue following some persuasion by officials of the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA). Involved in an intense three-week campaign to raise the money was the district's 12,000 SHGs, ...
Chinese Hospital urged to cater to the poor
... and their purchasing of large equipment with bank loans
and public funds," Gao said. He urged hospitals and local health authorities to focus on providing affordable medical care to the less well-off: farmers, the unemployed, migrant workers, the elderly and children. "The patients in financial diff...
Poultry Farms face Ruin in Greece
...o poultry farmers in the form of state-guaranteed loans
totaling 12 million euros. Producers however feel that the grant is too little. The only way forward is to reassure the public that eating chicken and turkey does not put them at risk of contracting bird flu. The poultry producers had offered free ...
NHS Medics at the Receiving End
...ir home countries. They sell their homes, take out loans
and leave their families behind to work in Britain. The change in rules is an absolute betrayal. Many will now return home with debt but no diploma, no qualifications." The British Medical Association, the professional association for doctors, has bl...
Need for Change in Social Norms to Prevent Spread of HIV
...in Africa and in Asia. This program provides small loans
that women can use to start businesses if they send their daughters to school. Woman after woman described how earning money had raised her stature within her family and marriage. The girls said the same thing about going to school. They were headed ...
Influenza Guidelines of Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong applauded by experts
...or portion of the fund "would be made available as loans
rather than grants and that tangible benefits to populations in the region would not be certain". "The slow pace of disbursement of funding has also been criticized," they wrote....
Understanding Stress Triggers for African Americans
... the level of discrimination claims involving bank loans
to Black businesses, and whether state commerce agencies are making appropriate levels of support available to new Black businesses," he added. The number of Black prisoners and the uninsured Black residents who are not elderly were not linked to a...
Ranbaxy Laboratories to Be Aided in Drug Research
...rtment of science and technology will provide soft loans
to pharmaceutical major Ranbaxy// Laboratories to ...mmes under an aegis launched in 1994-95 to provide loans
to in-house research laboratories and scientific and industrial research bodies. In 2004, the depa...
Karnataka's Free Health Insurance to the Poor
...d directed all district administrations to provide loans
of Rs.15,000 to 'devdasis'. "Though the traditio...directed all the district commissioners to provide loans
to devdasis," Kumaraswamy said, adding that his government would build about 15,000 homes for them i...
World Leprosy Day – Easing Pain and Giving Hop
...ects have offered financial support in the form of loans
to patients, to begin businesses as a means of livelihood. Hundreds of patients are greatly benefited through the work of these rehabilitation centers. Leprosy research has also made progress, evident in the decoding of the genome of Mycobacterium...
Double-penalty System for Bankrupt Health Trusts Lifted
...e system of cash brokerage with a formal system of loans
to further aid transparency and financial discipli...manage their spending, recover any deficits, repay loans
but for the first time their financial position and the actions which need to be taken will be clear...
Loans for Cosmetic Surgery in Lebanon
... Fist National Bank has come forward to offer easy loans
for undergoing plastic surgery. Its website dubs...ontics, the website proclaims Customers can borrow loans
ranging from one thousand dollars to five thousand dollars. Only conditions being, they should be em...
Treaty With Japan may Legalize Dumping Toxic Waste in India
...at comes into India from Japan. Currently, soft loans
to India from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and grants from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) range between $25 million-$33 million a year. JICA is in the process of finalising ways of implementing collaborati...
FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis
...cal area, industrial status to the sector and soft loans
from public sector banks and reduction in custom duty on identified medical equipment. In addition, FICCI has also called for income tax relief of 15 percent subject to review after a five-year period and enforcement of quality in government hospi...
India Requires Over $200 Bn to Provide Quality Healthcare
...anted industrial status, making provision for soft loans
from public sector banks and reducing customs duty on medical equipments. To promote India as a healthcare hub, FICCI has suggested bilateral initiatives like a Joint Economic Trade Committee (JETCO) between Britain and India, business-to-business ...