MDG6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases
Dec 02, 2013 05:20 PM
As a virus, AIDS has proved remarkably resourceful, outwitting scientists and keeping a vaccine or cure out of reach, says James Robertson, Executive Director of India HIV/AIDS Alliance.
[AIDS] [Health MDGs] [India] [Health] [South Asia]
Oct 15, 2013 10:00 AM
Health officials say nearly 8,000 people have tested positive for the virus and that the death toll could be much higher than 22 in Pakhtunkhwa Province.
[Dengue Deaths] [South Asia] [Healthcare] [Pakistan]
Sep 11, 2013 06:52 PM
As India gears for an ‘endgame for tobacco’, WHO boss, Dr Margaret Chan, today spoke to rid the world of the one product it doesn’t need.
[Health] [India] [Health MDGs] [World Health Organisation] [South Asia]
Sep 01, 2013 08:00 AM
A new study highlights the benefits of a holistic counseling based approach in preventing women’s sexual health problems.
[Health MDGs] [Healthcare] [Women's Rights] [South Asia] [Health] [Women] [India]
Aug 22, 2013 04:35 PM
Forty Parliamentarians from nine countries in South Asia supported the need to highlight sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).
[Gender] [Gender Equality] [India] [South Asia] [Rights]
Jul 18, 2013 03:20 PM
Iron Deficiency Anaemia is one of the most widespread nutritional deficiency disorder in India, which affects around 58 per cent of the pregnant women.
[Healthcare] [South Asia] [Health] [Girls] [Health MDGs] [Indian Girls] [India]
Jul 04, 2013 12:14 PM
Researchers have reported the case of Two HIV positive men who now show no signs of the HIV virus following Stem-Cell Transplants
[Science] [HIV/AIDS] [South Asia] [Health MDGs] [Health]
Jul 04, 2013 09:30 AM
Countries across the world have already made great strides on health targets, and are within close reach of achieving them by 2015.
[Millennium Development Goals] [Health] [Health MDGs]
Jul 03, 2013 06:55 PM
Veteran Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh exhorts people for compelling filmmakers to make meaningful and socially relevant films.
[Medecins Sans Frontieres] [South Asia] [Health] [Bollywood] [Cinema] [Farooq Sheikh] [India] [Healthcare]
Jul 02, 2013 07:05 PM Doctors without Borders or Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), today launched a campaign to engage Indian people with pressing health issues in the country.
Jul 01, 2013 03:36 PM
By making smart choices, UNAIDS estimates that treatment can be further expanded within the existing resource needs of between $22-24 billion for 2015.
[UNAIDS] [Health] [Health MDGs]
May 06, 2013 02:34 PM
The World Bank has approved the fourth of a series of credits aimed at supporting India’s AIDS control program which seeks to curb the spread of HIV by 2017. The $255 million credit to the National AIDS Control Support Project will help accelerate AIDS prevention programs by targeting vulnerable groups at high risk of infection.
[India] [World Bank] [South Asia] [AIDS]
Apr 23, 2013 04:00 PM Experts gathered in New Delhi discussed the negative impacts on general well-being and health from consumption of alcohol.
Mar 17, 2013 05:00 AM
Arun Gupta, Member, Prime Minister's Council on India's Nutrition Challenges and Regional Coordinator, International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Asia Pacific, said that there is a strong case of regulation to keep the vested interests out of India’s healthcare system. Excerpts from Arun Gupta 's interview with OneWorld South Asia.
[Food] [Breastfeeding India] [India] [Health and Nutrition] [South Asia]
Mar 13, 2013 06:00 PM
A statement by the Health Minister of Maharashtra, India’s second largest state, speaks of the people affected by HIV, while not really mentioning those infected by the virus that causes AIDS and is continuing the spread across the state.
[India] [HIV/AIDS] [Health] [Health MDGs] [South Asia]
Mar 07, 2013 11:00 AM
Dr Gulzarul Aziz, Associate Professor of Bangladesh Agricultural University, said that production, distribution, marketing and selling of non- iodized salt must be prohibited strictly.
[Bangladesh Agricultural University] [Bangladesh] [Health] [South Asia]
Feb 14, 2013 01:45 PM
People do not see the good things done by the government and are in the habit of pointing out shortcomings, said Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan President.
[Sri Lankan government] [Sri Lanka President] [Health] [Sri Lanka] [South Asia]