User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Water-Borne-Diseases
Last updated: Nov 12 2018 20:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Nigeria: 175 people dead, 10,000 affected by ongoing cholera outbreak, says humanitarian group 12.11.2018 Scroll.in
The Norwegian Refugee Council attributed the quick spread of the disease to congested camps for displaced people and limited access to sanitation facilities.
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Want to save water? Give it a price 11.11.2018 Rediff: News
'In India, we are paying a price for not managing water as we are not willing to pay the cost for it.'
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Clean, cheap drinking water: How water ATMs in Delhi are bringing this precious resource to citizens 27.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Water ATMs installed and maintained by several private vendors in collaboration with the Delhi Jal Board and municipal corporations are providing purified potable water for as less as 30 paise a litre in certain areas, So, where are these and how do they function?
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Cyclone Titli: Toll in Odisha rises to 24; flood situation improves marginally in three districts 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
Special Relief Commissioner BP Sethi said villages in Mayurbhanj district are still flooded.
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Cases of Typhoid fever on rise at Moreh Hospital 6.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Cases of Typhoid fever on rise at Moreh Hospital
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One issue still clouding 2020 Olympic swimming venue... 5.10.2018 Rediff: Sports
Tokyo 2020 organisers are determined to stage Olympic swimming events in the city centre Odaiba Marine Park venue despite continuing confusion over the water quality.
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Why toilets remain aspirational for the urban poor despite subsidies 1.10.2018 Sify Finance
/IANS) A 65 per cent shortfall in subsidies is affecting Maharashtra's push to ensure a toilet in every urban household under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the nationwide cleanliness campaign, according to a study by CEPT University, Gujarat.
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What is traveller's diarrhoea? 30.9.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Consuming contaminated food or water can lead to this infection.
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No food, no medicine and little hope: The many challenges Rohingyas face 25.8.2018 Rediff: News
Lives "will once again be at risk" if funding is not urgently secured, United Nations officials have said on the eve of the first anniversary of a military crackdown that forced them to flee their country.
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Kolkata wins hearts with its street food, but how safe is it? 23.8.2018 Citizen Matters
A recent survey among over 2000 foodies in India has named Kolkata the best city for mouth-watering street food. While there is definitely no question mark over the taste, what about safety? Are there good stalls and bad stalls? Amrita Mukherjee studies the scenario up close.
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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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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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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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Nothing wrong with Byculla Jail food: FDA 25.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Nothing wrong with Byculla Jail food: FDA
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Mumbai: 84 Byculla jail inmates out of hospital, four new admitted 22.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
Four new inmates from Byculla jail were admitted to the government-run Sir JJ Hospital on Saturday after they too complained of vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea and subsequent dehydration. Eight inmates were taken to the hospital, but four were discharged after treatment in OPD. Meanwhile, 80 inmates – including a four-month-old baby – were discharged from the hospital. They were admitted on Friday for the same symptoms. Seven inmates from the earlier batch of 87 still remain in hospital. All inmates are in stable condition, said Dr Sanjay Surase, medical superintendent of Sir JJ Hospital. The investigation is still on for the cause of the outbreak. BMC cleared the prison's water supply of any contamination on Saturday after testing samples. An antibiotic called doxycycline was administered by jail authorities to some inmates on Thursday. While the drugs have been sealed and submitted for testing, Dr Padmaja Keskar, BMC's executive health officer, says as the same batch of drugs were distributed ...
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Mumbai: 87 inmates of Byculla jail sent to JJ hospital for nausea, diarrhoea 21.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
Eighty-five inmates of Byculla Women's Prison, one male prisoner and a four-month-old boy were admitted to Sir JJ Hospital on Friday morning for vomiting, nausea and diarrhoea. They had been ill since Thursday night. Though the condition of all the patients is said to be stable, they have been shifted to the disaster management ward. Two inmates — one is 24-weeks pregnant and the other, 26 weeks — have been shifted to the gynaecology ward. The baby boy, whose mother is also in hospital, is in the paediatric ward. According to the officers at Byculla jail, some inmates experienced stomachache on Thursday night and began vomiting, and were administered doxycycline. Soon, other inmates began showing the same symptoms. "They did not fall ill due to the antibiotic," Dr Wiquar Shaikh, medicine unit head at Sir JJ Hospital, said. "It looks like an outbreak of a monsoon-related ailment. We have taken their blood, urine, and stool samples and sent it for testing," he added. "It can be due to contaminated water or ...
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Medical camp held at Kwatha 5.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Medical camp held at Kwatha
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GTV Mission camps held 29.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
GTV Mission camps held
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