P. Zachariah

Without some quite feasible changes in medical education, we are never likely to achieve affordable, accessible and universal health coverage.

Around 17,000 Sri Lankans are affected by Tuberculosis annually while 11,000 new victims are identified. Of this 350 die of the disease, Director of National Program for Tuberculosis Control and Chest Disease Dr. A.L.S.B. Alwis said.

Poor get free healthcare

New Delhi: With seven confirmed cases of swine flu being reported from New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) areas, its health department has decided to start a campaign to spread awareness about precautionary measures that need to be taken.

Delhi schools will now study the history of swine flu and how the strain mutates. Power point presentations on the pandemic prepared by officials from the Health department will be making their way into schools.

NEW DELHI: With 14 school children in the Capital having tested positive for swine flu, the State Health Department on Tuesday cautioned schools in Delhi to keep an eye out for students showing symptoms of the highly contagious disease.

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To Adopt Common Nutritional Labelling Standards To Address Health Awareness
Kala Vijayraghavan & Ratna Bhushan MUMBAI | DELHI

INDIAN subsidiaries of global food and beverage companies such as Unilever, Kellogg, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and ConAgra are planning to adopt common nutritional labelling standards to address growing health awareness and concerns about obesity.

Under the auspices of the LWSI Gossaigaon camp, an awareness programme on family planning and promotion of condom was held at Dinghidoba village, some 3 km away from Gossaigaon SDO (C) office with Mohd. Joynal Abedin, lecturer, Gossaigaon College in the chair.

K. Srinath Reddy

Since matters of health are substantially influenced by policies and programmes followed in other sectors, all the Ministries of government must play an active role in advancing health goals.