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Cataract operation goes wrong, blinds 11 Rajkot, Dec 29 (IBNS) Cataract operations in a camp organised by a trust hospital in Rajkot went horribly wrong as 11 people alleged loss of vision post surgery, according to reports. 29-Dec-2015
Sanofi Pasteur's Dengue vaccine approved Kolkata/Lyon, France, Dec 23 (IBNS) Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced on Wednesday that the Philippines have granted marketing approval to Dengvaxia, making it the first vaccine to be licensed for the prevention of dengue in Asia. 23-Dec-2015
ORBIS signs MoU with Taiwan Govt to deve Kolkata, Dec 21 (IBNS): An agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), R. O. C. (Taiwan) and Orbis International on Monday in Susrut Eye Foundation and Research Center to develop a long-term sustainable pediatric eye care system and to deliver quality eye care services to the children of West Bengal. 21-Dec-2015
Urgent support needed to provide health New York, Dec 17 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners on Wednesday appealed for $31 million to ensure the continuity of medical services for nearly 15 million people in Yemen affected by the ongoing conflict, following the collapse of the country’s health system. 17-Dec-2015
UNICEF urges swift action, ‘robust fin New York, Dec 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Some 180,000 children under the age of five die every year – roughly 500 a day – in sub–Saharan Africa due to diarrhoeal diseases linked to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday ahead of a conference in the region on boosting financing for the sector. 16-Dec-2015
Indian, US companies join hands to fight Kolkata, Dec 15 (IBNS) Hysun Inc., a US based biotechnology company specializing in the production of health supplements that improves microcirculation of the body and Phyto Biotech India based Biotech Company with a strong focus on fermentation technology have joined hands to launch the revolutionary diabetic supplement, “Suga Balanz” in Kolkata, which tackles root cause of diabetes. 15-Dec-2015
Some 1.8 million newborn deaths a year i New York, Dec 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Nearly 7,400 newborns die every day in South-East Asia, causing untold misery to mothers and families, yet two thirds can be saved with proven cost-effective measures, the United Nations health agency said today, calling on Governments to act urgently against a scourge that kills 2.7 million newborns annually. 15-Dec-2015
Kolkata: CMRI conducts two- day long dis Kolkata, Dec 14 (IBNS) Kolkata witnessed an update on Pulmonary Medicine on Dec 12 and 13 December at Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI), the flagship hospital of the CK Birla Hospitals here. 14-Dec-2015
Fortis Healthcare organizes Free OP scre Chennai, Dec 9 (IBNS): Fortis Healthcare has extended itsaid to the victims of the recent torrential rains and flooding that has altered the landscape of Chennai in the past few weeks. 09-Dec-2015
WB: Mega hand-washing event held in Nort Kolkata, Dec 5 (IBNS): West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district's administration, with the support of the UNICEF, state government and the Mission Nirmal Bangla Programme, hosted an initiative: 'Hand-washing at mass scale in multiple locations' throughout the district on Friday. 05-Dec-2015
175,000 die every year from unsafe food New Delhi, Dec 4 (IBNS) More than 150 million people fall sick and 175 000 die every year after consuming contaminated and unsafe food in the WHO South-East Asia Region, according to the first World Health Organization (WHO) report on foodborne diseases. 04-Dec-2015
Kolkata: Medical student died due to den Kolkata, Dec 3 (IBNS): A medical student died due to dengue in Kolkata's private hospital on Wednesday, reports said on Thursday. 03-Dec-2015
Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals organizes 6t Kolkata, Dec 2 (IBNS): The Apollo Group of Hospitals, the Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare organizations, organized their group’s annual nursing conclave and leadership meet on Wednesday. 02-Dec-2015
US Consulate General, Kolkata observes W Kolkata, Dec 1 (IBNS) The U.S. Consulate General, Kolkata in association with Apollo Gleneagles Hospital has observed World AIDS Day. 01-Dec-2015
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