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Contaminated meat China shuts down factory supplying McDonalds, KFC

Jul 21, 2014

Contaminated meat China shuts down factory supplying McDonalds, KFC

A China television channel, which reported the original allegations, said workers at the plant mixed expired meat with the fresh product and deliberately misled quality inspectors from McDonald's. #food #World #China #McDonald's #NewsTracker #Health #Shanghai #Public health #KFC #Safety #Contaminated meat
There he goes again: Dr Harsh Vardhan advocates banning sex education in schools

Jun 27, 2014

There he goes again: Dr Harsh Vardhan advocates banning sex education in schools

Dr Harsh Vardhan's personal website notes in his views on education, "So-called 'sex education' to be banned. Yoga to be made compulsory." #BJP #TheySaidIt #Sex education #RSS #Public health #Condoms #Dr harsh Vardhan #Fight against AIDS #Sex Ed
UP encephalitis epidemic: It's too late for mere treatment

Oct 10, 2013

UP encephalitis epidemic: It's too late for mere treatment

At least 350 children have died due to Encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh this year with the figure likely to cross the 500 mark by November end. #Uttar Pradesh #Health #Ghulam Nabi Azad #Gorakhpur #Ramanan Laxminarayan #Public Health Foundation #BRD medical hospital
Odisha set to host India's first public health university

Apr 08, 2013

Odisha set to host India's first public health university

The state government today signed an MoU with city based Asian Institute of Public Health (AIPH) for setting up the university on public private partnership (PPP) mode. #NewsTracker #Odisha #Public health #Bhubaneshwar #PPP model
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Apr 05, 2013

My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Indians seem to be blase about putting all their private healthcare data in cyberspace. #Healthcare #Survey #Public health #Cisco Survey

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My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Jul 18, 2014

AIDS activists hit hard by losses from downed Malaysian jet

AIDS activists, researchers and caregivers often gather to learn from each other, swap notes and look ahead at how to fight one of the greatest public health challenges of their lives. This year, the 20th International AIDS conference is being held i... #Australia #Melbourne
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Jul 18, 2014

Combining alcohol and energy drinks make you crave more alcohol: study

Australian researchers threw an experimental party in order to tackle public health concerns over cocktails containing energy drinks and concluded that they can increase binge drinking... #Australia #Melbourne
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Jul 09, 2014

Microsoft to strike back at Salesforce.com with CRM cloud for government

Microsoft is continuing its dogfight with Salesforce.com in the customer relationship management software market with a new Dynamics CRM Online cloud service for U.S. government agencies. The service is expected to be available early next year. It wi... #Microsoft Corporation #Salesforce.com Inc