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Leading Hospital in Andhra Plans Expansion

Care Hospitals, a leading healthcare provider in Andhra Pradesh, Thursday announced that it would invest Rs.2 billion during the next one year to set up new state-of-the-art hospitals in six states. The healthcare brand, which has just completed 10 years, plans to open new hospitals in Mad...

Singapore to Import Eggs, Fish from Andhra Pradesh

The government of Singapore has agreed to import eggs, fish, fruits, vegetables and other food requirements from Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who is currently visiting Singapore, Saturday had detailed a discussion in this regard with Chuasin Bin, CEO of agri food vet...

Welders Assist Surgeons in Andhra Pradesh

A rare surgery was performed on the victim of a freak accident at a government hospital in Kurnool in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.// Welders and a motley crew of technicians assisted the medical team in the operation. While trying to cross the road in the Kurnool t...

Trauma Centres on NH-5 in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa

Under the scheme 'Assistance for capacity Building', Ministry of Health and Family Welfare provides financial assistance upto a maximum //of Rs. 1.50 crores or actual, whichever is less, for upgradation and strengthening of emergency facilities of State Hospitals of towns/cities located on National...

First confirmed Dengue death in Andhra Pradesh

The health officials reported on Sunday the first death caused by dengue fever in Andhra Pradesh. Several other cases are being reported// from different parts of the state. Venkateswara Rao, director (medical and health) confirmed the death of the person from Puttaparthi in Anantapur district....

Doctors at Andhra hospital strike work

Doctors at the government-run King George Hospital in this Andhra Pradesh coastal city Monday struck work to protest their colleagues being attacked by relatives of a patient.// Medical services at the biggest hospital in the coastal region came to a standstill as doctors and other medical st...

BPL Families To Receive Health Insurance: Andhra CM

The Andhra Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy announced the launch of the new health insurance plan that would benefit the common man//. The insurance, which has a highly subsidized premium rates is believed to attract farmers, agricultural labourers and artisans. The Chief Minister would launch...

Heart Related Problems-The Largest Killers In Andhra Pradesh

The myth that the cardiovascular diseases are a result of urban lifestyle was broken, by a three-year-old study in the rural Andhra Pradesh.// The study found that these diseases were among the largest and most silent of killers. The study led by the Byrraju Foundation, an NGO, along with by f...

Doctors Strike In Andhra Enters The Second Day

Government medical services in Andhra Pradesh came to a standstill with junior doctors and postgraduate students indefinite// strike enters the second day. Patients had a harrowing time as junior doctors boycotted emergency services. Patients seeking immediate medical assistance had to approac...

Hush…..A Deadly Killer on the Prowl in Rural Andhra Pradesh

If this bit of news sent you into an instant cardio-vascular work out, with racing beats, rural Andhra’s sons of the soil and the rest, who probably don’t engage// in heart healthy practices, are fast becoming a symbol of unenviable heart ill health. This region portraying a high incidence of cardi...

Northeast Governments Warn Against Andhra Fish

The Indian State Governments of Assam and Tripura have warned people against eating fish// brought in from the Southern state of Andhra Pradesh, saying the long time taken in transit rendered the fish stale and rotten posing serious health hazards. The warning follows a report by the Central...

Poor Andhra Women Enable Bypass Surgery Paying 50 Paise Each

Tens of thousands of poor Andhra women have financed the bypass surgery of a fisherwoman costing Rs 60,000 by contributing 50 paise each.// Thanks to their efforts, B. Hemavati, 35, wife of a fisherman and a mother of two, will undergo a life saving operation at the Tirupati-based Sri Venkates...

"Defeat AIDS Pledge" by Andhra CM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Saturday administered a "defeat AIDS pledge"// to people in a major effort to create awareness on HIV/AIDS,. India has 5.13 million people infected with HIV/AIDS. Andhra Pradesh has the highest prevalence of HIV cases in the country with more ...

Dr. Reddy's To Invest $100 Mn In Andhra

Indian pharma major Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (DRL) is all set to invest nearly Rs. 4.5 billion ($100 million) as part of their expansion drive in Andhra Pradesh, the company's home state. // 'As part of our plan, $100 million will be invested within the next 18 months for increasing our capaci...

Administration of Fish Drug for Asthma Patients Begins in Andhra

The administration of the wonder fish medicine for asthma patients began here Thursday amid a raging controversy over its efficacy //. Hundreds of people were seen standing in queues for their turn to take fish medicine, renamed as fish 'prasadam' or holy offering by Bathini Goud family to av...

New Bioinformatics Centre to open in Andhra

President A.P.J Abdul Kalam will Friday inaugurate the world's first state-of-the-art centre of excellence// in medical bioinformatics here. Jointly established and managed by the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) and Sun Microsystems Inc, the centre will carry out advanced r...

AMA Foundation Honors Compassionate Physicians With Excellence in Medicine Awards

...r medical research. AppaRao Mukkamala, M.D. , from Grand Blanc, Michigan, established NRI Medical College and General Hospital in the state of andhra Pradesh, India. The medical school has dramatically impacted health care in India by providing a stream of physicians into the country as well as cut...

Satyam Launches Comprehensive, Mobile Healthcare Program for Rural Indians

...for residents of remote areas of andhra Pradesh - Innovative healthcare program integrated...ship between the government of the Indian state of andhra Pradesh and Satyam provides a fleet of healthcare ...emendous successes; their programs, which began in andhra Pradesh, are being replicated throughout India. ...

CCEA Extends National TB Control Project for Five Years

...he States of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Uttranchal. The CCEA also gave its approval for implementation of Public Private-mix (PPM) project - - andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh - - by Indian Medical Association (IMA) with grant assistance from the Global Fund...

Millions of Births Still Go Unreported in India

...e of the registrar general, India and the registrars' offices in Rajasthan, andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand, to str...bilization has been initiated in the low performing districts of Rajasthan, andhra Pradesh and Karnataka through a network of partner NGOs. As per the...

Groundwater Levels Depleting Alarmingly in India

... drastically in such states as Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh in the northern region, Gujarat, Daman and Diu in the west and andhra and Tamil Nadu in the south. While 80 per cent of Delhi is in extreme category of over exploitation, all of Daman and Diu is badly affected. ...

Ramadoss to Discuss Chikungunya With Health Ministers of Nine States Tomorrow

...sters of nine states tomorrow to discuss the measures to be taken to control the mosquito-borne disease, Chikungunya . The Health Ministers of andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Delhi are expected to attend the meeting, a ministry official said. ...

Chikungunya-hit Villages to Get Funds to Fight Mosquitoes

...ya-affected states and reviewing preparations to meet the challenge. Health ministers and health secretaries of nine states including Kerala, andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat participated in the meeting. They were directed to set up village surveillance commit...

Chikungunya Spreads as Funds Remain Unspent

...icherry following suit. Maharashtra is yet to spend Rs. 18.5 million of the allotted money, Pondicherry Rs. 13 million, Tamil Nadu Rs. 2.3 million and andhra Pradesh Rs. 1.8 million. The matter has not escaped the attention of Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, who expressed disappointment. "We have...

Malaria Control Measures

...ia (GFATM) supported Intensified Malaria Control Project. Support under the World Bank assistance is provided to other high malaria endemic States of andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Orissa and Jharkhand. This information was given by the Minister for H...

Biotechnology Will Dominate The 21st Century

...ombinant therapeutic products in India, he said 62 hybrids of cotton have been approved for commercial cultivation across 9 cotton-growing states viz; andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu after reviewing the performance and other criteria. The...

Reddy Asks Stanford University to Open Hyderabad Campus

... andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who is on a visit to the US,...de the request after the signing of an MoU between Stanford University, the andhra government and Satyam Computers' EMRI (Emergency Management and Research In...

Global Warming To Effect Eastern Coast Of India

...er events like storm surges and cyclones. In the eastern coast, the vulnerable districts include Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara in Orissa and Nellore in andhra Pradesh and Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu. ...

The Forgotten Indian Medical Genius

... Yellapragada SubbaRow, an Indian from andhra Pradesh in the 1940s pioneered path-breaking research in the US in biochem...of 53 in 1948. This, say his admirers, prevented the man from Bhimavaram in andhra Pradesh in getting the international recognition that he rightly deserved. ...

Government Plans to Set Up Drug Banks in All Districts

...ceuticals Advisory Forum. He said his ministry has already moved a policy note in the cabinet on the issue. The health secretaries of andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Mizoram and officials from the Drug Controller's office have been nominated as members of the commit...

Health Ministers Meeting on Polio Eradication Today

...isters of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat, Rajasthan, andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh will update both Ramadoss and his M...ar, 36 cases were reported in UP, 15 in Bihar, three in Uttarakhand, two in andhra Pradesh and one each in Haryana, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Last y...

PM to Convene NDC Meet to Discuss Healthcare

...the action taken so far and identified three categories of states in terms of the implementation of the NRHM. The best performing states were andhra Pradesh, Assam, Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu and Tripura, according to the release. The average pe...

Every Child Needs to Be Vaccinated to Lead India into a Polio Free Future - Ramadoss

... Delhi, Haryana and Gujarat and senior officials representing the States of andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan were present at the meeting. In addit...ed to vulnerable states where the immunity level is comparatively low, like andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Assam, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab and Haryan...

EMRI to Expand Emergency Care Services Throughout India

...ency health care services available across most of andhra Pradesh, the Emergency Management and Research Ins...h presently has 500 state-of-the-art ambulances in andhra Pradesh, is serving a population of 65 million in ... way in meeting the need for trained EMTs. EMRI in andhra Pradesh has only 750 EMTs with two month training....

Export of Herbal Products to Reach Rs.120 Billion by 2012: Study

...are is a paltry 2.5 percent against China's 13 percent. The leading producers of medicinal plants are Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, andhra Pradesh and the Himalayan range, which together account for 75 percent of India's total herbal medicine exports. According to Assocham, if EP...

British Funds 250 Million Pounds to Reduce Child Mortality

...rectly to the states of Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and andhra Pradesh. Orissa is one of the poorest states in In...mpared to 46 percent for India overall. In andhra Pradesh, two percent of women going to antenatal c...s for Orissa from 2007-2012; 40 million pounds for andhra Pradesh from 2007-2010 and 102 million pounds for ...

Counseling For Medical And Dental Seats Allotment Through Videoconferencing

... Diploma & MDS) by the Honble Supreme Court of India. In this allotment system, all MCI recognized Medical & Dental colleges (except in the states of andhra Pradesh and Jammu &Kashmir) participate. First round of seat allotment for the MBBS/BDS courses start on 15th June 2007 and will end on 26th June, 07....

Polio Cases In The Country

...other high risk States/ districts in March and April 2007. Mop up rounds have been implemented in the areas with recent reporting of polio cases like andhra Pradesh & Maharashtra on 18th of March 2007 using mOPV1. ? One additional immunization round has been implemented in 17th endemic districts of B...

Late Diagnoses of HIV Infected Children is No Child’s Play, Survey Reveal

...n association with the Social Awareness Services Organization (SASO), surveyed the status of children in three states in India- Manipur, Karnataka and andhra Pradesh. These states contain a large number of HIV infected children. Nearly 80,000 new born suffer HIV. The survey revealed that only one-fift...

Child Abuse - When God’s Gifts Land in Devils’ Clutchs

...inds. The Indian states that reported the highest cases of child abuse were andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and Delhi, in that order. The survey also revealed, t... the charts clocking the highest percentage of child sexual abuse – 86.26%. andhra Pradesh followed with 72.83 %, Mizoram with 84.64 %, Delhi portrayed 83.12 ...
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