avoidable deaths

Campaign to lower indoor pollution with LPG on

September 18th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jakatra, Sep 18 (IANS) The World LP Gas Association (WLPGA) has announced a five-year campaign to bring liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), a clean, safe and efficient cooking fuel, to developing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tobacco major cause of cancer deaths: Study

April 2nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 2 (IANS) Health experts in Kerala are hoping that a nationwide cancer mortality study which underscores the massive health burden of tobacco will galvanise the state and central ... Read more...

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Azad announces audit of maternal deaths

August 30th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday said that an audit of maternal deaths will be conducted soon in all states. "This year, we ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Holiday anti-DUI campaign, “Avoid the 38″, established for Orange County, CA drivers

December 30th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by BNO News
ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – An anti-DUI task force had been created this holiday season in Orange County, California to help prevent avoidable deaths and injuries, stated local authorities Tuesday.In response ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Drugs patents ‘killing millions of poor’

July 18th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 18 (IANS) Drugs companies should be given incentives to serve the health needs of the global poor as international rules on intellectual property are contributing to millions ... Read more...

Posted in World |