User: karuna Topic: Health
Category: TN Public Health
Last updated: Sep 13 2017 13:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Price of inequity 13.9.2017 FrontLine: Social Issues
Protests against NEET spill on to the streets of Tamil Nadu following the suicide of a Dalit girl in the State who scored high marks in the Plus Two examination but failed to get an MBBS seat. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
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Reader’s Mail (Tirunelveli) 11.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
FootpathIt is surprising to note the absence of footpaths in Tirunelveli and Palayamkottai. We can see people walking on the edge of roads risking their lives. Added to that is the indiscriminate and ...
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Climate change: More CO2 in atmosphere produces low-quality wheat, rice 11.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Roughly 60% of the protein content in the average Indian diet comes from cereals
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Dengue cases on the rise 30.8.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
634 cases reported in State so far this year
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Nearly 3,000 legal notices issued in anti-mosquito drive 26.8.2017 Hindu: News
‘They have empowered health workers’
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State of alert: there’s fever in the air 19.8.2017 Hindu: Chennai
A rash of cases across the State has turned the attention of public health managers to handling issues of hygiene and sanitation, in co-ordination with residents. Unless community participation is ensured, it will be difficult to tackle various viral strains, experts caution
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Despite ban, none booked for smoking in public in Tamil Nadu in 2 years 17.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Taking steps to prevent spread of vector borne diseases: TN 16.8.2017 DNA: Health
In a counter affidavit filed before the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court, Principal Secretary (Health Department) Radhakrishnan said awareness campaigns were being held throughout the state through various departments.
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DMK president Karunanidhi discharged after a minor procedure 16.8.2017 Deccan Herald - National
The grand old man of Indian politics and DMK president M Karunanidhi, who had underwent a tracheostomy process, was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday for a medical procedure. Cauvery Hospital executive director S Aravindan said the DMK patriarch was admitted for change of PEG tube (Percutaneous Endoscopic gastronomy). After the procedure was performed and a medical check up, the 94-year old Karunanidhi was discharged from the hospital. The nonagenarian leader has been keeping ill-health since October last year and had never made a public appearance after after he underwent a tracheostomy procedure for breathing problems. The former Tamil Nadu chief minister was first admitted to hospital in October last year for drug-induced allergy and was discharged later. However, again re-admitted to the hospital on December 15 following breathing problems and underwent a tracheostomy procedure, before his discharge on December 23. Since then Karunanidhi was undergoing medical treatment at his ...
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Tamil Nadu follows Jayalalithaa's welfare measures: CM 15.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said his government follows the footsteps of the late J. Jayalalithaa to implement various welfare measures initiated by her.
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Health-care overhaul 14.8.2017 Hindu: Letters
The bitter reality is that while we pat ourselves on the back for being one of the fastest growing economies of the world that has taken giant strides in science and even carved a niche for itself in ...
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Time ripe for a nutrition revolution: Prof M S Swaminathan 9.8.2017 DNA: Health
It was time for a nutrition revolution in India and it is important to work to achieve that to end malnutrition, renowned agriculture scientist Prof M S Swaminathan said here today.
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Time ripe for a nutrition revolution: MS Swaminathan 9.8.2017 ET: Agriculture
Stating that India was a country with the largest number of people with malnutirition in the world, he said this was despite adequate food production and availability of cereals.
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Students to get deworming tablets on Thursday 9.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
Thousands of students aged below 18 years will get deworming treatment on Thursday as part of a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development.
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Dengue prevention: 40 builders fined by corpn 30.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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To revamp and sustain Amma canteens 29.7.2017 Hindu: Home
The Amma canteens (the term in Tamil is ‘unavagam’) were started in the Chennai City Corporation area with the approval of the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayalaithaa, in 2012 at 407 places, ...
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HC directs State to reply on procuring masoor dhal 26.7.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Govt. stopped procuring and supplying it for noon meal programme in 2007
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Building owners asked to obtain licences 25.7.2017 Hindu: National
‘Will help in ascertaining fire safety’
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With 3,000 cases, Tamil Nadu records 32-fold jump in H1N1 in 6 months 24.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Govt. delineates 23,000 hectares for petrochemical complex 22.7.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Activists say the project will worsen the situation in Cuddalore, Nagapattinam
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