New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) There is a need for a coherent strategy to control non-communicable diseases in the country with a special focus on alcohol consumption, experts said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 7:20:05 PM
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has declared all polling stations in Delhi, which votes for the Lok Sabha election Thursday, as no-smoking zones, an official release said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 7:20:04 PM
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Mumbai's iconic 5,000 dabbawalas Monday delivered WHO messages on prevention and control of vector-borne diseases along with their lunch boxes to mark the World Health Day Monday, an official said.
Monday, April 07, 2014 8:44:09 PM
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Simple preventive measures like improving access to safe drinking water, proper sanitation facilities and checking growth of pathogens like mosquitoes and sand flies can control vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria, experts said Monday.
Monday, April 07, 2014 7:04:09 PM
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Friday called for strengthening the health system across India to address the threat of vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria.
Friday, April 04, 2014 6:52:17 PM
Jaipur, April 4 (IANS) Cast your vote and get a discount on medical treatment in some Rajasthan hospitals. This is yet one of the more innovative methods being adopted to get people to the polling booth in the coming elections.
Friday, April 04, 2014 2:12:16 PM
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria still have a significant impact on the socioeconomic status of countries in south Asia, the WHO said Thursday, calling for a united effort against them.
Thursday, April 03, 2014 8:44:03 PM
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung Wednesday reviewed the healthcare facilities for women and children at a hospital here.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 8:26:05 PM
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Risks associated with cardiovascular diseases, especially high salt intake, will be discussed at a global conference on heart disease, a release said here Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 7:50:06 PM
Guwahati, April 2 (IANS) A leading non-profit organisation working in the field of public health has requested poll officials in Assam to prohibit smoking in all polling booths in the state during the three-phased polls starting April 7.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 7:18:03 PM
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