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$11 mn grant to fight maternal mortality in India, Nigeria
New Delhi, Oct 19 (AINS) MacArthur Foundation, a Chicago headquartered charity, will invest $11 million to fight maternal mortality in India and Nigeria, which together account for nearly 35 percent of maternal deaths worldwide.

Friday, October 19, 2007 9:01:06 PM

Medical negligence: AIIMS surgeon's license may be cancelled
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Senior cardiologist at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Sampath Kumar is getting entangled in the turf war between Health Minister A. Ramadoss and the institute's director P. Venugopal, and may soon lose his license for alleged medical negligence.

Friday, October 19, 2007 8:15:06 PM

Over two dozen dengue cases in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Oct 18 (IANS) Over two dozen people in Madhya Pradesh are suffering from dengue fever as the potentially fatal disease spread to Indore division after Jabalpur, health officials said.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 7:53:57 PM

AIIMS suspends surgeon, apparently for proximity to Ramadoss
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The bitter tussle between Health Minister A. Ramadoss and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) director P. Venugopal escalated further Thursday after the latter suspended head of Cardio Thoracic department Sampath Kumar for alleged medical negligence.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 2:41:13 PM

Medical experts hopeful of developing cancer vaccine
Agra, Oct 18 (IANS) Researchers and medical experts have expressed hopes of a major breakthrough in cancer treatment soon with the development of vaccines for various forms of the disease.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 10:36:42 AM

Mother India is hungry: say experts (Lead)
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) India is among the hungriest countries in the world today and India's girl children and women are the most hungry among the people, experts here said on the occasion of World Food Day Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007 6:53:08 PM

Call to shift focus from food to nutrition security
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Stop crunching numbers and release nutrition from the confines of pie charts, experts here said on the occasion of World Food Day Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007 6:33:08 PM

Katha helps spread dengue awareness
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Publishing house Katha Monday organised a dengue awareness rally in south Delhi in association with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to disseminate information about the disease that claims scores of lives in the capital every year.

Monday, October 15, 2007 7:21:50 PM

Sexual and reproductive health conference to focus on youth
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With one in five people in Asia in the age group of 15-24 years, the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSH) focuses on the youth to address crucial issues related to sexuality and health in their lives.

Monday, October 15, 2007 4:39:45 PM

Mediclaim cannot be rejected on assumptions: court
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) A consumer court here has ordered a state-owned insurer to pay Rs.30,000 towards a health cover policy that had been rejected on the ground that the claimant had hidden her affliction while buying the policy.

Monday, October 15, 2007 4:38:28 PM

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