ACUTE ENCEPHALITIS SYNDROME SYMPTOMS
Cabinet to consider Rs 4,000-crore plan for tackling Japanese Encephalitis/AES
The Union Cabinet is likely to consider a Rs 4,000-crore multi-pronged plan to tackle Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome which have so far claimed almost 1,000 lives in the country this year.
Uttar Pradesh to sign pact with Gates Foundation
The Uttar Pradesh government will sign an agreement with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which will provide technical, management and programme design support in the health sector.
Ayushman Bharat awareness 80% in TN, barely 20% in Bihar and Haryana
The survey has revealed that in Bihar and Haryana the awareness level ab...
Nipah virus: Six suspected patients test negative
The Union Health Ministry has deployed a six-member team comprising an epidemiologist to conduct contact tracing for early detection of suspects and review of isolation facilities.
Vijay Goel demands ban on lottery in country
Vijay Goel asserted that lottery is a social evil and poor people suffer.
Muzzaffarpur: Anganwadi and Asha workers, who should have conducted awareness drive and monitored food intake of children, were on poll duty
According to Dr Arun Shah of the IAP, the Nitish Kumar govt failed to implement the guidelines drafted in 2015 to prevent a similar outbreak.
Nine more children die in Bihar, toll rises to 63
All the victims have fallen prey to hypoglycemia, a condition caused by a very low level of blood sugar and electrolyte imbalance.
Getting states to invest more in health is a major challenge: Harsh Vardhan
"Health is a subject that requires close coordination with many other sectors, as 80% of determinants of health lie outside of the health department," says Harsh Vardhan, Union minister for health & family welfare.
Swelling of hands & feet, fatigue, irritability: Everything you need to know about sickle cell disease
The symptoms aggravate due to dehydration, infection and hypoxia.
At AES epicentre, experts count reasons, families rue: 'Poverty, malnutrition & lack of awareness'
The government has maintained the deaths were caused by hypoglycemia, a condition that leads to a very low level of blood sugar and electrolyte imbalance.
High-level team of doctors in Kerala to probe Nipah virus deaths
The high-level team from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been asked to assist the Kerala government and closely monitor the situation.
ET View: Create awareness on Nipah virus
The NiV was first identified during an outbreak in Kampung Sungai Nipah in Malaysia in 1998. Pigs were the intermediate hosts.
Bill Gates meets Yogi Adityanath, discusses ways to intensify JE vaccination programmes
Adityanath apprised Gates about the efforts of the government to eliminate prevalent vector-borne diseases in the state.
Uttar Pradesh police arrest key accused doctor Kafeel Khan in Gorakhpur tragedy
A Special Task Force of the state police arrested Khan, the third prime accused in the case, from Gorakhpur while he was trying to flee possibly to Nepal.
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy continues, 6 more children die
BJP chief Amit Shah, who is in Bengaluru, rejected the demand for Adityanath's ouster, saying such incidents had also happened in states governed by the Congress.
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