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Indian Doctor in World's 65 'caring' doctors

... outskirt of Delhi and has been treating the most underprivileged sections of society. He has also fought for the right of doctors as the chairman of the All India Resident Doctors Association. The book - "Caring Physicians of the World" - profiles 65 physicians, including Malik, from 55 countries who best reflect...

Arjun Singh Softens Stand on Quota But says Reservation Irrevocable

...would be reserved for the country's traditionally underprivileged groups – such as backward classes and scheduled castes.. The current protests have also highlighted various issues including how it is easy to obtain fake certificates and declare oneself as backward class. One gentleman has been exposing government...

Mass Leave By Doctors Leaves Patients Helpless

...MC faculty association. "Give reservation to the underprivileged but it should be restricted to only one generation. I have seen third generation people getting undue benefit from the reservation system," Singh told IANS. He said the faculties of five medical colleges in Delhi were planning to write to President...

The Fight Against Hepatitis

...hepatitis treatment may become unaffordable by the underprivileged communities as treatment for liver failure or cancer means a liver transplant. However on a positive note, even though hepatitis is growingly becoming a grave problem the prevention of the condition to a large extend is still in our hands. If one l...

NRI Businessman in Oman Plans Medical Aid for Poor

...s. "As you are aware, most of them belong to the underprivileged classes. Most are scared to approach hospitals in India because of the cost factor. Since they know that they will not be able to afford it, they do not attempt to pursue the matter - it is so sad," he was quoted as saying. He, however, added that ...

Changing Food Habits: Fodder For Thought

...ts share of ‘tapeworms on diet’ in the form of the underprivileged among the dalits, the adivasis, the urban and the rural poor, who struggle for two square meals a day. Some hard truths that have emerged from the survey should not be undermined. With 45% of Brahmins breaking the ground rules of their belief by co...

Striving to Make India Free from Tooth Decay

...vide dental education and free dental check-ups in underprivileged areas in Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi. Colgate will distribute educational material which has tips for maintaining good oral hygiene. Announcing Oral Health Month 2006, Mr. Roger D Calmeyer, Managing Director, Colgate-Palmolive (India) L...

Barcelona soccer club to Fund Help for Children with AIDS

...lion a year over the next five// years to help the underprivileged children with AIDS in developing countries. Their first installment will go towards the AIDS programs in Swaziland, a poverty stricken country in southern Africa where around 40 percent of adults are infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. ...

Corporate Hospital and NGO stirred to help children with heart disease

...he motto ‘Save one child per day’ they aim to give underprivileged children in Tamilnadu born with heart diseases appropriate treatment. SACH aims to assist early diagnosis and availability of monetary assistance for diagnostic purposes and surgical interventions.Honorable Minister for Electricity of Tamilnadu State...

‘Upliftment of Mental Health Services’, Keynote of Queen’s Spech

...ew bill, which will seek to improve the lot of the underprivileged in the society. The Queen also gave a peek into other changes in store – bill to curb antisocial trends, revamp of the probation service, and enabling certain privileges to the old and disabled. <B...

International Collaboration Takes Aim at Rabies

...otect people’s health, particularly children. "The underprivileged should have an equal opportunity to utilize modern science,” Dr. Poonawalla said. “This new partnership, I believe, will eventually bring relief to many people around the world.” While deaths from rabies in the United States are rare, more than 40,...

Toll of a Potential Flu Pandemic Runs into Millions

...62 million people worldwide, most of them from the underprivileged nations, could pay// with their life. The figures seem to toe the line of the infamous 1918 Spanish flu, which wiped out nearly 20 million people in a single sweep. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Queensl...

Malnutrition Kills Two Kids In Madhya Pradesh

...ic of a deep-rooted problem afflicting over 80,000 underprivileged children in this state. While one-year-old Purushottam of Ateri village died Sunday, two-year-old Chhottu died Dec 20 though the court had directed the state to take special care of him, the activists said. "Both deaths occurred at a Gwalior hospi...

What’s Luck Got to Do With Cancer

...o many people think cancer is down to fate." The underprivileged areas of Britain and people over 65 seemed to hold ‘fate’ responsible for cancer. SV...

Karnataka's Free Health Insurance to the Poor

...d be our first step to ensure better health to the underprivileged and many such steps will be taken soon," he added. Elaborating on the scheme, Health Minister Ashok R. told IANS that the scheme is a pilot project and will benefit nearly 20 percent of the total BPL families. "The project will cover only 1.2 mill...

Stillbirth Figures Stand Still

...ards poor nutrition of women especially those from underprivileged nations. Such women carry a double risk of having stillborns. The report stresses the need for better strategies to evaluate risk categories and implement necessary changes that can impact stillbirth numbers. Richard Congdon, chief executive of CEM...

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