The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has launched a pilot project in Pune to find hidden cases of dengue. The project involves developing a smart electronic surveillance system that might help predict a dengue outbreak, ICMR officials said. More than 1 lakh dengue cases were recorded in India last year. However, according to ICMR […]
“For almost four years, the NDS has been kept away from actions pertaining to sanitation and solid waste management. The squad was transferred to the civic anti-encroachment department...,” said Joint Municipal Commissioner Suresh Jagtap
Despite confirmation of three cases last month, Zika may not be a recent introduction to the country. The director of India’s premier virology research laboratory explains to The Indian Express the nature of the public health concern from the mosquito-borne disease.
Ready since Sept 2016, the winner of the National Award for best film is still looking for a distributor. "We are still looking for a distribution partner,” Dr Mohan Agashe, who acted in the film and produced it, said.
The Indian Council of Medical Research-INdia DIABetes study, funded by ICMR and the Department of Health Research of the union Health Ministry, seeks to estimate the national prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in India, broken down by states.
The run takes place between Durban and Pietermaritzburg ever year, with the starting point alternating between the two cities. This year, it was the ‘up’ run, and the theme of the race was ‘It Takes All of You- Zinikele’.
The study “Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Among Diabetic and Non-diabetics: Insulin Resistance in Diabetic Patients”, is set to be published soon in the Environmental Science and Pollution Research.