User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: STDs :: HIV
Last updated: Apr 29 2017 11:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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TB claimed 29 in Mizoram last year 29.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
TB claimed 29 in Mizoram last year
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Only 9% of ART patients gain from govt mediclaim scheme 29.4.2017 TOI: Goa
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HC comes to aid of HIV+ former lab tech 29.4.2017 Hindu: Delhi
He had accidentally pricked himself
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New policy to provide ART irrespective of clinical stage: Nadda 28.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Friday announced a new Test and Treat Policy for HIV, under which as soon as a person is found to be positive, they will be provided with ART irrespective of their CD count or clinical stage.
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Global med-tech firms, India locked in tussle after stent price sting 28.4.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Modi has taken more aggressive stance against multinational healthcare companies
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Centre to develop national strategic plan to eliminate AIDS 28.4.2017 DNA: Health
This will improve longevity, quality of life of those infected and will save them from many opportunistic infections, especially TB," Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda said.
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AIDS control programme running blind without enough testing kits 28.4.2017 Hindu: News
‘Test and Treat’ policy launched, but capacity for testing far short of demand
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Stent pricing pitches medical tech firms into spat with Centre 28.4.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Price caps put investments at risk, curbs innovation’
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Global medical-tech firms, India locked in tussle after stent price sting 28.4.2017 ET: Pharma
Modi has in recent years taken a more aggressive stance against multinational healthcare companies, announcing price curbs on drugs used to treat critical ailments.
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`Researcher' staged attack on himself to grab limelight: cops 28.4.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Surendranagar-based `researcher' Dr Mukesh Shukla, who claimed last week that he was attacked with a chemical spray and received a threat from ISIS, had concocted the whole story for publicity, police said today.A joint investigation by Surendranagar police and Cyber Crime Cell of Ahmedabad Crime Branch found that Shukla, who is in his 60s, himself prepared the `threat letter' written in Arabic, and later staged the `chemical attack', said Surendranagar Superintendent of Police Dipak Meghani.On April 21, Shukla, who claims to have conducted research on AIDS, lodged an FIR stating that three me
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Health Ministry launches ‘Test and Treat Policy for HIV’ 28.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
“As soon as a person is tested and found to be positive, he will be provided with ART irrespective of his CD count or clinical stage.”
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In Pics: Celebrating extraordinary women 28.4.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Gauri Sawant, who shot to fame for the Vicks advertisement was honoured with the I Am Woman Award.
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Delhi High Court to Centre: Ensure med care to HIV+ man ousted from job 28.4.2017 DNA: India
The Delhi High Court (HC) on Thursday directed the Centre to ensure proper medical assisstance to a 26-year-old man, whose services in a private city hospital were terminated after he was found to be HIV positive. A Bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra gave the directions while hearing a petition filed by the employee, who has challenged the discontinuance of his services. In the petition, the father of two children has stated that while working as a daily wager and assisting technicians at the hospital, he suffered three-four pricks from injections, following which he informed the hospital authorities but they did not pay any heed to him. He further said he contracted the disease on work. The petitioner had filed an appeal through his counsel Advocate Ashok Agarwal, challenging the order passed by a single judge who had ruled that the termination could not be challenged because it was not his fundamental right, being a contractual worker. The petitioner, who was ousted ...
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Survey: Most youth unaware of HIV causes 27.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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UN expresses concern over HIV prevalence in Karachi 27.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Pakistan should chip in with all resources available to contain HIV, a senior official of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has said, a media report said on Thursday.
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A story about a heart transplant wins Wellcome science book prize 27.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
A story about a heart transplant wins Wellcome science book prize
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Delhi HC notice on shortage of anti-HIV drugs in hospitals 25.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
New Delhi, April 25 (iANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on a petition alleging shortage of drugs to treat HIV/AIDS at certain hospitals in the national capital.
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Free health screening to start initially in 100 dist: Nadda 25.4.2017 DNA: Health
A new health policy ensuring universal and comprehensive health care would be in place shortly and adequate funds would be provided to the states for its implementation, Union Minister J P Nadda said today.
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Bodo groups extend blood bonds beyond kinship 25.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Bodo groups extend blood bonds beyond kinship
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New law to end denial, loss of jobs to HIV/AIDS sufferers 24.4.2017 deccanherald.com
People would not be denied jobs or their services terminated if they suffer from HIV/AIDS, as per a new law. Besides, those found propagating hatred against people suffering from such diseases will be punished with imprisonment of not less than three months and which can be extended to two years, with a fine of upto Rs one lakh. President Pranab Mukherjee has recently given nod to the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017, officials said today. A bill in this regard was passed in Lok Sabha on April 11. The Rajya Sabha had passed the bill on March 21. The new law provisions to safeguard the property and rights of HIV positive people. Those found disclosing HIV positive status of a person shall be punishable with a maximum fine of Rs one lakh. The Act prohibits any form of discrimination against persons suffering from HIV or AIDS in employment, educational institutions and in providing health care services. Such people shall not ...
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