SAMASTIPUR| January 24, 2007
Shankar Sada, (40), the head of a seven-member family, allegedly died of starvation on Monday night at Harpur village under Pusa block of Samastipur district. Sada belonged to the Musahar sub-caste and has left behind his wife and five minor children, who, too, are known to be suffering from malnutrition.
BHUBANESWAR | January 22, 2007
Utkal Chemists and Druggists' Association (UCDA) on Sunday said that it would extend its cooperation for opening 32 medicine banks in all the 30 districts in the State.
NEW DELHI: | January 21, 2007
Deaths due to measles have fallen by 60 per cent worldwide since 1999, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). This exceeds the United Nations' goal to halve such deaths between the years 2000 and 2005. This is largely due to an unprecedented decline in the deaths in the African region.
MYSORE | January 19, 2007
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is all set to launch several health schemes in the southern States as part of the second phase of the National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) launched in 2005 to address the health needs of people in rural areas.
CUTTACK| January 19, 2007
Health Secretary Chinmay Basu, making a personal appearance in the High Court on Thursday, informed that steps had already been taken at the Government-level to initiate criminal proceedings against officials allegedly involved in the Rs. 2-crore user fee scam in SCB Medical College and Hospital.
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