UAF to host Eighth Conference of Arctic Parliamentarians
Fairbanks, Alaska The University of Alaska Fairbanks campus will be home to the Eighth Conference of Arctic Parliamentarians
Aug. 12-14, 2008.
The biennial conference is organized in cooperation with the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians
of the Arctic Region and brings together internation...
Indian Parliamentarians Join to Fight Against TB
A group of Indian MPs has come together to launch a fight against tuberculosis (TB) in the country.// They have planned to start a massive awareness drive and also seeking a special fund to develop a new anti-TB drug. It is stated that at least two people die of the infectious disease every three m...
Activist Groups' Plea to Indian Prime Minister: 'Rollout Second-Line AIDS Treatment!'
.../India Cares, and a broad-based
coalition of other international and Indian civil society partners and
HIV/AIDS organizations including Indian Medical parliamentarians
(IMPF), World Vision, Student Global AIDS Campaign (SGAC), Amnesty
International, Positive Lives Foundation - Goa (PLF), Manipur Network of
Women Deliver Conference Launches New Commitments
...m 109 countries cheered a final
statement from the 70 cabinet ministers and parliamentarians
pledged to make achievement of Millennium Development Goal #5 ...the national, regional and
international health agenda." The ministers and parliamentarians
also pledged to be advocates in
their home countries for "increased commitm...
British MP Stress the Need to Fight Against TB Jointly With India
...ight against tuberculosis should be a joint one by parliamentarians
of Britain and India, visiting British MP Nick Her...ople die of the disease across the globe. We think parliamentarians
of Britain and India must work together to curb th...
"Let's not fight TB at the ministry level alone. parliamentarians
who influence public life must take up the issue. ...
Indian MPs to Attend AIDS Conference in Lahore
... Ten Indian parliamentarians
will attend a two-day conference on AIDS in Lahore...representatives in combating the disease.
for Global Action (PGA), a worldwide network of in...s."
At the conclusion of the conference, the parliamentarians
would finalise a "Lahore Declaration" and send it ...
President Urges to Avoid Discrimination Against AIDS Patients
... The President, Shri A.P.J.Abdul Kalam has urged parliamentarians
to see that a robust and effective legislation which would prevent discrimi...ths. The President was addressing a function on World AIDS Day organized by parliamentarians
Forum on HIV/AIDS and NACO here today.
The President made the followi...
India warned of Impending AIDS Disaster
...next five years towards prevention and treatment he expressed his doubts as to its effective carrying out.
Referring to the recent poll of Indian parliamentarians
showing widespread ignorance of HIV, with nearly two-thirds wrongly believing it could be spread by sharing clothes with an infected person, he said, ...
Diabetics press for additional government involvement in finding cures
... take in the first 10 years of life.
Almost one hundred children suffering type one diabetes assembled with their families, to make headway with parliamentarians
to press for extensive research into possible cures for the condition.
An estimation by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation chief executive...
PM Stresses Need for More Awareness on Human Sexuality
... Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday urged parliamentarians
to help create more awareness on issues related to...easing a report on "Person-to-person advocacy with parliamentarians
on population issues", the prime minister warned: ...try.
The report by the Indian Association of parliamentarians
on Population and Development "brings together som...