Mission Stop Dengue

New Gurugram gears to tackle onslaught of dengue

In a bid to tackle dengue, DLF Foundation and Medanta organized a workshop and awareness drive in new sectors of Gurugram on Saturday as a part of ‘Mission Stop Dengue’. Large number of residents participated in the programme that enlightened them on how to tackle dengue including resort to natural ayurvedic home remedies too.

Hepatitis C Vaccine

Centre to provide free Hepatitis-C vaccine from next year: Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda has announced that the government will provide Hepatitis C vaccine free from next year and it would help in tackling the liver related diseases. 

Addressing BJP's State Executive meeting in Shimla yesterday, Nadda said, that the government is planning to provide upto 3,000 crore rupees in the budget for this purpose. He said, Centre has initiated several new schemes in health sector for the benefit of common man.

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Kolan India to Unveil Bath Wipes

New Delhi: Kolan India, an emerging startup is soon going to announce its foray into the premium health & hygiene care product with the launch of ' Kolan Bath Wipes' , a product which is biodegradable, eco-friendly & offers hygienic water-less cleaning to your entire body will be launched under the Kolan India umbrella. 

LGBT Cannot Donate Blood

LGBT cannot donate blood: NACO

India's National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) considers Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) to be High Risk Group and does not allow these people to donate blood. This has been revealed in response to the RTI query by Chetan Kothari, RTI worker.

According to doctors, “There are many sexual partners of LGBT, therefore there are more chances of having HIV, so they are kept in High Risk Group. The doctor said that there is an HIV test before blood donation, but these 100% are not always safe. So these people are kept separate.”

Zika Reuters

First zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu

When a 27 year old was suffering from mysterious fever since June 26, he was admitted as outpatient at a public health centre on June 29, where all the routine test including typhoid, swine flu, malaria, dengue and other viral fevers, came out to be negative. The centre did an RT-PCR test for Zika and found it to be positive. The man is said to have completely recovered against the virus.