User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Diseases :: Water-borne
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IDCF campaign in Manipur 4.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
IDCF campaign in Manipur
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‘Antibiotics not routinely recommended for acute diarrhoea’ 2.6.2018 Hindu: News
Supportive treatment is the mainstay, says expert
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5 dead in U.S. lettuce E.coli outbreak 2.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
This is the largest outbreak of its kind since a deadly E.coli outbreak in 2006 that was linked to spinach, CNN reported.
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KAVAC appeals Government to send adequate doctors at PHC 2.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
KAVAC appeals Government to send adequate doctors at PHC
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WHO gears up for monsoon in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh 1.6.2018 DNA: Popular News
With the onset of the rainy season, the WHO today said it is strengthening contingency measures along with health partners for the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh to minimise the health impact of the monsoon for nearly 1.3 million people living in Cox's Bazar. WHO Representative to Bangladesh, Bardan Jung Rana said WHO and health sector partners are working with the Bangladesh government to maintain life-saving primary and secondary health services for Rohingya refugees and their host communities in the ongoing rainy season. "Heavy rains, floods and cyclone are expected to further deteriorate the already suboptimal water and sanitation conditions in the overcrowded refugee camps, increasing the risk of infectious disease such as acute watery diarrhoea, cholera, hepatitis, dengue fever and malaria, among others," said Rana. As a preventive measure, a massive cholera vaccination campaign was conducted in May targeting one million people ? the refugees, their host communities and people residing in ...
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Health Ministry to immunize healthcare workers with Hepatitis- B vaccine 1.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
On directions of Union Health Minister Shri J P Nadda, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has taken a decision to vaccinate all healthcare workers who are at an increased risk of acquiring Hepatitis-B infection such as those involved in conducting deliveries, giving injections and exposed to blood or blood products.
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GSHSEB HSC Result 2018: Nearly 1.5L fail to clear English second language 1.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Class 12 General stream declared by Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) has revealed a worrisome picture as nearly 1.5 lakh students of the 4 lakh that appeared failed to clear English second language. Also, the overall pass percentage also witnessed a marginal drop. The overall pass percentage this year has been recorded at 55.55% as against 56.82% last year. Among the district that recorded highest pass percentage, Dangs has recorded 77.32% whereas Chhota Udepur retained its position of being lowest at 31.54%. Interestingly, girls yet again outshined boys with 74.78% as against 63.71% that of the boys. However, the pass percentage among girls was much better last year than this year. As against last year, when 83.58% girls had passed, this year only 74.78% have passed. Among medium, Gujarati medium students have not performed too well. Only 55.42% students have passed against 77.37% of English medium students. Massive increase in number of schools that recorded 100% ...
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Social workers change the world, not smiling celebrity faces: Big B 31.5.2018 General News
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes more than celebrities, social workers should be lauded for the efforts they make towards the welfare of the society."Just delivering pertinent written lines and presenting a smiling celebrity face is not going to change the world, but an effort is made, a beginning is visible and from there it takes its own course," Amitabh wrote on his blog."The ones that do the maximum work and who should be lauded and decorated the most should be the 'workers', who travel from destination to destination right into the interiors of the country propagating these campaigns to perfection."They are the true ambassadors, the true heroes of any such campaign... And regrettably, they are ones that get the least attention," he added.The 75-year-old further wrote: "Whether it is the Swachch Bharat, the Beti Bachao Andolan, the tiger, the elephant saves, TB, Hepatitis B, Diabetes and the many more that I work for... It must never be forgotten that the one that delivers and ..
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Nipah infections: Don't blame the bats alone, improve public health 30.5.2018 General News
Thiruvanathapuram, May 30 (IANS/Mongabay .com) The Nipah virus (NiV) infection has claimed 14 lives, from Kozhikode and Malappuram districts of Kerala in the month of May.
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Thoubal DC launches Intensified Diarrhoea Control Forthnight 30.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Thoubal DC launches Intensified Diarrhoea Control Forthnight
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Health Minister launched intensified diarrhoea control fortnight 2018 30.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Health Minister launched intensified diarrhoea control fortnight 2018
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City sitting on a powder keg of health crisis 30.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Kozhikode witnessing mounting number of fever cases in recent years
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Free Balochistan Movement demands denuclearisation of Pakistan 29.5.2018 General News
Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) held simultaneous protests, rallies, and awareness campaigns in different cities of the world on Monday, against testing of Pakistan's nuclear weapons in Balochistan in 1998.The protests were held on the 20th anniversary of the nuclear tests, codenamed Chagai-1. In the UK, the USA, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Canada, Norway and Sweden, the FBM activists highlighted the dangers of Pakistani nuclear weapons to Balochistan and to world peace. Protesters carried large banners and placards inscribed with slogans and pictures of affected people after the nuclear explosions.The FBM activists also distributed leaflets and explained the Balochistan situation to those who stood by and asked about the protest. Many passersby expressed their support and sympathy for the people of Balochistan and condemned Pakistani state atrocities against Baloch people.In Germany, members of Afghan, Ahwazi Arab and Sindhi communities also participated in the FBM rally and ..
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Mumbra coaching class owner held for sodomising minor 29.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Mumbra coaching class owner held for sodomising minor
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Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight launched 29.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight launched
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Zero child death due to diarrhoea: IDCF 2018 launched 29.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Zero child death due to diarrhoea: IDCF 2018 launched
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‘Washing of hands is an instant self-administered vaccine’ 29.5.2018 Hindu: News
Unicef estimates 594 million people in India do not have access to toilets
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Campaign to control child diarrhoe deaths launched 28.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Health department’s awareness drive will continue till June 9
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Steps taken to prevent diarrhoea 28.5.2018 Hindu: Coimbatore
To treat dehydration caused by diarrhoea, about 1.80 lakh children aged below five will be given oral rehydration salt during the Intensified Diarrhoe
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Nipah: State government issues advisory 28.5.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Taking serious note of illness and resultant deaths in Kerala in the last few days due to Nipah virus, the Department of Public Health and Family Welfare has issued an advisory in Madhya Pradesh. The state government has sent Government of India guidelines to all Chief Medical and Health officers and civil surgeons […]
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