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Ebola outbreak 'not out of hand', UN hea New York, June 28 (IBNS): The United Nations health agency and partners are working with the Governments of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to control an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, an official on Friday said, announcing an international meeting next week to agree on a coordinated regional response. 28-Jun-2014
Not proposed ban on sex education: Harsh New Delhi, June 27 (IBNS): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who created controversy with his sex education statement, on Friday denied that he proposed a ban on sex education. 27-Jun-2014
No moral problem with condoms: Harsh Var New Delhi, June 26 (IBNS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said he has no moral problems with condoms but believes marital fidelity is the best insurance in AIDS prevention. 26-Jun-2014
ConvaTec launches Advanced Wound Clinic Bengaluru, June 26 (IBNS): At least 15% of India's total diabetic population develops Foot Ulcers resulting in approximately 45000 lower limb amputations annually. India today is known as the Diabetes Capital of the World owing to which foot diseases are rapidly rising and pose a serious threat to individuals suffering from Diabetes. 26-Jun-2014
Harsh Vardhan meets US Secretary for Hea Washington, June 25 (IBNS): Union health Minister Harsh Vardhan has described his meeting with the United States Secretary for Health and Human Services Syliva Mathews Burwell in Washington on Wednesday as one of strategic importance given the commitment in both governments’ agenda for pro-poor and holistic public health services. 25-Jun-2014
VVMDRC hosts campaign against drug abuse Kolkata, June 25 (IBNS) Ved Vignan Mahavidyapeeth De-Addiction & Research Centre working since last 10 years on people suffering from chemical abuse Wednesday hosted a campaign on the eve of the International Day against Drug Abuse. 25-Jun-2014
Peerless Hospital trains resources in em Kolkata, June 25 (IBNS) “The gateway to any hospital is through its emergency department”, said S. K. Roy, Chairman of Peerless Hospital on the occasion of inaugurating the Peerless Institute of Emergency Medicine and Trauma Care Level I here on Wednesday. 25-Jun-2014
Wadhwani Foundation partner Narayana Hea Kolkata, June 24 (IBNS) Wadhwani Foundation, in collaboration with Narayana Health (NH), has announced the success of its skills training pilot program for NH's healthcare support staff. 24-Jun-2014
WHO Bulletin on 'BRICS and Global Health New Delhi/Kolkata, 23 June (IBNS): The June 2014 issue of WHO Bulletin devoted to the theme of 'BRICS and Global Health', a joint initiative of WHO Representatives in BRICS countries, was released on Monday amidst strong presence of participants from BRICS countries. 23-Jun-2014
Vardhan visits villages affected by ence Patna, June 22 (IBNS): Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan, who accompanied by Union Health Secretary Lov Verma and a team of officials, visited Bihar for three days till Sunday. 22-Jun-2014
"Community engagement key to tackling no Washington, June 20 (IBNS) Broader community-based engagement is vital to tackling non-communicable diseases – such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes – which are one of the major challenges for development in the 21st century, the President of the United Nations General Assembly stressed on Thursday. 20-Jun-2014
UN urges efforts to end female genital m New York, Jun 17 (IBNS): The United Nations human rights chief on Monday called for concerted efforts to urgently address female genital mutilation, calling it a form of gender-based discrimination and violence that must be eradicated if women, girls and their communities are to thrive. 17-Jun-2014
Sanofi, Medtronic to form strategic alli Paris , June 16 (IBNS) Sanofi and Medtronic, Inc. on Monday announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to enter into a global strategic alliance in diabetes, aimed at improving patient experience and outcomes for people with diabetes around the world. 16-Jun-2014
Don't wash chicken: UK warns its citizen London. June 16 (IBNS): Britain's Food Standards Agency (FSA) on Monday urged people not to wash raw chicken before cooking in order to avoid food poisoning. 16-Jun-2014
Tata Steel's distributors contribute Rs Kolkata, June 14 (IBNS) In an innovative fund raising initiative, Tata Steel auctioned the first set of four CR coils produced at the Jamshedpur Continuous Annealing and Processing Company Pvt Ltd (JCAPCPL), Jamshedpur, a joint venture of Tata Steel and Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corporation, among its Steelium distributors and raised Rs 1.1 crore which was contributed to the corpus of Tata Medical Centre in Kolkata recently. 15-Jun-2014
IFC invests in NephroPlus to improve kid Mumbai, Jun 13 (IBNS): International financial institution encouraging private sector development, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), recently invested USD 7 million in dialysis & kidney care provider NephroPlus, to expand access to high quality kidney care services in India. 13-Jun-2014
Jubilant Life Sciences announces price i Noida, June 12 (IBNS): Jubilant Life Sciences, a significant player in the Nutrition market on Thursday announced a price-increase of 9 percent for Niacinamide, with immediate effect, for non-contract customers and wherever existing contracts permit. 12-Jun-2014
Kolkata puffs the most in India: Survey Kolkata, June 12 (IBNS): Kolkata reports highest number of cigarette consumption (9-10 pieces per day), according to a latest survey. 12-Jun-2014
Somalia: UN calls for action to curb me New York, Jun 11 (IBNS): Voicing deep concern that outbreaks of measles have left thousands of children in Somalia at risk of disability or death, United Nations agencies on Tuesday called for urgent vaccination to tackle the highly contagious disease. 11-Jun-2014
RTIICS to host free of cost arthritis cl Kolkata, Jun 10 (IBNS): The department of Orthopedics at Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) has announced an Arthritis clinic for people residing in and around Kolkata on Jun 14 (Saturday) from 12 noon onwards. 10-Jun-2014
Dr Batra's introduces environmental and New Delhi, June 9 (IBNS): Homeopathy chain Dr Batra's, has introduced an environmental and respiratory allergy clinic named Dr Batra's Allertreat. 10-Jun-2014
UN urges greater commitment to end HIV/A New York, Jun 7 (IBNS): Despite significant gains, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is far from over, United Nations officials said on Friday, calling for greater political commitment, investment and innovation to end the global scourge. 07-Jun-2014
Midwives can prevent deaths among women New York, Jun 4 (IBNS): Midwives are the unsung heroes of maternal and newborn health, according to a new United Nations report released on Tuesday that urges greater investment in these vital healthcare professionals, who can prevent about two-thirds of deaths among women and newborns. 04-Jun-2014
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