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Public health education needs to serve the purpose: Gagandeep Kang, Scientist and Researcher

Widely known as India's 'vaccine godmother', Gagandeep feels that our education system needs to become more purposeful 

Published on 9th January 2020
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Vaccine on wheels: IIT Hyderabad launches India’s first mobile vaccination clinic in Pune 

The clinic is the brainchild of Jignesh Patel, IIT Hyderabad fellow, and has been set up together with the Gates Foundation. It aims to create awareness on immunisation and provide low-cost vaccines

Published on 20th December 2019
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Delhi BJP leader's image on school bags; Municipal Corporation issues show cause notice

The BJP leader, who has also been a former standing committee chairperson of the SDMC, however, said that he has been distributing the bags among school children for the last 10 years

Published on 24th September 2019
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Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: United Nations

Almost half of those deaths occurred during the first month of life, meaning that around 7,000 newborns still died every single day last year

Published on 19th September 2019
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Chikungunya virus linked to joint pain that persists for years after initial infection, finds US study

The disease has now been reported in more than 40 countries, and approximately 30 to 60 per cent of the people infected with the virus continue to experience joint pain for months to years

Published on 30th August 2019
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New skin patch could deliver cancer medication without pain in one minute: Study

The study — which will be presented at the 'American Chemical Society Fall 2019 National Meeting' —  is an advance toward developing a vaccine to treat melanoma

Published on 26th August 2019
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Affordable to all: Hyderabad IITian develops mobile vaccination service model

With his model, which was developed in collaboration with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the IITian plans to increase vaccination coverage among low-income urban populations

Published on 4th June 2019
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Chennai-based parent develops an app that gets kids to fight junk monsters and count their calories

Bhargav Sri Prakash tells us about his app Fooya that was established to bring about a healthy lifestyle in every child

Published on 31st May 2019
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Robust public health system necessary to control epidemics, says prof who discovered Ebola

Dr Baron Peter Piot delivered a lecture on the topic ‘100 Years after the Spanish Flu: Are we ready for the Next Epidemic?’ on Friday at the University of Hyderabad

Published on 19th March 2019
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Could AI and bots replace trained doctors for better diagnosis? Only time will tell

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be poised to wipe out cervical cancer after a study showed that computer algorithms can detect precancerous lesions far better than trained experts

Published on 28th January 2019
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IISC Blast: Three students remain critical, confusion over cause continues

The students called the department to inform that they heard a loud blast and also saw fumes coming out of the research laboratory for Hypersonic and Shockwave of Aerospace Department

Published on 6th December 2018
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No report cards for school kids in Meghalaya refusing Measles-Rubella vaccination

Nearly 4 lakh of the 13 lakh children between nine months and 15 years of age in Meghalaya have been vaccinated against measles and rubella

Published on 22nd November 2018
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IIT Roorkee discovers chikungunya medication in tamarind seeds

Chikungunya and other alphaviruses are made of a single strand of RNA that is enveloped in a capsule. 

Published on 13th November 2018
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Why Kannur Collector Mir Mohammed Ali is someone all Indian youth should look up to

IAS officer Mir Mohammed Ali, the collector of Kannur, is not only transforming the face of the district which was once bloodied with frequent political violence, there's a lot more to him as a person

Published on 31st October 2018
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UN report says child death declined faster in India over the past five years

According to the report, the gender gap in child survival has reduced almost four-fold in the last five years. However, an estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017.

Published on 18th September 2018

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