Japanese NGO Assures Rs 75 Lakh for Leprosy Centre Relocation
Concerned over the deteriorating condition of a leprosy centre in the capital, a Japanese NGO has assured to donate Rs 75 lakh
for either relocation or reconstruction of the facility. //
Yohei Sasakawa, President of Nippon Foundation and goodwill ambassador of World Health Organisation (WHO) ...
Zenotech Issues 20 Lakh Shares to Ranbaxy for Rs 20 Cr
Zenotech Laboratories Ltd today said it will issue 20 lakh
equity shares to Ranbaxy Laboratories on a preferential basis for Rs 20 crore. //
The board of directors has approved the issue of 20 lakh
equity shares of Rs 10 at a price of Rs 100 on a preferential basis to Ranbaxy, subject to shar...
NIACL to Pay Rs 2.19 lakh for Repudiating Mediclaim Policy
A consumer court here has asked an insurance company to pay Rs 2.19 lakh
to a man who was denied reimbursement after undergoing cardiac bypass surgery,// and held it guilty of "wrongful repudiation" of the mediclaim policy on the ground of concealment of pre-existing ailments.
The Delhi State ...
One Lakh HIV Patients to get Free Anti-retroviral Drugs by 2007
The government-run National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) Friday said it would distribute free anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to 100,000 people with HIV by 2007. //
"So far the drug has been administered to over 35,000 patients and we plan to give it to 100,000 patients by early next year," NA...
Rs 5 Lakh Compensation To Patient For Negligence In Treatment
A Delhi Consumer Court has directed a city-based private hospital to pay Rs 5 lakh
compensation to a man who developed 'inability to walk or move on account //of the negligence' during a surgery for thigh bone fracture.
The North District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum comprising Presiden...
Over one Lakh Affected by Chikungunya Disease Nagercoil
About 1.50 lakh
people have been affected by the chikungunya disease all over the country and in Tamil Nadu the figure was 11,000, Dr Jagadeesh Ramasamy //, Additional Director, Vector borne Diseases, Tamil Nadu, said today.
Andhra and Karnataka are the most affected states, he said.
Jalgaon undertakes Culling of Two Lakh Birds
Culling operations, which began in Jalgaon, on March 29, following fresh reports of bird flu will be completed today. District authorities along with the Maharashtra// Animal Husbandry Department officials has undertaken the culling of approximately two lakh
chickens from six tehsils in Jalgaon dis...
HIV Cases Steadily Increasing In China With The Toll Over 1.26 Lakh
The spread of the deadly HIV/AIDS is accelerating in China with 126,808 people infected with the virus, including 28,789 confirmed AIDS patients, according to latest health reports//. Experts estimate that China now has 840,000 people infected with HIV including 80,000 AIDS patients.
This is cons...
Birla Sun Life Insurance Names Quest Diagnostics its Exclusive Provider of Health Assessment Services in India
...Africa, Canada and the UK among others, it is
reckoned as India's first multinational corporation. The group is anchored
by 88,000 employees and has 7 lakh
shareholders, with a market
capitalization of Rs.82,400 crores. In India, the Group has been adjudged
"The Best Employer in India and among the top 20...
CCEA Extends National TB Control Project for Five Years
The direct benefit for the project will be treatment of 4.4 lakh
TB patients during the project period of whom at least 3.74 lakh
patients would be cured. This will result in averting at least 80,000 death...