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UN health agency unveils sanitation and New York, Aug 28 (IBNS): The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday announced that it is strengthening water, sanitation and hygiene services to accelerate progress in eliminating and eradicating neglected tropical diseases by 2020 that affect more than 1 billion of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations. 28-Aug-2015
PM Modi inaugurates two-day "Call to Ac New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the two-day "Call to Action Summit-2015-ending preventable child and maternal deaths", organized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and the Ministry of Health, Government of Ethiopia, here on Thursday. 27-Aug-2015
India has eliminated maternal and neonat New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India has achieved a 'milestone' as the country has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus. 27-Aug-2015
Sierra Leone begins 42-day countdown to New York, Aug 27 (IBNS) Sierra Leone on Wednesday began its countdown to be declared by the World Health Organization as free of Ebola virus transmission as the West African nation's President described the release of the last patient treated for the disease at a treatment centre as "the beginning of the end of Ebola." 27-Aug-2015
Ebola response panel studying ways to en New York, Aug 27 (IBNS) A special United Nations international panel reviewing the role of existing international health regulations in the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is studying the use of possible sanctions and other mechanisms to ensure better compliance with what it described as "a very important legal instrument in order to improve the global health security." 27-Aug-2015
UNICEF organizes health and sanitation a Kolkata, Aug 25 (IBNS): UNICEF has conducted the first ever consultation program to address the health and sanitation crisis faced by women and children in West Bengal in collaboration with faith-based organizations. 25-Aug-2015
Ravi Shankar Prasad launches govt's SEHA New Delhi, Aug 25 (IBNS): Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology and Minister of Law and Justice launched the government's latest health and IT initiative called SEHAT ( Social Endeavour for Health And Telemedicine ) at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi on Tuesday. 25-Aug-2015
Ebola aftermath is 'best chance' to tran New York, Aug 25 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned that infectious diseases have become "a much larger menace" under the unique conditions of the 21st century with its unprecedented global travel volume of nearly 100,000 flights carrying 8.6 million passengers every day. 25-Aug-2015
Kolkata's Fortis Hospital launches 'Atta Kolkata, Aug 22 (IBNS) Cardiac arrest claims around 20 lakh lives annually in India alone and to advocate a change and bring about awareness, Kolkata's Fortis Hospital launched its latest program 'Attack The Attack' on Friday in Kolkata. 22-Aug-2015
Stem cell pioneer presented 'Woman Leade Kolkata, Aug 20 (IBNS): Inventor of human embryonic stem cell therapy, Dr Geeta Shroff, has been presented the prestigious 'Woman leader in Science' award at the 6th Annual Women leader India 2015. 21-Aug-2015
India to host 'Call To Action Summit 201 New Delhi, Aug 20 (IBNS): The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, on Thursday announced that India will host the global 'Call To Action Summit 2015- ending preventable child and maternal deaths', on Aug 27 - 28 in New Delhi. 20-Aug-2015
Changing habits and behaviours is key to New York, Aug 19 (IBNS) With one in five children still not receiving routine life-saving immunizations, and an estimated 1.5 million dying each year of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines, people who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are presenting a growing challenge for countries seeking to close the immunization gap, according to the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO). 19-Aug-2015
No new Ebola cases reported in Sierra Le New York, Aug 18 (IBNS): The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday announced that no new Ebola cases were reported during the most recent reporting period in Sierra Leone for the first time since the beginning of the outbreak in West Africa, thanks to strong community involvement and the thorough work of rapid response teams. 18-Aug-2015
CRY launches nation-wide campaign 'Heal New Delhi / Kolkata, Aug 17 (IBNS): In a small village in the district of South 24 Parganas in West Bengal, 7 month old Anwesha plays under the watchful eyes of her fruit-seller father and her mother. 17-Aug-2015
South Sudan: UN health agency ramps up e New York, Aug 14 (IBNS) As the battle against cholera outbreak continues in South Sudan, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners are boosting assistance to help children and the most vulnerable prevent and reduce the spread of further cases. 14-Aug-2015
At Security Council, top UN health offic New York, Aug 14 (IBNS) The deadly Ebola outbreak which ravaged West Africa for more than a year has demonstrated the increasing importance of emergency preparedness both in Africa and across the world, said two senior United Nations health officials who noted that if the current intense focus on case detection and contact tracing is maintained, the virus could be "soundly defeated" by year's end. 14-Aug-2015
Kolkata: Narayana Superspeciality Hospit Kolkata, August 13 (IBNS): Narayana Health Network on Wednesday announced the launch of NH Cancer Institute at Narayana Superspeciality Hospital in Kolkata. 13-Aug-2015
Priyanka Chopra emphasizes on stepping u Kolkata, Aug 12 (IBNS) UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra on Wednesday emphasised the importance of stepping up the fight against adolescent anaemia, regarded as a major health problem among adolescents in developing countries including India. 12-Aug-2015
20,000 kgs of Maggi instant noodles seiz Lucknow, Aug 11 (IBNS) The Uttar Pradesh Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seized 20,000 kgs of the two minute noodles from a Nestle warehouse in Lucknow. 11-Aug-2015
Bengal Oncology Foundation hosts panel d Kolkata, Aug 4 (IBNS) : While last week International-Oncology Society and American Psychosocial Oncology Society hosted World Congress on Psycho-Oncology 2015 in Washington, Bengal Oncology Foundation conducted a panel discussion on the same issue Tuesday evening at The Princeton Club. 04-Aug-2015
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