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Is discrimination against AIDS patients going the leprosy way?
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) At a time when India's HIV/AIDS numbers have been halved in heartening new findings, growing discrimination against HIV patients is causing worry to health workers and rights activists.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:27:52 AM

UN to Indians: What kind of men are you if you can't save your wife? (July 11 is World Population Day)
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Nearly 20 percent of women dying in childbirth around the globe are Indians and the United Nations - on the eve of World Population Day - has called upon Indian men to become partners in improving maternal health.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 7:45:17 PM

70 percent more children benefit from nutrition scheme
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The number of children receiving supplementary nutrition under a government scheme has registered a 70 percent increase during the last three years.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 7:33:20 PM

Girl dies in operation theatre, rape theory triggers violence
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl died in the operation theatre of the Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital (CNMC) late Monday evening, triggering a mob fury as her family and associates alleged she was raped and murdered by the physicians who were to operate upon her.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 6:18:11 PM

Probe ordered into Chhattisgarh student deaths
Raipur, July 9 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has ordered a probe into the deaths of three tribal children due to food poisoning at a private boarding school in Durg district, an official said Monday.

Monday, July 09, 2007 2:15:24 PM

Anti-rabies badge for Patna stray dogs
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Stray dogs in Patna will now be vaccinated against rabies and wear badges proclaiming that they are free from the deadly disease, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, July 08, 2007 2:56:59 PM

Ships on health mission in Assam
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With vast parts of rural Assam still deprived of modern health infrastructure, a private initiative is taking medical care by ship to the remote islands of the river Brahmaputra.

Sunday, July 08, 2007 8:36:09 AM

Making for confident schoolgirls, the sanitation way
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Girls in Tamil Nadu villages need no longer be embarrassed about going to school during their monthly menstrual cycle. In some areas the state has introduced toilets with incinerators to dispose of sanitary wastes hygienically.

Sunday, July 08, 2007 8:27:42 AM

Singapore firm launches MBBS programme in eastern India
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Keeping up with the rising demand for medical professionals in India, Singapore-based medical placement company Health Care Management International (HCMI) Saturday launched a programme here for eastern India.

Saturday, July 07, 2007 6:48:27 PM

Experts challenge new India HIV estimate
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) As India halves its AIDS scare by decreasing the HIV-infected population from 5.2 million to 2.5 million, non-governmental experts said that just reducing the number without proper justification is creating doubt in the civil society.

Saturday, July 07, 2007 6:23:19 PM

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