HIV Tests to Be Made Mandatory for Karnataka Couples, Politicians
is planning to enact legislation to make HIV tests mandatory for couples planning to marry and for politicians seeking to enter the state legislature. //
"There is a consensus within the government on the need to bring in such a legislation within a year," Health Minister ...
Bird flu threat ruled out: Karnataka Forest Department
Ruling out the threat of bird flu in the famous Ranganathittu bird sanctuary near Srirangapatna, about 100 km from Bangalore, Karnataka
Forest Department today said that it was totally geared up to meet the threat from migratory birds. //
The Department has taken precautionary measures against...
Approval Given for Two Medical Colleges In Karnataka
The Centre and the Medical Council of India have accorded sanction to the Karnataka
government to start two of six new medical colleges it had proposed from this academic year, the state assembly was informed today. //
The two new colleges will start functioning in Belgaum and Mandya, Medical...
Private Public Partnership To Tackle TB, In Karnataka
The early detection and treatment of tuberculosis in the state would be achieved through an active partnership between the public//, private health care sectors and NGOs, said health minister R Ashok, at a function organized at Bangalore, as a part of the International TB day celebrations.
Millions of Births Still Go Unreported in India
...ions in the country.
Siddham said grass root mobilization has been initiated in the low performing districts of Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and karnataka
through a network of partner NGOs.
As per the registrar general of India (the national level government agency responsible for tracking births...
Teachers in Lucknow Protest Against New Book on Sex Education
...desh have banned sex education in public schools because they say the learning modules are too explicit, and some pictures are too graphic. Kerala and karnataka
are also considering bans. ...
AIDS Patient Helps Others Lead a Positive Life
...ng them how to live with the disease .
Associated with the NGO ActionAid for the last three years, 27-year-old Hina from Davangere district in karnataka
works among HIV positive people, counselling them on how to overcome their suffering and make life productive.
ActionAid organised a four day ...
Chikungunya Spreads as Funds Remain Unspent
...allocated to states affected by chikungunya are lying unutilised with the states," a top health ministry official told IANS.
Among the states, karnataka
is the worst offender. It is yet to spend a single paisa of the Rs. 22 million that it received from the central funds - this when state had 762,026 s...
Indian Projects Win Top Ashden Awards
...us how to illuminate the path to a sustainable future together. I hope that we can make it quickly," Gore said.
Vidya Sagar from SKG Sangha in karnataka
won the second prize promoting food security. The award carries a grant of 10,000 pounds and is used for improving the lives of rural communities in ...
A School Teachers Crusade to Promote Sex Education
... schools. They find the teaching modules to be too explicit, and some pictures as too graphic for secondary students.
States like Kerala and karnataka
too are contemplating a ban on sex-education.
According to the World Health Organisation, about 86 per cent of the HIV infections in India occ...