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U.N. Official Doubts India On AIDS Data

...V. has been accelerated by millions of job-seeking migrants to cities, where many are infected after having unprotected sex with sex workers. The men then pass on the virus to their wives....

Specialist Services Can Help Ethnic Groups To Tackle Alcohol Misuse

... similar problem exists in south Asian (Sikh) male migrants to the UK and Hispanic men in the United States. Both alcohol misuse and ethnicity are bound to social disadvantage, says the author. Considerable stigma also surrounds alcohol misuse in minority ethnic groups, particularly for Asian communities in...

Remove Stigma to Defeat HIV/AIDS in India, says UN Envoy

...Gulf and other countries. Nearly 23 percent of the migrants who have returned home were found to be HIV positive and this is a real big problem," she said. Sadik urged the states to be "lot more vigilant" to check the spread of HIV/AIDS among migrant workers. "You have people from Nepal coming to India and ...

Polio cases in Maharashtra

...the cases were reported. According to officials, migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar will be targeted for immunization. GYT...

Poverty Fuels HIV In Poor Indian States

...or better prospects and end up with AIDS.// Bihari migrants are estimated to range from two million to ten million. Biharis usually work as taxi drivers, mechanics, security guards or domestic servants in India's big cities. "I just did not think about what I was doing," Srivastava, a Bihari aged 48, told R...

Children's Killer Preyed On Victims For Two Years

...age has a population of over 25,000 people, mostly migrants from West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar who have come in search of work in the Indian capital and other nearby cities. According to reports, a doctor accused earlier of organ trade lives in a house adjacent to the Sector 31 bungalow of Mohinder S...

Bolivian Glacier Melts, Dangerously Fast

...as a pressing need for more water several thousand migrants from rural areas keep coming in. One option is to build more dams in order to capture more of the precipitations during the wet season. Observers note that it is unjust to make desperately poor countries like Bolivia to pay the cost of adapting...

Australian Prime Minister Wants to Ban Entry of HIV-infected

...ster of Australia, has suggested that HIV-infected migrants or refugees be banned from entering the country//. Howard's tough stance over immigration of the HIV-infected comes in the wake of reports that the number of newcomers carrying HIV into the state of Victoria has more than quadrupled in the past two ...

HIV Experts Criticize Australian PM's Suggestion for Ban on Entry of HIV-infected

...d asserted that there was no evidence to// suggest migrants were responsible for increasing HIV infections in the country. Prime Minister Howard had made the suggestion in an interview to a radio station in Victoria state, which has seen a sharp rise in HIV cases. Don Baxter, speaking on behalf of the Aus...

HIV Experts Criticize Australian PM's Suggestion for Ban on Entry of HIV-infected

...and asserted that there was no evidence to suggest migrants were responsible for increasing HIV infections in the country. Prime Minister Howard had made the suggestion in an interview to a radio station in Victoria state, which has seen a sharp rise in HIV cases. Don Baxter, speaking on behalf of the A...

TB Super-strain Found in Myanmar Migrants

... drug-resistant form of tuberculosis among Myanmar migrants have been diagnosed in the Thai border town of Ma... MSF's TB programme in Mae Sot, said both men were migrants and both had disappeared before doctors received the test results confirming that they had extensive...

Australian PM Wants to Prevent Entry of HIV Positive and Leprosy Affected People

...health and immigration ministers who have told him migrants carrying the disease are not a risk. If last time ...t's own advice. He said the effect of refugees and migrants on the number of HIV infections was negligible. "And it's already very difficult for people with H...

Female Reproductive Function Influenced by Childhood Environment

...nt who were born and raised in the UK. Bangladeshi migrants were chosen for this study because of the long and on-going history of migration to the UK and the general contrasts in conditions between the two countries. The subjects in each group gave saliva samples over an extended period, to measure levels ...

Indian, Iraqi Medics may Face Terror Stigma Overseas

...voicing concerns over the new stringent checks for migrants wishing to work in the NHS. Dr. Pasad Rao, the chairman of the British International Doctors' Association (BIDA), said: "We have some concerns that what has happened in the past weeks will subconsciously have some negative effect on the minds of th...

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

...ese islands, comprising Assamese, Bengalis, Bihari migrants and tribals, are cattle herders the ships also carry a veterinary team each, which trains local to treat their animals. A team of 25 personnel, which includes doctors and nurses of the local health department, is conducting 15 to 20 camps every mon...

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

...ral government to review the screening process for migrants to Australia if necessary....

Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

...ked to expand background checks on highly-skilled migrants before considering them for jobs. All the eight people arrested in the aftermath of two bungled car bombings, in London and Glasgow, are from the medical profession, it may be recalled here. Mean time an Australian magistrate granted police an e...

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