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Exclusive: Baba Ramdev and RSS lobbying govt to tax Coca-Cola, PepsiCo heavily

Sep 17, 2016

Exclusive: Baba Ramdev and RSS lobbying govt to tax Coca-Cola, PepsiCo heavily

During their meetings with the two ministries, representatives of the RSS and Baba Ramdev are learnt to have cited warnings of health campaigners that adults and children in India continued to consume huge quantities of hidden sugar in processed food and drink, fuelling obesity and poor health #P. Chidambaram #Unilever #Kerala #Coca-Cola #Nestle #WHO #Ramdev #RSS #Arvind Subramanian #PepsiCo #Colgate #CEA #Patanjali #swadeshi #Indian Council of Medical Research #GST rate #FMCG products #SK Tijarawala #processed drinks #GST panel
Chikungunya in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal can take a leaf out of Sri Lanka's battle against Malaria

Sep 16, 2016

Chikungunya in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal can take a leaf out of Sri Lanka's battle against Malaria

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal could take a leaf out of Sri Lanka’s battle against malaria because the challenge was far steeper for the island nation. #Sri Lanka #Delhi #ConnectTheDots #InMyOpinion #Arvind Kejriwal #WHO #World Health Organisation #MCD #Dengue #Chikungunya #Mohalla clinics
India needs to develop a strategy for training human resources for mental healthcare

Sep 13, 2016

India needs to develop a strategy for training human resources for mental healthcare

The emergence of suicide prevention as a public health challenge requiring urgent national action has been painfully slow globally. #CriticalPoint #WHO #Mental health #Healthcare #suicide #World Health Organisation #Mental Health bill #suicide prevent
Why 2.1 million Indians infected with HIV do not get the drugs they need

Sep 12, 2016

Why 2.1 million Indians infected with HIV do not get the drugs they need

Each of an estimated 2.1 million Indians infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) should be getting a cocktail of drugs to prolong their lives. #India #Medicine #NewsTracker #Health #HIV #Lok Sabha #WHO #AIDS #art #children #Human Immunodeficiency Virus
As Zika heads to India, an older strain in Indians prepare for a second coming

Sep 10, 2016

As Zika heads to India, an older strain in Indians prepare for a second coming

A virulent version of the Zika virus that has swept the globe is headed for India, where an older, more benign strain is likely to be quietly residing within some Indians, possibly preparing genetic ground for a quick, new second-coming, experts have warned. #India #China #Bangladesh #Brazil #NewsTracker #WHO #Africa #Pune #World Health Organisation #Foetus #fever #Chikungunya #Zika Virus #skin rash #Aedes mosquitos
Zika in Singapore: 31 new cases confirmed, raising numbers of those infected to 151

Sep 02, 2016

Zika in Singapore: 31 new cases confirmed, raising numbers of those infected to 151

Thirty-one new cases of Zika have been confirmed in Singapore, raising to 151 the number of persons infected by the mosquito-borne virus in the Southeast Asian city-state, the government said on Friday. #India #NewsTracker #Singapore #WHO #World Health Organisation #Zika Virus #Zika
Over 2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: Study

Sep 02, 2016

Over 2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: Study

At least 2.6 billion people, over a third of the global population, live in parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific where Zika could gain a new foothold, researchers warned, with 1.2 billion at risk in India alone. #US #Brazil #NewsTracker #WHO #Asia #Africa #mosquito-borne disease #Zika
AAP's mohalla clinics are proof that healthcare in India doesn't need to be a luxury

Aug 26, 2016

AAP's mohalla clinics are proof that healthcare in India doesn't need to be a luxury

The Mohalla Clinic is a revolutionary project by the Delhi government, that aims to provide free primary healthcare to all by opening 1000 such clinics. #ConnectTheDots #Arvind Kejriwal #WHO #Healthcare #Delhi government #AAP #Mohalla Clinic #Kenneth Thorpe #primary healthcare
Rio Olympics 2016: Brazilian fans boo US athletes over Zika comments

Aug 09, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Brazilian fans boo US athletes over Zika comments

After months of dire predictions from abroad about the mosquito-borne Zika virus, some Brazilian fans are doing some stinging of their own: They're booing US athletes and taunting them over the fears that kept some competitors at home. #US #Brazil #WHO #Olympics #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics #Hope Solo #Zika #Simone Biles #WheninRio
As UN leads global efforts to promote breastfeeding, national laws defeat the purpose

Aug 08, 2016

As UN leads global efforts to promote breastfeeding, national laws defeat the purpose

Breastfeeding is incorrectly thought of as a ‘third world issue’ but only six percent of European countries have comprehensive legislation. #India #WHO #Unicef #Breastfeeding #world health assembly #breastfeeding benefits #SliceOfLife #IBFAN #Codex #International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes