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Manmohan Singh to Inaugurate Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Conference

...ednesday. The conference will focus on ensuring sustainability in drinking water supply projects and sanitation f..., such as, progress under Bharat Nirman, issues of sustainability and convergence, water quality surveillance programme, data management and use of technology for pla...

The International Diabetes Federation Launches US$ 10 Million Grant to Improve Diabetes Care

...e managed by IDF will consider cost effectiveness, sustainability and the ability of interventions to be widely replicated in other settings. They will encourage projects targeting high risk groups and underserved populations. The application form is available at www.idfbridges.org. Deadline for application is 2 ...

Work Less to Sustain Planet Earth, Say Activists

...iety, we're working exponentially hard to decrease sustainability and it's making us miserable -- just look at how a...ity of life measured -- health, equality, savings, sustainability -- though that's not so with the GDP and certainly not with the number of billionaires.," he says. U...

Brief Intervention on HIV and Alcohol Risk Encourages Safer Sex

...roup participants. Finally, they note “the lack of sustainability of the alcohol outcomes suggests that the sexual risk reduction behaviour changes may also deteriorate over time and indicates the need for more intensive alcohol risk reduction intervention components and maintenance intervention strategies”. “Ri...

Kenya to Implement National Food and Nutrition Policy

... Building capacity of various ministries to ensure sustainability of the policy “The Friedman team’s strength is bringing evidence-based solutions to the table,” says Gleason. “By utilizing our experiences in other countries and listening to the specific challenges of the Kenyan government, we can ascertain if po...

Health Expert’s Appeal to Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malari

...they say. "Most other donors are forced to aim for sustainability in the conventional sense, implying that beneficiary countries should gradually replace international funding with domestic resources, whereas the Global Fund has been promised sustained funding by the international community, allowing it to make sus...

Fewer Graduates Choosing General Practice

...d. Our findings have implications for the future sustainability of the current Australian health care model, with the central role of the GP. If present trends continue, the shortage of GPs is less and less likely to be resolved with Australian trainees. "Efforts must be made to improve the attractiveness of ...

Older Adults could be Benefited from Chinese Martial-Arts

... the research. ‘The program has demonstrated its sustainability at one of the senior-living facility instruction sites, where an enthusiastic activities director has continued classes and actually expanded participation since the completion of the study, he said.’ Rosengren said the U. of I. research team plans...

Genetically modified rice faces strong protests in Asia

...n organizations. Farmers health and agricultural sustainability civil societies are not happy with this genetically engineered crops as they feel that these crops will have an adverse impact on the environment and moreover there is no guarantee that the same vigor and quality of rice production will be maintained...

Prime Minister Manmohan Against Incentive-Based Population Control

... be able to sustain in the long run. "Therefore, sustainability of development processes requires a degree of population stabilisation." "We must not mistake population stabilisation to be population control. There is widespread consensus that population stabilisation entails a holistic, comprehensive approach t...

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