water-borne diseases

MP floods: 15 killed, water level gradually decreasing, says Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan

MP floods: 15 killed, water level gradually decreasing, says Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said that at least 15 people have lost their lives so far in the flash floods.

Jul 10, 2016, 13:41 PM IST

Operation Green Poison: Toxic vegetables grown along railway tracks served to you- Part III

This news could be shocking to you. Apparently the water from drains is used to grow vegetables on a farm right next to the railway tracks leading to Mumbai.

Jul 11, 2015, 00:55 AM IST

Communicable diseases warning issued after floods in Philippines

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) Saturday warned the public of the transmission of communicable diseases following the floods that inundated Manila and surrounding provinces.

Sep 20, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

Tips to prevent water-borne diseases

Water-borne disease or water-related diseases are any illness caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms.

Aug 18, 2014, 15:10 PM IST

Monsoon leads to spurt in water-borne diseases in Mumbai

Though the monsoon brings cheers by filling up parched lakes and dams and boosting up farming, it also leads to a spurt in water-borne diseases, say experts.

Aug 17, 2014, 16:26 PM IST

New initiatives needed against water-borne diseases: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has expressed his concern and has come forward to bat against water-borne diseases. He called for eradication of water-borne diseases and said that Indian research institutions should come up with new initiatives against the mortality among children due to such diseases.

Jul 24, 2014, 19:34 PM IST

`Coordinated efforts needed to tackle water-borne diseases`

Concerned over the contamination of water, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has sought greater convergence.

Apr 06, 2012, 20:43 PM IST

`Coordinated efforts needed to tackle water-borne diseases`

Concerned over the contamination of water, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has sought greater convergence.

Apr 06, 2012, 20:43 PM IST

Threat of water-borne diseases loom as flood toll touches 40

Health authorities cautioned the public on water borne
diseases in flood-hit areas.

Jan 17, 2011, 20:47 PM IST