municipal health

Beijing to get three children’s hospitals


April 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) Faced with a shortage of paediatric medical services, Beijing will soon witness construction of three new hospitals for children in the city.The capital is bracing for ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is exploring more effective ways to control smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking


March 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is seeking more effective ways to prevent smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking inpublic ... Read more...

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Why Taj city is raising a stink


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) Tourists coming to Agra these days are not just taking away with them memories of one of the most breathtaking monuments but also the foul smell ... Read more...

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Shanghai residents live longest at 82 years


March 5th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 5 (IANS) The average life span of people in Shanghai has surpassed 82 years, the longest in the country, officials said.China Daily reported that by the end of ... Read more...

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Mystery killer virus identified in Ahmedabad


January 19th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The mystery virus that created a panic of sorts among the medical fraternity in Ahmedabad following the death of a patient, her consulting doctor and nurse, has been ... Read more...

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Beijing to go smoke-free by 2015


December 26th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) Authorities are trying hard to make Beijing's all indoor public places, workplaces and public transport smoke-free by 2015.Hospitals, schools, theatres, museums, business halls, stadiums, offices of enterprises and ... Read more...

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Health camp for municipal school students in Delhi


November 1st, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Spearheading the move to sensitise children on the importance of hygiene, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and Global Hygiene Council (GHC) Monday organized a health camp ... Read more...

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Homes are home to infections, says report


October 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Household is where the maximum number of infections are born, a global hygiene council (GHC) study report said Thursday."Nearly 90 percent of infections originate in our households ... Read more...

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75 more dengue cases in Delhi, total now 2,371


September 20th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Delhi reported 75 new cases of dengue Monday, taking the total number of people infected with the mosquito-borne disease to 2,371. The disease has this year claimed five ... Read more...

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Shanghai sets up 3,600 condom outlets for migrants to promote ’safe sex’


September 4th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Sept 4 (ANI): The Shanghai administration has set up over 3,600 condom outlets in areas having high concentrations of migrant workers for distributing free contraceptives in a bid to promote safe ... Read more...

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‘Delhi dengue situation as bad as 2006′


August 28th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The dengue situation in the national capital seems alarmingly similar to the 2006 outbreak, when 3,366 cases of the deadly fever were reported along with 36 deaths, ... Read more...

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For Games, MCD to take bite out of mosquitoes


May 15th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Dwivedi New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) October will see hordes of foreign visitors for the Commonwealth Games, it will also be peak dengue season. The capital's civic authorities are now ... Read more...

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MCD seeks joint steps to check diseases during Games


May 9th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Saturday said coordination of various civic agencies was needed to keep the Commonwealth Games free from spread of vector and water-borne ... Read more...

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Mass food poisoning in Colombian prison


April 27th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 27 (IANS/EFE) At least 300 inmates of 2,600 at a Colombian prison showed symptoms of food poisoning and had to be hospitalised, officials said. Colombian health authorities are now investigating the ... Read more...

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61 hurt in Brazil train accident


April 17th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS/EFE) At least 61 people were hurt when a commuter train bound for downtown Rio de Janeiro went off the tracks, Brazilian firefighters said. The accident occurred about ... Read more...

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Over 160 cases of Hepatitis E in Shimla since mid-January


February 18th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) More than 160 people in the Himachal Pradesh state capital have tested positive for Hepatitis E -- a liver problem caused by the consumption of water contaminated by ... Read more...

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Dengue emergency declared in Colombian city


February 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) The deaths of four children and an adult from hemorrhagic dengue so far this year has led authorities of the southwestern Colombian city of Cali to declare a ... Read more...

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Shimla water suspect after hepatitis outbreak


January 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) Authorities collected water samples for testing in this Himachal Pradesh capital Saturday after seven out of eight blood samples of jaundice patients tested positive for Hepatitis E. The samples ... Read more...

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Swine flu patient dies of electrocution in China


July 3rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hangzhou (China), July 3 (Xinhua) A patient suffering from influenza A (H1N1), better known as swine flu, died of electrocution when she was taking a shower in a hospital here, the police ... Read more...

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First H1N1 mass infection reported in Beijing


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 2 (ANI): Beijing reported its first mass infection of the H1N1 flu at a primary school Wednesday.Seven pupils between 8 and 10 years old were confirmed infected with the virus ... Read more...

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Swine flu cases now 1,893, Canada decodes its genetic make-up (Roundup)


May 7th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City/Toronto, May 7 (IANS) The number of laboratory confirmed cases of influenza A (H1N1), better known as swine flu, rose to 1,893 in 23 countries Thursday as Canada became the first ... Read more...

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Flu deaths rise to 42 in Mexico


May 7th, 2009 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 7 (EFE) The number of people died from the swine flu has climbed to 42 in Mexico, authorities have said as the country began resuming its normal activities. The number ... Read more...

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Police, civic officials face prosecution as mosquitoes breed


August 5th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) On top of having to grapple with the capital's spiralling crime graph, the Delhi Police are now also facing prosecution as many police stations have been found ... Read more...

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Beijing medical workers to undergo anti-terror training (Olympic Snippets)


May 13th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 13 (Xinhua) About 130,000 people working in medical facilities in Beijing will start a month-long training course this week on coping with possible terrorist attacks during the Aug 8-24 Olympics, ... Read more...

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Condoms made mandatory for all Beijing hotels by 2008


November 24th, 2007 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Nov 24(ANI): Hotels in Beijing will now have to provide condoms in every room owing to the increased number of HIV/AIDS cases this year.It is now mandatory to provide ... Read more...

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