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Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors
...e victims of India’s worst quake ever. The prime minister
of India, Atal Behari Vajpayee, has announced that a special tax proposal will be introduced to help the state of Gujarat tide over this calamity and the union home minister, Lal Krishna Advani went on record to say that damages might be to the tune ...
Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed
...becomes serious, said the health minister. Health minister
has uttered his confidence in bringing down the disease and he said that test kits have been supplied to all public hospitals in the city and the state has begun a massive public education programme. "The treatment is very simple and consists of a c...
Malaria strikes Munger tribals
...ihar over the past 3 weeks,said the state's health minister
Mr.Shakuni Choudhary. Mr. Choudry said that all the necessary steps are being taken to bring down the calamity.They have sent two malaria experts to Munger,who would be taking blood samples and sending them to the National Institute of Virology. St...
Andhra Pradesh to set up 'Pharma City'
... a ‘Cyber City’ in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh chief minister
Chandrababu Naidu has set into motion a plan to set up a ‘Pharma City’ in the port town of Vishakhapatnam. By providing world-class infrastructure in the ‘Pharma City’, the state government hopes to attract global pharmaceutical companies to the city...
Prime Minister Manmohan Against Incentive-Based Population Control
...comprehensive population control policy, the prime minister
said it should be integrated with the country's wi... compels families to have more children, the prime minister
emphasised the need for an effective old age care system with a focused drive to reduce infant morta...
"Defeat AIDS Pledge" by Andhra CM
...feat HIV/AIDS. Union Health Minister A. Ramadoss, minister
of state P. Lakshmi and state ministers and legisl...ibitions and discuss the serious issue. The chief minister
said his government, which was planning to introduce lessons on HIV/AIDS in the textbooks for the ni...
Prime Minister Declares War on AIDS
...argest in the world after South Africa. The prime minister
said that the government would ensure that medicines to battle AIDS were available to common people at reasonable prices....
Hepatitis B Vaccine To Be Included In National Immunization Programme
...eptospirosis at the regional ICMR centre here, the minister
expressed concern over the spread of the disease a... a big challenge to deal with these problems," the minister
Indian Health Ministry approves sale of Emergency contraceptives as over the counter drug
... The decision was announced// by the Indian Health minister
Anbumani Ramadoss, on informing the governments decision the minister
said, "The step has been taken to enable women to avoid pregnancy in such situations as unprotected ...
European Countries To Fund $4 Billion For Vaccination For Poor Children’
...ded by the European countries. // cBritish finance minister
Gordon Brown said the scheme, the International Finance Facility for Immunization (IFF), would save the lives of some five million children over the next 10 years and another five million thereafter. "It is a demonstration of the determination of wor...
Kids In Northern India To Be Vaccinated Against Encephalitis
...ated against the mosquito-born disease, the health minister
said Monday. // An outbreak of the disease in the impoverished Uttar Pradesh state has killed nearly 650 people, mostly children, and more than 3,000 infected with the disease are being treated at hospitals across the state.The disease has also kill...
45 People die in West Bengal due to Dengue and suspected Japanese Encephalitis
...ffected on Tuesday, while earlier the state health minister
had admitted that dengue has become an epidemic in Bengal. "So far, 19 people have died from dengue," Prabhakar Chatterjee, the state's health services chief, said. The Divison bench of Chief Justice V.S. Sirpurkar and Justice A.K. Ganguly has asked...
Pigs Population A Major Threat To Encephalitis Ravaged UP
...ed campaign on pigs by former Andhra Pradesh chief minister
N. Chandrababu Naidu had apparently helped check the disease in his state. But there seem to be no takers for it in Uttar Pradesh. In Kanpur, an important industrial hub about 80 km from here, pigs have grown into a virtual army that often attack a...
Medical Curriculum in India to change says Health Minister
...uring National Seminar on Ayurvedic Industry. The minister
will consult various ministries and get the curriculum together. The consultation process should begin in a few weeks. Korea has something similar and when asked if the curriculum would be like that of Korea, he said: "we are not going to follow any ...
Medical community worried that new curriculum will 'Promote Quackery'
... have criticized the recent announcement of health minister
to change the undergraduate medical curriculum. Mr.Vinay Agarwal, Secretary of Indian medical Association // that has over 150,000 doctors as members said: "The idea of adding ayurveda, unani and homoeopathy subjects in the already over-crowded med...
Medical Fraternity Urged To Revamp Indian Healthcare
... the needs of this segment of society. The prime minister
was conferred with an honorary fellowship of AIIMS for his outstanding contribution as an economist and a visionary statesman. He unveiled the logo of the golden jubilee celebrations. Manmohan Singh also gave away medals and prizes during the annua...
Health Minister fires another salvo at MCI
...nment has no say in its functioning. What irks the minister
is lack of transparency in its functioning. He s...This is most severe language used by the honorable minister
against the members of MCI. The doctors in India look up to MCI for guidelines and this statement if...
Biologicals Transfer Proposal between US and Indian Biotechnology
...A. Sampson and an Indian delegation led by science minister
Kapil Sibal led to the biologics transfer proposal. Under the plan, India’s Department of Biotechnology (DBT) would procure biological material from the American Type Tissue Collection (ATCC) and warrant against their misuse or subsequent acquisition...
Indian Prime Minister undergoes Minor Surgery in AIIMS
...idence. Sanjaya Baru, media advisor to the Prime minister
officially announced that, ‘The operation which wa...and will remain bandaged for a few days, the prime minister
will be working normally," He said the prime minister
had been advised "some rest" and it is believ...
Non-Communicable Diseases Mounting Up At An Alarming Rate in India
...o an alarming rate in the forthcoming years. The minister
highlighted the lack of attention given to health care delivery in the rural section. Infact only 23 percent of health services had been rendered to the 73 percent of the population residing in the rural area, so far. The UPA Government, led by Pr...
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