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India To Ask Villagers To Practice Safe Sex

To combat the growing number of HIV infected individuals, India plans to ask one young man and woman from every large village in the country to // teach others about safe sex and HIV, a health official revealed. "They could be weavers, or agricultural laborers or just be hanging around the vi...

Orissa Villagers Jubilant as Girl Cleared Class X Examination

A girl in Orissa's Bhadrak district has cleared the class X examination - a feat no girl of her village has achieved so far. // The Belagadia village, some 150 km from the state capital of Bhubaneswar, has around 800 residents comprising mostly farmers. It does not have a school. Jharan...

The Friendship Stone Helps Friends Remain Healthy

...stern Africa. Ten percent of profits from The Friendship Stone product range is donated back to Project South Africa, to help improve the lives of the villagers from where the stones originate. For additional information on The Friendship Stone, visit www.thefriendshipstone.com . About My Stone Company ...

Papua New Guinea declares first national conservation area

... life and provides countless resources and services that sustain the 10,000 villagers living in the surrounding YUS ecosystem. In addition, the forest is critica...ir culture and sustenance. While the land remains under local ownership, villagers have formally committed to prohibit all hunting and development such as log...

This Holiday Season, Give a Gift that Does a World of Good

...on on my holiday list," says Meg Conkey of Berkeley, California. "My son has traveled a lot in Nepal, so he loves the gift that brings eye care to the villagers there. My daughter is a nurse working with diabetes patients, so she's excited about the gift that brings wellness education to Native American commun...

Ira Magaziner Joins Leaders in Peace Psychology at MSPP to Explore Ways to Transform Violence, Heal Families, Communities and World

... of forgiveness to bring people and societies together. One example will be villagers in Nepal who had to start living again with insurgent Maoists who had committed violence against them. Green asked the villagers what they did when the Maoists returned. "We tied them up," they responded....

Satyam Launches Comprehensive, Mobile Healthcare Program for Rural Indians

... Founder and Chairman B. Ramalinga Raju. "Too many villagers are troubled by ailments that are entirely prevent... every month. The "fixed-day" approach will enable villagers to adjust their schedules to accommodate MHU visit...ient contact are tracked daily in a database. -- villagers are connected with other healthcare services for w...

Crisis in Myanmar Relief Camps: Mass Exodus Sets Stage for Public Health Emergency

...d people living in appalling conditions in make-shift shelters and camps where overcrowding and unsanitary conditions are prevalent. As thousands of villagers leave the hardest-hit areas of the Delta region, they embark on a journey where food and shelter are scarce and water is contaminated by salt, human b...

Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption

...etting an example for others to follow, the Varanavasi Village Panchayat near Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu has imposed a ban on tobacco consumption among villagers . Aghast over an ever-increasing trend of tobacco consumption, the village panchayat unanimously passed a resolution to ban the entry and cons...

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

...tion facilities in rural areas . But a majority of villagers were initially hesitant to use them. Each o...ures. Fed up with the stubborn refusal of villagers to use their private latrines, Sarpanch Dinesh Kau...implementing the TSC, to visit Dabena and directed villagers to extend all hospitality to them. What u...
Villagers in Biological News

CU-Boulder study shows Maya intensively cultivated manioc 1,400 years ago

... metric tons of manioc annually for the 100 to 200 villagers believed to have lived there. "The question now i...ngs and the public town center, said Sheets. "The villagers laid out the agricultural fields and the town stru...oc cultivation and processing. Sheets said Maya villagers living in the region today have a long tradition o...

Village bird study highlights loss of wildlife knowledge from one

...d pigeon, blackbird and starling. In addition, villagers were asked to say whether they thought populations...he current common species. This indicates that all villagers are equally knowledgeable about the current state ... starling and wood pigeon, the accuracy with which villagers were able to judge whether numbers of these birds ...

'Arid aquaculture' among livelihoods promoted to relieve worsening pressure on world's drylands

...ryland plants, including geranium, lavender, pomegranate and mint; Developing sustainable drylands ecotourism, which brings income while encouraging villagers to conserve natural ecosystems; Harnessing the abundant solar power capacity in sunny drylands to create sustainable livelihoods and new economic op...

Leatherback turtles' newly discovered migration route may be roadmap to salvation

...ear shore habitats on their return. Some progress in helping the leatherback population on the beaches of Playa Grande has already been made. Local villagers used to harvest the turtle eggs quite heavily, but owing to efforts on the part of pioneering leatherback researcher and coauthor Jim Spotila (Drexel ...

New genus of self-destructive palm found in Madagascar

...the area it was found in. They are currently working with Kew and the Millennium Seed Bank to develop a method of selling seed to raise income for the villagers and to distribute the palm as widely as possible to botanic gardens and growers around the globe. ...

CU-Boulder team discovers first ancient manioc fields in Americas

...of human remains at Ceren initially puzzled scientists, the 1993 discovery that an earthquake rocked the site just prior to the eruption indicated the villagers might have had just enough warning to flee. "They did not even have time to remove their most valued belongings," said Sheets. Preservation of or...

Freshwater supplies threatened in central Pacific

...he management of water and sanitation; improving community participation in water and related land planning and management; increasing the capacity of villagers and local agencies to manage water and sanitation under variable climates; improving knowledge of available water resources and demand for them; impro...

Serengeti patrols cut poaching of buffalo, elephants, rhinos

...hed because poaching is illegal and most animals ?apart from elephants and rhinos which are traditionally not eaten ?are caught in snares set by local villagers for their own use or sale. A recent article in National Geographic, for example, said estimates of the poaching toll range as high as 200,000 in the S...

Seaweed yields new compounds with pharmaceutical potential

...nd to the marketing of a new drug. If that does happen in this case, Fijian villagers and the Fijian government would benefit financially from the discovery beca... provides other immediate conservation and economic development benefits to villagers and the government. ...

Past illegal blood donation in China linked to hepatitis C virus infection

.... Receiving a blood transfusion was also independently associated with HCV; villagers who received blood transfusion had about 8 times the risk of HCV infection ...he practice were a need for money and being talked into it by other people. villagers began to sell blood as early as in 1973 and as late as 1998; the main reaso...
Villagers in Biological Technology

Storytelling makes a comeback in an unlikely place

... but cannot keep up with the pace. A little girl becomes curious as to where the babies come from, and finds a giant ogre throwing them in out of the villagers sight. She goes back and manages to get their attention one villager at a time, and brings them all to the ogre. Seeing they cannot defeat it indivi...
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