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HIV: Free treatment to 3 lakh patients

Saturday 31 March '07

In a bid to stabilise the HIV epidemic in the country, the Central government will introduce the treatment in a large way for the first time.
UK MPs in India for TB insight

Wednesday 28 March '07

A group of six MPs from the UK visited India to gain an insight into the country’s fight against tuberculosis.
Designer Babies: The Facts About In Vitro Fertilization

Sunday 25 March '07

Designer babies more commonly known as test-tube and IVF (in vitro fertilization) babies are a fast growing, and in some cases even a preferred, option today.
TB: WHO wants India to do more

Saturday 24 March '07

On the eve of World Tuberculosis Day, the World Health Organisation has applauded India’s efforts in fighting the disease
Can’t quit smoking? Babies on your pack to make you rethink

Friday 23 March '07

Effective June 1, pictorial warnings and messages will occupy at least 50 per cent of tobacco product packets
Treatment for multidrug-resistant TB from April

Thursday 22 March '07

In what could be called one of the biggest advances by the country in fighting tuberculosis, the government plans to provide treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), for the first time...
Why EC order is a Big Blow to polio drive

Wednesday 21 March '07

Study for Unicef, Govt acknowledges Bachchan role in western UP success
Unicef sees hope in polio drive: Muslims in UP join campaign

Wednesday 14 March '07

A UNICEF study in the polio-prone western UP has revealed that the Muslim community there is leading the way in eradicating the disease.
Govt is set to double Japanese Encephalitis cover

Wednesday 14 March '07

The Government is set to double its immunisation coverage for Japanese Encephalitis in the country with China agreeing to provide double the number of vaccines this year.


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