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Manipur to begin second round of culling
Imphal, Aug 1 (IANS) Close to 200,000 poultry have been culled in Manipur with the first phase of the drive against avian influenza likely to end Thursday as authorities decided to begin a second round of surveillance to stamp out birds from backyard farms.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 10:04:04 AM

Mobile clinics for tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Aug 1 (IANS) Mobile health clinics are to come up in tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh to make up for the lack of basic medical care in the impoverished regions.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 7:33:06 AM

Culling of birds ending but UAE bans poultry import (Lead)
New Delhi/Imphal, July 31 (IANS) Disease control authorities Tuesday announced the near-completion of the culling of chickens, ducks and pigeons in the northeastern state of Manipur in order to tackle an avian influenza outbreak even as the United Arab Emirates banned imports of poultry and poultry products from India.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 7:40:08 PM

Child protection units to be set up in all districts
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) All districts in India will have child protection units to prevent torture, stigma and social segregation of children including those infected with AIDS, Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 6:57:09 PM

Dettol makers to spread hygiene awareness in India (Lead)
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Reckitt Benckiser India Limited, the makers of popular antiseptic Dettol, is bringing global health experts to India to spread awareness about the importance of basic hygiene in preventing spread of diseases, particularly among vulnerable sections of society.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 6:11:49 PM

70,000 Indian children are battling AIDS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) One out of every eight children suffering from HIV/AIDS worldwide are in India.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 4:35:17 PM

Global hygiene council to spread awareness in India
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Reckitt Benckiser India Limited, the makers of popular antiseptic Dettol, is bringing a congregation of health experts from across the globe to India to spread awareness about basic hygiene, especially among the vulnerable sections of society and prevent diseases.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 4:34:12 PM

Health facilities improve after death of eight tribals
Raipur, July 31 (IANS) 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.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 1:23:24 PM

Culling of poultry nearing completion in Manipur
Imphal, July 31 (IANS) The drive against avian influenza in Manipur is nearing completion with close to 150,000 poultry culled in the past six days and no fresh reports of the virus spreading in other parts of the state, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 11:59:27 AM

Australia made a terrible mistake over Haneef: British MP
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Australian government has made a 'terrible mistake' and ought to apologise for detaining Mohammad Haneef, an Indian doctor, for nearly a month without any evidence to support his alleged link to the foiled British bombings, says Keith Vaz, an Indian-origin British Labour MP.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 9:31:55 AM

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