User: meerak Topic: Sanitation
Category: Sanitation :: Diseases
Last updated: Dec 15 2017 10:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Gas Cracker pollution under NGT scanner 15.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Gas Cracker pollution under NGT scanner
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It's poop heat in Kenyan slums -- and business too (Environment Feature) 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
It's really not a dirty business. They have adopted a simple, clean technology that turns human waste into an odourless renewable alternative to charcoal, which locals use to ignite their hearths and to keep themselves warm.
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Welcome condom ads ban: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights 12.12.2017 Latest News
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry had asked channels to restrict condom advertisements to late night between 10 pm and 6 am
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No condom ads from 6 AM to 10 PM; they're indecent for kids, says Modi govt 12.12.2017 News
It said such advertisements may be telecast between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. to avoid exposure of such material to children
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Living in a world of emerging microbial resistance 9.12.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
The presence of antibiotic resistance in the environment should worry us
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Healthcare for all 8.12.2017 Hindu: Opinion
We need an integrative approach for universal health coverage (“Universal health coverage is the best prescription”, Dec. 7). If schemes like the Integrated Child Development Services work together wi...
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Steps to prevent outbreak of waterborne diseases post Ockhi 6.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Toilets damaged beyond repair in over 600 houses; residents asked to disinfect interiors
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HSR residents walk seeking better amenities 4.12.2017 Hindu: News
Residents of HSR Layout dread the rains. For every time there is a downpour, the drains here overflow and homes get flooded. Also, sewage often gets mixed with drinking water supplied to the area. Ti...
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One in 10 medicines fake; diseases becoming untreatable: WHO 28.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An estimated one in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries like India is either "substandard or falsified", says a new research report from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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War against Rotavirus to get a boost 28.11.2017 HBL: Home
The war against diarrheal diseases is all set to get a boost as the Government has decided to introduce the indigenously developed Rotavac vaccine against diarrheal diseases in four more states inclu...
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Adverse male to female sex ratio major cause for concern: President Kovind 27.11.2017 DNA: Opinion
The adverse male to female sex ratio is a major cause for concern, President Ram Nath Kovind said today, and sought support from medical officers to the government's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' initiative. He also asked the medical officers to remain sensitive to the poor and the needy. "Our country is making rapid economic progress. Health and socio-economic indicators must gallop along with it," Kovind said. He said the disease burden in the country is undergoing change. "We have to tackle communicable diseases such as TB, malaria and dengue, and at the same time deal with the rising incidence of non-communicable diseases," the president said, addressing General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOS) of the second foundation course conducted by the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare. These GDMOS called on Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. Kovind said that to address these shifting health priorities, the government has after more than a decade come up with a revised national health policy. "The ...
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Immunotherapy drug shows promise in treating rare pregnancy cancer 27.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An immunotherapy drug has the potential to treat a rare pregnancy cancer belonging to a group of diseases called gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), results of a clinical trial show.
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Safer sanitation 21.11.2017 Hindu: Home
The writer (“More than just the counting game”, November 20) has raised a pressing issue of callous development of septic tanks, especially in rural India, which has jeopardised the health of people.
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The superbugs of Hyderabad 18.11.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Effluent from pharmaceutical companies contain high concentrations of antibiotics that are turning the city’s lakes and sewers into breeding grounds of drug-resistant superbugs. Priyanka Pulla reports on a terrifying threat that could hasten the end of the antibiotic era
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Bill Gates, Adityanath discuss sanitation, investment in Lucknow 17.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bill Gates, Adityanath discuss sanitation, investment in Lucknow
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From sanitation to IT sector: Bill Gates, Yogi Aditynath discuss key issues 17.11.2017 Latest News
Discussions were also held on reviving the agricultural sector through advanced technological measures like soil testing, seeding and so on
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Bill Gates commits to work with U.P. government on welfare schemes 17.11.2017 Hindu: Other States
Microsoft founder Bill Gates on November 17 expressed willingness to work with the Uttar Pradesh government on issues such as tackling tuberculosis, child malnutrition, maternal health, sewage treat...
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‘Double healthcare spending, focus on vaccines, pregnancies’ 17.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
For non-communicable diseases, public sector is not the best approach: Gates
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Invisible threat of antimicrobial resistance 16.11.2017 HBL: Opinion
The impact of pathogen resistance even to last-resort antibiotics can be alarming. This calls for a multi-disciplinary response
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Pseudo science abounds Krishi Mela 2017 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Krishi Mela is a platform for the latest technologies and developments in agricultural science, but pseudo science also found space at the event. From products like green coffee beans to reduce your ...
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