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AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...est individuals, he warned that a lack of national political will to combat the disease means that in the not too distant future, India's epidemic may come to resemble the crisis in Africa. "We're trying to learn from Africa, to avoid the mistakes, but nationally we are repeating the same thing," "What South A...

International community warns India on HIV situation

...er were the denial, complacency and failure of the political leadership of the countries. Just celebrating AIDS Day will not suffice .It is the eradication of the disease that we have to celebrate. Its time we all pull our socks up!!!!!!!!!...

Malaria strikes Munger tribals

...e over the past 3 weeks , now the reason isn't the political scenario but the threat of malaria . Malaria , not a new disease to this tropical country , invaded the tribal areas of Munger, 200 km (125 miles) southeast of the state capital, Patna. Thirty-eight people have died of cerebral malaria in this east...

Sleeping sickness - a silent killer

...ide campaign to eradicate the Tsetse fly under the political umbrella of the African Union, previously known as the Organisation of African Unity. The campaign has received a boost, in the form of free drugs donated by the pharmaceutical giant Aventis. But scientists say free drugs are not enough. According ...

Air pollution may raise risk of lung cancer

...ston. The efforts to clean up city air stir up a political debate that revolves, around huge power plants that continue to burn coal, and sometimes diesel fuel, to provide low-cost electricity for many suburban areas....

Happiness Survey

... is a worldwide investigation of sociocultural and political change //conducted about every four years by an international network of social scientists. It includes questions about how happy people are and how satisfied they are with their lives. It showed that average happiness has remained virtually the sam...

Atkins Diet Damaging to Heart

...oiting the tragedy of a few to promote its "vegan" political agenda....

Prevent Global Warming by Becoming A Vegetarian

...rgets set in the Kyoto treaty seems to carry fewer political unknowns than cutting our consumption of fossil fuels," He feels that giving up pork chops, lamb cutlets and chicken burgers would do more for the environment. He adds that the animals we eat emit 21 percent of all the carbon dioxide that can be at...

Over Six Million HIV Infected People In South Africa- Finds A Survey

...tenatal Sero-prevalence Survey, are likely to stir political controversy and cast unflattering light on the accuracy of official statistics, local daily Business Day said. "Last year's figure prompted the department to speculate that the pandemic might be slowing, but the latest data suggest this is not ...

Indian Surgeon Conducts 70 Surgeries During His Holidays In England

...lists for minor surgeries have been a long-running political hot potato for successive governments in Britain, which prides itself on the quality of its National Health Service. However, things have improved recently under the Labour government. The latest waiting list figures for England show that waits o...

WHO Steps Up To Create A Public Awareness About The Consequences Of Exposure To Radon

...ciated with radon gas and also increase public and political awareness about the consequences of exposure to radon.Radon is the second most important risk factor for lung cancer, causing between six and 15 per cent of all cases , however there is very little awareness of Radon as a threat to human health . Alt...

Race Based Genome Project Launched By Mexico

...icines that come out of it. The close economic and political ties between the two nations lend a degree of legitimacy and accountability to the project, and Jimenez, who is an experienced genomics researcher, is well aware of the social implications of genomics analysis. INMEGEN’s research will be subject to ...

More collaborations and strengthening of India’s AIDS control body require

...is said that a collaborative referendum of all the political parties, religious groups, Non-Governmental organizations, doctors and legislators is required for an effective control of AIDS spread. Nafis his not happy with the number of staff in the coordinating body, comparing the Brazil which has 100 coordina...

AIDS control requires co-coordinated move regarding safe sexual practices

... not armed with adequate knowledge. Several times, political leaders themselves do not have sufficient knowledge and quite a few of them stress on chastity ' said the minister, expressing concern over the ever increasing incidence rates in the country. The minister highlighted on the lack of proper awarenes...

Extensive Campaigning To Warn Against Children’s Growing Affinity To Fast Food In Britai

...he quality of food eaten by children remains a hot political topic after a high-profile campaign by television chef Jamie Oliver. Education Secretary Ruth Kelly has pledged £220-million (about R2,6-billion) to help schools prepare better meals. ...

North-Eastern Leaders Of India Meet To Discuss HIV Problems

... sign a declaration to jointly fight HIV/AIDS in a political commitment to combat the disease that has assumed epidemic proportions in the // region. A daylong conclave on tackling the scourge is being organised Saturday in Assam's main city of Guwahati by the parliamentary committee on HIV/AIDS. UNAIDS Exec...

Malaria Vaccine May Be 10 Years Away

... say they've identified a resurgence in public and political interest in malaria over the past decade, a change they ascribe to greater media coverage and increased tourism in countries where the disease is a threat. Malaria, Greenwood said, 'has dropped into the mainstream.' Plus, scientists are increasin...

Concerted Effort Imperative For Elimination Of Tropical Diseases: WHO

...lth Organization (WHO) experts, concerted efforts, political will and commitment is necessary for complete eradication of the five neglected tropical diseases from South East Asia in the next five-ten // years. WHO has identified five tropical diseases - leprosy, lymphatic filariasis (LF), visceral leishmani...

UNAIDS Chief Appeals for Projects to Battle AIDS/HIV

...defeating HIV/AIDS and our response is to mobilize political momentum // globally and to see that the fruits of...r time worldwide and the need is to have a vibrant political leadership that could take bold decisions to contain the epidemic,' Piot said. 'Today the issue of...

WHO Calls For Greater Emphasis On Combating AIDS

...rammes worldwide, despite dramatic developments in political commitment and funding. Current interventions were also not sufficient to prevent the spread of HIV through illegal drugs injection, a major form of transmission in the Asia-Pacific region. While progress has been made in increasing access to antir...

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