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Kalam To Lay Foundation Of Vellore Research Center

President APJ Abdul Kalam will lay the foundation stone on December 1 for the country's first stem cell translational research centre, being set up by the Christian Medical College, Vellore.// The centre is being set up in collaboration with the Department of Biotechnology at a cost of Rs 15 ...

USHIFU Announces First Sonablate(R) HIFU Device in India for Minimally Invasive Prostate Cancer Treatment

...apy in India; surely there must be some failures, HIFU will be useful in this group too," said Dr. Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, Professor of Urology in CMC, vellore and President Elect Urological Society of India. Steve Puckett, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, USHIFU said, "We are extremely enthusiastic about th...

Honoring of Organ Donor Families at Raj Bhavan in Chennai

... sixth such function organized by MOHAN Foundation since 1999. It has done similar three functions at Hyderabad and Christian Medical Collge Hospital, vellore in the past. MOHAN Foundation is an NGO that was established in 1997 and has also been recently granted 100% Tax exemption to facilitate organ donatio...

India to Market Female Condoms

... announced that it has acquired 60,000 female condoms and has begun distributing them through six NGOs in Kanyakumari, Madurai, Tiruchirapally, Salem, vellore and Chennai. 'It is for the first time that a government (the Tamil Nadu government) is supporting such a pilot project,' TANSACS project direc...

The Other Side of Transsexuals

...month are hoping that society will now "see" them differently.// "I am Nayantara," said a transvestite who is an AIDS awareness campaigner from vellore and pledged a pair of eyes along with 3,000 others under the aegis of the Tamil Nadu AIDS Initiative (TAI), a body affiliated to the state's Voluntary...

Vellore’s CMC Offers Hope for Bhutanese Patient

... escort, was quoted by Kuensel as saying. Assistant Liaison Officer Rinzin said unlike Kolkata, where Bhutanese patients were given preference, vellore does not extend such treatment. The Bhutanese government had spent more than Nu.18 million between June 2005 and June 2006 for health referrals...

Orissa Hospital, Surgeon Fined for Wrong Treatment

...in the clinic after suffering from severe pain due to infection in her uterus. The doctor operated on her and removed her uterus. A hospital at vellore in Tamil Nadu found that during the operation a small hole had developed in the urine bladder due to the carelessness of the surgeon. The compla...

Polio Outbreak in India due to Vaccine Failure, Says Expert

...depends on geographic settings. "While a child in America has a 99 percent probability of being fully immunized with three doses of OPV, our trials in vellore showed only 75 percent and another study in Delhi found it to be even lower. It may be the lowest in western Uttar Pradesh where polio has now flared ...

Need For Social Churning Emphasized In CMC Meet On ‘Leadership In Healthcare

...ral needs. Inaugurating the two-day National Conference on ‘Leadership in Healthcare’ organized by the Christian Medical College Hospital (CMCH) at vellore on November 11, 2005, Sujatha Rao, who is also the Principal Secretary, Health Sector Reforms, Andhra Pradesh, said that the Commission members felt t...

Sleeping Boy Does A Rip Van Winkle

...n September last year. Alok Manna, the boy's father who is a mechanical engineer posted at Jamshedpur, has taken him for treatment to Kolkata, vellore in Tamil Nadu and Cuttack in Orissa but to no avail. The boy sleeps in a bed at his maternal uncle's house in Panskura like a comatose patient...
Vellore in Biological Technology

Mathew to Lead PPD Drug Development Operations and Expansion in India

...lor's degrees in medicine and surgery from Calicut Medical College. He earned his medical degree in general medicine from Christian Medical College at vellore in Tamil Nadu, India. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and in its subspecialty of infectious diseases, Dr. Mathew has authored num...
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