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Rapid Response Teams Formed in Madhya Pradesh to Fight Diseases

Madhya Pradesh has constituted rapid response teams to combat diseases of all types in the state. "Rapid response teams have been formed to combat both contagious and non-contagious diseases in the state under the integrated disease surveillance project (IDSP)," Madhya Pradesh health mini...

Miners in Madhya Pradesh at High Risk of Developing TB

The lives of laborers begin from mines and end with tuberculosis in the Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh. Forced to work in illegal stone quarries because they get no other jobs, constant exposure to silica dust puts the laborers at high risk of getting TB. Saharia tribals and backward cl...

Sweltering Heat in Madhya Pradesh Claims Fifteen Lives

The summer sun continued to blaze down on Madhya Pradesh Tuesday, taking temperatures to more than 46 degrees Celsius in the northern parts of the state, as the heat wave claimed six more lives taking the toll to 15. The weather officials had no hope to offer, saying the hot weather would ...

A Village in Madhya Pradesh Achieves Total Sanitation

Tarawata village in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district stands apart from other villages - it's spick and span. This has been made possible through the Total Sanitation// Campaign (TSC) launched by the administration almost six months back. Slogans propagating sanitary habits and cleanliness adorn...

MPs Vow to Fight Malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior, Leaders of various political parties along with activists and film personalities have expressed concern for millions of malnourished children// in Madhya Pradesh and have vowed to fight it. Around 78,000 children in the state are suffering from acute malnutrition and half of them may...

Malnutrition Kills Two Kids In Madhya Pradesh

At least two children have reportedly died from malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior district, child rights activists say //, emblematic 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-y...

Unsafe Sex, HIV Infected Transfusion Spreading AIDS in Madhya Pradesh

Unsafe sex and transfusion of HIV-infected blood could push Madhya Pradesh from a low-AIDS prevalence state to moderate category, fear health experts. // The number of AIDS-affected people in the state, according to latest figures, has risen from one in 1988 to 1,933 till October 2006. ...

Polio Continues to Haunt Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is far from declaring itself a polio-free state as another detection has come up - the second in four months. // And this despite the fact that the victim was administered polio drops during five such campaigns conducted in the past. "A fresh polio case has come to light ...

Bribery has Claimed the Life of a Newborn in Madhya Pradesh

A newborn child in a government hospital in Madhya Pradesh allegedly died because his parents didn't have Rs.50 to pay the nurse who refused to tie the umbilical cord.// Ram Milan, the father of the baby boy who died Tuesday, said he had taken his wife to the government hospital in Satna for ...

More than 50,000 Affected by Chikangunya Fever in Madhya Pradesh

Chikangunya, a relatively rare form of mosquito-transmitted viral fever, has assumed epidemic proportions in Madhya Pradesh with about two dozen dead// and 50,000 infected in half a dozen districts, said health department officials. About 35,000 people are suffering from the disease in Betul ...

Audit Body Criticises Madhya Pradesh for Low Nutrition Levels

Criticised by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India for laxity in improving the nutrition levels of women and children, Madhya Pradesh has now increased// its budgetary allocation to reduce malnutrition in the state. The CAG had said that over 55 percent of children in the state ...

Better Reporting Leads to Rise in Madhya Pradesh AIDS Cases

The Madhya Pradesh government Tuesday ascribed the increase in the number of AIDS cases - from 953 in 2002 to 1,783 this year - to an increase in the number of HIV testing// centres. Replying to a calling attention motion by Congress legislators Sajjan Singh Verma and Govind Singh, on the all...

Private Nursing Home in Madhya Pradesh Fined For Negligence

A private nursing home in Bhopal and two of its doctors have been asked by the Madhya Pradesh Consumer forum to pay a Rs.100,000 fine for alleged// post-operative negligence resulting in the death of a patient. Phool Chand Soni admitted his wife Sarla to Ayushman Hospital following swelling in...

Junior Doctors In Madhya Pradesh Strike Work

Junior doctors observed a day's strike in Madhya Pradesh today in protest against dismissal of AIIMS director P Venugopal//. In the state capital, junior doctors observed a `symbolic' strike and a large number of them shouted slogans near Hamidia Hospital for some time condemning the sacking...

Chikungunya Death Toll Raises to 12 in Madhya Pradesh

Chikungunya, a relatively rare form of mosquito-transmitted viral fever, has claimed 12 lives in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh, and the disease has spread to three more districts//. 'With three more deaths Sunday - two from remote Dunava and one from Multai - the total number of deaths alle...

AIDS Claims Five Lives in Madhya Pradesh

Five people have succumbed to AIDS in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh and more than 50 people have been tested positive for HIV.// Of the 53 infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Sagar, 180 km from here, 19 have reached the status of full blown AIDS, including one woman, 16 me...

Ban On Transporting Poultry Lifted Off In Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh on Friday relaxed the ban that was imposed on transportation of poultry products, as no new cases of bird flu was reported, except in one district where poultry owners suffered heavy losses. // "The animal husbandry department commissioner has written to all district collectors a...

Anthrax Kills 50 Cattle in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal. At least 50 cattle are reported to have died in Madhya Pradesh due to anthrax since December, officials said Saturday.// Anthrax, an acute infectious disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis, was first reported in the state in Bori Sanctuary in Hoshangabad distr...

More Culling in Madhya Pradesh Due to Bird Flu Fears

Bhopal. Fresh culling began Saturday in Burhanpur district of Madhya Pradesh in the wake of some poultry samples in neighboring Maharashtra testing positive for the deadly bird flu virus.// "Besides the culling of birds, compensation will also be paid to 323 affected poultry owners, while 536 ...

Sati Raises its Ugly Head in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh court has sentenced the sons and brothers of a 62-year old woman with life imprisonment, after they forced her to burn// with her dead husband on his funeral pyre on August 2002. The special court in Sagar Wednesday sentenced Kuttu Bai's two sons and two brothers for abetting h...

Bird Flu Spreading Towards Madhya Pradesh

The bird flu virus has affected poultry in Burhanpur district of Madhya Pradesh, which is close to Jalgaon district of Maharashtra// . Poultry samples in 14 villages of Jalgaon have already been tested positive for the H5 avian influenza virus and it would only be a matter of time that these st...

Bird Flu Sample Tests Positive In Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, April 4. One sample out of 800 samples sent to a lab from districts in Madhya Pradesh bordering Maharashtra has tested positive for bird flu, official sources say.// The samples received by the High Security Animal Disease Laboratory included those sent till March 17 from Burhanpur...

Bird Flu Raises Its Ugly Head in Jalgaon and Madhya Pradesh

Jalgaon is in the eye of the storm once again, with confirmed cases of bird-flu in six villages of Jalgaon district in Maharashtra. Following the bird-flu notification// in four villages in the district, during the II week of March, samples were sent to High Security Animal Disease Laboratory in Bh...

Bird Flu Fear Grips Madhya Pradesh

Poultry farms in Burhanpur district of Madhya Pradesh, which has been facing the death of a large number of chickens for the past few days has alerted the authorities, who in turn has started investigating whether the birds had // died due to bird flu. Suraj Damor, the district magistrate of Bur...

Groundwater Levels Depleting Alarmingly in India

...stry for necessary action," the official said. Water level has gone down 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 extr...

Teachers in Lucknow Protest Against New Book on Sex Education

..., who say sex education will reduce HIV rates, and critics, who fear it will corrupt young minds. The governments of Maharashtra, Gujarat and madhya Pradesh have banned sex education in public schools because they say the learning modules are too explicit, and some pictures are too graphic. Kerala ...

Fake Drug Factory Busted in Orissa

...olice chief Himansu Kumar Lal who led the team, told IANS. Agarwal confessed that he supplied the fake medicines to the neighbouring states of madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, apart from places in Orissa, he said. Lal said that three shops in Bolangir to which Agarwal supplied medicines had ...

Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

...Kamla Jaiswal, a community leader in the Shiv Nagar shantytown. Shiv Nagar is one of the scores of slums in Indore - the commercial capital of madhya Pradesh - that houses over 485 families mostly comprising daily wagers. "A couple of years back, six to seven out of 10 newborns in our slums ...

Madhya Pradesh may Ban Sale of Vibrating Condom

... Bhopal, The madhya Pradesh government is contemplating a ban on the s...ng ring and is priced at Rs.125. While the madhya Pradesh Public Welfare and Development Minister Ka...," said Vijayvargiya. Media reports claim that the madhya Pradesh Drugs Control Department has already start...

Minister from MP Urges to Ban the Sale of Sex Toys

...dia would have "severe consequences in society", a madhya Pradesh minister has urged Prime Minister Manmohan...of products like sex toys be banned. "The madhya Pradesh government stresses yoga shiksha (yoga edu... with a vibrating ring - at a price of Rs.125. The madhya Pradesh government is contemplating a ban on its s...

Madhya Pradesh Bans Use of Vibrating Condoms

... The Government of madhya Pradesh has banned the use of vibrating condoms, saying it goes against Indian culture. The state-run Hindustan Latex Limited (HLL) introduced...

Leading Hospital in Andhra Plans Expansion

...o 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 madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Orissa and Kerala. The expansion plans were announced by eminent cardiologist and chairman of Car...

Malaria Control Measures

...ied 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 Health & Family Welfare, Dr. A...

Biotechnology Will Dominate The 21st Century

...id 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 area under cotton cultivation has increased ...

A School Teachers Crusade to Promote Sex Education

.... It creates awareness among children which is really important," said Ritika, a student. Many State governments like Maharashtra, Gujarat and madhya Pradesh have raised concern over sex-education classes in public schools. They find the teaching modules to be too explicit, and some pictures as too ...

Bird Flu: Bangladesh Situation Serious, Indian on High Alert

...n influenza is reported from any country. Last year India successfully contained the disease that had struck parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat and madhya Pradesh mostly in backyard poultry. The infection was believed to have been transmitted through migratory birds. Recently the Government denied report...

Students Protest Against Introduction of Sex Education in Schools

...ial they are writing pornographic material," said Harish Tyagi, Secretary of All India Democratic Youth Organisation. Governments of, Gujarat, madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra have already banned sex education at public schools saying the learning modules are too explicit and some p...

Bid to Save Medical Colleges from De-recognition

... The madhya Pradesh government has decided to provide necessary equipment and adequate staff to the five medical colleges in the state that are facing possible de...

Health Ministers Meeting on Polio Eradication Today

...future course of action. Health Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and madhya Pradesh will update both Ramadoss and his Ministry about the steps they have taken so far to eradicate the virus, and what further help they require f...

PM to Convene NDC Meet to Discuss Healthcare

...ree 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 performing states were Arunachal Pradesh, B...
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