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Social Worker in Jharkhand Spreads AIDS Awareness Through Music

A social worker in Jharkhand is using music to spread awareness about Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and other health issues. Shankar Nayak, a 33-year-old resident of Gumla district, about 130 km from Ranchi, formed a music troupe and started visiting villages to spread awarene...

Women Deliver Babies With Eye Defects in Jharkhand Villages

Nearly 30 women in two Jharkhand villages have given birth to babies with eyesight defects. Environmentalists and villagers has blamed the air and water pollution //caused by coal mining in the area. Four women of Chatro village in Giridih district, around 200 km from here, were brought to Ran...

Contract Doctors in Jharkhand Go on Strike

Ranchi: Doctors in Jharkhand who were appointed on contract went on strike from Tuesday demanding regularisation of their services.// Around 2,000 doctors were appointed three years ago on contract. Their contract is due to end this March. They are now demanding that their job be regularised....

Corporate Groups To Participate In Jharkhand Health Care Scheme

The Tata group, the Essar group and the Jindal group have committed to contribute in a non-profit charitable trust that would ensure medicare for people leaving Below Poverty Line in Jharkhand. // In the country's first public-private partnership, the Sarva Swasthya Mission trust is being for...

Druggists On Strike In Jharkhand To Protest Against VAT Anomalies

Jharkhand druggists go on an indefinite strike, protesting against the anomalies in the Value Added Tax (VAT) implemented from April 1.// Medical shops in Jharkhand have downed their shutters for an indefinite period, with the druggist association protesting anomalies in the Value Added Tax (V...

Ramdev Signs MOU With Jharkhand Govt To Set Up Ayurveda Hospital

Yoga guru Ramdev signed agreements with the Jharkhand government to set up an ayurveda college-cum-hospital and to promote the efficacy of herbal plants.// The memorandums of understanding were signed in the presence of Chief Minister Arjun Munda and Ramdev. Announcing government aid of Rs.1...

Yoga Guru Ramdev Invited to Tap Ayurveda Potential by Jharkhand Govt

It has been proposed by the Jharkhand government to donate nearly 100 acres of land to guru Baba Ramdev to exploit the potential of Ayurveda.// The yoga guru has also been invited to set up a facility for manufacture and marketing of Ayurvedic medicine preparations using the abundant state reserve ...

Pichkaris Not So Popular in Jharkhand

A Holi without revellers chasing passers-by with 'pichkaris'? Unthinkable till a few years back. But the new trend in Jharkhand suggests the water sprayer is no longer the most sought-after plaything// among children for celebrating the festival of colours. The reason: It's considered unhealt...

HIV Carriers Form an Association to Fight Social Stigma in Jharkhand

To draw strength from each other and fight social stigma, HIV carriers in Jharkhand have formed an association// . The Jharkhand Network for People Living with HIV has 200 members. More are likely to join. The association will educate people to treat HIV carriers in a humane manner. It will a...

Postmen to Deliver Anti-malaria Medicines Along with Letters in Jharkhand

Along with letters the friendly postman will now deliver healthcare at the doorstep of Jharkhand villagers.// 'Postmen have been engaged to deliver anti-malaria medicines because they are the ones who visit the remotest parts of the state,' said Jharkhand health secretary Sivendu. From...

Mentally Challenged Boy Kept in Chains in Jharkhand

A 15-year-old mentally challenged boy is being kept in chains in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand//. News reports said Mohammed Raja, a resident of Dengura village, about 120 km from here, has been kept in a room tied with chains. "He becomes violent when we remove the chains - sometimes dang...

CCEA Extends National TB Control Project for Five Years

...r continuation of the Revised National TB Control Project (RNTCP) for five years - - from April 2007 to March 2012 - - in the States of Chhattisgarh, jharkhand and Uttranchal. The CCEA also gave its approval for implementation of Public Private-mix (PPM) project - - Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Haryana,...

Singapore Firm Launches MBBS Programme in Eastern India

...l be according to the Medical Council of India (MCI) guidelines. "We have also started a national-level admission test, as a pilot project, in jharkhand this year. From next year the examination will be held across the country for the next session," he said. ...

Government to Amend Birth Registration Act

...- organised jointly by the UNICEF and the NGO Plan India. According to government estimates, states that are lagging behind most are Bihar and jharkhand where the birth registration rate is between 0-30 percent, followed closely by Uttar Pradesh and Assam. Sikri said the governments of these st...

Government to Amend Birth Registration Act

...- organised jointly by the UNICEF and the NGO Plan India. According to government estimates, states that are lagging behind most are Bihar and jharkhand where the birth registration rate is between 0-30 percent, followed closely by Uttar Pradesh and Assam. Sikri said the governments of these state...

The Plight of Jharkhand's Mysterious deaf Village

... For generations, a village in jharkhand has produced people who are hard of hearing. But the authorities have hardl...vestigating the villagers and studying their medical history." When jharkhand Health Minister Bhanu Pratap Shahi's attention was drawn towards the proble...

Muslim Organization Protest Against Sex Education in Schools

... A Muslim organization is protesting against a government plan to introduce sex education in jharkhand schools.// The human resource development ministry's proposal to begin sex education for Class 6-12 students from June has evoked the ire of the...

TB Incidence on Rise Among Children in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra

... other states where TB is increasingly affecting children are Kerala (1,930), Punjab (1,680), Orissa (1,486), Haryana (1,395), Chhatisgarh (1,309) and jharkhand (1,175). A senior official of the Union Health Ministry has noted that the government is taking various preventive steps. Revised National...

Nearly Half of Indian Children Below Three Underweight

...five-year plan (2008-12), we will concentrate on six states which are in the central belt of India - Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, jharkhand and Orissa - which are the worst hit in case of malnutrition." The WFP, which has been supporting various food-based programmes in India since 1...

Married Women, Children Most Anemic in India

...married women suffering from Anemia, followed by Haryana (69.7 percent) and jharkhand (68.4 percent). UNICEF published the NFHS-3 report jointly with the U... Among the states, 43 percent women in Bihar are underweight followed by jharkhand (42.6 percent) and Chhattisgarh (41 percent). "Nearly 40 percent of childre...

Doctors to Be Exempted from Written Tests for Recruitment

... Bihar: The jharkhand government has decided to appoint ayurveda, homeopathy and unani doctors without written examinations and only on the basis// of an interview. ...

Doctors Advise Shifting of Ailing Soren

... A three-member medical board, who examined former union coal minister Shibu Soren in the Dumka central jail,// has recommended the shifting of the jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief to provide him better medical care due to his deteriorating health. Considering the swelling in his legs that portends ...

Ranchi Hospital Gets the Nod to Perform Organ Transplantation

... The Abdur Razzaque Ansari Memorial-Apollo Hospital here has become the first hospital in jharkhand to obtain permission for performing organ transplantation.// The registration under the Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994, was received...

Government Plans to Set Up Mobile Dispensaries in States

... Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal are among the 18 states, which have received initial funds. Goa, Haryana, Punjab, Bihar, jharkhand and all the seven union territories including Delhi are yet to receive the fund. Among the northeastern states only Sikkim is yet to receive any fund ...

Chest Pain Prevents Soren from Attending the Court

...dict, has been held guilty of criminal conspiracy, murder and abduction. After the ruling, Soren quit the cabinet. The former minister heads the jharkhand Mukti Morcha, a member of India's ruling coalition. Source-IANS...

Underweight Children in the Country

...gh Mass Media. 7. Various States have taken up these initiatives like the Bal Sanjeevani programme of Madhya Pradesh, Dular project of Bihar and jharkhand and Malnutrition Eradication drive of Government of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. 8. Monthly Health and Nutrition days are being organized in every vi...

Girl Complained of Rolling Down Stones Instead of Tears While Crying

... No stones were found in the tears of a jharkhand girl who complained that she wept stones instead of tears, said the All Ind...ee of cost," Gupta added. The Class 7 girl had undergone a surgery at jharkhand capital Ranchi but her parents claim that there was no respite from the sto...

Woman Critically Ill After Getting Wrong Blood

...into the incident. "We are probing the matter. The guilty will not be spared," he told Leela Devi's family. Two months ago in the same hospital, a jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) constable underwent a knee operation after he was mistaken for somebody else. Source-IANS...

Jharkhand Ropes in Private Players for Health Scheme

... In a unique public-private partnership in healthcare, the jharkhand government has set up a trust that will ensure medical care for the poor th...and good quality medical services. The percentage of BPL families in jharkhand is 52 percent. (Source: IANS) ...

Industrial Houses to Ensure Medicare for BPL Population

... Leading industrial houses including Tata Steel have joined hands with the jharkhand government to form the Sarva Swasthya Mission Trust to ensure medicare to the state's Below Poverty Line population. // The Tata Group has pledg...

Initiative to Offer Medical Treatment to the Poorest

... The Tata group and the jharkhand government along with three major corporate houses...age and medical treatment to the poorest people in jharkhand at affordable prices, a release issued by Tata Ste...er year for a period of 30 years to the Trust. The jharkhand government also committed to contribute to the tru...

Jharkhand man turns beggar to pay hospital bill

... A man in jharkhand has turned to begging in order to pay his wife's medical bills at a Jamshedpur hospital// . Anwar's wife Mehrunisa was admitted to the Tata Mem...

No Need For Malaria Hospital In Kolkata

...i said last year in Kolkata only person died of Malaria whereas in Bombay the number in the corresponing year was 73. Reprentatives of UP, Bihar, jharkhand Orissa, Assam and Pondichery participated in the seminar. Source:PTI News...

Health Department Geared Up To Meet Diarrhoea Cases

... Amidst reports of increasing cases of diarrhoea in Ranchi, the jharkhand Health department today said the Sadar hospital was well-equipped to deal with the disease. // 'We have equipped the Sadar hospital with all fac...

Doctors Join Hands To Spread Awareness Against Maternal Mortality

...t Shirin Venkat along the Ganges. The walkathon from Gangasagar to Gaumukh and Gangotri covered five states - West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, jharkhand and Uttranchhal - to create awareness on the issue. The three-and-a-half month walkathon that started Jan 17 had around 40 members, including vo...

Where it is wise to be a fool with food

... for the success of my restaurant. The peculiarity attracts customers," said Nandkishore Prasad, who runs "Bewakoof No. 1" in Giridh, about 270 km the jharkhand capital Ranchi. What about the quality of the food? "Do not go by names. Taste our food and then pay for it," says Prasad. "The word can ...

Jharkhand Druggists Call Off Strike

... jharkhand chemists Monday called off a strike to protest ano...ce (MRP)," said Amar Kumar Sinha, secretary of the jharkhand Druggist and Chemist Association here. All medicine shops in jharkhand will be opened from Tuesday, Sinha added. T...

Jharkhand Faces Acute Shortage Of Life-saving Drugs

... jharkhand is facing scarcity of life saving drugs as most companies have stopped supp...ck. The patients are getting medicines from neighbouring states. The jharkhand Chemist and Druggist Association (JCDA) has given a strike call from April ...

Bihar And Uttar Pradesh Must Take Initiative In Population Control

...average fertility rate or the number of children born per woman is 3. The fertility rate for Bihar is 4.4 and Uttar Pradesh follows closely at 4.3. In jharkhand it is 4, while in Rajasthan it stands at 3.9. Nanda said bringing in more legislation was not the answer to stabilize the population. 'We have eno...

Jharkhand To Host Chicken Festival

... A chicken festival has been planned in jharkhand improve the business of farmers, that has been affected due to the bird flu...ve a boost to sale of chicken in the state,' said Umesh Singh, president of jharkhand Poultry Association (JPA). The sale of chicken has gone down by 80 p...
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