4 deaths in the State this year; low figure seen as increase in immunity
Deaths reported in the State due to H1N1 have declined steadily over the last three years.
From registering 94 deaths in 2009 and 42 in 2010 in Bangalore urban district (including BBMP area) alone, the numbers have drastically come down to one death till May this year.

Focus will be on diagnosis and treatment of cancer, diabetes
The State health department will initiate preventive and treatment measures for cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and stroke in Shimoga and Kolar districts from July, under a Centrally-sponsored pilot project.

Funded by the Union Health Ministry under the National Rural Health Mission, the National Programme for Prevention a

They blame each other for failure of a Centrally sponsored programme
The Department of Health and the Bruhut Bangalore Mahangara Palike (BBMP) are embroiled in a blame game over poor response to a Centrally-sponsored free health camp.

While the department has accused the Palike of failing to create adequate awareness and part with funds for the screening camp to record prevalence of non-commun

Bangalore, While the Health Ministry may maintain that the incidence of cholera has seen a decline, experts feel otherwise.