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Shocking – In 4.5 hrs 60 women sterilised under Mobile and Torch light in Azamgarh #Vaw #WTFnews

  Another Shocking incident of using a  torch light , even a mobile flash do the Sterilisation!!! 60 women sterilised in  4 hours   On an average 4.5 minute per sterilisation   The sterilisation operation as done with torchlight and… Continue Reading →

Karnataka State launches Health Adalat

It will address health issues at the grassroots Karnataka became the first State in the country to launch a Health Adalat on Tuesday to address health issues at the grassroots and ensure all health facilities extended by the government reached… Continue Reading →

Right to dignity – barriers to healthcare for transgenders

Photo: Transguyjay/Flickr Fighting the stigma that impacts the lives of transgender people BANGKOK, 14 August 2014 (IRIN) – Dorian Wilde, 26, an activist from Malaysia, was thrilled to be invited to the 2014 World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH) symposium… Continue Reading →

MDG Report 2014: India among worst performers in poverty reduction, maternal death and sanitation

Author(s): Moushumi Sharma  Date:Jul 9, 2014 Report shows good progress in areas like poverty alleviation and access to clean water and controlling diseases like TB, Malaria Some MDG targets, such as increasing access to sanitation and reducing child and maternal mortality… Continue Reading →

Open Letter to Health Minister – Sex and Those Oh So Elusive “Indian Values”

Dear Dr Harsh Vardhan, This is to say I feel for your cause, and how difficult it must be to tackle such a grave problem in a difficult country such as ours. After all, which country wants an AIDS epidemic?… Continue Reading →

The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2014 #healthcare #womenrights

  The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2014 presents findings on midwifery from 73 low and middle- income countries. The report, produced by UNFPA, the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), the World Health Organization (WHO) and several other partners, shows… Continue Reading →

Sexual violence soars in South Sudan #Vaw

  Photo: Hannah McNeish/IRIN South Sudan’s ongoing violence puts women at risk of sexual and gender based violence. JUBA, 13 May 2014 (IRIN) – Sexual and gender-based violence might not be a new phenomenon in South Sudan, but the current crisis… Continue Reading →

Who Is Behind the Pain Killer Epidemic? Big Pharma, Of Course

The FDA approved Zohydro, with five to 10 times the abuse potential as its predecessor, OxyContin. Photo Credit: Artem Furman / Shutterstock.com May 6, 2014  | There is good news and bad news when it comes to the nation’s decade-long opioid/heroin… Continue Reading →

Health Ministry official held on rape charges #Vaw

Press Trust of India  |  <news:geo_locations>New Delhi  March 28, 2014 Last Updated at 22:46 IST   A 32-year-old widow has accused a senior accountant, who works with the Health Ministry, of allegedly raping her following which he has been arrested, police said… Continue Reading →

Press Release – Removal of Keshav Desiraju from MoHFW, Govt must reply

  Date-14/2/2014 Press Release   Removal of Sri Keshav Desiraju from MoHFW Government must answer allegations of malafide intent The Jan Swasthya Abhiya expresses grave concern at the manner in which Sri Keshav Desiraju,  Secretary in  the Ministry of Health… Continue Reading →

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