Chandigarh Councillors Tested for AIDS in Awareness Campaign
in the city - led by a woman mayor - Saturday got themselves tested for HIV as part of a public awareness// campaign.
Officials of the state AIDS control society conducted the tests on Union Minister of State for Finance and local MP Pawan Kumar Bansal, mayor Harjinder Kau...
Investigating a community where smoking rates are double the national average
...ors, dentists, pharmacists, midwives, health visitors, practice managers, local retailers, local public house managers, local business managers, local councillors
and people running community initiatives.
All the information they gather will be confidential and no participant will be identifiable.
New Leadership Elected to the American Society of Hematology
...a one-year term as vice president,
followed by successive terms as president-elect and president. Charles
Abrams, MD, will serve as secretary, and new councillors
David M. Bodine,
PhD, Elaine A. Muchmore, MD, and David A. Williams, MD, will serve
four-year terms. These individuals are well-respected hematologist...
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Declares the Global Year Against Pain in Women
...ational Chapters, and 14 Special Interest Groups (SIGs). IASP was founded
in 1973 and is governed by an international Council, made up of Officers
elected by the members of the association. IASP sponsors research symposia on specific pain-related topics and
provides grants, awards and fellowship...
Blunder Leaves Smoking Ban Up in Smoke in Stoke
Stoke-on-Trent City Council -- ranked among the worst local authorities in England and Wales by the Audit Commission -- cannot enforce the ban until councillors
formally approve it at an August 2 meeting.
In a classic bureaucratic bungle, council bosses thought the powers were delegated to a department...
Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption
...ranvasi, Arambakkam and Ramanujapuram, with a population of over 8,000, in the Kanchipuram District of the State.
Nagarajan and a committee of councillors
have been entitled to fix the fine amount for a defaulter who is caught selling or consuming any tobacco product in any of the five villages. The fine...
New Law On HIV/AIDS To Be Implemented At The Monsoon Session Of Parliament
...ong Vietnamese pregnant women rose to 0.37 percent in 2005 from 0.02 percent in 1994.
The Malaysian government has stressed on the need for more councillors
so as to improve the treatment of people with HIV/AIDS. The Malaysian health minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek said that one counsellor is needed for eve...
Medical councils Claim Lack Of Funds For The New Medical Policy Of The Elderly
...r this week it was reported that more than 200 pensioners were denied their legal right to free personal care in the Argyll and Bute Council area. The councillors
have stated that they have not got enough money to pay for the services. The authorities from the Executive claim that the councils should be able to ...