Raipur | July 31, 2007 IST
The Chhattisgarh government has been holding emergency health camps and is providing medical facilities round the clock in Gabhora village of Kawardha district from where eight deaths were reported during the weekend.
New Delhi | July 31, 2007 6:05:06 PM IST
One out of every eight children suffering from HIV/AIDS worldwide are in India.
Jaipur | July 28, 2007 IST
Carelessness on the part of the health department officials in controlling the spread of seasonal diseases like malaria in Rajasthan will attract harsh punishment now.
Lucknow | July 27, 2007 IST
At least 20 percent of the medicines sold in Uttar Pradesh are fake, a study says.
BHUBANESWAR| July 26, 2007
Faced with criticism from various quarters, the Orissa Government on Wednesday announced that it would form separate task forces to check the spurious medicine trade and female foeticide.
Lucknow | July 24, 2007 IST
A man running a maternity centre has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh town after he teamed up with his daughter-in-law to perform a surgery that led to a woman losing her uterus.
JAIPUR| July 23, 2007
In an overdue drive against counterfeit drugs, the Drug Control Officers in Rajasthan simultaneously seized 40 samples of medicines in 13 districts as part of a coordinated action over the weekend. These samples will be put to rigorous tests to check their authenticity.
NEW DELHI| July 22, 2007
A court here has sentenced a practitioner of Ayurvedic medicine to five years' rigorous imprisonment for administering medicines which led to the death of a pregnant woman.
Panchkula| July 22, 2007
The Haryana Government on Saturday said it has introduced "no scalpel vasectomy" and enhanced its incentive amount to Rs. 1,000.
JAIPUR| July 20, 2007
Birth registration in Rajasthan, one of the low performing States, has gone up from 61.43 per cent in 2005 to 78.01 in 2006.
Puducherry| July 19, 2007
Anganwadi workers, who have been protesting against their mass transfer, continued their agitation for the 15th day in succession on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI |19 Jul 2007 IST, TNN
Clinical trials in India are all set to become transparent. Bringing an end to the days of hushed-up drug trials on illiterate patients, who were unaware of the experiment's real risks, the Indian Council of Medical Research is launching India's official Clinical Trials Registry on July 20.
LUCKNOW: 19 Jul 2007 IST, TNN
In order to streamline the public distribution (PDS) system, the state government has decided to computerise the entire transaction, including the lifting of quota and subsequent distribution by the ration shops, and put the same on the departmental website
Raipur | July 17, 2007 IST
As many as 178 newborn babies died at a government-run district hospital in Chhattisgarh during January-May 2007, Health Minister Amar Agrawal told the state assembly Tuesday
New Delhi | July 17, 2007 IST
Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Tuesday said that the flagship National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) programme, launched two years ago, had brought about an "unprecedented momentum for change" and would rejuvenate the country's health sector.
New Delhi | July 17, 2007 IST
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss on Tuesday said that the health sector has to keep up with the requirements of the developing nation
Koratpur (Orissa) | July 17, 2007 IST
With the backing of the UN and the Indian government, impoverished women in Orissa are battling malnutrition among children less than five years of age.
New Delhi | July 16, 2007 IST
A national forum for HIV positive women was today launched by a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Indian Network of People Living with HIV (INP+), to empower the affected women politically and socially.
KORAPUT| July 16, 2007
At least 17 persons, including 11 children, have reportedly died due to diarrhoea over a period of one month in Dasamantpur block of Koraput district .
NAGPUR: 15 Jul 2007, IST , TNN
Tests at the National Institute of Virology, Pune, have confirmed that 15 deaths in Vidarbha region were caused due to the dreaded Chandipura virus. Most of the victims were children below 15 years of age
Patna:15 July 2007, IST , TNN
The state government has admitted that almost all the toilets in various wards in PMCH are in critically bad situation
Kolkata:14 July 2007, IST, TNN
Barasat Hospital in North 24-Parganas turned into a battlefield on Friday after a newborn died at the maternity ward. Police had to resort to a lathicharge to disperse the angry mob.
Agartala | July 13, 2007 IST
At least 25 people have died of malaria in the last two weeks in Tripura with authorities using helicopters to send medical teams to remote areas, officials said Friday.
New Delhi | July 13, 2007 IST
Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss today said that the government is planning to get pregnancies registered in order to curb widespread incidents of female foeticide in the country.
New Delhi | July 13, 2007 IST
Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss today said that the government is planning to make the registration of pregnancies mandatory to help curb widespread female foeticide and reduce high infant mortality rate in the country.
Johannesburg | July 13, 2007 IST
The search for a new means of protection for women against HIV infection has been dealt a fresh blow after a study on the diaphragm conducted in South Africa and Zimbabwe found it offered no extra protection against the virus, it emerged Friday.
New Delhi: 13 July, 2007
The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued a notice to the Kerala Government seeking details about the outbreak of chikungunya in the State which claimed 40 lives, saying such incidents were a violation of the right to health.
Mumbai:13 Jul 2007, IST ,TNN
A patient's HIV-test result has created a storm in the Maharashtra government-run J J Hospital at Byculla in Mumbai.
Chennai | July 13, 2007 IST
A network of HIV positive people has launched a countrywide campaign to promote access to treatment for patients, saying northern India in particular lags behind in this respect
LUCKNOW: 12 Jul 2007, IST, TNN
A medical mobile unit equipped with latest medical gadgets and medicines would soon be pressed into service to provide medical facility to people living in far-flung rural areas.
NAGPUR: 11 Jul 2007, IST ,TNN
"Punish them," cries Archana Chaturvedi while recuperating at a city hospital. Suffering from multiple complications due to her HIV positive status, Archana came to know about the infection only after five years of her marriage to a Lucknow-based dentist.
NEW DELHI: 11 July 2007, IST ,TNN
Taking a call for well being of mothers in city, the state health department has decided to tie up with private hospitals and nursing homes
New Delhi | July 10, 2007 IST
The number of children receiving supplementary nutrition under a government scheme has registered a 70 percent increase during the last three years
Kolkata | July 10, 2007 IST
A 17-year-old girl died in the operation theatre of the Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital (CNMC) late Monday evening, triggering a mob fury as her family and associates alleged she was raped and murdered by the physicians who were to operate upon her.
MUMBAI:10 Jul 2007, IST, TNN
The days of 'pay it-forget it-claim it' of health insurance are numbered. What lies ahead, at least with India's largest general insurance player, New India Assurance, are sweeping changes of the kind Indians aren't used to.
Gorakhpur :July,9 2007
Separate wards would be earmarked for HIV/AIDS patients in the district hospital and Nehru hospital attached to the BRD Medical College here, Uttar Pradesh Director General Health L. B. Prasad said on Sunday.
CHANDIGARH: 8 Jul 2007
Local MP and Union Minister of State for Finance Pawan Kumar Bansal on Saturday said that the 'rich' private sector and the public sector should chip in their resources to ensure health for all.
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