Garbage at Tharagupet KR Market Causing Health Hazards

Vendors claim that the garbage is causing malaria and dengue fever Garbage spread across KR market is causing distress among the vendors and customers. The garbage collection by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is irregular. Despite several complaints by the vendors and pedestrians the BBMP has not installed garbage bins in the marketplace. Suresh […]

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Contamination of River due to Dumping of Garbage

The sediment area of the Vrushabhavathi River flowing through Kumbalgudu is piled up with garbage. The garbage falls into the river and is been carried away by the waters. The people staying near the riverbed stated that the Panchayat dumps waste here once every week and excavator comes and pushes the waste into the water. […]

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National Health Mission Does not Offer Peritoneal Dialysis

The Program struggles in covering peritoneal dialysis for its patients. Bengaluru, Sept. 11, 2018: The National Health Mission rolled out a dialysis program for the poor in 2016 known as the ‘The Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Program’ which covers only one kind of dialysis that is Haemodialysis (HD) and not Peritoneal dialysis (PD) because it is […]

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Public Urination Caused by Lack of And Unclean Urinals

Residents of Chamrajpet reported about the stink beside Indian Petrol Station, where public have been urinating on the footpath for more than a year now. Bengaluru, Sept. 04, 2018 : Men urinate on the footpath with a school on the right and an Indian petrol bunk on the left. Nanjegowda, the Headmaster of Lakshmideviramanna High […]

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Cauvery Water Better Than Ground Water But Still Highly Contaminated

Insufficient supply of water hard to meet daily needs, increased contamination levels in water at Ankappa reddy layout Bengaluru, Aug. 23, 2018: The supply of water provided twice in a week is not sufficient for meeting daily water needs as reported by the residents of Ankappa Reddy Layout and the excessive contamination turns the water […]

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Patients Suffering from Lack of Beds in NIMHANS

Lament of the people against the lack of management in NIMHANS   Bengaluru, Aug. 23, 2018: The Emergency Care ward for Neurosurgery and Neurosciences at the National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences lacks beds, which is causing a lot of trouble to attend to patients. According to the nurse in charge Kavitha D., […]

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Abortion kits sold illegally in city

A doctor’s prescription is required by law to purchase an abortion kit. Bangalore, April 13, 2018:  Abortion kits are being sold illegally without a doctor’s prescription in many pharmacies across the city risking improper usage and related health complications. For instance, the unwanted-kit, which is used for abortion by women who are eight weeks pregnant […]

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Hepatitis B still a major cause of worry in the state

Research has shown that the inability to render vaccinations at birth leads to the death of many who suffer from the viral disease. Bangalore, April 12, 2018: The National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) data has revealed that only 58.9 per cent children between the ages of 12 to 23 months receive three doses of Hepatitis […]

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