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Last updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:38:03 AM

Hameoutsav held in Delhi to create awareness about haemophilia
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Aimed at creating better awareness and knowledge among the haemophilic community and the public, an awareness walk cum event HAEMOutsav 2014 was organised here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:12:17 PM

Health workers from 10 states awarded
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Health workers from 10 states, including high-focus Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, have been awarded for their contribution in providing effective healthcare in rural India, an official release said here Monday.

Monday, April 14, 2014 8:14:04 PM

Keeping fit and healthy in a strenuous campaign (Election Special)
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Touring thousands of kilometres, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, a diabetic, at times doesn't even get time to eat or take his insulin shots. But doctors and experts caution that despite the back-breaking campaign schedules,

Sunday, April 13, 2014 1:10:05 PM

Strategy needed to control non-communicable diseases: Experts
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

Polling stations in Delhi to be no-smoking zones
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's Dabbawalas deliver WHO messages with lunch boxes
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

Simple preventive steps can control vector-borne diseases
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

Address vector-borne diseases: WHO
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

Cast your vote and get discount in hospitals! (Election Special)
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

'United effort needed against vector-borne diseases in South Asia'
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

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