New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Hundreds of medical students in the capital will go on a daylong strike Tuesday protesting the health ministry's decision to make one-year rural service mandatory.
Monday, November 26, 2007 8:28:24 PM
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) If India's Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and his party, the PMK, execute their plans on tobacco control successfully in Tamil Nadu, then it could be the first Indian state to become smoking-free five years from now.
Monday, November 26, 2007 4:11:20 PM
Bhopal, Nov 25 (IANS) Children should avoid junk food and instead increase their regular intake of green vegetables and pulses to improve resistance and develop good health, biotechnologist Manju Sharma advised students at an interactive session here Sunday.
Sunday, November 25, 2007 6:52:01 PM
Guwahati, Nov 25 (IANS) The Assam government Saturday suspended 135 junior doctors from the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) after they refused to attend to patients.
Sunday, November 25, 2007 6:48:24 PM
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian and the Pakistani cricketers came together for a noble cause to eradicate polio and gave drops to some children in a polio camp at the team hotel here Saturday.
Saturday, November 24, 2007 8:39:07 PM
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said here Friday the country is not equipped to handle natural disasters, and added that initiatives like a toll-free number, which will help one get access to an ambulance within 10 minutes, will change all of that in a few years' time.
Friday, November 23, 2007 8:31:49 PM
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Just like in India, migrant labour is one of the main causes for the spread of HIV/AIDS in neighbouring Bhutan and Bangladesh. In Sri Lanka, it is contracted mainly by child sex workers catering to Western tourists, while in Nepal it is spread largely by trafficked women returning from brothels in India.
Friday, November 23, 2007 8:37:04 AM
Shimla, Nov 22 (IANS) A premier vaccine research institute in Himachal Pradesh has stopped manufacturing the critical Japanese Encephalitis (JE) vaccine as it has failed to upgrade its laboratory to world standards.
Thursday, November 22, 2007 2:52:19 PM
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India's Department of Biotechnology is partnering the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to set up a Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) in India.
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 11:18:14 AM
Kozhikode, Nov 21 (IANS) Kerala's drive to tap ICT to fuel development is entering a new phase with a training programme on medical transcription set to be launched by the end of this month.
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 10:33:15 AM
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