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Pregnant women's contest to curb infant mortality
Indore, July 19 (IANS) It's a competition for women all right but sans glamorous clothes, high heels and choreographers! Some slums in this city have organised a pregnant women's contest with the aim of reducing infant mortality.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 9:22:20 AM

10 million births still go unreported in India
Jaipur, July 18 (IANS) Inspite of a law in place, the level of birth registration in certain parts of India is not satisfactory. Of the 26 million children born every year, 10 million still go unregistered.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 3:39:16 PM

Kerala ready to invite WHO to study fever outbreak
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi Wednesday said the government was not averse to inviting the World Health Organisation (WHO) to study the outbreak of a mosquito borne fever in the state that has claimed 173 lives this year.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 2:35:44 PM

178 newborn babies died in five months at Chhattisgarh hospital
Raipur, July 17 (IANS) As many as 178 newborn babies died at a government-run district hospital in Chhattisgarh during January-May 2007, Health Minister Amar Agrawal told the state assembly Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 9:27:52 PM

Rural health mission has brought about change: Ramadoss
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Tuesday said that the flagship National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) programme, launched two years ago, had brought about an 'unprecedented momentum for change' and would rejuvenate the country's health sector.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 8:16:57 PM

Fortis plans multi-speciality hospital in Jaipur
Jaipur, July 17 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare plans to set up a super speciality hospital in Jaipur as part of its initiative to expand its operations in Rajasthan.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 5:38:16 PM

Kerala institute to hold seminar on drug discovery
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) will organise an international seminar here later this month to impart knowledge of advanced modelling techniques in drug discovery to chemists and life science experts.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 3:25:25 PM

Hairy boy bets on laser treatment for cure
Sangli (Maharashtra), July 17 (IANS) A 11-year-old boy has hair growing all over his face and body, a rare medical anomaly. And doctors say that laser treatment or plastic surgery is the only way out.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 1:14:56 PM

Feeding programme gives hope to tribal mothers
Koratpur (Orissa), July 17 (IANS) With the backing of the UN and the Indian government, impoverished women in Orissa are battling malnutrition among children less than five years of age.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 9:50:24 AM

Kashmir battles alarming increase in suicides
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) There has been an alarming rise in the number of suicides ever since a separatist campaign erupted in Jammu and Kashmir way back in 1989. Unfortunately, most such incidents have gone unnoticed.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 9:49:55 AM

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