Cash Rewards for Meghalaya Tribes to Encourage Baby Boom
Shillong: An influential tribal council in the northeastern state of Meghalaya
is encouraging mothers to bear more babies with cash rewards for doubling its population to two// million, its chieftain said.
The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), a constitutional body to protect a...
Malaria Claims 40 Lives In Meghalaya This Year: Minister
Malaria has claimed 40 lives in Meghalaya
so far this year, state Health minister E D Marak informed the Assembly today//.
Replying to a calling attention notice, Marak said 11 deaths were reported from West Garo Hills, seven from South Garo, six from East Garo Hills, nine died in West Khasi...
Breast Cancer Screening in Meghalaya
Cancer is the fastest growing problem in India with nearly 8 lakh fresh cancer cases being reported every year. Meghalaya
is no exception //as it has witnessed a sharp rise in the number of cancer cases.
The Health Department conducted a medical camp for breast cancer screening on the Nationa...
Malaria Claims 24 Lives In Garo Hills Region Of Meghalaya
Malaria has claimed 24 lives in Meghalaya's Garo Hills region bordering Assam and Bangladesh this year, state's Health minister E D Marak told the assembly today//.
Replying to a calling attention notice by Manas Chaudhuri (IND), Marak said the death toll in Garo Hills had gone up this year ...
Meghalaya Health Minister's Condition Improving
... The condition of meghalaya
health minister E D Marak, who was hospitalised here yesterday with symptom...
On July five, Marak had told the Assembly that Malaria claimed 40 lives in meghalaya
Meghalaya Health Minister Admitted to Hospital With Malaria
... After returning from malaria-prone Garo Hills region, meghalaya
Health mininster E D Marak was today hospitalised with symptoms of the same...to West Garo Hills district town Tura.
Malaria had claimed 40 lives in meghalaya
since January, the health minister had told the assembly on July 5.
North East Having Highest Cancer Incidences In Country
... the Indian Council of Medical Research, said in his presentation.
However, no figures were given.
Men of Mizoram and Assam and women of meghalaya
and Assam have the highest number of cancer of esophagus while on cancer of stomach, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim are on the high.
He said Chin...
UN Report Paints Alarming Picture Of Narcotics Scenario In NE
... traditional use of cannabis and opium to smoking and injecting of heroin.
Fifty per cent of the substance users injecting drugs were reported in meghalaya
and Assam. In Arunachal Pradesh 31 per cent of such users took tobacco, 30 per cent alcohol and 4.8 per cent opium, the report said adding 20-60 per c...
Government Considering Of Issuing ‘Smart Cards’ For HIV/AIDS Patiens
...h in Delhi, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Assam, Orissa, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Uttaranchal, Chhattisgarh, Tripura, meghalaya
"In these 100 centres an estimated 85,320 patients will be provided free treatment during the current financial year," said Ramado...
Abdul Kalam Confident of AIDS vaccine on Indian market soon
... state of Meghalaya.) said that the vaccines // against AIDS developed would be available in India in three to four years.
The northeast state of meghalaya
is one of the worst affected areas in India and the AIDS virus has now many victims in the India army based in that region. President Kalam spoke abo...