Science/Health




Science/Health

भारत में फ़्लू जैसी मामूली बीमारी से मर रही हैं गर्भवती महिलाएं

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net

श्रीनगर/दिल्ली: भारत में संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघ और यूनीसेफ के दिशानिर्देशों को आधार बनाकर मां और बच्चों की देखभाल करने के प्रयास हो रहे हैं, इनसे कई इलाकों में मदद भी देखने को मिली है. लेकिन वैज्ञानिक पहलुओं को नकारकर आगे बढ़ने में भारत कई छोटी बीमारियों को नज़रंदाज़ कर रहा है, जिनमें प्रमुख है इन्फ्लूएंजा यानी फ़्लू. भारत में सेप्सिस और खून के बहाव के बाद फ़्लू मां और बच्चों की मौत का सबसे प्रमुख और अनोखा कारण बनकर सामने आ रहा है.

कुपोषण से जूझ रहा है प्रधानमंत्री मोदी का संसदीय क्षेत्र

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net

वाराणसी: पिछली सदी के अंतिम दशक से शुरू होकर भारत सरकार द्वारा कई ऐसी योजनाएं चलायी जा रही हैं, जिनका उद्देश्य प्रमुख रूप से माता और शिशुओं के स्वास्थ्य की रक्षा करना होता है. इनमें से कई योजनाएं भारत में बढ़ रहे कुपोषण को लेकर हैं. लेकिन मौजूदा परिस्थितियों को देखकर यह लग रहा है कि ये योजनाएं प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के संसदीय क्षेत्र वाराणसी तक ही नहीं पहुंच पा रही हैं.

Unicef special training programme for UP officials

Lucknow : Over 200 investigating officials and government lawyers from 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will be imparted special training on the security of women and children by Unicef on July 30-31, an official said on Saturday.

The training is being conducted jointly by the state's Home Department in association with the UN body, Principal Home Secretary Debashish Panda informed.

Under this training scheme, special training would be imparted vis-a-vis security of women and children, and latest information in this field would be made available, he added.

Poverty-stricken woman sells off goats to construct toilet

Patna : In a rare move, a poverty-stricken woman chose to sell her four goats for financing the construction of a toilet at her house in a village in Bihar's Rohtas district over the treatment for her paralysed husband as she considers it a shame for a woman to defecate in the open.

Shanti Devi, in her early 40s, had kept four goats to raise money for the medical treatment of her husband, who has been paralysed over one-and-a-half-years.

"I have sold my four goats to raise money to construct a toilet," Shanti, resident of Khaira Bhutha village, said.

NHRC notice to Madhya Pradesh over healthcare facilities

New Delhi : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent a notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over poor healthcare facilities in Damoh district and sought its response in four weeks, officials said.

The human rights body, taking suo motu cognizance of a media report, noted that when even the district collector, the highest administrative official in a district, finds himself helpless, the plight of ordinary people can be imagined, a statement said on Friday.

Doctors treating injured at Valley hospitals work tirelessly, beyond shifts

By Ruwa Shah

Srinagar : They have proved to be the unsung heroes: doctors in various hospitals of the Kashmir Valley have been working day and night, without proper food, facilities and beyond their rosters to treat those injured in the ongoing violence.

At the Shri Maharaha Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital here, there are at least 25 doctors who are working beyond their shift hours.

Ruksana's journey and rural India's search for healthcare

By Devanik Saha

With a wound that refuses to heal on her shoulder, nine-month-old Ruksana lives with her parents - and hundreds of others patients from across India - on the footpath outside the Metro station of Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). After waiting six months amid the noise, dust and traffic, they finally have an appointment with an AIIMS doctor - a year from now.

गरीब मानसिक रोगियों के मसीहा डॉ. उदय कुमार

फहमिना हुसैन, TwoCircles.net

डेहरी ऑन सोन(बिहार): मानसिक स्वास्थ्य और उसे लेकर जानकारियां अभी भी समाज में हाशिये पर है. लोगों द्वारा मानसिक रोगों को महज़ 'पागलपन' मानकर दरकिनार किया जाता है. साथ ही इस समस्या की गंभीरता कम आंकी जाती है. इन्हीं बातों के बीच डॉ. उदय कुमार सिन्हा का नाम शामिल है, जिन्होंने बिहार के एक छोटे-से शहर में मानसिक रोगों और उनके इलाज के लिए एक जनसुलभ माहौल तैयार किया है. ऐसा माहौल जिसमें मानसिक रोगों के खर्चीले इलाज और महंगी जांच और दवाओं की सुविधा मुफ्त में उपलब्ध है.

Nearly 21 lakh HIV patients in India

Chandigarh : India has nearly 21 lakh HIV positive patients in the country and about seven lakh of them are not even aware of their HIV positive status, a senior Union Health Ministry officer said here on Saturday.

Additional Secretary, Health cum Director General NACO (National Aids Control Organisation) Navreet Singh Kang said that there was an immediate need to identify the HIV positive patients and start their treatment.

Kang was here to attend a function to launch 'HIV prevention, treatment and care programme for Punjab prisons' on Saturday.

Rajnath to inaugurate BRICS drug control meeting

New Delhi : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday will inaugurate the second anti-drug working group meeting of heads of Drug Control Agencies of BRICS countries here.

The meeting is being organised by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of India.

Besides the delegates from the member countries, the ambassadors of the respective countries also will attend the inaugural session, said an official statement.

Pages