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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 29, 2014

Could Ebola Virus Become A Threat In The U.S?

As the Ebola virus continues to spread throughout West Africa, with increasing concern among both health officials and the public alike, recent media reports about a death of a man who traveled to Lagos, Nigeria having been in an area rife with Ebola... #West Africa #Lagos, Nigeria
My health records? Sure, put it on FB and the cloud

Jul 24, 2014

FDA Advisory Committee Not Rife With Conflicts Of Interest? -- "Please!" Quips Federal Judge

In order to achieve results that it believes are vital to public health, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has demonstrated time and again that it's not afraid to trample laws and constitutional rights along the way. Occasionally, judges reintro... #Lorillard Tobacco Company #Food and Drug Administration
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