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// .
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
'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.