User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Water-borne
Last updated: Aug 17 2018 10:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mumbai: Two die in separate incidents due to waterborne diseases 17.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Mumbai: Two die in separate incidents due to waterborne diseases
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Drugmaker Cipla's Ugandan unit prices IPO 14.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
The Ugandan unit of Indian drugmaker Cipla priced its initial public offering on Tuesday at 256.5 shillings per share, aiming to raise $45 million from its listing on the Kampala stock exchange next month.
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289 water samples failed lab test in July: AMC 14.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Water sample collected by the health department of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) failed laboratory test in July, officials said on Monday. Around 3,686 water samples were collected in July, out of which 289 samples failed bacteriological test. Incidentally, July saw the highest number of water samples fail bacteriological test this year so far.  “We regularly collect samples of water from the pockets where cases of water-borne diseases are being reported repeatedly,” said Dr Bhavin Solanki, in-charge medical officer of health, AMC. “Some of the pockets of Behrampura, Gomtipur and Damilimda have more water borne cases compared to other pockets. These areas have water contamination issue due to age-old drainage system. In some places, people use motors to get water which also results in water contamination.” According to the official, south zone is most affected in terms of reporting cases of water-borne diseases. Danilimda and Behrampura are in the south zone. Moreover, maximum water samples ...
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Two held as two Patna home inmates die 13.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
The police detained two persons and questioned them on Sunday, two days after a girl and a woman died at a shelter home in Patna in mysterious circumstances.   Patna District Magistrate Kumar Ravi and Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaaj are monitoring the case. The police were informed about the deaths on Sunday morning. According to a functionary of Aasra Grih, run by NGO Anumaya Human Resource Foundation, a 17-year-old inmate and another aged 41 complained of diarrhoea and high fever, respectively. They were prescribed blood tests and medication by a doctor. Later, they were taken to Patna Medical College and Hospital when their condition deteriorated.  However, the PMCH administration said the they were dead by the time they reached the hospital. “We informed the police and conducted a postmortem as per the usual protocol. The reason for their death will be confirmed only after the autopsy reports are in,” said PMCH superintendent Dr Rajiv Ranjan. The Patna DM has formed a medical board for ...
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Bihar: Medical board constituted to investigate death of two inmates at Patna shelter home 12.8.2018 Zee News : India National
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Law and Order (Patna), Manoj Kumar Sudhanshu said according to the Rajiv Nagar shelter home authorities, the two inmates -- aged 17 and 21 years -- were taken to the hospital following complaints of diarrhoea and high fever.
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Two Inmates Died At Patna Shelter, Employees Stayed Tight-Lipped: Police 12.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Two inmates died at a shelter in Bihar, their postmortem was also conducted at Patna Medical College, but the officials of the state-run home didn't bother to inform the police. A 40-year-old woman...
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Health Programmes/Schemes 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Health being a State subject, the Central Government supplements the efforts of the State Governments in delivery of health services through various schemes of primary, secondary and tertiary care. Names of such Central Sector and Centrally Sponsored Schemes of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare are at Annexure.
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Healthcare services a distant dream for people in char villages 9.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Healthcare services a distant dream for people in char villages
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Health workers in Congo being vaccinated against Ebola: WHO 8.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Vaccination of health workers against the deadly Ebola virus has begun in the Democratic Republic of Congo to try to halt an outbreak in the volatile east of the country, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
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Easy on the Nordic oysters: Bacteria flourishing in warmer fjord waters 7.8.2018 Reuters: World News
The southern Nordic fjords are heating up as Europe boils, and bacteria there are flourishing, infecting swimmers and seafood, including oysters that can take months until they are safe to eat again, Norway's food safety authority said.
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Outside defecations causing chronic infections 7.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS) in 2017 done by World Bank, 77% of the household were found to have access to the toilets during the survey period.   The administrative data available on Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin portal, the sanitation coverage is 89.4% as on date.
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Swachh Bharat Gramin programme has done remarkably well: WHO report 4.8.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, According to a WHO (World Health Organisation) report, ‘Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin(SBM-G), a key programme of the Modi government, has performed positively since its beginning in terms of averting deaths and expansion of sanitation coverage in the country since its beginning. Till August 2 this year, country’s rural sanitation coverage has seen remarkable […]
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Licensed water trolleys in north Delhi found `violating` health norms 3.8.2018 Zee News : India National
Generally parked on pavements or other public places, these facilities cater to people, especially the lower-income group in quenching their thirst. 
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WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate 3.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Yemen may be on the brink of a new wave of cholera, with a heightened death rate because of widespread malnutrition, and the United Nations is hoping for a ceasefire in northern Yemen to allow for vaccination, the World Health Organization said on ...
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Odisha Man Carries Sister-In-Law's Body On Bicycle 3.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
A man had to carry the body of his sister-in-law on a bicycle for her funeral in Odisha's Boudh district as no one came forward to help him.
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Uganda's Cipla Quality Chemical Industries says plans IPO, listing 2.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Ugandan drugmaker Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Ltd said on Thursday it plans an initial public offering and a listing on the East African country's stock exchange.
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Cooking Oil Coating On Food Processing Equipment May Prevent Bacteria: Study 1.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
According to the findings published in the journal-ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, cooking oil coating prevents bacteria from growing on food processing equipment
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Chipotle slumps 9 percent after Ohio outlet linked to food poisoning complaints 1.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
More than 100 people said they had fallen sick after eating at a Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurant in Ohio, sending shares of the burrito chain down as much as 9 percent on Tuesday.
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Yakult promises intestinal health and better immunity with its unique probiotic LcS 31.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 31 (NewsVoir): Probiotic Giant Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd. conducted an informative and interactive outreach program on the health benefits of Probiotics and Yakult, the globally
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Mumbai: Second teenager dies due to leptospirosis in July 31.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Mumbai: Second teenager dies due to leptospirosis in July
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