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Mosquito-bite allergy cases swamp clinics 17.4.2014 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
This summer, it is not cases of malaria or chikungunya that are swamping the clinics of doctors, but mosquito-bite ...
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Dengue rise offsets Malaria control success in West Bengal (Cached) 13.4.2014 New Kerala: West Bengal
By Anuradha Dutta, Kolkata, Apr 13 : While Malaria and Kala-azar cases fell sharply, Dengue cases and deaths recorded a sharp rise in West Bengal in recent years, according to a report released here by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the state government.
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Health at the heart of climate change agenda 13.4.2014 Hindu: Kerala
Climate change may pose new challenges in disease control in the State: SAPCC
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Health Hub: The sting of the vector-borne 12.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
Diseases like Malaria and Dengu are on the wane but remain a threat
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Dabbawalas join hands with WHO 9.4.2014 Hindu: Other States
Campaign to spread awareness on malaria, dengue
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Dabbawalas campaign to raise awareness (Cached) 8.4.2014 Asian Age: Mumbai
The World Health Organisation country office for India, jointly with the health department of Maharashtra and the Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Charity Trust called for greater and focused attention to prevention and control of vector-borne diseases in India, namely dengue, malaria, chikungunya, lymphatic filariasis, kala-azar (also known as visceral leishmaniasis) and Japanese encephalitis. As part of the campaign, all the dabbawalas had tied tags containing awareness messages in thousands of dabbas that they deliver across the city. Aside from this, slogans were raised against the diseases. “We reach over 5 lakh people across Mumbai. I think that is why this message has been sent through us so that we can reach most of the workplaces and houses where we have been told most of the mosquito breeding ground exists,” said Raghunath Medge, spokesperson for the event of the dabbawala association. Dr Nata Menabde, WHO representative to India said, “Vector-borne diseases are affecting more than half of ...
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Dabbawalas tie-up with WHO for awareness on malaria, dengue 8.4.2014 Hindu: National
The Dabbawalas, the famous food delivery workforce in the metropolis, have joined hands with World Health Organisation to spread awareness about vector borne diseases like malaria and dengue among...
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Dabbawalas tie-up with WHO for awareness on malaria, dengue in Mumbai 8.4.2014 DNA: Recent Columns
The Dabbawalas, the famous food delivery workforce in the metropolis, have joined hands with World Health Organisation to spread awareness about vector borne diseases like malaria and dengue among Mumbaikars. Under the initiative, started since yesterday, the dabbawalas are delivering lunch boxes with specially created tags by WHO to make people aware about diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya, Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Charity Trust's former president Raghunath Medge said. "We have around 5,000 dabbawalas carrying lunch to about two lakh working people in Mumbai. There will definitely be more awareness among my fellow Mumbai citizens now due to our efforts. We have literally forced them to read our messages," Medge said. On teaming up with WHO, he said the dabbawalas wanted to ensure that Mumbaikars understand the value of their lives. "As hospitals and doctors are increasing nowadays, the number of people suffering from diseases is also increasing. Thousands of rupees are being spent ...
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'No Malaria Death in Karnataka in 3 Years' 8.4.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
There has not been a single death in the State due to malaria in three years, said N Shivasailam, Principal Secretary to the Department of Health and Family Welfare.
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Dengue fever has resurfaced: Govt 8.4.2014 deccanherald.com
Dengue, which was under control till 2012, has again resurfaced since last year, posing problems in urban and semi-urban areas, according to Department of Health & Family Welfare Principal Secretary N Sivasailam. Addressing the World Health Day at Bangalore Medical College, he said change in water storage practices and developmental activities has lead to health issues in urban and semi-urban areas. This year, World Health Organisation has declared World Health Day theme as: Vector borne disease: Small bite, big threat. He explained that though the disease had posed problem, the health and family welfare department took quick action to control the outbreak and prevented deaths due to dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome. Besides, he said in 26 districts, screeing for Dengue and Chikungunya viral infection was done free of cost. In addition to the same, it will be extended to four more districts, he said. Karnataka had achieved the 2013 target mentioned in National Health Policy with ...
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Dabbawalas campaign to raise awareness (Cached) 8.4.2014 Asian Age: Mumbai
The World Health Organisation country office for India, jointly with the health department of Maharashtra and the Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Charity Trust called for greater and focused attention to prevention and control of vector-borne diseases in India, namely dengue, malaria, chikungunya, lymphatic filariasis, kala-azar (also known as visceral leishmaniasis) and Japanese encephalitis. As part of the campaign, all the dabbawalas had tied tags containing awareness messages in thousands of dabbas that they deliver across the city. Aside from this, slogans were raised against the diseases. “We reach over 5 lakh people across Mumbai. I think that is why this message has been sent through us so that we can reach most of the workplaces and houses where we have been told most of the mosquito breeding ground exists,” said Raghunath Medge, spokesperson for the event of the dabbawala association. Dr Nata Menabde, WHO representative to India said, “Vector-borne diseases are affecting more than half of ...
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Steps to tackle vector borne diseases planned 7.4.2014 Hindu: Bangalore
Dengue fever, which was well under control in 2012, is now posing problems in urban and semi-urban areas due to change in water storage practices among other development activities said N. Sivasai...
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World Health Day observed in Chittoor 7.4.2014 Hindu: National
The medical and paramedical staff in Chittoor on Monday organised a public health awareness rally from the Government Hospital to the TTD Kalyana Mandapam, to mark World Health Day, keeping with WH...
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‘Small bites, big threat’ is World Health Day message 7.4.2014 Hindu: Madurai
As public health machinery gears up for the World Health Day that falls on Monday (April 7), the focus is on preventing vector-borne diseases. This year’s theme will be ‘Small bites, big threat’, a...
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On World Health Day today, focus on vector-borne threats 7.4.2014 Ahmedabad News, Ahmedabad City News | Cities News - Times of India
Vector-borne diseases kill nearly 10 lakh people worldwide every year. Small insects can pose health hazards if proper care is not taken against mosquitoes, flies, ticks and bugs - it is the central message of the World Health Day observed on April 7 every year to mark the foundation of World Health Organization (WHO) in ...
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Dengue Incidence Rising, Warns WHO 4.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
‘All Countries Should Control Vector Borne Diseases’
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40 % global population at Malaria risk : WHO (Cached) 3.4.2014 New Kerala: India News
Hyderabad, Apr 3 : Forty per cent of the global population are at risk of malaria in the WHO South-East Asia Region- home to a quarter of the world's population, according to WHO On World Health Day - April 7, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is urging countries to prevent and control vector-borne diseases including chikungunya, dengue, kala-zar, lymphatic filariasis and malaria, among others.
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Programme on vector borne diseases 3.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
Para medical students of health institutions will participate in a rally from the Bharathidasan Government College for Women to Kamban Kalai Arangam, Puducherry.
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Now, dabbawallas to spread dengue, malaria messages (Cached) 2.4.2014 TOI: Mumbai
Mumbai's 50,000-odd dabbawallas will tag a health message—‘prevent and control vector-borne diseases’—to each of the two lakh tiffin boxes that they carry throughout the ...
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Message drive by Mumbai 'dabbawalas' on vector-borne diseases (Cached) 2.4.2014 New Kerala: Maharashtra
Mumbai, April 2 : Mumbai's famed "dabbawalas" will join hands with the World Health Organisation to draw attention to prevention and control vector-borne diseases (VBD), an official said here Wednesday.
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