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Migrant Bihar Labourers Bring Dengue Home

Migrant Bihari labourers coming home for the festive season comprise most of the dengue cases in Bihar, where 12 people have been afflicted with the mosquito-borne virus so far.// State health officials say this could heighten the threat of dengue in the state. Most of the suspected den...

Implications of the new HIV estimate for India

...fforts in India should therefore be targeted directly at high-risk groups, such as sex workers, men who have sex with men, mobile populations (migrant labourers and truckers), people with other sexually transmitted infections, and injection drug users. Other areas of focus should include counselling, testing, ...

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

...und 80 percent of the 4.1 million inhabitants of the UAE are expatriates, mainly from Asian countries, attracted to the UAE to work mainly as low-paid labourers and domestic workers. The biggest group, estimated at 1.2 million, comes from India. To try to move away from the reliance on foreign ...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

...n in the SCB Medical College at Cuttack. Nobody is coming forward to help me," Hakimuddin told IANS. He and his wife have worked as daily wage labourers and managed to make ends meet for their seven-member family. Hakimuddin has so far dutifully looked after his three disabled sons. "I do all t...

HIV Awareness Increases as Condoms are Distributed in Gujarat Theatres Screening Porn Films

..." Mrs Bhatia told BBC News. "We are already working with the diamond industry and the builder's association and when we realised that a lot of migrant labourers were coming to these cinemas to watch porn films, we got in touch with these cinemas." According to Dinesh Prajapati, a member of the Sargam M...

Wearing Shorts, Sleeveless Clothes Could Make You Prone to Skin Cancer

... US suffer from skin cancer due to overexposure to the sun. You may attract skin cancer in India due to the same syndrome." "Rickshaw pullers, labourers and people spending a lot of time under sun are prone to such developments, but middle and upper class people should not feel complacent either," said...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

...ven in the SCB Medical College at Cuttack. Nobody is coming forward to help me," Hakimuddin told IANS. He and his wife have worked as daily wage labourers and managed to make ends meet for their seven-member family. Hakimuddin has so far dutifully looked after his three disabled sons. "I do all the...

Harbinger of Hope for Kala Azar Victims of Bihar

... Patna: Landless labourers of a Bihar village affected by Kala Azar, will soon have a decent house, th... made of brick and mortar is all set to become a reality for these landless labourers of Naubatpur village near Patna, affected badly by Kala Azar, a parasitic d...

Chinese Province Offers Free Treatment to HIV/AIDS Patients

...China is at a key stage in its fight against AIDS/HIV. A report from the International Labor Organization estimates that China could lose five million labourers by 2015 if it fails to take effective measures to counter the scourge. China reported 183,733 HIV/AIDS cases at the end of October 2006. Sour...

Malnutrition Kills Two Kids In Madhya Pradesh

...red them to do so. They said it was not their job since the family belonged to Raisen district." Chhottu belonged to one of 18 families of bonded labourers rescued from Raisen district, 50 km from here, in 2005 at the behest of the Bandhua Mazdoor Mukti Morcha, a group working for the rights of workers. ...
Labourers in Biological News

New tracking approach will help protect polar bears

...m the federal Ministry of Indian and Northern Affairs to refurbish and upgrade research cabins in the McClintock Channel, west of Baffin Island. Local labourers will be used to haul building materials hundreds of kilometres by skidoo, and set up the cabins. Coupled with ongoing polar bear surveys in which loca...
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