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As many as 2,234 people contracted the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) after receiving blood transfusions in hospitals between October 2014 and March 2016, according to data released by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), but the government told Parliament it did not know of these infections.
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New Delhi, 5th Sept (IANS): Ground zero of the global battle against one of humankind's deadliest diseases, India could have between two and three times more tuberculosis (TB) cases than currently assumed, said a recent paper released in 'Lancet', a medical journal.
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New Delhi, 4th Sept (IANS): Delhi has been categorised for the second consecutive year as the most unsafe city for senior citizens in 2015, the latest data from "Crime in India" report released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) said.
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India is 35 tanker-trucks short of the blood it requires for medical procedures, yet some areas of the country wasted blood because there was too much of it, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of government data.
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Chandigarh, 2nd Sepr (IANS): With scores of attacks being reported against Sikhs abroad, especially in the West, the religion's mini-parliament, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), has decided to reach out to governments and people in other countries to point out that Sikhs should not be confused with Muslims.
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