Anti-Polio Drive to be Stepped up in Ghaziabad
The Uttar Pradesh government has asked medical officials in the district to ensure polio drops are given to every child in villages of Loni and Bhojpur blocks// where two suspected cases of the disease were reported last month.
The directives were issued by the UP Health Secretary and the dis...
India Records Substantial Decline in Polio Cases
...of the UN body.
Polio eradication programme authorities say though ghaziabad
on the outskirts of Delhi reported six cases last week, people in the national capital should not panic.
'Last year ghaziabad
district alone had 24 cases of polio but this year we have just eight. More...
Act Now To Cleanse Highly Polluted River Hindon, Says Study
The Hindon originates in the lower Himalayas in Saharanpur district and flows 260 km through six districts including Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Baghpat, ghaziabad
and Gautambudh Nagar, until its confluence with the Yamuna.
It is a major source of water to the highly populated and predominantly rural populat...
Misled Public Stay Away from Polio Immunisation Drive
"This is how well intentioned programmes suffer on account of irresponsible media," she told IANS over telephone from Loni village in ghaziabad
"There is absolutely no truth in such reports. I have personally cross-checked with WHO experts in Geneva who have confirmed that the ...
Dengue on the Rise in Lucknow
...lly to 97 in Lucknow, which now emerges as the worst affected district."
According to him: "Noida is the next in line with 78 cases, followed by ghaziabad
with 51 cases out of the state's overall tally of 391."
The toll on account of the deadly virus, however, remained at 11, he added.
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Maximum number of cases were reported from the New Okhla Industrial Development Area bordering Delhi with 44, followed by Lucknow -37, ghaziabad
-29 and Muzaffarnagar -20.
Meanwhile, taking suo moto cognisance of the spread of the disease, the Allahabad High Court directed the state admin...
Road Traffic Accidents Kill 4,000 people in Delhi
He also pointed out that the increasing number of vehicles coming into Delhi from the satellite towns of Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad and ghaziabad
was worsening the situation.
"Apart from the nearly five million vehicles in Delhi, additional 800,000 vehicles come from the neighboring towns,"...
Patients Bear The Brunt Of Doctor’s Strik
...rd for almost four hours to avail treatment for my four-year-old son who is suffering from a chronic breathing problem," complained Bhikari Yadav from ghaziabad
in Uttar Pradesh on the edge of the Indian capital.
"I was turned away at Safdarjung hospital. Now I am here at AIIMS (All India Institute of Me...
Intense Fight Against Polio In India Gets Results
...e and distrust against the government for focusing so much on a single disease - which has been eradicated from much of the globe.
And Hapur in ghaziabad
district, adjoining New Delhi, perhaps epitomizes the struggle best. It remains one of the 12 polio-endemic areas in western Uttar Pradesh where the v...