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It is not enough to promise, we must act to #endAIDS

Friday, 2 December 2016, 4:28 pm | Citizen News Service

(CNS): Mahatma Gandhi had once said, "If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning". Gandhi's thought resurfaced after listening to Dr Ishwar Gilada, President of AIDS ... More >>

Complacency breeds failure: Consolidate efforts to #endAIDS

Friday, 2 December 2016, 3:24 pm | Citizen News Service

(CNS): Success breeds complacency and complacency breeds failure. When the number of people affected by a disease decreases, there is a tendency to disregard it as a public health problem. More >>

Shobha Shukla: Female face of ageing in Asia Pacific

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 4:27 pm | Citizen News Service

(CNS): With declining fertility rates and increasing life expectancy, the proportion of people aged 60 and over is growing globally. There are currently 900,868 million people aged 60 or over worldwide (12.5% of the global population). Nearly two-thirds ... More >>

Screening for breast and cervical cancer is imperative

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 5:12 pm | Citizen News Service

Screening for breast and cervical cancer is a public health imperative Akanksha Sethi Photograph is online at: http://bit.ly/1YxL7l2 Breast and cervical cancers are two major cancers among women. For decades, cervical cancer was the most common ... More >>

APLCC 2016 in Thailand: Preventing lung cancer

Friday, 13 May 2016, 4:18 pm | Citizen News Service

APLCC 2016 in Thailand: Preventing lung cancer is public health imperative Citizen News Service Image is online at: http://bit.ly/1rIIvGD Asia Pacific Lung Cancer Conference (APLCC) to Open in Chiang Mai, Thailand: 13-15 May 2016 The biennial Asia Pacific ... More >>

Asthma - can we live with it?

Monday, 2 May 2016, 3:43 pm | Citizen News Service

Asthma - can we live with it? Akanksha Sethi World Asthma Day is Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 More >>

Encephalitis and other NTDs, why is action missing?

Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 8:46 am | Citizen News Service

Despite promise to end Encephalitis and other NTDs by 2030, why is action missing? Citizen News Service More >>

Inhaled drug therapy for TB treatment

Friday, 18 December 2015, 11:55 am | Citizen News Service

Photograph is online at: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-3Rfx66DgqvI/VmjUfhjymyI/AAAAAAAAPxk/9nlN8uFEFA0/s1600/IMG_0335.JPG More >>

Need to accelerate roll-out of child-friendly anti-TB drugs

Monday, 7 December 2015, 10:45 am | Citizen News Service

Half the battle won: Need to accelerate roll-out of child-friendly anti-TB drugs Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) More >>

A school with a difference!

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 3:20 pm | Citizen News Service

Located on the grounds of the King George Hospital Complex (now known as the King Dinuzulu Hospital Complex- KDHC) in Durban, ‘King George V Primary School’ is indeed a school with a difference, catering to the special educational and social ... More >>

Should we celebrate success or gear up to end AIDS?

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 4:41 pm | Citizen News Service

Should we celebrate success or gear up to end AIDS? Bobby Ramakant, CNS (Citizen News Service) Photograph of Dr Ishwar Gilada is online at: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4wNAhjZRP2g/Vl23zQE3p5I/AAAAAAAAPrA/Hd9grRKzzjk/s1600/IMG_0509.JPG (CNS): The fight against AIDS has definitely made considerable progress but formidable ... More >>

Addressing pneumonia: The deadly childhood illness

Monday, 30 November 2015, 4:21 pm | Citizen News Service

Photograph is available online at: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sCvIKxr0U08/VlE-xC6_mVI/AAAAAAAAPpQ/oU8VeZ2EEuE/s1600/Sunday%2Bannouncement.jpg Video recording of the interview is online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygwxg1bxN4E Despite being preventable, pneumonia continues to be a top killer of children under ... More >>

India stands with Asia Pacific nations

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 1:41 pm | Citizen News Service

India stands with Asia Pacific nations in drive for malariafree region CNS Photograph is online at: http://aplma.org/upload/aplma_media/3b3436221e93565a97bc60c2b74eeb020e6d3791.jpg (CNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined other Asia Pacific Leaders in taking ... More >>

TPP: Trading people for profit

Friday, 16 October 2015, 10:12 am | Citizen News Service

Photograph is online at: https://ifprs.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/12087707_150817895268883_4796377461831477004_o.jpg?w=290&h=290&crop=1 More >>

How will people hold governments to account?

Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:41 pm | Citizen News Service

Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service - CNS One of the major failures of current times is how democratic systems are being made ineffective so that people with a 'power of one vote' are not able to hold elected representatives to account. How ... More >>

Through the people's lens: Modi's development model

Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:18 pm | Citizen News Service

Dr Rahul Pandey, Bobby Ramakant and Dr Sandeep Pandey, Citizen News Service - CNS Story of Modi’s development model so far: Cutting health and education expenditure, forcing land acquisition, buying expensive jets and unsafe nuclear power, benefitting ... More >>

With no cure in sight, controlling asthma is essential

Monday, 4 May 2015, 2:49 pm | Citizen News Service

(CNS): With no cure in sight, experts believe that controlling asthma is essential to ensure good quality of life for those living with it. "It is Time to Control Your Asthma" is thus the sub-theme of this year's World Asthma Day, an annual ... More >>

No other way out: We need to early diagnose TB

Friday, 1 May 2015, 9:35 am | Citizen News Service

No other way out: We need to early diagnose TB and treat with drugs that work Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service – CNS (CNS): It may sound rhetorical but some of the 'absolute must' steps for progressing towards ending tuberculosis (TB) are to ... More >>

Breaking taboos, reaping dividends

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 1:08 pm | Citizen News Service

Consider these statistics: Globally, 370,000 million children are married every day. By 2020, an additional 142 million girls will be married before their 18th birthday. 6 million adolescent pregnancies occur in South Asia-- 90% of them inside marriage. More >>

Evidence shows we can prevent obesity in children

Friday, 10 October 2014, 11:18 am | Citizen News Service

Evidence shows we can prevent obesity in children: E Waters, Anne Anderson Awardee 2014 By Shobha Shukla and Bobby Ramakant 10 October 2014 More >>

 

 

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