Diseases Spread as PHC Fails to Deliver Products

Lack of supply by the government creating health problems in Saundatti. The villages of Hirekumbe and Hanchinal under the Saundatti taluk of Belgavi district do not have a regular supply of condoms and sanitary pads in public health center (PHC) and sub-health center (SHC), which has resulted in various kinds of disease, especially for women. […]

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Unkept Promise to Provide Midday Meals

The taluk of Hoovina Hadagalli receives midday meals from the government that are incomplete in terms of nutrition and quantity. Bangalore, Nov.21, 2018: The taluk of Hoovina Hadagalli is formed of some 170 villages and has 160 government schools. Out of those, only 20 receive monetary aid. They receive 60 percent funding from the central government, […]

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Water problems prevalent in Rabakavi Banahatti

Open defecation, undrinkable water and river pollution among the problems Banahatti, Nov. 2, 2018: People of Rabakavi Banahatti face water related issues on a daily basis. One of the most prominent problems is the lack of drinking water in the taluk. Not only is there an insufficiency in potable water, but also people are prone […]

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Viruses to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotic consumption among Indians has shot up by 103 percent leading to the evolution of superbug bacteria which cannot be treated by antibiotics Bengaluru, Nov. 20 2018 Antibiotic consumption among Indians has increased by 103 percent from 2000 to 2015, according to a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the […]

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Upsurge in Breast Cancer Cases in India

Urban women are more prone to breast cancer when compared to rural, it’s high time to spread awareness, says experts. According to a recent study conducted by National Cancer Institute, it was found that ‘Working women’ are more likely to become victims of Breast cancer. Their latest research states that, “Some people who have been […]

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Obesity and Diabetes in Adolescents Increasing

Report suggests a rise in the number of diabetes and obesity cases among the youth by 20 to 30 percent. Bengaluru, Nov. 20, 2018: Dinesh, an expert who is a researcher on diabetes and obesity, said that they get around 96-100 adolescent patients a year. Medha, a 17 year old, Pre-University College student, said that […]

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No More Sodium Chloride in Groundwater in Hoovina Hadagali

For every 1,000 people, a water purifier has been installed in the villages. Water purifier units have been installed in 117 villages of the taluk of Hoovina Hadagali, Bellary. This was done by the Karnataka government when Mr. Siddaramaiah was the Chief Minister, under the ‘Gramina Kudiyuva Neeru Matte Nairmalya Yojana’ (Rural Drinking Water and […]

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