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Sri Lanka’s tour of Zimbabwe: Pacer Suranga Lakmal returns to squad for two-match Test series 14.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Both Tests will be held in Harare, the first from Sunday and the second starting on January 27th.
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Nambol Bora Festival begins 11.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Nambol Bora Festival begins
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PM Modi puts BJP lawmakers on a neo mission - Eradicate Leprosy 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the BJP lawmakers to rededicate themselves to social service in a mission mode and said that it is high time all stake holders work sincerely to eradicate leprosy in the country. "Prime Minister Modiji today gave a clarion call to BJP MPs at the weekly meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Party to work on mission mode and in groups to eradicate leprosy," Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi later told reporters. Mr Joshi said Prime MInister gave the example of Mahatma Gandhi who had once on invited to 'inaugurate' a leprosy hospital had said, "I would like to come put the shutters down of that hospital". "That was Gandhiji's thought. He strongly believed that India should be leprosy free and therefore this can be our mission," Mr Modi reportedly told his party colleagues. "This he (Prime Minister) said can be done in addition to the parliamentary job of elected MPs," a party source said. Sources further said the meeting also focused on the ...
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Stay safe this monsoon 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
It’s been a bit since the rains have hit our city and the clouds have been generous so far. So did you soak yourself in the first showers of these monsoons? Or take a stroll down your lane and let the pleasant breeze hit your face? The sudden change in weather that this season brings is always welcome; specially post the scorching summer heat. But while the monsoon comes as an awaited season round the year, it is also a fertile one for most germs and diseases to spread. With a few precautions, you can enjoy a healthy monsoon.  Watch the water: Come rains and water borne diseases are always on a surge. Boil or filter it, but ensure that you consume water that is absolutely clean. Prevent the purchase of water from outside, however, if it is essential pick up packaged drinking water only. “It is important to clean your filter often. Majority of the people never do this,” says Mumbai based physician Dr. Jay Vora. A heavy downpour leads to water that often remains stagnant and becomes a breeding ground for ...
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Dengue threat; Health Officers sensitized 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhilai, (CNS) The change is season has created favorable atmosphere for outbreak of dengue and other seasonal diseases. After suffering a major tragedy last year, the administration and health department are leaving no stone unturned to avert outbreak of such diseases this year. Two of the suspected cases of dengue are recuperating at JLN Hospital in Sector 9. With dengue threat looming large in the district, the district administration, on Thursday, conducted a meeting of the Health Officers for sensitizing them over the issue. During this day-long training session, the officers were detailed about the ways of preventing the outbreak of dengue and measures that are to be taken for protection from this disease. Programme Officer Dr Khemraj Sonwani stated that cleanliness plays a vital role in keeping dengue away. Training Officer Dr Jain detailed the officers regarding the precautions for preventing the dengue, malaria and other diseases. Doctors of all the sub-health centers of the district attended ...
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Two-day workshop on 'smoke free Hyderabad' begins 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Hyderabad A two-day workshop was organised by the department of city police Hyderabad for capacity building of Police officials (Law enforcers) under mission 'smoke free Hyderabad'. This was supported by Department of Health and Family welfare, Govt of Telangana and International Union against Tuberculosis and lung disease, New Delhi. Hyderabad City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar, who inaugurated the workshop said that Hyderabad is organizing 50th World Lung Conference on Lung Health from October 30 to November 2 and for the first time India is hosting the conference. In 2017, 410,000 people died from TB in India. Telangana reported 45,160 new cases of TB, with 30 percent of the total accounted for in the Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts. The theme of conference resonates strongly with TB, but it also raises the serious concern with tobacco use as a research says that 40 per cent tobacco users are vulnerable towards TB infection. About 6000 delegates from 130 countries were expected ...
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AIDS conquered 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The dreaded disease AIDS considered as uncurable as the Medical Science has no cure of it, now conquered. Two patients one of Germany and another is from London who been completely cured of AIDS. All countries including India are spending huge amount to minimize it by awareness campaign. Now only cancer remains to be conquered. Some decades ago the tuberculosis (TB) was incurable disease. But now it is totally curable. In India its eradication drive is going to wipe it out from India like small pox, plague. But it is curable if the patients take the medicines regularly for six months. But people are not serious and on feeling some relief they are not regular in taking medicines or stop it. That result in tuberculosis becoming more serious form and it require more prolonged treatment with heavy dose and more time to eradicate it.
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World Tuberculosis Day 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
TB rate goes down in past decade; universal health coverage key to faster progress Manila, A new estimate by World Health Organization (WHO) for Western Pacific Region show a 14 per cent reduction in the incidence of tuberculosis (TB).However with 1.8 million people infected annually in the region, much more needs to be done. On the World Tuberculosis Day on Saturday, WHO has appealed governments of all nations to provide citizens access to TB testing and treatment as part of universal health coverage. “The TB rate is coming down in the Region, but it’s not happening fast enough. We need to do much more to achieve our goal of ending the epidemic once and for all,” says Dr Shin Young-soo, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific. The region has seen progress, with TB treatment coverage increasing to 76 per cent in 2016 from 69 per cent in 2007. The TB mortality rate in the Region (5 per 100 000 population in 2016) remains much lower than the global average (17 per 100 000). More than 90 per cent ...
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India's focus on preventive ways of healthcare recognised around world: PM 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, India's focus on curative, promotive and preventive ways of healthcare including Ayurveda and Yoga have been recognised around the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday and announced that the country would work towards ending Tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals health targets. Speaking at the Delhi End TB Summit here, the Prime Minister said India has set the goal of eradicating Tuberculosis by 2025 - five years earlier than the World Health Organisation (WHO) aim. He said with the principle of 'treat every TB patient best at the very first opportunity', the government was engaging private sector in its schemes and policies.'We have had a long journey in eradicating TB and have not been totally successful n wiping out the disease so a change in approach was required,' he said. TB free India Campaign will take the activities of National Strategic Plan for TB elimination forward in mission mode, the Prime Minister said.India will play a ...
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IMI today 6.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
IMI today
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Statewide vaccination drive against JE soon 5.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Statewide vaccination drive against JE soon
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Research to be conducted on Cancer risk factors: Dr Rajo 4.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Research to be conducted on Cancer risk factors: Dr Rajo
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'We Did Work, They Took Credit': Union Minister's Swipe At Arvind Kejriwal 1.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a scathing attack on the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress for allegedly inciting violence in Delhi against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Mr Javadekar said...
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Health 2019: Diabetes, One Of The Fastest Growing Diseases Of The Decade 30.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Health 2019: With over 77 million, India records the second largest number of people living with diabetes worldwide and the figures keep increasing every year. To fight this condition there is a need...
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World Stroke and Diabetes Day observed 28.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
World Stroke and Diabetes Day observed
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He Survived One Of The Deadliest Disease Known To Medicine. His Story 28.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
When they wheeled Preston Gorman into a light spring breeze outside the National Institutes of Health nearly five years ago, he was, medically speaking, among the most fortunate people on the planet.
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IDC to tackle diseases at JNIMS soon 27.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
IDC to tackle diseases at JNIMS soon
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353 acute encephalitis syndrome deaths in State till Dec 24 this year 26.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
353 acute encephalitis syndrome deaths in State till Dec 24 this year
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V-P suggests setting up more Geriatric Departments in medical colleges 21.12.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said there was an urgent need to set up more Geriatric Departments in medical colleges across the country in view of the increasing population of the elderly. Addressing the gathering after releasing the book, ‘Health and Well Being in Late Life: Perspectives and Narratives from India’ […]
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Green Tea May Be Beneficial In Dealing With Tuberculosis (TB); Says Study 19.12.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
A natural antioxidant that is found in large quantities in green tea, could fight the tuberculosis bacteria. The compound called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) may interfere with the growth of a...
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