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Health Minister to inaugurate new facility in NIMHANS Bangalore

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IBNS): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan began a two day visit to Bangalore on Friday.

Ebola: Two Nigerian national admitted in Delhi hospital for observation

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS) India on Thursday said two passengers Nigerian nationals have been admitted to Dr RML Hospital for observation after they were found having fever at the time of screening at Delhi Airport.

Ebola: UN health agency says more than 1 million people affected by outbreak

New York, Aug 14 (IBNS): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday convened a United Nations system-wide coordination meeting in response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which is now affecting more than 1 million people in the so-called “hot zone of disease transmission” on the borders of the three countries most impacted by the disease.

Climate change adaptation can help promote sub-Saharan African livelihoods: UN report

New York, Aug 14 (IBNS) Investing in ways to adapt to climate change will promote the livelihood of 65 per cent of Africans, the United Nations environmental agency reported, warning also that failing to address the phenomenon could reverse decades of development progress on the continent.

SC raps govt on Ganga clean up, seeks explanation

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IBNS) The Supreme Court has rapped the BJP government at the centre on the pace of cleaning up the Ganga, saying it has no urgency to save the river while having time for lesser issues.

Ebola: WHO-convened ethics panel endorses use of experimental drugs

New York, Aug 13 (IBNS) A 12-member ethics panel convened by the United Nations health agency on Tuesday reached “unanimous consensus” that it is ethical to treat Ebola patients with experimental drugs to counter the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak of the virus in history.

Cabinet Secretary holds review meeting on Ebola Virus Disease

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS) The Cabinet Secretary held a meeting on Tuesday with Secretaries and senior officers of Ministries of Health, Civil Aviation, MHA, MEA and I&B to review preparedness of the government on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

Celebrating Youth Day, UN stresses importance of good mental health

New York, Aug 12 (IBNS): Each year 20 per cent of the world's young people experience a mental health condition, the United Nations reported in a new publication launched to coincide with International Youth Day which this year shines a spotlight on the importance of mental health.

"SW monsoon rainfall over the country likely to be 87 pct of the LPA"

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, MoS in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Space & Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the latest estimate suggested that the 2014 southwest monsoon season rainfall over the country as a whole is likely to be 87 percent of the LPA with a model error of 4 percent.

All efforts will be made for revival of ancient Saraswati River, says Uma Bharti

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS): Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Tuesday said that the Centre is committed to the revival of the ancient Saraswati river.

All efforts will be made for revival of ancient Saraswati River, says Uma Bharti

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS): Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Tuesday said that the Centre is committed to the revival of the ancient Saraswati river.

Ebola: UN health agency convenes ethical review of experimental drugs

New York, Aug 12 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday convened a meeting of ethicists and scientists to discuss on the use of experimental medicines in treating Ebola, three days after the agency declared the current outbreak of the disease in West Africa an international public health emergency.

Greenpeace calls on the industry to save Indian tea from pesticides

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IBNS) Greenpeace India on Monday called on the tea industry to save Indian tea from pesticides while launching their report, “Trouble Brewing1”.

Health Minister appeals to medical community to revive "service before self" spirit

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhanon Sunday felicitated the Delhi Medical Association (DMA) on completing 100 glorious years of service to the people of Delhi and India.

Chennai: Man shows no Ebola symptoms, discharged from hospital

Chennai, Aug 10 (IBNS): A man, who was was being monitored for Ebola in an isolation ward at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital here, was discharged on Sunday.