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One woman in three , worldwide suffer domestic violence: WHO #Vaw #Womenrights

Agence France-Presse | Updated: June 20, 2013 20:55 IST Geneva: More than one woman in three around the globe is a victim of domestic violence, with those in Asia and the Middle East most-affected by the scourge, the World Health… Continue Reading →

#India must address worrying stock out of tuberculosis drugs #healthcare

    Indian government drug tender process leads to deadly delay in drug supply   New Delhi, 17 June 2013 – The Indian government must urgently address the persistent issues and almost routine delays of procuring drugs to treat tuberculosis, international… Continue Reading →

#India – Cost of cancer treatment could drop to Rs 1,000 a month #goodnews #Health

Author(s): Akshay Deshmane Issue Date: 2013-6-7 Tata Memorial Hospital’s preliminary studies of combination therapy prove successful; clinical trials to begin soon Treatment for cancer may become far more affordable and cost less than Rs 1,000 per month in coming years,… Continue Reading →

Socioeconomic Inequality in Disability – A Multi Country Study

  A Multicountry Study Using the World Health Survey.   Ahmad R. Hosseinpoor, Alana Officer, Emese Verdes, Nenad Kostanjsek, and Somnath Chatterji are with the World Health Organization, Geneva,Switzerland. Jennifer A. Stewart Williams is with the University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Jeny Gautam is… Continue Reading →

World Health Statistics 2013 show narrowing healthgap

  World Health Organization – May 2013 Available online at: http://bit.ly/12uJNUs “….15 May 2013 – The world has made dramatic progress in improving health in the poorest countries and narrowing the gaps between countries with the best and worst health status… Continue Reading →

#India – Unhealthy Health Governance

EPW Vol – XLVIII No. 20, May 18, 2013 | Ravi Duggal Global Health Governance by Jeremy Youde (Cambridge, UK: Polity Press), 2012; pp 176, $26.95 (paperback). Ravi Duggal (rduggal57@gmail.com) is an independent health researcher and is associated with the International Budget… Continue Reading →

#India- Sex Education is Effective for Unschooled Teens

By Swapna Majumdar WeNews correspondent Tuesday, April 2, 2013 And that can be life-saving in a place such as Gujarat, India, where 40 percent of brides are under 20 and anemia is a major threat. A three-year awareness campaign shows… Continue Reading →

What is it like to have undergone female genital mutilation ? #Vaw #FGM #Womenrights

Out in the open What is it like to have undergone female genital mutilation, asks NID student’s film Jyoti Punwani mirrorfeedback@timesgroup.com   When a 24-year-old student of film and video communication at the National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad received… Continue Reading →

Mumbai- Sick treating the sick at Sewri’s TB hospital #healthcare

    Published: Sunday, Mar 24, 2013, By Maitri Porecha | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA     After nearly twenty-five years of selfless service at Asia’s largest tuberculosis hospital situated in the heart of Mumbai, Barkhu Pandurang Kharat (53) was perhaps… Continue Reading →

WHO downplays the health impacts of Fukushima nuclear disaster, a ‘PR Spin’

Published on Thursday, February 28, 2013 by Common Dreams Greenpeace says report ‘shockingly downplays’ increased cancer risk for thousands of Japanese – Jon Queally, staff writer A new study released by the World Health Organization says that women, and especially female infants, exposed… Continue Reading →

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