User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: STDs :: Non-HIV
Last updated: May 21 2017 02:03 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Sexual assault victims lack support’ 20.5.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Study conducted across nine districts in State presents a disturbing picture
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Paper on Hepatitis B virus gene bags Cancer Research Foundation award 20.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Paper on Hepatitis B virus gene bags Cancer Research Foundation award
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Italy passes law obliging parents to vaccinate children 20.5.2017 Zee News : World
Italy's cabinet approved a law on Friday obliging parents to vaccinate their children against infectious diseases as politicians spar over a spike in measles cases.
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Just 2 doses of HPV vaccine cuts genital warts, cancer risk in girls 16.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
Just 2 doses of HPV vaccine cuts genital warts, cancer risk in girls
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Capsules 15.5.2017 BusinessLine - Specials
HEALTH AMBASSADOR Big B for WHO’s hepatitis campaign The World Health Organization has appointed Amitabh Bachchan as its Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia to boost awareness an...
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Amitabh Bachchan is WHO’s goodwill ambassador for hepatitis 13.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Amitabh Bachchan is WHO’s goodwill ambassador for hepatitis
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Generics cut cost of Hep care: Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh 13.5.2017 DNA: Top News
Generic drugs manufactured by Indian companies have significantly reduced the cost of Hepatitis treatment in the country, said the WHO. "This has helped strengthen India's fight against Hepatitis as the cost of treatment has come down from $85,000 to less than $120 here," said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO, South-East Asia Region. WHO on Friday announced Amitabh Bachchan as its Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis for the South-East Asia Region. An estimated 3.5 crore people in India are infected with Hepatitis B and close to 60 lakh have Hepatitis C virus. "Only 10 per cent of those infected are aware of their positive status and hence we believe that the number of patients could be much higher," Dr Singh said. "I lived with Hepatitis for years without being detected and by the time I was diagnosed, 75 per cent of my liver was already damaged," said Bachchan. Hepatitis leads to liver inflammation. While A and E type of virus are caused by ingestion of contaminated food or water, B, C ...
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Bachchan appointed WHO ambassador for hepatitis 13.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Will be the face of the awareness campaign in Southeast Asia
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Big B to lead WHO Hepatitis B fight 12.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Viral infection kills 4,10,000 people in south-east Asia every year
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Need government support to eradicate Hepatitis: Bachchan 12.5.2017 DNA: Health
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says government support is needed to come up with health related schemes and programmes to completely eradicate Hepatitis from the country.
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Amitabh Bachchan appointed WHO's goodwill ambassador for 12.5.2017 DNA: Health
The World Health Organisation today appointed Amitabh Bachchan as its goodwill ambassador for hepatitis in South-East Asia region to boost awareness and intensify action to arrest the epidemic.
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Amitabh Bachchan appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis 12.5.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Celebrated Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan, a Hepatitis B conqueror, was on Friday appointed the WHO Goodwill Ambassador for the Hepatitis awareness programme in southeast Asia region. He says nobody should suffer from the disease.
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6.6 kg tumour removed from sexagenarian’s abdomen 12.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Patient had undergone treatment for smaller tumours earlier
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'Taliban likely to gain ground in Afghanistan this year' 11.5.2017 TimesOfIndia
The Afghan National Security Forces would need sustained international support to prevent it from collapse, director of National Intelligence Dave Coats told members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence ruing over Kabul's political dysfunction and ineffectiveness.
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Kremlin says 'too early' to speak of thaw in Russia-US ties 11.5.2017 TimesOfIndia
The Kremlin said on Thursday it was too early to speak of a thaw in ties with Washington, a day after Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met US President Donald Trump.
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Racist attack: 4 Muslim women 'punched in face' in Australia 11.5.2017 TimesOfIndia
In bias-motivated crimes, four Muslim women in Australia were allegedly punched in the face by a 39-year-old journalism student from Paraguay.
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EU wants urgent talks with US over airline laptop ban 11.5.2017 TimesOfIndia
The European Union has demanded urgent talks with the United States over a possible extension of a ban on passengers taking laptops into the cabins of commercial aircraft to include some European countries.Industry sources have said airlines and airports have already been working on possible contingency measures.
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Tensions rise between Saudi rulers and clerics over cultural reforms 11.5.2017 Gulf News, Latest Middle East News Headlines & Live News Updates - Times of India
On the ground in Saudi Arabia, reform and social change are tangible. Whereas Saudis once dined in silence, with music deemed offensive to conservative ears, restaurants around Riyadh now play jazz and lounge music.
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Sri Lanka refuses permission for Chinese submarine to dock at Colombo port: Sources 11.5.2017 South Asia News Headlines, Latest South East Asia News and Live Updates - Times of India
Sri Lanka last allowed a Chinese submarine to dock in the capital of Colombo in October 2014, a move that triggered fierce opposition from India, which worries about growing Chinese activity in a country it has long viewed as part of its area of influence.
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Pakistan army, ISI pushing Sindh towards civil war: MQM chief 11.5.2017 TOI: Home
In a audio message, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain alleged that Pakistan army and ISI have "virtually taken control" of all Pakistan including Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and all Balochistan.
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