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Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths: Drugs laced with rat poison killed 13 women

Nov 24, 2014

Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths: Drugs laced with rat poison killed 13 women

The Chhattisgarh government has confirmed that the medication given to the women was laced with zinc phosphide -- a rodenticide -- which was the reason for their deaths. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Congress #BJP #Health #Chhattisgarh #Sterilisation #Medical camps #rat poison #Sterilisation drive #Rodenticide #zinc phosphide #Ciprocin 500
Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths: 21 women discharged,17 still under treatment

Nov 23, 2014

Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths: 21 women discharged,17 still under treatment

A total of 21 women were on Saturday discharged from two hospitals in the district where they had been undergoing treatment along with several other women in the wake of botched sterilisation surgeries that claimed 13 lives. #India #NewsTracker #Chhattisgarh #Bilaspur #Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences
US: Doc with Ebola critical after returning home for treatment

Nov 17, 2014

US: Doc with Ebola critical after returning home for treatment

A doctor receiving care in the United States after falling ill with Ebola in his native Sierra Leone remains in extremely critical condition, the hospital treating him said on Sunday. #United States #NewsTracker #Sierra Leone #Ebola #Martin Sala #The University of Nebraska Medical Center #Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan
Chhattisgarh sterilisation: Why medical camps will continue to claim lives

Nov 14, 2014

Chhattisgarh sterilisation: Why medical camps will continue to claim lives

he practice of holding camps away from well-equipped hospitals and in makeshift arrangements to achieve targets for some national health programme is so common in the state that the death of 11 persons at a Bilaspur sterilisation camp does not surprise those familiar with the functioning of the healthcare system here. #Chhattisgarh #Sterilisation #Bilaspur #Medical camps
All upcoming AIIMS will have departments with special focus on ayurveda: Harsh Vardhan

Nov 07, 2014

All upcoming AIIMS will have departments with special focus on ayurveda: Harsh Vardhan

The nearly dozen upcoming AIIMS across the country will have huge departments of alternative medicine with a special focus on ayurveda, said Harsh Vardhan. #India #Medicine #Health #TheySaidIt #Health Minister #All India Institute of Medical Sciences #AIIMS #Ayurveda #Sumitra Mahajan #Harsh Vardhan

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with antiretrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV