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CEHAT was awarded Ist prize for the Best presentation at Achutha Menon Public Health Conference

Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Trivandrum had organized an Achutha Menon Centre Public Health Conference (AMCCON) 2017 on January 6-7, 2017. The presentation at conference on ‘Engendering Medical Education’, under the broad theme ‘Sexual & Reproductive Health’ done by Amruta Bavadekar, Sangeeta Rege and Padma Deosthali, from CEHAT... Read more

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New HPV vaccine prevents 90% of cervical cancer cases

A new human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine that protects against the HPV types that together cause around 90% of cervical cancer cases is now available in Malaysia. Read more

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January good time for women to address cervical health, white evangelicals led astray

The American Cancer Society estimates 12,990 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year and about 4,120 will die from the disease. Although this number is lower compared to previous years, there is still work to be done to ensure more women undergo regular screenings. Read more

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GBAAC unveils HIV/AIDS Education Billboard

The Grand Bahama AIDS Awareness Committee (GBAAC) unveiled its ‘Get the facts about HIV/AIDS’ Education Billboard at the Eight Mile Rock Community Clinic on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Read more

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Gender equality education must in edu institutions: GEMS

Gender equality education is a must in education institutions to abolish gender inequality in the society and it has been proved in a study in Jharkhand where after such education, up to one/fourth of girls students came out to support fellow girl students witnessing violence. Read more

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Why females are more vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, by NACA

According to one of the reports titled “WOMEN, GIRLS, GENDER EQUALITY AND HIV IN NIGERIA: FACT SHEET 2016,” gender is an inextricable part of the HIV/AIDS equation; and young women are disproportionately vulnerable to infection; elderly women and young girls are also disproportionately affected by the burden of care giving in the epidemic’s wake. Read more

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US helps VN improve HIV/AIDS response

A conference held yesterday in Hà N?i to wrap up a national project on sustainable management of HIV/AIDS response also heard that nearly 19,000 people injecting drugs have been given methadone treatment this year. Read more

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Public lecture on “Movement for Humanistic Childbirth in Brazil”

Public lecture on “Movement for Humanistic Childbirth in Brazil”. This lecture is being organised by CEHAT- Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes and COMMONHEALTH- Coalition for Maternal-Neonatal Health and Safe Abortion. The lecture is scheduled from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm on 1st December, Thursday, 2016 at YMCA, Mumbai Central. Read more

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Nagpur activists want gender neutral domestic violence laws

Statistics from National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show the number of men committing suicide in India was twice that of women. Most of these men take the drastic step over family disputes, with domestic violence being held responsible for 24% of them. Men's rights activists say that considering these facts, the Domestic Violence Act (DVA) should... Read more

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Data shows success of TB treatment in India is lower than government figures

Only 73% of one kind of TB cases registered for treatment were successfully treated, than the government-reported 84% success rate Read more
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