In this district where rural medical acces is still primitive, quacks and illegal medical stores have mushroomed in Mailu, Langsakham, Watijor, Howaipur and in areas adjacent to Howaipur rail station.
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(CNS): It is not only about preventing new births of thalassemic infants; about chelation, about blood transfusion and about availability of services needed; but also about preventing complications related to Thalassaemia.
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TB is a crisis of epidemic proportions. In 2013, TB killed 1.5 million people out of the estimated 9.0 million people who developed it.
06:04 Dec 12, 2014
The WHO reports that investigation of a recent surge in reported cases shows situation 'worse than expected' but Sierra Leone has reacted swiftly. Total Ebola cases have reached 17,942.
12:36 Dec 10, 2014
Flue vaccine production takes months AND sometimes the responsible agencies pick the wrong strain. The 2014 vaccine is not very useful and this looks to be a very bad year for the flu.
23:04 Dec 5, 2014
Globally, 370,000 million children are married every day. By 2020, an additional 142 million girls will be married before their 18th birthday.
22:21 Dec 5, 2014
The WHO reports Ebola incidence is increasing in Guinea, stable in Liberia and may be increasing in Sierra Leone. Here are country-by-country statistics.
15:00 Dec 3, 2014
A clinical article in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that those Ebola patients who survive to the 13th day after symptoms begin often ultimately survive.
18:44 Dec 2, 2014
The WHO releases a daily summary of Ebola-related numbers. Here are the updated statistics released on December 2.
14:42 Dec 2, 2014
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres released a statement regarding the world's slow response to the Ebola Epidemic and the international threat posed by the epidemic.
14:11 Dec 2, 2014
We have to find these missing people by reaching out to them as they are not coming to us on their own for a variety of reasons. We have to get them diagnosed and put on treatment. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organization
04:30 Nov 26, 2014
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia which eventually leads to death. It was first described by (and later named after) the German psychiatrist and neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer in 1906.
15:44 Nov 21, 2014
The journey from Beijing to Bangkok has been strenuous as well as rewarding. So it was in the fitness of things that a plenary session at the Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum on Beijing+20, organized by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Devel
13:51 Nov 19, 2014
Martha Rosenberg says Big Pharma has things exactly backwards, developing new diseases for its drugs, rather than developing drugs to cure existing diseases.
16:56 Nov 18, 2014
The Asian Century is underwritten by the exploitation of women, - Erwiana shares her lived experience of the struggle against oppression as a migrant worker.
16:19 Nov 16, 2014
With the ebola scare making headlines around the world and threatening the lives of many, more than 134 nations came together to pass a resolution pledging to tackle the deadly outbreak with urgency and vigor.
03:43 Nov 16, 2014
Bobby Ramakant says eliminating malaria from the Asia Pacific region in the next 15 years is an ambitious goal, a bold move by strong leadership on health security.
22:31 Nov 15, 2014
Twenty years on, there is still an overwhelming need to position gender equality, women's rights and women's empowerment at the heart of the global agenda.
22:54 Nov 14, 2014
The tobacco industry uses international trade agreements to force open new markets in low and middle income countries, to increase tobacco use and death.
13:49 Nov 7, 2014
(CNS): Foundation of HIV prevention is infact HIV testing said Dr Anthony Fauci of National Institutes of Health at the opening plenary (via video link) of the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P). But mobilizing people to go for voluntary and rep
23:33 Oct 31, 2014